Grain

  • Corruption leading to waste in food distribution programs: Official 12-07-2013 10:05 PM

    Biraj Patnaik, principal adviser to the Food Commissioner appointed by the Supreme Court claimed that corruption is leading to waste in distribution programs. RTI responses available with CNN-IBN reveal that the government ignored the problem, with the then agriculture minister admitting it was beyond him to contain the loss. ...
  • Odisha: People say foodgrains are being washed away by rains 12-07-2013 03:07 PM

    Even as the government pushes ahead with the Food Security Ordinance as its big election ticket, nothing has changed on the ground. ...
  • Wheat storage continues to be a problem in Punjab, Haryana 13-06-2013 08:05 PM

    The public distribution system remains in shambles with food grain rotting in several states. Wheat storage continues to be a major problem in Punjab and Haryana and fears are that foodgrain will be rotting in several states. ...
  • Grain wastage in Madhya Pradesh too 13-05-2011 09:29 AM

    A record produce of wheat in Madhya Pradesh's wheat bowl this year should have meant celebration for farmers. ...
  • Rotting grain: when will this national shame end? 12-05-2011 11:36 PM

    on Talking Point, Rajdeep Sardesai asks, 'Rotting grain: when will this national shame end?' ...
  • Dhaka refuses to buy subsidized food grains 19-12-2010 11:49 AM

    India has been subsidizing its rice exports to Bangladesh. But still the deal doesn't seem to be materializing. ...
  • CJ: Grains rot in Nashik as poor go hungry 04-09-2010 11:46 AM

    Excess food grains have been rotting in godowns for months, but Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar continues to say that it is not possible to distribute grains for free among the poor. ...
  • SC slams Pawar on rotting of food grains 31-08-2010 08:45 PM

    The apex court rapped the Union Agriculture Minister for not implementing its order to distribute food grains to the poor. ...
  • Poor lady 'collects' rotten wheat, locked up 29-07-2010 02:48 PM

    FCI men drag the woman out of the godown towards the Railway track and later lock her up. ...
  • Is Centre to blame for mess in grain storage? 27-07-2010 11:14 PM

    Millions of food grains are wasted every year due to storage problem. ...
  • Grains rot in open: is it criminal negligence? 23-07-2010 11:55 PM

    Flood waters submerged Haryana's grain warehouses in Sirsa where wheat worth Rs 15 crore was reduced to waste. ...
  • Criminal waste: wheat rots in Maharashtra 22-07-2010 05:54 PM

    4000 metric tonnes of wheat have gone to waste at the warehouse at Gondia in Vidharbha. ...
  • Floods damage 2 lakh quintals of wheat in Haryana 21-07-2010 04:31 PM

    Grain sacks kept at Haryana's largest grain procurement centre have been damaged by floods. ...
  • 30 Minutes: The big grain drain 11-04-2010 07:31 PM

    Find out how tonnes of foodgrains are rotting in open when the country suffers from acute food crisis. ...
  • Food grains left to rot by FCI 10-04-2010 12:15 AM

    In a CNN-IBN exclusive, we show you how masses of wheat had been left lying around by the FCI. ...
  • Pulses price soars to over Rs 70 a kilo 07-01-2010 11:18 PM

    Experts say it's the middlemen who make money in an unregulated market. ...