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Food Security Bill passed in Rajya Sabha

The Rajya Sabha passed the Food Security Bill last night after 10-hour-long debate. The bill was already passed by Lok Sabha last week. The bill will now go to President Pranab Mukherjee for his formal assent. A statutory resolution seeking…

Deal Done, Mulayam to get Clean Chit?

The "Caged Parrot" CBI is all set to give a clean chit to Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav in the eight-year-old disproportionate assets case so that the Congress gets his support on the most important Food Security Bill in the…

Food Security Bill Ordinance Deferred

Bowing to the pressure from the BJP, Samajwadi Party and many others, the Congress-led UPA Government has deferred its plan to come up with an ordinance on its ambitious Food Security Bill and decided to call a special session of the…

Food Security Bill: Gamechanger for UPA

The UPA Government's ambitious Food Security Bill had hit roadblock during the last session of the Parliament, thanks to BJP's continuous blockade of the Parliament. However, the government is not willing to budge and has come up with a…

Budget 2013-14: SC/ST, RD, HRD get More

'Health For All & Education for All' is my priority, said Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram in his budget speech today while presenting the Budget 2013-14 in Lok Sabha. He diverted more funds to HRD, Health and SC & ST…

Chhattisgarh Govt. Passes Food Security Bill

Chhattisgarh became the first state in the country to bring legislation on food security. The state legislative assembly on Friday passed the Food Security Bill 2012 that confers legal rights to the beneficiaries to receive food grains…