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  • NDTV Dialogues: The Fault Lines of Poverty - Full Transcript

    NDTV Dialogues: The Fault Lines of Poverty - Full Transcript

    The full transcript of discussion between Dr C Rangarajan, Prof Abhijit Banerjee, TN Ninan and Harsh Mander with NDTV's Sonia Singh

  • Fault(y) Lines of Poverty

    Fault(y) Lines of Poverty

    We often ignore human and social implications of poverty, writes Sonia Singh.

  • Uttar Pradesh to Give Free Power Connections to 1.72 Lakh Families

    Uttar Pradesh to Give Free Power Connections to 1.72 Lakh Families

    The Uttar Pradesh government will provide free electricity connections to 1.72 lakh below poverty line (BPL) families in the state, officials said Saturday.

  • Come Together to Generate Prosperity, Meet Challenges: PM Modi

    Come Together to Generate Prosperity, Meet Challenges: PM Modi

    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 Tops the List of Global Poor: UN Report

    India Tops the List of Global Poor: UN Report

    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.

  • Highest Incidence of Poverty Reported in Chhattisgarh

    Highest Incidence of Poverty Reported in Chhattisgarh

    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.

  • Poverty, Child, Maternal Deaths High in India: United Nations

    Poverty, Child, Maternal Deaths High in India: United Nations

    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...

  • New Poverty Line: Rs 32 Per Day in Villages, Rs 47 In Cities

    New Poverty Line: Rs 32 Per Day in Villages, Rs 47 In Cities

    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.

  • New Poverty Line: Rs 32 Per Day in Villages, Rs 47 in Cities

    New Poverty Line: Rs 32 Per Day in Villages, Rs 47 in Cities

    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 ...

  • Poverty Definition Immaterial for Financial Services: RBI Governor

    Poverty Definition Immaterial for Financial Services: RBI Governor

    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.

  • Why India Needs to Worry About the Post-2015 Development Agenda?

    Why India Needs to Worry About the Post-2015 Development Agenda?

    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, ...

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Emphasis on 'Rurban'

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Emphasis on 'Rurban'

    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.

  • Telugu Desam Party Welcomes SIT on Black Money; Says Will Work to Curb Graft

    Telugu Desam Party Welcomes SIT on Black Money; Says Will Work to Curb Graft

    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...

  • Housing for All by 2020, Says Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu

    Housing for All by 2020, Says Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu

    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.

  • Graft Still on the Rise in South Asia Despite Government Pledges: Report

    Graft Still on the Rise in South Asia Despite Government Pledges: Report

    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.

  • South Asia is World's Most Corrupt Region: Transparency International

    South Asia is World's Most Corrupt Region: Transparency International

    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-...

  • UN Concerned Over Health Care for Below Poverty Line Families in India

    UN Concerned Over Health Care for Below Poverty Line Families in India

    A top United Nations official today expressed concerns over the health care of families who fall below the poverty line in India.

  • This May Bring Tears To Your Eyes, But Not To Hers

    This May Bring Tears To Your Eyes, But Not To Hers

    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.

  • India Matters: Peace in the jungle

    India Matters: Peace in the jungle

    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...

  • India needs more investment to boost manufacturing: UNIDO

    India needs more investment to boost manufacturing: UNIDO

    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.

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