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India  /  Published 03.08.20

Lockdown: Bihar girl pulls rickshaw

The lockdown has robbed many of their jobs. But it has landed Nandini Kumari of Sasaram city with one — pulling rickshaws. It should be illegal under child labour laws for Nandini to do any kin...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 07.06.20

Low free grain figure

State governments have been able to supply free foodgrain to only 20.36 lakh migrants who don’t have a ration card against the target of 8 crore such migrants, according to data released by the Unio...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.03.20

Ration card red flag in ‘hunger’ death

The principal secretary of the food and civil supplies department, Arun Kumar Singh, who visited the home of suspected hunger-death victim Bhukhal Ghasi in Shankardih village late on Saturday, rebuked...
By Suresh Prasad Nikhar in Bokaro

India  /  Published 28.04.20

Consider adopting 'one nation, one ration card' scheme: SC

The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to consider the feasibility of 'temporarily' adopting the 'one nation, one ration card' scheme during the ongoing coronavirus lockdown period to enable the migra...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 29.01.20

A ‘sign’ of NRC fear

For the past few days, Isha Khan Choudhury, the Congress MLA of Sujapur in Malda, has been spending every waking hour signing application forms for corrections in Aadhaar and ration cards. Amid the fe...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.03.20

Ration card arrives too late

Bhukhal Ghasi, an unemployed villager of Bokaro district had no ration card when he died, allegedly of starvation. Now the ration card that has been issued after his death entitles him to ration, post...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.11.19

Ration woes? No need to look too far

The ration card is a distant dream for many in the heart of the state capital though the district supply officer claims to have distributed 4.5 lakh of them across Ranchi district.In a poll-bound stat...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

India  /  Published 23.04.20

14 lakh people in Bihar not getting benefits under NFSA: Paswan

Bihar has the highest number of people not getting benefits under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) for want of ration cards and the Centre has asked for their details to expeditiously provide the...
By PTI in Patna

North East  /  Published 21.02.20

Ration card delay irks Centre

The Centre is unhappy with the Assam government’s alleged failure to implement the ambitious One Nation One Ration Card system.The system enables migratory ration card holders or beneficiaries to ge...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

Business  /  Published 14.05.20

100% coverage of 'One Nation One Ration Card' by March 2021: FM

The government on Thursday announced a Rs 3.16 lakh crore package of free foodgrains for migrant workers, concessional credit to farmers and working capital loan for street vendors as part of the seco...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi


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