Ration Cards

  • Congress stages walkout in Chhattisgarh Assembly over ration cards issue 04-02-2014 05:59 PM

    The Opposition Congress on Tuesday staged a walkout from the Chhattisgarh Assembly alleging black marketing and large scale irregularities in issuance and distribution of ration cards in the state. Raising the issue during the Question Hour, Leader of Opposition T S Singhdeo sought to know the total number of ration...
  • Digital Ration Cards to be distributed soon: Minister 30-01-2014 08:33 AM

    The BJP government on Wednesday assured the Rajasthan Assembly that Digital Ration Cards, pending since February 2013, would be distributed to all beneficiaries soon. Replying to a question of BJP MLA Babu Singh on the delay in preparation and distribution of Digital Ration Cards, Minister of State for Food and...
  • Pending ration cards to be issued within 3 months: Hem Singh Bhadana 26-12-2013 05:03 PM

    Food and civil supply department in Rajasthan plans to issue pending ration cards to beneficiaries within the next three months. "The work with regard to ration cards had been pending since April this year and now we are considering issuing all pending cards within next three months," the newly appointed...
  • K'taka: Family gets BPL ration card after death of malnourished child 23-07-2013 01:52 PM

    Bangalore: Four days after the death of a five-year old girl due to malnutrition, her family has finally been given an Antyodaya ration card, meant for Below Povert Line (BPL) families. But the state government has denied that the five-year-old Meghala died of malnutrition. The government claimed that she had...
  • RTI query busts major PDS scam in Maharashtra 05-12-2011 06:27 AM

    Mumbai: An RTI query has unearthed a major scam in the Public Distribution System, as many as 42 lakh bogus ration cards have been issued in Maharashtra leading to large scale theft of food grain. A PIL in the Bombay High Court has alleged grains meant for the state's poor...
  • CJ: Citizen fights for BPL ration card 11-04-2011 09:09 AM

    Citizen journalist, Ram Ashrey fights for the renewal of his BPL ration card. ...
  • One woman, 901 ration cards: Delhi's great scam 08-07-2008 09:14 PM

    Wellington: Former New Zealand captain Martin Crowe on Thursday blamed illnesses picked up touring during a 13-year international cricket career for his diagnosis with the cancer lymphoma. Crowe said his cancer was very treatable and he would battle it with the same determination he displayed during his playing days. My...
  • PDS buckles under Inflation pressure, people suffer 18-06-2008 01:10 PM

    As Unmukt Chand and Will Young size up each other's team, knowing that one will exit the ICC Under-19 World Cup come Thursday, the form book leaves little to pick between India and New Zealand. Both finished level on points in the group stage and both sneaked into the semi-finals,...