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Midday Meal
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 in

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)

India  /  Published 13.03.20

Kerala sends mid-day meals home

Kerala, which has one of the most successful mid-day meal schemes in the country, serves an approximate 25, 84,156 students across 2327 schools (National Programme of Mid Day Meal in Schools: Annual W...
By Abhirup Dam in

India  /  Published 07.09.19

Salt-roti school boycott

Most parents have stopped sending their children to the Mirzapur primary school where only salt and chapattis were served in the midday meal on August 22, protesting the “false case” against the j...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 07.09.19

Swachh Bharat: How to stop people from spitting

Ugly sightSir — Spitting on the road and just about any other place is a common sight in this country. It spread infectious diseases. This bad habit thrives owing to the worse practice of chewing pa...
By The Telegraph in

Calcutta  /  Published 20.04.20

Parents collect midday meal scheme ration

Parents of hundreds of students of state-aided schools in the city came from far and near to collect midday meal ration on Monday, the first day of distribution. Some walked and some cycled to school ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 21.03.20

Cloud over midday meal

The Assam government is yet to devise a mechanism to distribute either ration or cooked midday meals to the doorsteps of students following the novel coronavirus-induced shutdown of educational instit...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 21.11.19

Midday meal workers turn up the heat

The factional feud that erupted between meal workers on Wednesday deepened on Thursday after the president and general secretary of one group filed a Rs 1 crore defamation case against the adviser of ...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati


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