Food Corporation Of India

  • Punjab: Akali Dal leader gets seven-year jail for graft 21-04-2013 05:15 AM

    Patiala: A CBI special court in Patiala on Saturday awarded seven-year rigorous imprisonment to Akali Dal leader Mangat Rai Bansal in an embezzlement case related with the Food Corporation of India (FCI). Twenty-two other convicts were also sent to jail. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special judge Hemant Gopal sent...
  • Bihar returns wheat to FCI, says stock was rotten 23-10-2011 08:21 AM

    Darbhanga: Rotten wheat is being supplied for the Public Distribution System. The Bihar government has rejected and returned 150 metric tonnes of wheat to the Food Corporation of India. State Food Minister Shyam Rajak said that the grain delivered was unfit for consumption. The minister also alleged that the Centre...
  • Govt fails to stem grain rot in Madhya Pradesh 26-05-2011 04:32 PM

    Bhopal: In Jabalpur, unseasonal rains have led to the damage of thousands of tonnes freshly procured wheat which were lying in the open. Procurement officials say that the wheat could not be stored because of lack of storage space. No one is willing to take accountability for the mess-up with...
  • Arunachal district facing food crisis 07-01-2011 11:45 AM

    Itanagar: Food crisis looms large in the remote Kurung Kumey district of Arunachal Pradesh following non-availability of essential commodities under the public distribution system (PDS) since the last couple of months. Most parts of the district, including Damin, Sarli and Parsi-Parlo circles, had witnessed rat menace during the early part...
  • Foodgrains - Stemming the Rot 11-12-2010 03:26 PM

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  • MP CM's heart bleeds over red wheat, FCI faces heat 18-01-2008 12:34 AM

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders coach Dav Whatmore on Thursday said the defeat at the hands of Kochi Tuskers Kerala would provide them with an opportunity to reassess their position in the ongoing IPL but warned his teammates against repeating the same mistakes again and again. KKR's two-match winning streak came...