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Andhra’s rice scheme to benefit 75 mn people


November 1st, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 1 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy Tuesday launched Re.1 a kg rice scheme, which will benefit 75 million people out of the state's 84 ... Read more...

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Now Andhra to give rice at Re.1 a kg to its poor


September 21st, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Families living below poverty line (BPL) in Andhra Pradesh will get rice at one rupee a kg from Nov 1, Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa promises inclusive growth


June 20th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Sunday said development of infrastructure and industrialisation alone do not drive growth, but growth has to be inclusive.Thanking the people ... Read more...

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People approve AIADMK’s welfare schemes: Survey


June 19th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 18 (IANS) The welfare schemes announced by the AIADMK government led by Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa in Tamil Nadu have been approved by people, said a survey by city-based ... Read more...

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Mamata expands subsidised rice scheme


June 1st, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) All tribal people of West Bengal whose annual income is less than Rs.42,000 will get rice at Rs.2 per kg, against the earlier annual income ... Read more...

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With AIADMK win, voters eye freebies of laptops, gold mangalsutra


May 13th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) Now that the AIADMK has won a thumping victory in Tamil Nadu, voters are eyeing the freebies, including laptops for students, gold mangalsutras for women, free ... Read more...

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Apex court upholds poll panel stay on Kerala’s rice scheme


March 30th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) In a setback to Kerala's ruling Left Democratic Front, the Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the Election Commission's order directing the state government to defer its ... Read more...

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Court sets aside EC order on rice scheme in poll-bound Kerala


March 21st, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 21 (ANI): The Kerala High Court on Monday allowed the state government to give rice to all ration card holders at Rs. 2 per kg and set aside curbs imposed ... Read more...

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Court allows sale of subsidised rice in poll-bound Kerala


March 21st, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 21 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Monday allowed the state government to give rice to all ration card holders at Rs.two a kg and set aside curbs imposed ... Read more...

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EC has no power to ban subsidized rice scheme, rules Kerala High Court


March 16th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Mar 16 (ANI): The Kerala High Court today said the Election Commission (EC) has no power prima facie to interfere with the Government order to supply rice at Rs two a ... Read more...

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Court seeks explanation on rice scheme stoppage


March 16th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 16 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Wednesday asked the Election Commission to explain why it halted the sale of rice at Rs.2 a kilo after the assembly elections ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan upset as subsidised rice scheme stopped


March 9th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 9 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Wednesday expressed his displeasure at the Election Commission stopping the scheme of giving rice at Rs.2 per kg to all ration ... Read more...

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Election Commission bans two rupees per Kilogram rice scheme in Kerala


March 8th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 8(ANI): The Election Commission on Tuesday banned Kerala cabinet's decision to extend provision of rice at two rupees per kilogram to all ration cardholders.Chief Electoral Officer Nalini Netto has ... Read more...

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Tax-free, revenue surplus budget for Andhra Pradesh


July 24th, 2009 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Finance Minister K. Rosaiah Friday presented a tax-free, revenue surplus budget for 2009-10 with an overall expenditure of over Rs.1 lakh crore (Rs.1,000 billion/$21 billion). In ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh poor to have rice at lowest rates


June 17th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 17 (IANS) The poorest of poor in Chhattisgarh will be provided rice at further concessional rates -- down from Rs.3 per kg to Re.1 a kg -- while salt ... Read more...

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Vajpayee’s niece in tight poll race in Chhattisgarh


April 15th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 15 (IANS) Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's niece Karuna Shukla is heading for a photo-finish in Chhattisgarh's Korba parliamentary constituency, which goes to the polls Thursday along with ... Read more...

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Congress copying my popular scheme: Raman Singh


March 28th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 28 (IANS) The Congress party, which has promised subsidised rice in its manifesto for the Lok Sabha poll, is "imitating" the scheme that helped the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh’s planned Rs.2 per kg rice scheme put on hold


March 17th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 17 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's existing Rs.3 per kg rice scheme for 3.7 million families was to be converted into a Rs.2 per kg scheme from April 1 but the plans ... Read more...

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Rice sops to prove costly in Chhattisgarh budget (Lead)


February 9th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 9 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's Bharatiya Janata Party government Monday presented a Rs.222.11 billion (Rs. 22,211 crore) budget which levies no new taxes for the 2009-10 fiscal. The budget has a deficit ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh presents Rs.222.11 bn tax-free budget


February 9th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Monday presented a Rs.222.11 billion budget which levies no new taxes for the fiscal 2009-10. The budget has a deficit component of Rs.11.85 billion.In ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to spend Rs.14 bn on subsidised rice scheme


January 21st, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 21 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government will spend a whopping Rs.1,440 crore (Rs.14.4 billion) next fiscal to provide rice at Rs.2 a kilogram to about 3.7 million families. ... Read more...

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Development, transparency will be my focus: Chhattisgarh chief minister (Interview)


January 1st, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 1 (IANS) Development is the key word for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Chhattisgarh, says Chief Minister Raman Singh while promising a "permanent end" to Maoist insurgency in ... Read more...

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Raman Singh’s `Mr. Clean image’ helps BJP retain Chhattisgarh


December 8th, 2008 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 8 (IANS) The 'Mr. Clean' image of the incumbent Chief Minister Raman Singh has done the trick for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as it Monday regained the power in ... Read more...

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Congress, BJP playing ‘rice politics’ in Chhattisgarh


November 11th, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 11 (IANS) Rice politics is being played out in poll-bound Chhattisgarh as the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the opposition Congress try to outdo each other, promising heavily subsidised ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi launches one rupee a kilo of rice scheme


September 15th, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Sept 15 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi today launched the one rupee a kilo of rice scheme for ration card holders. At present, it costs two rupees a ... Read more...

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Pawar launches subsidised edible oil scheme in Andhra


July 28th, 2008 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 28 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Monday launched a subsidised edible oil distribution scheme of the Andhra Pradesh government here. Under the scheme, white ration cardholders will get one litre ... Read more...

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Now Naidu joins promises galore, offers free gas


April 29th, 2008 - 8:57 pm ICT by admin
Hyderabad, April 29 (IANS) It is raining promises in Andhra Pradesh ahead of by-elections from four Lok Sabha and 18 assembly constituencies in the state next month. In his bid to woo ... Read more...

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Rs. 2 per kg rice scheme to be launched in Andhra Pradesh today


April 9th, 2008 - 10:30 am ICT by admin
Hyderabad, Apr 9 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy will launch the Rs two per kg rice scheme in the state at Jadcherla town in Mahaboobnagar District. Reddy ... Read more...

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