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India | NDTV.com | Monday July 21, 2014
The full transcript of discussion between Dr C Rangarajan, Prof Abhijit Banerjee, TN Ninan and Harsh Mander with NDTV's Sonia Singh
Opinion | Sonia Singh | Sunday July 20, 2014
We often ignore human and social implications of poverty, writes Sonia Singh.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday July 19, 2014
The Uttar Pradesh government will provide free electricity connections to 1.72 lakh below poverty line (BPL) families in the state, officials said Saturday.
India | Indo Asian News Service | Thursday July 17, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday called upon South American countries to come together "to seek faster growth and newer avenues of generating prosperity, find solutions to the challenge of poverty and preserve our environment, and use our re...
India | Indo Asian News Service | Wednesday July 16, 2014
India tops the list of countries with the largest share of global extreme poor though the poverty rate in southeast Asia as a whole saw a substantial fall from 1990 to 2010, a new United Nations report said.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 9, 2014
Chhattisgarh, Manipur, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar and Assam figure among the poorest states where over 40 per cent of people are below poverty line, according to the C Rangarajan panel.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 8, 2014
India continues to battle poverty, child and maternal deaths, according to a United Nations report on the Millennium Development Goals that said while several key global targets have been met, more sustained effort is needed to cover disparities by t...
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday July 7, 2014
Anyone who spends more than Rs 32 a day in villages and more than Rs 47 in cities is not poor, an expert panel has recommended to the government, igniting a major controversy for the government as Parliament meets for the budget session.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday July 7, 2014
A panel headed by former RBI governor C Rangarajan has dismissed the Tendulkar Committee report on estimating poverty and said that the number of poor in India was much higher in 2011-12 at 29.5 per cent of the population, which means that three out ...
Thursday July 3, 2014
As the debate over the definition of poverty continues, Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan has said descriptions don't matter when it comes to financial services, which are unavailable for a large number of people.
India | Written by Sutapa Deb | Saturday June 21, 2014
On June 9, the first articulation of the development objectives of the Narendra Modi government, as President Pranab Mukherjee delivered his inaugural address to a joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament after the elections to the 16th Lok Sabha, ...
India | Written by Devesh Kumar | Wednesday June 11, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi told parliament today that his government will be guided by a "rurban" vision - providing urban amenities and infrastructure to rural areas while preserving the "soul" and ethos of villages.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 28, 2014
Stressing that poverty alleviation would become a reality only by rooting out corruption, TDP President N Chandrababu Naidu today vowed to work in that direction as he welcomed the Centre's decision to constitute a Special Investigation Team on black...
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 28, 2014
Creation of 100 smart cities and reducing interest rate on home loans to ensure housing for all will be the focus of the new Urban Development and Housing and Poverty Alleviation Minister (HUPA) Venkaiah Naidu.
World | Reuters | Thursday May 22, 2014
Despite lofty promises by governments in South Asia to tackle corruption, graft is on the rise, threatening economic growth and efforts to lift millions of people out of poverty, said Transparency International (TI) in its first study in the region.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 22, 2014
South Asia is the world's most corrupt region and rampant corruption is preventing people here from breaking the barrier of poverty despite the fact that the subcontinent has attained strong economic growth over the past several years, a global anti-...
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 8, 2014
A top United Nations official today expressed concerns over the health care of families who fall below the poverty line in India.
Offbeat | Trinaa Prasad | Wednesday May 7, 2014
The slums of India, living under the grim shadows of poverty, illiteracy and unemployment, hide several untold stories; stories of survival, sometimes of passion, sometimes of success, sometimes of ruthless determination, but mostly of wretchedness.
Election 2014 | Sutapa Deb | Saturday April 26, 2014
This week we are travelling to the Jhargram parliamentary constituency in West Bengal. A no-industry zone, it has witnessed years of violence triggered by Maoists. Add to that, the presence of an inordinately high number of people living below the po...
Monday April 21, 2014
The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) is a specialised agency of the United Nations that promotes industrial development for poverty reduction, inclusive globalisation and environmental sustainability.