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  • Bhogola: Wheat sacks left in the open to rot 12-07-2013 04:09 PM

    In Bhogola, the wheat sacks are kept in the open and are completely getting drenched in the rain. The ones that are covered with polythene sheets are also not protected as these sheets are torn at places. ...
  • 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. ...
  • UPA brings Food Security ordinance but grains still rotting in the open 12-07-2013 11:09 AM

    New Delhi: While the Congress is pushing hard for the Food Security ordinance as its big election ticket for 2014 Lok Sabha polls, nothing has changed on the ground and the foodgrains are still rotting in the open. But Food Minister KV Thomas claimed that there is no rotting of...
  • Inadequate storage facilities lead to wastage of grains 21-06-2013 09:50 AM

    New Delhi: There seems to be no end to the government's apathy to grains wastage. Around 7,000 quintals of wheat were left to rot in the rain in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh. The scarcity of godowns have led to the wastage of grains. As reported earlier, the grain wastage...
  • 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. ...
  • Congress eager for Food Security ordinance, grains rotting in many states 13-06-2013 11:32 AM

    New Delhi: While the Congress is pushing hard for the Food Security ordinance, the Public Distribution System remains in shambles and foodgrains are still rotting in several states. CNN-IBN has been reporting on the crisis since 2010, following up ground reports with RTIs. In 2010, CNN-IBN had reported on grains...
  • 22,000 quintals of wheat declared unfit for human consumption 13-06-2013 09:30 AM

    Deoli: Even as the UPA pushes for its ambitious food security legislation, there has been little improvement when it comes to storage infrastructure for food grains. CNN-IBN on its visit to Deoli in Haryana for the third consecutive year has found out that 22,000 quintals of wheat, which was brought...
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  • 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. ...
  • More grain rots in MP: too much, little space? 31-05-2011 10:37 AM

    New Delhi: Over 7 lakh tonnes of freshly procured wheat is lying in the open and the Madhya Pradesh government is claiming it has exhausted all its storage options. Private godown owners, however, have complained to the state chief Minister alleging godowns are lying vacant and have not been taken...
  • 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?' ...
  • Andhra CM appoints team to check paddy storage 11-05-2011 08:40 PM

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy has stepped in to stop the rotting of grain. Just hours after CNN-IBN reported a record harvest of grain rotting because of lack of storage facilities Reddy has appointed a team of 10 IAS officers to supervise paddy procurement and has issued...
  • Grain burning in godown: activist to move SC 10-05-2011 11:44 AM

    New Delhi/ Chandigarh: Biraj Patnaik, a special advisor to the Supreme Court, will bring the case of rice being burnt at a godown in Punjab to the court's attention. Patnaik will take up the cause just a day after CNN-IBN reported how thousands of tonnes of rice in Punjab was...
  • Grains rot as flood victims go hungry 26-09-2010 11:04 AM

    Uttarakhand: Thousands of quintals of wheat meant for flood victims of Uttarakhand are rotting in Food Corporation of India (FCI) godowns in Haldwani - a shocking case of government apathy towards hundreds of people going hungry. The grain stocks were meant for consumption by the flood-ravaged victims of Haldwani district...
  • Govt orders probe into rotting of wheat 26-07-2010 06:49 PM

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  • 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. ...