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Congress Slams Govt Over Rice Procurement Halt In Chhattisgarh

Jan 03, 2021 PTI

FCI not lifting the stocks would impact close to 21.52 lakh farmers, Congress spokesperson Gourav Vallabh said.

The Bonanza Of A Citizen-Centric Benefit Delivery System

Nov 16, 2020 Dr Jaijit Bhattacharya

India needs to create a 21st-century welfare ecosystem to transform benefit delivery programs. The private sector can help.


Let’s Make India Anemia Mukt

Anemia has affected over 40 per cent our nation’s population. Food fortification could play a major role in lowering its rate.

'Refusal' By Centre To Pay GST Compensation To States Nothing Short Of Betrayal: Sonia Gandhi

Aug 26, 2020 PTI

Congress President Sonai Gandhi was addressing a meeting of chief ministers of states ruled by non-NDA parties, which was convened by her ahead of the crucial GST Council meeting on Thursday and the Monsoon session of Parliament that is likely to start from September 14.


To Beat COVID, Eating Enough Is Not Enough

While ensuring food and economic security for the poor is obviously a high priority, we cannot ignore the clear linkage between unhealthy diets and the severity of the pandemic.

26 June, 2020

It’s Time To Walk The Talk

Raadhika Gupta

COVID-19 has exposed the huge gaps in our nutrition security. We need to fix them before it is too late.


15 May, 2020

'One Nation One Ration Card Not A Solution To Hunger Crisis': Social Activist Nikhil Dey

Preetha Nair

Social activist Nikhil Dey tells Outlook that the 'One Nation One Ration Card' scheme is impractical and universalization of Public Distribution System is the need of the hour to address the widespread starvation and hunger crisis.


21 April, 2020

The Problem Of Plenty: Steps To Beat The Hunger Pandemic

K.R. Venugopal

Now, we have the hungry and COVID-19, simultaneously. A deadly combination, especially for the migrant poor. Still, we can feed all our people, if only we organize our people and our public services properly, including by protecting them fully against COVID- 19.


11 September, 2019

Eat Local, Eat Seasonal, Eat Variety, Eat Healthy

Dr Arabinda K Padhee

Why achieving India’s nutrition security through sustainable food systems is the road ahead


28 June, 2019

FSSAI Plans Colour-Coded Label For Packaged Food Products With High Fat, Sugar, Salt

Outlook Web Bureau

'The idea behind the new labelling regulations is to enable citizens to know more about the composition of food products, so that they can make informed choices,' FSSAI said in a statement.


16 October, 2018

West Bengal Govt Launches 'Khadya Sathi', Extends Food Security To 8.5 Crore People: Mamata Banerjee

Outlook Web Bureau

Special assistance is also being given to the people of Jangalmahal and Hill areas besides Aila-affected areas and farmers of Singur, tea garden workers as well as the Toto tribe.


22 November, 2017

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar being received at the 21st Meeting of SCO Council of Heads of State in Dushanbe.

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BJP leader and Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi participates in “Sewa Diwas”, organised to celebrate birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at a vaccination centre in Rampur.

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Members of Bhartiya Kissan Union block a road during a protest against Punjab Government in support of their demands in Patiala.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah waters a sapling planted under the 'All India Tree Plantation Campaign-2021' by CAPF, at CRPF Training Centre in Nanded.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar greets PM Narendra Modi on his birthday by writing a message on a board during inauguration of Maha Tikakaran Abhiyan 2.0 at Patliputra Sports Complex, in Patna.

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