'National Food Security Bill' - 17 Video Result(s)

'National Food Security Bill' - 41 News Result(s)

  • Authorities To Launch Drive To Probe Criteria For Ration Cards In Odisha

    Authorities To Launch Drive To Probe Criteria For Ration Cards In Odisha

    Amid allegation of irregularities in distribution of ration cards in various parts of Odisha, Berhampur Municipal Corporation has launched a special drive to inquire into the eligibility criteria of applicants before issuing cards to people under National Food Security Act (NFSA) in the second phase.

  • Interim Budget 2014: Subsidy bill pegged marginally higher at Rs 2.5 lakh crore

    Interim Budget 2014: Subsidy bill pegged marginally higher at Rs 2.5 lakh crore

    The government has increased the food subsidy by a whopping Rs 23,000 crore to Rs 1,15,000 crore for 2014-15 fiscal mainly for implementation of the National Food Security law.

  • Modi factor: Government may unleash more populist measures

    Modi factor: Government may unleash more populist measures

    Last month, the Rs 1.25 lakh crore-Food Security Bill was passed by Parliament, which many analysts said was done with an eye on the upcoming national elections due in 2014.

  • India Matters: Food secure in the Capital

    India Matters: Food secure in the Capital

    The debate on the merits and demerits of the National Food Security Bill went on for months. But most of it seems disconnected to the reality on the ground to the churning lakhs of low income families are experiencing as they register for the new scheme.

  • A Month's Food to be Cheaper Than Movie Ticket: Delhi Minister

    A Month's Food to be Cheaper Than Movie Ticket: Delhi Minister

    Be it a rag picker, a rickshaw puller, a labourer or a housemaid or for that matter anyone earning less that Rs.100,000 a year - all stand to gain from the ambitious National Food Security scheme rolled out in Delhi, says Food and Civil Supplies Minister...

  • Food Security Bill passed by Rajya Sabha

    Food Security Bill passed by Rajya Sabha

    Despite being in a minority, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government succeeded in getting the National Food Security Bill passed in the Rajya Sabha through a voice vote. The landmark bill is being seen as the Congress's trump card ahead of the 2014 general elections due by May.

  • Food Security Bill likely to be taken up in Rajya Sabha today

    Food Security Bill likely to be taken up in Rajya Sabha today

    The landmark bill, aimed at providing rice at Rs 3 per kg, wheat at Rs 2 per kg and coarse cereal at Re 1 per kg to almost 800 million Indians, is expected to cost the national exchequer Rs 1.25 lakh crore.

  • Land Acquisition Bill debate in Lok Sabha today: Top 10 facts

    Land Acquisition Bill debate in Lok Sabha today: Top 10 facts

    After scoring a major victory by getting its landmark food security scheme cleared by the Lok Sabha this week, the government hopes today to push through another reform that could serve as a mega vote-getter in the national elections. Voting on amendments to the land acquisition bill is on in Parliament right now.

  • Food Security Bill: 'What's that?'

    Food Security Bill: 'What's that?'

    The government's game changer, the National Food Security Bill, is one step closer to reality. Yet, for many here in Delhi's Trilokpuri area, who will be directly impacted by the new law, there's little information on what it means.

  • Narendra Modi writes to PM against Food Bill, wants meet of Chief Ministers

    Narendra Modi writes to PM against Food Bill, wants meet of Chief Ministers

    Narendra Modi has written to the Prime Minister to oppose the government's flagship new scheme to entitle nearly 70 per cent of India's population to subsidised food, intended as a major vote-getter in the national election, due by May.

  • Arunachal Pradesh okays Food Security Ordinance

    Arunachal Pradesh okays Food Security Ordinance

    The Arunachal Pradesh cabinet has approved implementation of the National Food Security Ordinance in the state which is slated to be launched on August 20 next, initially in three circles.

  • President Pranab clears Food Security Ordinance

    President Pranab clears Food Security Ordinance

    President Pranab Mukherjee gave his assent on Friday to the government's food welfare programme which is intended to serve as a mega vote-getter in the national elections, due by May.

  • Food Security Bill: What will it mean for Mumbai's hungry and homeless?

    Food Security Bill: What will it mean for Mumbai's hungry and homeless?

    The National Food Security Bill and its benefits are being debated in the country but they have little meaning for Sonabai Patni's family of five, who lives under a plastic sheet in South Central Mumbai's Elphinstone area.

  • Want debate in Parliament on Food Security Bill, says Sharad Pawar

    Want debate in Parliament on Food Security Bill, says Sharad Pawar

    Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar today said he was not opposed to the National Food Security Bill and that he would prefer it to be approved by Parliament after a debate.

  • Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to present UPA II report card today

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to present UPA II report card today

    The UPA-II government celebrates its fourth birthday today and will present a final report card, with the next general elections only months away. It has been a turbulent year for the Manmohan Singh government, with scam after scam rocking it, and the BJP has planned a focused attack to highlight what it calls the UPA's "failures".

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