Food Minister

  • Government to import onions, tenders to be floated through NAFED 22-10-2013 05:24 PM

    New Delhi: The Union government on Tuesday in an effort to bring down the rising prices has decided that it will import onions. The tenders for the import will be floated through NAFED. Sources say that the modal prices of onion has gone up from 4400 per quintal to a...
  • Food Security Bill to be tabled for discussion in Parliament on Monday 11-08-2013 05:06 PM

    New Delhi: The Food Security Bill 2013 is likely to be tabled for discussion in Parliament on Monday. The opposition parties including Left, BJP have made it clear that they will not allow the Bill it is current form and are likely to move resolutions against the food security ordinance....
  • Onion prices will not increase: Food Minister 21-09-2011 07:54 AM

    New Delhi: The ban on export of onions was lifted on Tuesday after an EGOM meeting but food minister K V Thomas has said that this was a political decision, emphasising that in a federal structure interests of the states have to be kept in mind. "It is always a...
  • Grain rot: Food Minister KV Thomas promises action 11-08-2011 08:56 AM

    Two days after CNN-IBN's report on the grain rot, Food minister KV Thomas takes responsibility and promises action. ...