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Tag: Ration Card

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Locals lock up civic office; demand ration cards

Tension ran high at the municipality office here today when irate locals, who have been excluded from the ration card list, locked up the office gate and staged a protest in front of it

Uproar in Odisha Assembly over ration card irregularities

Bhubaneswar: Legislators cutting across party lines on Tuesday demanded before the Speaker in Assembly to constitute a House committee which would investigate the alleged irregularities in distribution of ration cards under National Food Security Card. The BJP members alleged that the ruling party has made the centrally sponsored food scheme as Biju Food Scheme. “Therefore, […]

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Orphaned HIV+ siblings denied ration in Kendrapara, probe ordered

Two orphaned siblings at a remote village in Kendrapara district have alleged they were denied ration under government food distribution scheme by a retailer because they were HIV-positive, prompting the district administration to order a probe

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NFSA goof-up: 1420 ration cards cancelled in Balasore dist

Bhubaneswar: In a face saving measure, the Odisha government, already hit by a major ration card scam in the State, cancelled ration cards of 1420 ineligible persons in Balasore district on Friday. With the number of ineligible persons in the NFSA beneficiary list is reportedly rising in other districts also, the respective administrations are likely […]

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Ration card fiasco: Ganjam Collector orders cases against officials

Bhubaneswar: A day after Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Kishan Kumar ordered an investigation into irregularities in ration card distribution, the Ganjam Collector on Friday asked officials to register cases against six persons, including four government officials. The order followed allegations made by district Congress committee that ration cards have been issued against these ‘ineligible’ […]

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