29 Oct 2011
Concerned over high food inflation, Congress President and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Saturday discussed with Food Minister K V Thomas steps required to check price rise besides reviewing progress on the proposed Food Security legislation.
26 Aug 2013
New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Monday started debating the Food Security Bill, which aims to provide subsidized food grain at prices much below the market rate to around 67 percent or 80 crore Indian people.
01 Jun 2015
WASHINGTON: The legal authority for US spy agencies' collection of Americans' phone records and other data was set to expire at midnight on Sunday after the US Senate failed to pass legislation extending the powers.
08 May 2013
The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government is committed to enacting the food security bill after considering all opinions, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday.
22 Dec 2015
Mumbai: The Maharashtra government yesterday submitted to the Bombay High Court a draft of a proposed act which provides security cover to witnesses in criminal cases.
08 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Yoga guru Ramdev's Haridwar-based food park has got a full-time security cover of armed CISF commandos, a facility extended by the Centre to only a handful of private entities such as Infosys till now.
06 Oct 2012
Noted social activist Binayak Sen on Saturday sought modifications in the proposed Food Security Act to ensure the poor get enough food, saying it would not achieve the desired result in the present form.
02 Feb 2016
Gandhinagar: A day after Supreme Court rapped it for non-implementation of National Food Security Act, Gujarat government today said it is prepared to implement the Act.
25 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Food Ministry is seeking a 12.52 per cent increase in food subsidy for the next fiscal at about Rs 1.40 lakh crore mainly to implement the food law, which is likely to be rolled out in nearly all the states from April.
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.