Midday Meal
India  /  Published 05.09.19

Salt-roti cook spoils conspiracy broth

The cook seen in a video serving a midday meal of salt and chapatti to students of an Uttar Pradesh primary school last month has punctured the district magistrate’s claims of a conspiracy to sully ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 29.08.19

UP midday meal bias probe

The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday ordered an inquiry into allegations of discrimination related to sitting arrangements during the serving of midday meal at a primary school in Ballia district....
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 23.08.19

Salt-rice row churns midday meal menu

The Mamata Banerjee government has asked district authorities to send a list of food items to be served as midday meals at state-aided primary and secondary schools to ensure that students are not dep...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.06.19

Salary whip for meal data laxity

Headmasters and teachers in-charge of primary and middle schools will not receive their salaries from June till the time they send 100 per cent data on midday meals to Jharkhand State Midday Meal Auth...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 25.05.19

Education in school and beyond is languishing

These are tough times for education. The Right to Education Act, 2009 had established free and compulsory education between the ages of six and 14 as a right. It intended to ensure that all children h...
By The Editorial Board


North East  /  Published 10.01.20

Tonsure protest to nudge CM

All Assam Midday Meal Cook and Helpers’ Association adviser Trishna Nath tonsured her head here on Friday to push for scrapping of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and regularisation of meal workers...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati

India  /  Published 19.12.19

Salt-roti as midday meal: scribe gets clean chit

The police have given a clean chit to a journalist who was booked for allegedly maligning the image of the state government after he shot a video showing that salt and rotis were being served to stude...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 22.12.18

Prejudice served on a mid-day meal plate

Sir — The editorial, “Bad egg” (Dec 18), makes a pertinent point. It is shocking that religious prejudices can rob children of their fundamental right to food in a secular country like India. Mo...
By The Telegraph

North East  /  Published 03.11.19

Fresh protest by meal staff

The All Assam Primary and Upper Primary Mid-day Meal Cook and Helper Association on Sunday announced a five-day statewide agitation over its unfulfilled demands.Association adviser Trishna Nath said t...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 02.11.19

Congress seeks probe into midday meal

Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) general secretary and senior spokesperson Durga Das Boro on Saturday criticised the state government for not having a proper mechanism to monitor midday meal se...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati


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