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).
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.
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.
02 Dec 2015
Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government today decided that it will implement National Food Security Act in the state from April 1, 2016.
17 Mar 2016
Coimbatore: In the wake of the brutal murder of a dalit youth at Udumalpet recently, Puthiya Tamizhagam today demanded bringing in a legislation to prevent honour killing, with a special clause allowing confiscating the property of those involved in the crime.
29 Nov 2014
Washington: The IMF has said that the WTO decisions on the trade facilitation agreement and public stock holding for food security purposes would provide an opportunity for advancing multilateral trade negotiations in other areas which is essential for global growth.
21 Nov 2014
Aizawl: Though Mizoram government was preparing to implement the National Food Security Mission, it would not be a good scheme for the people, State Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister John Rotluangliana on Friday said.
14 Nov 2014
Melbourne: Hailing the agreement reached between India and US aimed at resolving the stalemate over the WTO trade facilitation pact, Australia on Friday said the gains from the deal once it is sealed are "significant" and the developing nations would be its biggest beneficiaries.
28 Nov 2014
Geneva/New Delhi: Ending months-long deadlock, the WTO on Thursday approved a trade facilitation pact while agreeing to India's demand for continuing the peace clause till a permanent solution is found to the food stockpiling issue, crucial for continuing food security scheme.
30 Oct 2014
New Delhi: India said its food security concerns cannot be relegated to the back but should be taken forward and addressed upfront at the WTO.