By Anamika Gharat, Thane
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 09:42 AM IST
As per the record, Adharwadi Jail in Kalyan has 120 women prisoners while Thane Central Jail has 80
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 01:26 AM IST
The government has expanded the scope of mandatory packaging norms under the Jute Packaging Material (JPM) Act, 1987.
Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 04:25 PM IST
Under the scheme, the beneficiaries will get rice, wheat and salt at Re 1 per kg. Every beneficiary will get 5 kg of food grains per month, according to the food and civil supplies department.
By HT Correspondent, Mohali
PUBLISHED ON SEP 12, 2020 11:30 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Zia Haq, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2020 05:54 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 30 announced the extension of the provision of free rations to 800 million people until November.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Zia Haq
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2020 06:33 AM IST
Cabinet approves ordinances to dismantle all barriers in farm trade and guarantee assured prices for farmers. Essential Commodities Act to be read down.
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2020 05:19 PM IST
According to an official statement released after the cabinet meeting, ex-post facto approval was given for allocation of foodgrains from the central pool to approximately eight crore migrants at 5 kg per person per month for May and June free of cost.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 29, 2020 06:00 PM IST
Some feel that the government must expand the well-stocked PDS system to cover all individuals, irrespective of whether they have a ration card or not, for at least six months. While this must be done, the government must also fast-track the ONORC scheme
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2020 01:12 AM IST
A three-judge bench headed by justice NV Ramana passed the order in a plea by a petitioner who highlighted the plight of migrant labourers because they did not have local identity proof.
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shalaka Shinde
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2020 04:45 PM IST
The special police officers (SPOs) appointed by the Pune police are providing support to people living in slums
Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2020 07:26 PM IST
The casual labourers are one of the hardest-hit sections of the society because of the ongoing nationwide lockdown restrictions, which were initially enforced on March 25 for 21 days and then further extended for another 19 days till May 3, to contain the spread of Covid-19 outbreak.
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2020 10:20 AM IST
The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday transferred an amount of Rs 48.17 crore as the maintenance allowance for 4,81,755 street vendors, rickshaw pullers, auto drivers, e-rickshaw drivers, porters and other daily wage labourers.
Hindustan Times, Tarn Taran | By Anil Sharma
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2019 12:35 AM IST
By Yamini Aiyar
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2019 08:17 PM IST
The scheme needs a higher budget. Finance it by rationalising the regressive subsidy regime
Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2019 10:45 PM IST
Ludhiana teachers pool money to feed govt school kids
Hindustan Times, Jamshedpur | By Debashish Sarkar
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 08:23 AM IST
Kelaram Majhi from the neighbouring village of Kupui said, “We have also not received grains for those months. Eighty-one cardholders of the village have decided they will not take any PDS ration till they get their pending foodgrain.”
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Roshan Kishore
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2019 03:01 PM IST
Unfortunately, there is no high frequency income or consumption data for the Indian economy. What we do have is monthly data for rural wages, which is available until June 2019.
Hindustan Times, Kalyan | By Sajana Nambiar, Kalyan
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2019 03:20 PM IST
Soon after the flooding, the Kalyan tehsildar initiated a survey of the affected houses across the city and rural parts of Kalyan and Dombivli.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Surendra P Gangan
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 04:34 AM IST
Release of food grains after verification through e-point of selling machines (e-POS) has also helped prevent wrongful sales.
Chandigarh | By Gurpreet Singh Nibber
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2019 11:47 PM IST
Over this, another 1.2 million tonnes of wheat is stored in the open. The total open storage space can accommodate 7.5 million tonnes.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2018 05:27 PM IST
Price crashes lead to a decline in cultivation of a crop in the next season, this leads to a spike in prices leading to increase in cultivation in the next season. It could be a good idea to educate farmers about rationalising their expectations and hence future cultivation decisions in periods of scarcity.
Hindustan Times | By Roshan Kishore
PUBLISHED ON SEP 14, 2018 01:24 PM IST
The problem in these sectors is rooted in a prolonged mismatch in demand and supply. If sugar mills and dairies start going bankrupt because they cannot sell sugar and milk powder, even successful institutions and mechanisms such as cooperatives for dairies and fair and remunerative prices for sugarcane are bound to lose their relevance
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2018 07:06 AM IST
Dilip Shinde, controller of rationing and director of civil supplies, said the scheme has been launched on a trial-basis for 200 families from Mahalakshmi and Azad Maidan.
Hindustan Times | By Shreya Bhandary, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 27, 2018 12:02 AM IST
While the university is encouraging colleges to initiate drive to raise funds, several colleges have already sent clothes, food grains and sanitary products to Kerala
Hindustan Times, Ghaziabad | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 26, 2018 04:42 AM IST
Officials said that they came across 69 Aadhaar cards which were allegedly used to withdraw ration via 16,598 ration cards in Ghaziabad.
Hindustan Times, Varanasi | By HT Correspondent, Varanasi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 21, 2018 01:14 PM IST
Expressing his displeasure at the complaints of alleged extortion by some police personnel and lekhpals, chief minister Yogi Adityanath instructed senior officials to identify such tainted employees and sack them
Press Trust of India, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2018 09:53 PM IST
In the wake of untimely rains in several parts of the northern region, the minister said the state government stood firmly by the side of the farmers.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2018 01:01 PM IST
The department of transport is all set to notify the guidelines and procedure for grant of permit/license to tractor-trolleys and their registration
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2018 05:16 PM IST
Vasundhara Swachata Abhiyan will be holding a three-day zero budget natural farming (ZBNF) grains festival at Baner, beginning from April 13 to 15 at Tukaram Gad on Baner road.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Gurpreet Singh Nibber & Surjit Singh
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 11:36 AM IST
Scam came to light when Amritsar rice mill owner was found missing with 400 truckloads of crop.