Food

  • Ideas 2014: One should have a sense of value, says Kofi Annan on subsidies in India 06-02-2014 11:25 PM

    Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has warned India against too many populist subsidies. In conversation with CNN IBN's Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose on Ideas 2014, Annan said that subsidised water and power take away their value. ...
  • Win for India as WTO allows subsidy on food security 07-12-2013 01:12 PM

    In a major victory for India, the WTO on Friday agreed to allow countries to provide subsidy on staple food crops without any threat of punitive action, a concession that salvaged the current round of world trade talks from the brink of collapse. ...
  • Household budgets hit again, food inflation at a 3-year high 16-10-2013 07:30 PM

    The festive season is not bringing as much joy to people as prices of food commodities have pushed food inflation to a 3-year high of 18 per cent in August. ...
  • West Bengal: Prices of fish up by Rs 200 16-10-2013 11:11 AM

    Prices of fish have increased by over Rs 200 in Park Circus Market, Kolkata. Traders say that the torrential rain have led to the increase in fish prices. Price rise has become a dampener for millions of Indians this festive month. The prices of food commodities have pushed food inflation...
  • Will rising food prices be the key factor that will cost UPA 2 the next elections? 17-09-2013 11:00 PM

    Household budgets have been hit again as onion prices have soared following an acute shortage in supply. Onion prices are at a whopping Rs 70 to 80 per kg in New Delhi. The story of the humble onion which brings tears to consumers can defeat the most powerful leaders as...
  • Food inflation to ease soon, says economist Rangarajan 16-09-2013 06:49 PM

    Indian economist C Rangarajan has said that inflation can ease soon as rupee has stabilized and important commodities in terms of rupee will also come down. ...
  • Congress ensured labourers who work on roads get food: Rahul 11-09-2013 03:59 PM

    Rahul Gandhi said Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh have kept their promise and have guaranteed a meal to every poor person in India with the Food Bill. ...
  • Don't want anyone to sleep hungry, says Rahul Gandhi 10-09-2013 05:19 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said that the government wants to give food security to the people. He added that they do not want anyone to sleep hungry. He also said that food security has to be given and the funds that are needed will be organized for this, he...
  • Land, Food Bill pro-poor, says Cong; CPI wants the poor to benefit 29-08-2013 01:58 PM

    Union Minister V Narayanasamy on Thursday said that the Food Security Bill and Land Bill are pro-poor. While CPI leader D Raja said that a new bill on land is needed but it must benefit the poor. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 27-08-2013 11:55 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Food Security Bill: Political game changer or economic catastrophe? 27-08-2013 11:37 PM

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi's ambitious Food Security Bill on Monday night won the Lok Sabha vote after days of unruly scenes in Parliament. The Food Security Bill was passed by the Lok Sabha after Sonia Gandhi forcefully pushed the case. ...
  • The Last Word: Can India afford Food Bill or is it both too expensive and badly timed? 27-08-2013 10:27 PM

    In a major victory for the UPA government, its flagship scheme the Food Security Bill was passed by the Lok Sabha on Monday. The bill, which seeks to provide cheap foodgrains to 82 crore people in the country, is the biggest programme in the world to fight hunger. ...
  • FTP: Is the Food Security Bill good politics but bad economics? 26-08-2013 11:50 PM

    The Food Security Bill, which seeks to provide cheap foodgrains to 82 crore people in the country, is the biggest programme in the world to fight hunger. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 26-08-2013 11:26 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: One accused in Mumbai gangrape confesses to past attacks 26-08-2013 08:59 PM

    Salim Ansari, one of the five accused in Mumbai gangrape has admitted that he harassed couples in the Shakti Mill compound. ...
  • Food Bill is a vote-securing bill, says BJP 26-08-2013 06:49 PM

    BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi spoke on the Food Security Bill and said that it will provide adequate food to all. He asked on what basis is 'adequate' being calculated. Do they mean calorie intake, protein intake or productivity? The bill said that it is universal, but it provides food...
  • Food Bill: UPA govt fulfilling promise it made in 2009, says Sonia 26-08-2013 06:07 PM

    Parliament is debating the United Progressive Alliance's flaghship scheme the Food Security Bill on Monday. The Congress has put its best foot forward to pilot what it thinks will be the game-changer in 2014. Party President Sonia Gandhi spoke on the Bill and said the UPA government was fulfilling a...
  • Watch: KV Thomas initiates discussion on Food Bill in Lok Sabha 26-08-2013 02:42 PM

    The Lok Sabha took up the Food Security Bill on Monday. Food Minister KV Thomas initiated the debate in the House saying the Bill will improve the Public Distribution System. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 20-08-2013 11:50 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Opposition wants PM to answer over missing coal allocation files 20-08-2013 09:01 PM

    The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha have been adjourned till Thursday after uproar over missing coalgate files. BJP members demanded a statement from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the missing files related to the allocation of coal blocks. ...
  • BJP wants PM to respond on every issue: Renuka Chowdhary 20-08-2013 03:52 PM

    The Congress lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party saying the Opposition has a history of blocking proceedings when it matters the most. Congress spokesperson Renuka Chowdhary said, "We are not worried, the BJP needs to be aware of what it's doing. This is a new trend which has been...
  • BJP should rise above politics, says RPN Singh 20-08-2013 03:48 PM

    The Food Security Bill could not be passed in the Lok Sabha as there was uproar over the missing coal files. Minister of State for Home RPN Singh said, "The Bharatiya Janata Party is politicising the issue as they want the Prime Minister to speak on every issue even after...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 14-08-2013 11:50 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Big blow to Navy, blasts in submarine Sindhurakshak, 18 sailors missing 14-08-2013 08:54 PM

    A massive fire broke out in a submarine, named Sindhurakshak, between Lion Gate and Seta Gate late on Tuesday night at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai. ...
  • Ready to discuss Food Security Bill in Parliament: BJP 14-08-2013 08:22 PM

    The controversial Food Security Bill has been delayed once again. No debate took place in the House on the Bill as Telugu Desam MPs created uproar when Food Minister KV Thomas rose to speak. The Congress has blamed the BJP for teaming up with the TDP to disrupt the House...
  • BJP blocking Food Security Bill, says Kapil Sibal 14-08-2013 05:36 PM

    Union Minister Kapil Sibal accused the BJP and TDP of causing disruption at Parliament, which has stopped the Food Security Bill from being passed. ...
  • Should onion exports be banned? 13-08-2013 11:25 PM

    In trying times for household budgets, onion prices have skyrocketed sending budgets out of control. The average wholesale price of onion has more than doubled since the beginning of this month. ...
  • Onion prices reaches Rs 70 per kg, double in August alone 13-08-2013 07:34 PM

    In trying times for household budgets, onion prices have skyrocketed sending budgets out of control. The average wholesale price of onion has more than doubled since the beginning of this month. It's selling between Rs 70 and Rs 80 rupees per kg. ...
  • Watch: How to make Shahi Tukda at home this Eid 09-08-2013 12:52 PM

    Learn how to make Eid delicacies at home. CNN-IBN gets you the recipe of Shahi Tukda. ...
  • Watch: How to make Nalli Nihari at home this Eid 08-08-2013 09:55 AM

    After a month of fasting through Ramzan, it's time to feast as it's Eid on Friday and what better way to celebrate than with delicious food. CNN-IBN tells you how to make the delicious Nalli Nihari at home. ...