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.
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.
13 May 2016
Washington: Seventy American lawmakers have introduced a bill in the Congress to ensure people were not barred from the US because of their religion, even as presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has stuck to his controversial "temporary" ban call on Muslims.
05 Jan 2016
Midnapore: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that over seven crore people in the state have been brought under food security scheme and claimed that the works done by her government in four years, no other government will be able to do that in 400 years.
17 Dec 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court yesterday sought response of the Centre and eight drought-hit states on a plea seeking direction to make available free food-grains guaranteed under National Food Security Act to all affected.
02 Jan 2016
New Delhi: India's textile exports are getting affected on account of the US legislation for federal procurement, which stipulates sourcing of raw materials from the designated countries or domestic suppliers, Ficci said yesterday.
18 Dec 2015
Srinagar: The opposition to implementing National Food Security Act (NFSA) in Jammu and Kashmir is growing with mainstream and separatists lashing out at PDP-BJP government for the decision alleging that it will deprive a large population of subsidized foodgrains.
17 Dec 2011
The proposed Food Security Bill will have a liablity of Rs 3.50 lakh crore, Food Minister K V Thomas said on Saturday.