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65 percent Kerala LPG users use six units a year: Chandy


September 19th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 19 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said 65 percent of the seven million LPG users in the state use six or less than six gas cylinders ... Read more...

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Action against fake poor in Tripura


July 31st, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 31 (IANS) Tripura has stepped up a statewide crackdown on people who have claimed fake 'povery status' and collected over Rs.10 million as fines from those who have ... Read more...

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Film stars, NRIs in Kerala’s BPL list


December 27th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 27 (IANS) Kerala's list of below poverty line (BPL) households includes some film stars and non-resident Indians (NRIs), a minister said Tuesday, adding that the "mistake" will be ... Read more...

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Over one lakh ‘fake’ poor in Tripura: Congress


June 26th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 26 (IANS) Ahead of a country-wide survey to determine the number of people living below poverty line (BPL), Tripura's main opposition Congress Sunday claimed that over 100,000 people ... Read more...

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Kerala polls: UDF promises Re one/kg rice to BPL families


March 25th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Mar 25 (ANI): The Election Manifesto of the Congress led-United Democratic Front (UDF) in Kerala, which was released today, promised rice at one rupee a kilo for all Below Poverty Line ... Read more...

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UP Food Scam: Onus of distributing food grains lies with State Govts.: Pawar


December 7th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 7 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said the responsibility of distributing foodgrains lay with state governments, adding that it is upto the courts to decide what ... Read more...

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Mulayam slams Mayawati Govt. over UP food scam


December 7th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Dec 7 (ANI): Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Tuesday criticized the Mayawati Government in the state for not keeping a track of developments ... Read more...

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Rice at Rs.2 a kg for those returning to West Midnapore


October 2nd, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
West Midnapore (West Bengal), Oct 2 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Saturday said the people who are returning to their homes in this Maoist-affected district would be provided with rice ... Read more...

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A government pilot to identify the country’s poorest


June 16th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant Sood New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The rural development ministry will launch a pilot project across 256 villages next month in a bid to identify the poor under a new set ... Read more...

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Write ‘I am poor’ outside houses of poor: Chouhan


May 14th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 14 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government plans to write "I am poor" on walls of houses of people who hold 'below poverty line' (BPL) cards to discourage the non-deserving ... Read more...

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‘I am poor’ tag to keep affluent from BPL cards


December 7th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 7 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government plans to write "I am poor" on walls of houses of people with below poverty line (BPL) cards to discourage the non-deserving families from ... Read more...

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Court directs Apollo to give free treatment to poor (Lead)


September 22nd, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday directed Apollo Hospital to provide free of cost treatment to poor patients and imposed a fine of Rs.200,000 on it for not ... Read more...

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States should get say in preparing below poverty list: Kerala minister


September 19th, 2009 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 19 (IANS) Kerala Food Minister C. Divakaran Saturday said the recommendations of the state governments should be taken into account when the list of people below poverty line (BPL) is ... Read more...

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Implementing Food Security Act will be challenging: minister


June 14th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 14 (IANS) Minister of State for Agriculture K.V. Thomas Sunday said implementing the proposed Food Security Act by the UPA government would be more challenging than the National Rural Employment ... Read more...

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More girls to benefit from Mayawati’s scholarship scheme


June 5th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 5 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Friday decided to include married girls in a scholarship scheme for female students from poor families. A decision to this effect was taken at ... Read more...

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Students to get free entry to national parks in Madhya Pradesh


October 2nd, 2008 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 2 (IANS) School children and BPL card holders in Madhya Pradesh will be given free entry into the national parks across the state during the Wildlife Week which started Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Bundelkhand’s poor to be listed anew for food, job schemes


May 23rd, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) After identifying 29,000 bogus below poverty line (BPL) card holders in the Bundelkhand region, the Uttar Pradesh government is preparing a fresh list of the people entitled ... Read more...

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Congress agitators held near chief minister’s house


May 1st, 2008 - 11:52 pm ICT by admin
Raipur, May 1 (IANS) Dozens of Chhattisgarh's opposition Congress party workers were arrested here Thursday when they defied police warnings and insisted on staging a protest at the chief minister's official residence. ... Read more...

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