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Right To Food
Jharkhand  /  Published 15.05.22

Dilemma over rice diet in Jharkhand

A young girl and her brother from a village in Chakulia block of East Singhbhum district in Jharkhand, both suffering from sickle cell anaemia, are now in a dilemma on eating rice. For Vandana Patro,...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.05.22

Fortified rice not for all, Jharkhand told

Kuruganti was part of a “fact-finding” team that visited five panchayats in Jharkhand’s Khunti and East Singhbhum districts where they met public distribution system beneficiaries, d...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 09.05.22

Report: 51,000 govt schools close

The UDISE Plus report for 2020-21, released last week, shows a further dip by 521 to 1,032,049, the relatively smaller decline presumably owing to a slowdown in school mergers amid the pandemic. Whil...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 28.02.22

Hungry land

Many people are going hungry. That is what the Hunger Watch Survey II, conducted in December 2021 and January 2022 by the non-governmental organization, Right to Food Campaign, found when studying the...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 24.02.22

60% homes in food crisis: Study

Economist Sunil Ray, former director of the A.N. Sinha Institute in Patna, attributed the findings to the decline in jobs and income. “If people have income and money, they will spend on food a...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

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Jharkhand  /  Published 21.02.21

Appeal against budget food funds cuts

A joint delegation of the Right to Food Campaign and Phia (Partnering Hope Into Action) Foundation, a charity, on Saturday met Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren and requested against any cuts on f...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.09.20

Plea for food security in Jharkhand

A delegation of the Jharkhand chapter of Right to Food Campaign met food and public distribution minister Rameshwar Oraon here on Wednesday and urged the government to ensure that all eligible persons...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 28.03.19

Jean Drèze questioned, then released, by police in Jharkhand

Development economist and activist Jean Drèze was detained by Jharkhand police on Thursday, questioned and released when he was in the state holding a public meeting on right to food. He was pic...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.02.20

Cuts show apathy to rural economy: NGOs

The cuts in the budget outlays for the rural job scheme, food subsidies and the minimum support price for farmers suggest the rural economy is a low priority with the Narendra Modi government, non-gov...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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