Ration Card
West Bengal  /  Published 09.12.21

Drive to deliver ration cards

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to initiate a special drive to deliver ration cards to nearly three lakh beneficiaries who didn’t receive the same in the past few months. The drive h...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.21

Govt to scrap active ration cards of dead

The Mamata Banerjee government is likely to cancel lakhs of ration cards in Bengal because of authorities’ assumption that the cards belonged to people who died in the past few years but free fo...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.21

Doorstep ration posers in hills

Ration dealers in Darjeeling have sought exemption from “Duare Ration (ration on doorsteps)” in the hills citing high transportation cost owing to terrain and Internet connectivity snags, ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 01.09.21

Chhattisgarh: special camps for naxal-hit areas

Villagers in the naxal-affected areas of Chhattisgarh are now getting easy access to basic services including Aadhaar and ration card enrolment at special camps set up by the local administration, off...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

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


West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.21

Ration card deadline just two weeks away

The Bengal government is racing against time to complete the seeding of Aadhaar with ration cards under the Centre’s “one nation, one ration card” scheme, with the deadline just two ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.06.21

Migrants: SC glare on govt's apathy

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed states and Union Territories to implement the 'one nation, one ration card' scheme by July 31, while asking the Centre to provide dry ration for free dist...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.06.21

AAP: Centre blocked ration scheme

The Centre has stopped the Arvind Kejriwal government's ambitious doorstep delivery of ration scheme that was set to be launched soon, official sources in the Delhi government said on Saturday. A...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 24.03.21

Link to life: Hunger and access to food

Food may be inaccessible for a large number of Indians, but fig leaves are abundant on government premises. Responding to a question in Parliament about India being ranked 94th among 107 countries in ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 17.03.21

SC fumes over ration card cancellations

  The Supreme Court on Wednesday termed the cancellation of around three crore ration cards by the Centre due to non-linking with Aadhaar card as too serious , and sought response from the Centr...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


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