India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 30, 2015
The government has identified 305 cities and towns across nine states for implementation of its ambitious 'Housing for All' scheme.
Press Trust of India | Sunday August 23, 2015
Newly-launched Bandhan Bank will fund lakhs of small and medium entrepreneurs (SMEs), create jobs and act as a response to agrarian poverty, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday.
Opinion | IP Bajpai | Saturday August 15, 2015
While we haven't solved the problems of corruption, poverty, Kashmir and Bastar, and many more (and History will not forgive us if we don't), we can on this Independence Day say thank you for what we have managed to change.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday July 25, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that development is the answer to all ills including poverty, illiteracy and unemployment.
India News | Written by Sutapa Deb | Saturday July 25, 2015
It is a crucial time for global development efforts to eradicate poverty and hunger. An agreement here would be supportive of the post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals, which are to be adopted by heads of state at New York in September.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday July 24, 2015
The movie revolves around four intersecting lives who long to escape the moral constructs of a small town
Opinion | Maitreesh Ghatak | Monday July 20, 2015
Any mention of poverty or human development and you will be called a 'jholawalla' or a socialist who somehow does not understand the magical power of growth to lift people out of poverty, or has a vested interest in keeping the poor in poverty.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 19, 2015
The Centre has not earmarked separate funds for 'Prime Minister's New 15 Point Programme for the Welfare of Minorities', an RTI query has revealed.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 16, 2015
Nearly 200 Indian workers, brought to the US by an American firm to repair damaged oil rigs after the Hurricane Katrina, have won a $20 million settlement against the company for defrauding and exploiting them, in one of the largest labour trafficking cases in US history.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 7, 2015
More than a billion people have been lifted out of extreme poverty since 1990 with China and India playing a central role in global poverty reduction, a major UN report has said.
Opinion | Mani Shankar Aiyar | Tuesday July 7, 2015
The principal limitation in defining poverty in terms of a single line, as those above it being APL and those below it being BPL, is that there was no gradation from destitution to deprivation to poverty to vulnerability.
Press Trust of India | Saturday July 4, 2015
Former boxer Krishna Raut is 1987 gold medalist and 1992 silver medalist in the National Boxing Championship.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 1, 2015
Pitching for a higher growth of 8 to 10 per cent to eradicate poverty, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the country is no more satisfied with the current rate.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 1, 2015
Pitching for a higher growth of eight to 10 per cent to eradicate poverty, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the country is no more satisfied with the current rate.
India News | NDTV.com | Friday June 12, 2015
Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi spoke at Townhall with NDTV on World Day Against Child Labour. Here are the highlights of what he said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 12, 2015
India has stressed that the role of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) in eradicating poverty, boosting development, financing and protecting the environment cannot be ignored.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 2, 2015
The US and India need to fight violence, terrorism and poverty together, Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has said.
Wednesday April 29, 2015
Even as the country faces a shortage of 19 million houses, around 10.2 million completed units are lying vacant, which can be absorbed under the rental housing programme for weaker sections, according to property consultant CBRE.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 27, 2015
Terming the target of housing for all by 2022 a "great challenge", Union Housing and Poverty Alleviation Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said public and private sector cooperation is needed to make it possible.
Opinion | Harsh Mander | Wednesday April 22, 2015
India's poor are exiled from the hope that their children or their grandchildren will one day escape a life of backbreaking toil and social humiliation, says Harsh Mander.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 18, 2015
India is walking the talk in its efforts to contribute to the success of the ambitious post-2015 Development Agenda through the national targets to eradicate poverty and provide access to basic sanitation and electricity to all, the country's top diplomat at the UN said.
Telangana News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 17, 2015
Stating that his government is working with the objective of elimination of poverty, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today urged the officials to join the endeavour and work with speed and transparency.
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday April 17, 2015
For a workshop on schemes for the poor, to be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP lawmakers will pay Rs 500.
India News | Sutapa Deb | Saturday April 11, 2015
There is the reality of a farmer's suicide and then there are versions of this reality. Whether you choose to accept the farmer's context of poverty, debt and extreme risk, or deny it, often depends on the class and profession you belong to.