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Govt extends Aadhaar-Ration card linking deadline to June 30

Ration cards are distributed for the public to obtain subsidised food grains and fuel. Apart from documents such as a passport and a PAN card, the ration card also serves as proof of identity and address.

By linking the Aadhaar card to the ration card, the government will be able to prevent individuals from obtaining multiple ration cards. (Mint)
Published on Mar 25, 2023 08:17 PM IST

Bengal man barks at BDO after ration card shows surname as ‘kutta’ | Watch

The widely shared 45-second video shows the man vigorously barking like a dog as he hands his documents to the government officer, who can be seen sitting inside a car.

The man in the video. (Screenshot from the video/Sourced by HT)
Updated on Nov 19, 2022 11:24 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Supreme Court seeks status of benefits given to migrant workers

The court issued the directions on an application moved by three civil rights activists – Harsh Mander, Anjali Bhardwaj and Jagdeep Chhokar – in January this year, alleging non-compliance of the orders by the top court last year.

The Supreme Court’s judgment on June 29, 2021, in a suo motu case concerning the plight of migrant workers amid the Covid -19 pandemic, directed the Centre and states to provide dry ration and set up community kitchens for migrant workers (HT file photo)
Updated on Apr 20, 2022 12:39 AM IST
ByAbraham Thomas, New Delhi

Centre’s plea against Delhi govt’s ration plan declined

The Centre had moved the top court against an interim high court order allowing delhi govt to stop supplies to fps for patrons who chose ration’s home delivery

The top court was considering two separate appeals, filed by the Centre and the Delhi Sarkari Ration Dealers Sangh, both aggrieved at the high court order.(Reuters)
Published on Nov 16, 2021 03:04 AM IST
ByAbraham Thomas, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Reached limit of issuing new ration cards set by Centre: Delhi govt to HC

Earlier this month, the court had sought the Delhi government’s stand on why the application for issuance of a ration card by a daily wage worker was pending for eight years.

The court directed the Centre and the Delhi government to file their counter-affidavits within a period of four weeks and listed the matter for further hearing on January 5.
Updated on Oct 31, 2021 04:55 AM IST
By, New Delhi

No ration card needed to get widow pension in Jharkhand, says CM Soren

Chief minister Hemant Soren announced that widows will get their pension money from the government with out a ration card in Jharkhand.

Widow pensions will be processed without ration cards in Jharkhand, says CM Hemant Soren.(Pradeep Gaur/Mint)
Published on Oct 25, 2021 10:31 PM IST
PTI | , Ranchi

Migrants who left Delhi in second Covid-19 wave returning

VAT collections, too, reflect a similar trend. They went down from ₹417.01 crore in April to ₹358.17 crore in May and further down to ₹207.35 crore in June.

Going by Census 2011 data, around 40% of the 7.2 million are also believed to be migrants from other states who have settled in Delhi over time and got ration cards registered here.
Updated on Oct 18, 2021 06:19 AM IST
ByAbhishek Dey, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Implement 'One Nation, One Ration Card' by July 31: SC tells States

The 'One Nation, One Ration Card' programme is a national platform that digitises ration cards, details of beneficiaries, the monthly quota of ration under the National Food Security Act (NFSA), 2013

Supreme Court (File Photo)
Updated on Jun 29, 2021 12:20 PM IST
By | Written by Joydeep Bose

Update mobile number in ration cards to avoid difficulties: Here's how to add

Here is a look at how to add mobile numbers to ration cards and update existing ones correctly for residents in Delhi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that 800 million people would benefit from the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) scheme.(AFP | Representational image)
Published on Jun 18, 2021 02:40 PM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

2 mn without ration cards in Delhi eligible for state govt’s free ration scheme

The government has also started looking for transporters for carrying the ration from the three designated godowns in Narela, Mayapuri and Gheora to the schools.

Representational: The distribution will be done at 280 government schools, said Delhi’s food and civil supplies minister Imran Hussain on Friday. (HT PHOTO.)
Updated on May 29, 2021 03:13 AM IST
ByAbhishek Dey, New Delhi:

2.5 lakh ration cards cancelled without any reason: Kejriwal

Delhi food commissioner Mohanjeet Singh rejected Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s allegation and said the department deleted only “ineligible” ration card holders and that too after following “due process of law”.

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal warned he would take disciplinary action against the state food commissioner.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 21, 2018 08:40 AM IST
New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent
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