Delhi Govt to Provide Free Ration; Financial Aid to Auto, Taxi Drivers

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The Delhi government will provide free ration for two months to 72 lakh ration card holders and financial assistance of Rs 5,000 to auto-rickshaw and taxi drivers in the city to help them tide over the COVID-19 crisis, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Tuesday. However, the decision to provide free ration does not mean … Read more

MP Govt Announces Free 3-month Ration for Poor Amid Surge in Covid Cases

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In the wake of a surge in COVID- 19 cases in Madhya Pradesh and the subsequent curbs, the state government on Monday announced to provide free ration to all eligible beneficiaries for the next three months. The government also asked officials to invoke the stringent National Security Act (NSA) against those involved in the black … Read more

Authorities in J&K’s Bandipora Withdraw Order Making Vaccination Mandatory for People Above 45 to Get Ration

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Image for representation. The Centre had from April 1 allowed people above 45 to get vaccinated against the novel coronavirus. PTI Last Updated:April 05, 2021, 23:03 IST FOLLOW US ON: Authorities in the Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir withdrew within hours a controversial order making it mandatory for persons above 45 to get themselves … Read more

Uttarakhand Govt to Provide Ration to Akharas, Ashrams at Affordable Rates

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Naga Sadhus take a dip at Ganga river at “Kumbh Mela” in Haridwar. (Reuters) During the Kumbh Mela at Haridwar, Annadras and Bhandaras are arranged frequently in the akharas, ashrams, and monasteries. The Uttarakhand government will provide 18 hundred metric tonnes of ration to the akharas and ashrams at an affordable price for the ongoing … Read more

Why didn’t you produce more children to get extra ration: Uttarakhand CM to people | India News – Times of India

Why didn't you produce more children to get extra ration: Uttarakhand CM to people | India News - Times of India

DEHRADUN: Days after drawing flak over his “ripped jeans” comment, Uttarakhand chief minister Tirath Singh Rawat stoked another controversy on Sunday, saying people should have produced more children to get extra ration during the coronavirus pandemic. In a goof up during his speech at a programme in Nainital’s Ramnagar, he apparently confused Britain with the … Read more

Delhi Govt’s Doorstep Ration Scheme to Run Nameless After Centre Objects to ‘Mukhya Mantri’ in the Name

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has directed officials to remove the name, ‘Mukhya mantri ghar ghar ration yojana’, from the government’s ambitious doorstep delivery of ration scheme which was to be launched from March 25. It has been stalled as the central government objected to the nomenclature of the scheme. On March 19, S Jagganathan, … Read more

Objecting to Nomenclature, Centre Stops Delhi Govt’s Pet Ration Scheme; AAP Hits Back

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In a fresh round of tussle between the AAP and Centre, the Delhi government’s ambitious doorstep delivery of ration to beneficiaries, set to be operationalised from March 25, has hit a roadblock with the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution denying permission for it just days before its roll out. The scheme is … Read more

Ration Doorstep Delivery Scheme Put on Hold by Centre, Alleges Delhi Govt Days Before Rollout

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The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led Delhi government has accused the Centre of putting its flagship doorstep ration delivery scheme on hold, the office of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal told IANS on Friday. This came as the AAP and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have been at loggerheads for the last few weeks especially after … Read more

‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ Expands to 32 States, Scheme Aimed at Migrant Workers

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The Central government’s “one nation, one ration card” programme, that is aimed at enabling access to subsidized foodgrains for 8 crore migrant workers, is now operational in all 32 states. The ministry data also shows that four states are in the process of digitizing their networks. Between August and February, there were 230 million transactions … Read more

News18 Evening Digest: SC Says Cancelling 3 Cr Ration Cards for Not Linking With Aadhaar ‘Too Serious’ and Other Top Stories

News18 Evening Digest: SC Says Cancelling 3 Cr Ration Cards for Not Linking With Aadhaar 'Too Serious' and Other Top Stories

Health Ministry Says ‘Active Tally Going Down, Maha Alone Accounts for 60% of Cases’ Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a video conference with chief ministers today to assess the Covid-19 situation in the country as well as the vaccination drive amid a spike in active cases that has increased the government’s worry. LIVE UPDATES Cancelling … Read more

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