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Bengaluru's Indira Canteens face cash crunch; BJP and Congress blame each other

As many as 173 Indira Canteens and 18 mobile outlets were identified to be on the verge of closure after no budgetary allocations were made neither by the state government nor by the BBMP, Bangalore's local civic body. 

Karnataka: Two drivers arrested for putting cockroach in food at Indira Canteen

Karnataka police said that during interrogation, the duo admitted they did it just for publicity and were not affiliated with any political party


How is Indira Canteen different from Amma canteen?

The Siddaramaiah government had announced setting up of the Indira canteens in the state budget for 2017-2018 apparently taking an idea from the 'Amma canteens' in Tamil Nadu which was introduced by then Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.

Karnataka gets Indira Canteens: Breakfast for Rs 5, lunch for Rs 10

The Indira Canteens are aimed at the working class in Bengaluru who struggle to eat two square meals every day, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi said, after eating at the canteen.

Rahul Gandhi inaugurates Indira Canteen in Bengaluru; breakfast available for Rs 5, lunch and dinner for Rs 10

In a tweet today, Rahul said: "Indira Canteen is another step towards the "Food for All" commitment of the Congress. I congratulate the Karnataka Govt for this initiative."