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Govt may provide subsidised sugar to 16 crore additional families under PDS

June 03, 2019 1:47 pm

The distribution of additional foodgrains through the PDS is being considered as state-run Food Corporation of India (FCI) is saddled with wheat and rice stock. With some foodgrains stock kept in open space, the FCI is under pressure to clear stock before the monsoon season starts.

Failed by state

September 18, 2018 12:28 am

Report on the poor health of tribal communities raises questions about delivery of government programmes.

Malli's tragedy: On death, loss and failed government schemes in Kerala's only tribal block

June 26, 2018 12:08 pm

With a string of malnutrition deaths and now a case of lynching, Attappadi has for long lived in Kerala’s shadows. Shaju Philip on why, despite government schemes and projects, little has changed in the state’s only tribal block.

Those associated with Naxals have been rejected by the people during elections: Raman Singh

November 08, 2015 12:27 am

Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh talks about strengthening the state police to fight Naxals, defends himself in the PDS scam, and praises NGO work in the state.

In a first, state govt invokes MCOCA for black marketing of food grains

June 02, 2015 12:46 am

Minister says meant to send a strong message against the pilferage of PDS ration.

PDS plan, solar pumps stuck in allocation figures

May 06, 2015 2:35 am

There is some ambiguity over the budget on whether the additional allocations would scale upto Rs 1,200 crore or Rs 2,400 crore.

Corruption in PDS will be non-bailable offence : Girish Bapat

March 27, 2015 2:48 am

The government has introduced biometric system to curtail the bogus ration cards.

Government snips red tape, to put all work details online

March 16, 2015 1:41 am

It’s time to stop various agencies from digging up the same road multiple times: Deputy CM Sisodia

Govt plans to ‘link’ ration cards with Aadhaar

February 03, 2015 3:53 am

Of total 1.2 crore ration cards issued in Gujarat, 1.07 crore cards are bar coded with biometric details

Maharashtra cuts food subsidy for 1.7 cr people

January 18, 2015 12:51 am

Modi vows not to cut subsidy for the poor, Fadnavis does it silently