Less painful now, but future uncertain

The United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) ambitious National Food Security Bill might soon become reality. After getting approval from the Lok Sabha, the Bill is headed for the Upper House of Parliament for approval.

The tragic episode in a school in Bihar, where 23 children died because of contaminated food, is unacceptable.

Jammu, August 22: Expressing concern over alleged reports of mismanagement in the implementation of the mid-day meal scheme, the Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry had written to Educa

Members of civil society organisations and academia on Wednesday welcomed the amendments proposed for removing the clause in Schedule II of the Food Security Bill that insists 50 per cent of food f

Weeks after the death of 23 children in the mid-day meal tragedy in Bihar, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in his Independence Day speech on Thursday said the scheme will be reformed and “concrete me

The district administration has decided to introduce smokeless chullahs (burners) in school kitchens to make the premises hygienic and ensure safety of students.

The village looks as if the grim reaper paid a surprise visit. One can still hear the faint cries of wailing mothers.

Taking note of a report published in Newsline on Wednesday, the Delhi High Court has asked the Delhi government and the three civic agencies to look into the issue of why the midday meals supplied

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on Thursday said the death of 23 children at Chapra in Bihar after eating school meal contaminated with monocrotophos was an important rem

Around 32 students of a government-aided school in Amdanga, North 24-Parganas, have fallen ill after eating midday meal at their school on Wednesday.