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Govt can save over ₹30,000 crore food subsidy with FCI rejig

Government’s food subsidy bill can come down by over ₹30,000 crore a year by reducing coverage of beneficiaries to 40 per cent under the food law and outsourcing major work of FCI to State governments and private players, according to an eight-member panel headed by Mr Shanta Kumar. 99 more words

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Food Security Bill not Implemented by NC: Sonia Gandhi

JAMMU: Congress president Sonia Gandhi Friday said lethargy of the National Conference prevented the Congress from implementing its pro-poor programmes in Jammu and Kashmir.

Continuing her day-long election campaign for the Congress, Sonia Gandhi addressed a public meeting in Ramban assembly constituency Friday afternoon. 218 more words

To the complete and total strangers at Costco:

Dear complete and total strangers at Costco,

I know you watched as we navigated our vehicle into the crowded parking lot.  You stood in awe as we wedged our trendy 15 passenger mega-van into a parking space between a 2 door Miata and a very roomy shoe box- on-wheels deemed a… 1,061 more words

Treason in Parliament

Treason is defined as “The crime of betraying one’s country, especially by attempting to kill or overthrow the sovereign or government” (Oxford English Dictionary). It is further defined as “The betrayal of a trust or confidence; breach of faith” (Dictionary.com). 1,764 more words