18 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Germany has expressed optimism that a solution could be found with regard to India's concerns over the food security issues at the WTO.
24 Oct 2014
United Nations: In a stern message, India has told UN General Assembly that developing countries must have the freedom to use food reserves to feed the poor "without the threat of sanctions" and a permanent solution on food security with necessary changes in WTO rules is a must.
15 Oct 2014
New Delhi: India will stick to its position on the food security issue at the WTO trade negotiations as it is the sovereign duty of the government to protect the interest of its poor, Commerce & Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said.
12 Mar 2014
New Delhi: India has said the country faces a big challenge in pushing the food security agenda to find a permanent solution to the subsidy issue as agreed in the WTO meeting at Bali last year.
04 Dec 2013
Bali: In a development that has increased the risk of collapse of Bali talks, India today in a strongly-worded message to the WTO members said the food security issue is "non-negotiable" for New Delhi.
26 Sep 2012
An estimated 36,000 tonnes of grain has gone bad at the various storage facilities of the state-run Food Corp of India (FCI) since 2008, enough to feed 80 million people at a per capita consumption of 440 grams, fresh data reveals.
23 Dec 2015
New Delhi: India will pursue with 'greater vigour' a work programme for finding a permanent solution to the food security issue besides continuing the fight for reaffirmation of WTO's Doha Round at Geneva, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said today.
29 Aug 2013
Mumbai: India's plan to provide cheap grains to the poor is credit negative and will exacerbate the government's weak finances, Moody's Investors Service said in a statement on Thursday.
04 Dec 2015
New Delhi: India will pitch for conclusion of Doha Round, permanent solution to the food security issue and protection to farmers from sudden surge in imports in the forthcoming meeting of the WTO at Nairobi this month.
17 Dec 2013
New Delhi: India did not yield any major ground on trade facilitation while it managed to successfully push its stand on food security issues through the WTO meeting in Bali, a top official said.