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Food Security
Opinion  /  Published 06.11.20

Keep a close eye: Social audits in India

The auditing agility of government programmes seems to have gained strength. After the recent floods in Assam, the state planned to carry out a social audit of relief measures to look into corruption ...
By Santosh Kumar Biswal, Uttam Chakraborty in

Opinion  /  Published 22.10.20

Twin problem: Enough food but severe hunger

India ranks 94 out of 107 nations on the Global Hunger Index 2020. At a cosmetic level, this ranking seems to be an improvement as India’s score on the index, which stood at 32.2 in 2010, is at ...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 14.10.20

Stomach this: Conflict and food security

The Nobel Peace Prize being awarded to the United Nations’ World Food Programme underlines the urgency of the challenge posed by hunger in a planet ravaged by conflict, the vagaries of climate c...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 14.10.20

Dangerous hunger: Farm bills & food security

The three agriculture bills rushed through Parliament by the Narendra Modi government seek to bring peasant producers into direct contact with corporate buyers without any intervention by the State. T...
By Prabhat Patnaik in

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.10.20

Camps for ration cards in Ranchi

Ranchi district administration will organise 33 special ration card application camps in the city on Friday for facilitating inclusion of downtrodden people under the Jharkhand state food security sch...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 28.09.20

Anxious situation

Sir — The farmers’ produce trade and commerce (promotion and facilitation) bill, 2020, the farmers (empowerment and protection) agreement of price assurance and farm services bill, 2020 an...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.09.20

Plea for food security in Jharkhand

A delegation of the Jharkhand chapter of Right to Food Campaign met food and public distribution minister Rameshwar Oraon here on Wednesday and urged the government to ensure that all eligible persons...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 31.08.20

Vijayan unveils ‘100’ Onam gifts

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday announced enhancements in food and social security schemes and the health infrastructure while declaring that 100 new projects would be inaugurated in ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 17.07.20

Two sides

The bigger picture may be grim, but there is also a ray of hope. While the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report bears ill tidings for the global hunger situation — ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 02.07.20

Migrants left to bear grain ache

If China was missing from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to the nation on Tuesday, so was another group about whom he has largely been silent through the past few harrowing months: jobless...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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