Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana
Jharkhand  /  Published 23.09.21

Villagers protest ration ‘fraud’

Residents of a village in Giridih district of Jharkhand have alleged that their local ration dealer has been siphoning off food grains meant for beneficiaries of a central government scheme and sellin...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 25.08.21

Grains for 82.3 million misplaced

Around 411,810 tonnes of wheat and rice were wasted as transit and pilferage losses in the past four years, a Standing Committee report on food, consumer affairs and public distribution, tabled in Par...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.08.21

Modi: Opp parties anti-national

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the Opposition is trying to score self-goals, accusing it of stalling Parliament while the country was keen to march ahead. These parties are trying to s...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Lucknow

India  /  Published 03.08.21

Modi: PM-GKAY helping lakhs

The scope and budget of cheap ration schemes rose since Independence but the effect it should have had on the poor remained limited due to ineffective delivery systems and selfish elements, Prime Mini...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 03.06.21

Chinks in the NREGA armour

The current unprecedented humanitarian crisis has exposed the country’s health system as well as its administrative capacities to address a challenge of this scale. The second wave of the corona...
By Debmalya Nandy

Business  /  Published 11.11.20

Free foodgrain plan may get extension

The government is mulling over plans to extend the free foodgrain scheme and cash transfer plan to the bank accounts of women in view of the spike in the number of coronavirus cases in the country. &...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.07.20

B, B, B… Bihar poll, not Bully Beijing

“Saathiyon, today, I am making a big announcement….” If the nation moved to the edge of the seat and braced for a demonetisation-style strike on Tuesday afternoon, it needn’t...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi


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