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Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a commemorative coin of Rs 75 denomination, as a testament to India’s long-standing relationship with FAO(PTI)

On FAO’s 75th anniversary, PM Modi releases commemorative coin of Rs 75

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 01:01 PM IST
India’s historic association with FAO will be honoured with the release of a commemorative coin of Rs 75 to mark the 75th anniversary of the organization
Supreme Court judge Justice DY Chandrachud was speaking at the celebration of birth centenary of his father.(Ashok Dutta/HT File Photo)
Supreme Court judge Justice DY Chandrachud was speaking at the celebration of birth centenary of his father.(Ashok Dutta/HT File Photo)

House strove for just social order: Supreme Court judge

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Murali Krishnan
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2020 02:29 AM IST
The judiciary, Justice Chandrachud said, has taken effective steps to adapt to the changing needs of society including the striking down of several colonial era provisions.
Migrant workers and homeless people stand in queue to receive free food during a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease in India.(REUTERS PHOTO.)
Migrant workers and homeless people stand in queue to receive free food during a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease in India.(REUTERS PHOTO.)

Free food grain supply for 8 crore migrants for next 2 months: Nirmala Sitharaman

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2020 08:11 PM IST
This is the second phase of announcements by the Union Finance Ministry elaborating on the Centre’s Rs 20 lakh crore economic stimulus package.
When the poorest don’t have enough for two square meals a day, it means that we, as a nation, have failed them(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
When the poorest don’t have enough for two square meals a day, it means that we, as a nation, have failed them(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

Usher in changes to ensure no Indian goes hungry | Opinion

By Naveen Jindal
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2020 07:03 PM IST
Broaden the food security Act; add breakfast to midday meals for schools; prioritise one nation, one ration card
Before NFSA came into force as the country’s first guaranteed food scheme, the government provided subsidised food through the public distribution system for AAY, Below Poverty Line and Above Poverty Line population.(HT Representative Photo)
Before NFSA came into force as the country’s first guaranteed food scheme, the government provided subsidised food through the public distribution system for AAY, Below Poverty Line and Above Poverty Line population.(HT Representative Photo)

Govt panel seeks Food Security Act review

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Saubhadra Chatterji
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2020 02:55 AM IST
The NFSA covers nearly two-thirds of the total population at the all-India level. It caters to two categories of beneficiaries: Antodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) households and Priority Households.
The Rajasthan government has banned pan masala and flavoured supari in the state, health minister Raghu Sharma announced on Wednesday.(Raj K Raj/HT File Photo)
The Rajasthan government has banned pan masala and flavoured supari in the state, health minister Raghu Sharma announced on Wednesday.(Raj K Raj/HT File Photo)

Rajasthan government bans categories of pan masala, flavoured supari

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 02, 2019 05:31 PM IST
Rajasthan health minister Raghu Sharma made the announcement of banning pan masala and flavoured supari in the state during one of the several events held in Jaipur to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
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‘Millionaires taking benefit of food security scheme for BPL families’

By Amarpal Singh, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 10:33 PM IST
Tampering with weighing machines, selling empty wheat bags for 3 each bag, misuse of biometric metres while issuing receipts were the issues governors complained about
The administration convinced non-eligible persons, under national food security act (NFSA), to withdraw their names from food rights of poor people and surrender their ration cards through various campaigns, in last three months.(Diwakar Prasad/ HT File Photo)
The administration convinced non-eligible persons, under national food security act (NFSA), to withdraw their names from food rights of poor people and surrender their ration cards through various campaigns, in last three months.(Diwakar Prasad/ HT File Photo)

Ranchi lawyers, officials enjoying subsidised rations, made to give up cards

Ranchi | By Sanjoy Dey
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2018 07:43 PM IST
The administration through three steps, self-declaration, identification followed by legal notices and imposition of fine on non-eligible persons, achieved the feat
In January 2016 had decided to include APL beneficiaries saying the decision will be implemented once seeding of Aadhar with ration cards is completed.(HT FILE)
In January 2016 had decided to include APL beneficiaries saying the decision will be implemented once seeding of Aadhar with ration cards is completed.(HT FILE)

Maharashtra government to cover 99 lakh families under Food Security Act

Hindustan Times | By Faisal Malik, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2018 12:35 AM IST
Despite the decision, a whopping 78 lakh people would still remain out of the NFSA benefits
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