Will Sharad Pawar ever do something to protect rotting grains which can be fed to 100 million Indians ?

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Sep 052011
 
Will Sharad Pawar ever do something to protect rotting grains which can be fed to 100 million Indians ?

Millions of quintals of grains rotting in various warehouses and godowns in India. 100 million Indians can be fed, if it is stored and distributed properly. But our leaders hardly find time for the country as they always remain busy in playing politics and saving their chairs. According to the Global Hunger Index, India ranks 65th out of 88 countries, with a hunger rate of 23.9. Countries like Uganda (38th); Mauritania (40th); Zimbabwe (58th) and many others have a better record than India on this front. […]

“If BCCI getting so many benefits from government, what’s the problem in coming under RTI”, asks Maken ?

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Sep 012011
 
"If BCCI getting so many benefits from government, what's the problem in coming under RTI", asks Maken ?

Congress MP and sports minister Ajay Maken is adamant and saying he would push hard for the good sports bill to be passed. “People want to know money expenditure by BCCI and it’s people’s money not BCCI’s”, said Maken. “BCCI is getting tax rebate, they get subsidy, they are getting many other benefits from the government, so what’s the problem in coming under RTI, asks sports minister ? When the sports bill was introduced in the cabinet many ministers including Sharad Pawar, Farooq Abdullah, Vilasrao […]