Public Distribution System Pds
Jharkhand  /  Published 14.06.22

Ration for poor stolen

Ration meant for poor families under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) in West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand has been stolen. The issue came to light during a public hearing organised by Khadya...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.05.22

Tribal starvation call for officials

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has summoned the Jharkhand chief secretary and the Garhwa district magistrate-cum-deputy commissioner to personally appear before it on June 29 over the fai...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.04.22

Jharkhand PDS, schooling worry

It also informs about the short plan prepared by Latehar district administration for this purpose and appealed to consider a similar plan for West Singhbhum. “We also feel that this literacy ca...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.05.21

Dhanbad police bust food grain racket

At a time when many belonging to an economically weaker background are facing a food crisis due to decreased income during the lockdown, repeated incidents of black-marketing and smuggling of foo...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 28.04.21

Better that you die, minister tells farmer

"The Food and Civil Supplies Minister, who is supposed to come to the aid of the starving people in this COVID-19 pandemic, has displayed his mental distortion," he tweeted. He said it was ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Bangalore


Jharkhand  /  Published 25.04.21

PDS rations now offline only

Jharkhand government has announced to stop biometric authentication enabled ration delivery from public distribution shops (PDS) with immediate effect till May 31 to thwart fears of possible spread of...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

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

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


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