RAM VILAS PASWAN
Those opposing Padma Shri to Adnan Sami are not aware of Indian Law: Ram Vilas Paswan
He further said that when PM Modi has clarified that there is no talk of NRC at the moment, the opposition parties are unnecessary making it an issue.
'One Nation, One Ration Card' scheme to be implemented by June 1 across India: Ram Vilas Paswan
"We will implement the 'One Nation, One Ratio...
Hallmarking now a must for gold jewellers
The rule is mandatory from today but jewellers get a year's time to register with BIS, clear their ...
Nobody can be denied citizenship on ground of religion: Ram Vilas Paswan
"Be it Dalits, tribals, backwards, minorities of upper castes, they are all original citizens of the country. Citizenship is their birthright. No government can snatch it away. No Indian citizen will be bothered unnecessarily," Ram Vilas Paswan said. As far as NRC is concerned, there has been no discussion on it but it has nothing to with any religion, he said.
States urged to lift onions imported from Egypt, Turkey
The cabinet secretary has urged states to procure imported onions after a few state governments reported to have withdrawn their demands on arrival of shipments from Turkey and Egypt.
No new ration card needed for inter-state portability: Ram Vilas Paswan
Paswan, who reviewed the implementation of the initiative, said, "There were reports in some newspapers that new ration cards will be needed for this scheme. It is baseless. No new ration card (is) required. Existing card will be valid pan India".
Hallmarking to be mandatory for gold jewellery from 2021: Ram Vilas Paswan
Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan on November 29 announced that hallmarking will be mandator...
'Free atmosphere now as Sena eased burden of BJP relationship'
The Sena, a long-time ally of the BJP, had last month joined hands with ideological rivals Congress and NCP to form a government in Maharashtra with Thackeray as CM. In an editorial in the party mouthpiece 'Saamana', the Sena took a dig at the BJP over disgruntled leaders Eknath Khadse and Pankaja Munde. The Sena also fired barbs at former CM Fadnavis.
'One Nation One Ration Card' to be effective nationwide from June: Ram Vilas Paswan
Under the initiative, eligible beneficiaries would be able to avail their entitled food grains under the National Food Security Act from any Fair Price Shop (FPS) in the country using the same ration card. The facility of inter-state portability under the 'One Nation One Ration Card' initiative would be available only through the FPSs having fully online ePoS devices.
Centre asks states to lift pulses from buffer stock to cool rising prices
The government sells pulses including tur and chana through ration shops at prices ranging between Rs 45-55 a kg. In retail market. the prices of tur, urad and chana are ruling between Rs 70-120 a kg.
States must not delete ration card holders' names for lack of Aadhaar: Paswan
The central government has asked states and union territories to ensure that names of people are not deleted from the ration card database due to non- possession of Aadhaar, Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Tuesday.
Prices of 20 of 22 key food items rose steadily in 2019: Consumer Affairs Ministry
Rise in prices of almost all essential food items has become a cause of huge concern for the government.
AAP’s Sanjay Singh blames Centre’s wrong policies for onion price hike
Onion prices make ‘aam aadmi’ cry as prices plunge in parts of country. Speaking on this Aam Admi Party leader Sanjay Singh said that price ...
Hallmarking to be mandatory for gold jewellery from 2021: Paswan
The department of consumer affairs will issue a notification by January 15, 2020, for making gold hallmarking mandatory.
Consumer affairs ministry writes to jal shakti ministry to make mandatory BIS standard on piped drinking water
"The Centre has the power to make BIS standard (on piped drinking water) mandatory. We have already written a letter to the jal shakti ministry," Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Paswan told reporters here. The minister said his mission is to ensure safe and quality water to people of not only the national capital but across India.
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