In Gujarat, poverty on rise, count of families using BPL cards goes up

The figure for 2021-22, new BPL families was 1,751 while two moved away from the category. In 2022-23, the rise in BPL category families was 303 while the decrease was only one.

published on : 3rd October 2023

Issue of new BPL cards on hold in Karnataka, existing data to be verified

KH Muniyappa told the media that the authorities have transferred Rs 170 per person, instead of 5kg rice, to more than 1 crore cardholders.

published on : 19th August 2023

Karnataka government mulls probe into misuse of BPL cards

Families owning white-board cars not considered BPL, says Muniyappa; K’taka in talks with AP, TS to procure rice.  

published on : 5th August 2023

Ready to fight LS polls with guarantees as main agenda: CM Siddaramaiah dares PM Modi

He said in its election manifesto, the BJP has promised free LPG cylinders during Ugadi, Ganesha Chaturthi, and Deepavali and free half-litre milk to BPL families.

published on : 3rd August 2023

No bank details in BPL cards, tough for Karnataka govt to send money

It may not be possible to implement scheme immediately: Food and Civil Supplies official

published on : 30th June 2023

Karnataka, Maharashtra BPL families have highest menstrual myths: Survey

Of the total 1,800 people surveyed, 33 per cent of the boys from rural Karnataka had strong misconceptions.

published on : 25th June 2023

Launch hurdle for ‘anna bhagya’ plan

The timing of the order leads to the suspicion that the Centre wants to make it clear who is in charge.

published on : 16th June 2023

Govt staff in Karnataka give up BPL cards fearing scrutiny

Several activists have been demanding the government to identify and punish those who have acquired BPL cards illegally.

published on : 6th June 2023