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Thursday August 28, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched his government's mega scheme 'Jan Dhan Yojana', declaring that it was aimed at eradicating financial untouchability by providing bank accounts to the poor.
India | Edited by Mala Das | Thursday August 28, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched a massive scheme to provide a bank account to every household and said that to end poverty, India has to end "financial untouchability."
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 26, 2014
India has witnessed a decline in child marriage in the last two decades, but going by the slow pace it will require another 50 years to abolish the practice from the country, according to UNICEF.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Monday August 11, 2014
103-year-old Fauja Singh, the world's oldest marathon runner, has asked people of all faiths to join a peace marathon in the UK saying people should be fighting injustice, poverty and hatred, not each other.
India | Monideepa Banerjie | Sunday August 3, 2014
In Bengal, malnourishment and poverty related diseases have killed at least 100 people since January in the tea gardens in the Dooars, according to NGOs working in the area.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 2, 2014
Against the backdrop of the US blaming India for the failure of WTO talks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that developed countries should "understand" the challenges of poverty in developing nations and their governments' responsibilitie...
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.