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Mandatory Linking of Aadhaar to Ration Card Keeping Families Hungry

/ April 12, 2022

The villagers of Patiraj Gura, comprising mostly landless and daily wage labourers, are in dire situation due to a technical glitch of this mechanism.

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Food Crisis in India – The State of Hunger I India Loud & Clear |...

/ December 5, 2019

This week in India Loud & Clear we bring you the issue of the food crisis.

Family deprived of government’s welfare schemes

/ April 14, 2016

Geeta Devi, a widow from Uttar Pradesh (UP) village has been left to fend for herself and her family since her husband died last year. Governments, central and state, have both formulated various schemes to give financial assistance to help families that are Below Poverty Line (BPL). However, welfare schemes like...

End this Cruel Cycle of Corruption Today

/ June 25, 2015

25th June, 2015 | Sikkat Village Council, Katihar, Bihar | Reena Devi “What is the point of having a District Magistrate and Collector, when they won’t serve the poor people?,” asks Anil, an irate resident of this village whose residents are being cheated by a corrupt ration dealer. The ration...

Jharkhand PDS Cheats Empty Stomachs

/ June 15, 2012

PDS corruption system rife with corruption in Latehar, Jharkhand.