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.
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.
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.
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.
12 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Limiting exorbitant air ticket cancellation fee, upto five-fold hike to Rs 20,000 in compensation for denied boarding and steep reduction in excess baggage fee are among a slew of steps proposed by Government yesterday, in a move that will give fliers some reason to cheer.
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.
05 Sep 2016
New York: At the dinner table, babies pay close attention to what food is being eaten around them -- and especially who is eating it, suggests an interesting study.