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Cuts to Food Act

Biraj Patnaik's observations on the procurement scam in Chhattisgarh and the removal of pulses from the PDS are worrisome, as is the cut in Centrally sponsored schemes (Cutting the Food Act to the bone, June 24). However, my criticism is: Centrally ... The Hindu, 1 week ago

The NDA's War on Rural Poor

THE NDA government waged an incessant war on rural poor immediately after coming into power. As a key strategy of this war, the Modi-led government made an explicit commitment to remove any kind of State intervention which hinders the free play of ...
 Peoples Democracy.in2 hours ago

Govt agrees to meet NGOs for their access to foreign funds

In June alone, the ministry cancelled the FCRA registrations of over 6,800 organizations in two separate instances, including the Banaras Hindu University, the Annamalai University and a Unesco learning centre. Photo: Bloomberg New Delhi: A ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago

Cutting the Food Act to the bone

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS Two years after vociferously arguing for an expansion of the provisions of the National Food Security Act, the BJP in government is bleeding it with a thousand cuts, both fiscal and otherwise When ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

Move to phase out food security scheme against law: activists

Terming the reported move by the NDA government to phase out the Antodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) as ironical , the Right to Food Campaign said this was in violation of the National Food Security Act (NFSA). The scheme was introduced in 2000 by the Atal ...
 Hindu Business Line2 weeks ago Govt's move to phase out AAY violates Food Security Act: activists  Hindu Business Line2 weeks ago

Should the social sector get its own set of laws?

The Ice Skating Association of India, which promotes, develops and controls ice skating in the country, received Rs. 23.88 lakh in foreign funding in 2013-14, says the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) website. It goes on to list all non-profits ...
 Livemint.com3 weeks ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Delhi pick is Bhopal's bad egg

New Delhi, June 2: The BJP government in Madhya Pradesh has rejected an in-house proposal to serve eggs at anganwadi centres at a time the Centre, ruled by the same party, is urging states to add eggs to their school midday meal menu. The ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago

UN hunger reduction report: India overtakes China, leads world's hunger list at 195 million

A report compiled by the United Nations said that the number of hungry people worldwide has reduced from one billion 25 years ago to about 795 million today. But in absolute terms, it means despite a surge in global population, one person out of ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago UN hunger reduction report: India trumps China, leads ...  Firstpost.com1 month ago

Link between unseasonal rains, disasters & climate change: Is India playing the ostrich?

Soon after the 7.9 magnitude earthquake in Nepal in end-April , geologists based in Europe asserted that the tragedy was caused by climate change. These experts were of the opinion that the pressure that falls upon the underlying tectonic plates on account of ...
 Economic Times1 month ago

Civil Society Protests Against Targeting NGOs

A number of civil society organisations have come together to lodge a strong protest with the Indian government over the recent crackdown on various NGOs. The civil socieities have drafted an open ...
 Businessworld India1 month ago
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