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Jharkhand  /  Published 30.12.20

State: hunger pangs worse now

“The rest got the free grain only for only some months. Amongst those without a NFSA ration card, almost a third had applied for a card, but had not obtained one. Another 18 per cent were unawar...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 17.12.20

Hungry India: layered and complex

A step backward can reverse years of progress. Such a threat looms large over India’s efforts to tackle malnutrition. Data from the latest National Family Health Survey reveal that in the last f...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 31.10.20

175 trucks with wheat seized

Customs authorities over the last few weeks have seized 175 trucks laden with wheat packed in gunny bags with FCI tags suspecting that essential food grains meant for public distribution were being il...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Ghojadanga

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

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.09.20

Ration: state to relax norms

The Jharkhand government is likely to modify the online application facility as the rural poor are finding it difficult to apply for new “green” ration cards for availing benefits under th...
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 21.09.20

PDS food grain racket busted

Following the discovery of a major food grain racket on Friday, police have started looking for absconding racketeers. The police raided the house of one Sanjay Mohnani and his brother Deepak Mohnani...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

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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