22 Dec 2011
Tough road lies ahead for the Food Security bill passed by the Parliament with serious objections raised by the states which will be responsible for implementation of the policy.
14 Dec 2015
Srinagar: Massive discrepancies have come to the fore in the database compiled by the Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Department (CAPD) in Jammu and Kashmir as the state government is preparing to implement National Food Security Act (NFSA).
24 Apr 2013
For four years, the government dithered on the proposed national food security bill. From the Planning Commission to the Ministry Agriculture and then to the Ministry of Food and Consumer Affairs, the bill continued to be tossed around. But as the 2014 elections are nearing, the urgency to bring in a legislation that provides for a legal guarantee to reach food to the hungry becomes all too apparent.
15 Sep 2013
New Delhi: Government has notified the landmark Food Security legislation, giving a legal right on highly subsidized foodgrains to 67 percent of the country's population.
27 Jul 2013
New Delhi: Terming the Food Security Bill as a "Congress Security Bill", Delhi BJP on Friday said the scheme was yet another eyewash by Sheila Dikshit government, which has failed to deliver on its earlier promises of such projects.
10 Aug 2013
New Delhi: The ambitious Food Security Bill which proposes to give the country's two-third population the right to highly-subsidized food will come up for consideration in the Lok Sabha on Monday.
13 Sep 2013
New Delhi: The landmark Food Security Bill, aimed at giving a legal right on highly subsidized foodgrains to 67 percent of the country's population, on Thursday received the President's nod.
22 Apr 2013
BJP favours passage of the Food Security Bill but wants that objections of some states that already have an Act on the issue should be addressed. "We have reservations with some parts of the Food Security Bill but we are ready to support the proposed legislation if certain amendments are made," BJP President Rajnath Singh said.
31 Jul 2013
Thiruvananthapuram: The Food Security Bill would be taken as a priority item and passed in the coming Parliament session, Union Minister for Food K V Thomas said.
03 Sep 2013
New Delhi: Ushering in the biggest programme in the world to fight hunger, Parliament on Monday gave its nod to the landmark Food Security Bill which seeks to provide highly subsidized foodgrains to the country's two-third population as a right.