Food Ministry

  • Delhi: Food Ministry official, wife found dead in Kaka Nagar 25-10-2013 06:38 PM

    New Delhi: An official working in the Food Ministry was found dead along with his wife in the national Capital. Police said that they found K Vijay Kumar's, 57, throat slit while his wife Sita, 51, was found hanging in a separate room in their house in Kaka Nagar. Police...
  • Food Ministry calls review meeting of onion growing states on Oct 25 22-10-2013 02:34 PM

    New Delhi: The Food Ministry on Tuesday has called for review meeting with onion growing states on October 25. The meeting comes in the backdrop of the increasing prices of onion. Sources said, "The wholesale price of onions in Delhi is Rs 4400 per quintal and There is no reason...
  • Food Ministry notifies CCEA decision on sugar decontrol 08-05-2013 02:08 AM

    New Delhi: The Food Ministry has notified the the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) decision to partially decontrol the sugar sector. The Food Ministry has issued a gazette notification withdrawing the control over sugar industry through Essential Commodities Act and Sugar Control Order, sources said. On April 4, 2013,...
  • Monsoon seen satisfactory, says Food Minister 26-04-2013 02:08 PM

    New Delhi: South-west monsoon rains are expected to be "satisfactory" barring some states in South India, Food Minister KV Thomas said on Friday ahead of an official forecast later in the day. "We have an assessment of monsoon. Monsoon will be quite satisfactory in India except the southern tip -...
  • Govt to brainstorm solution to high food prices 31-10-2011 04:00 PM

    New Delhi: Concerned over high food inflation, the Food Ministry on Monday said that it will brainstorm with the finance and agriculture ministries to dentify areas putting pressure on prices and work out a solution to contain inflation. "We are highly concerned about high inflation. We will sit together (with...
  • Food Bill to go to Cabinet before Nov 20: Thomas 31-10-2011 03:24 PM

    New Delhi: The Food Ministry on Monday said the consultation process on the crucial National Food Security Bill of the government is almost over and the draft Bill will be presented to Cabinet by November 20. "I propose to finish all the work and bring the draft National Food Security...