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Stealing food not a crime if you are poor and hungry, rules court in Italy

May 05, 2016

Stealing food not a crime if you are poor and hungry, rules court in Italy

The Supreme Court in Italy on Monday overturned the conviction of a homeless man from Ukraine, who was caught stealing food from a store in Genoa in 2013 and ruled that "stealing small amounts of food out of necessity is not a crime". #NewsTracker #Poverty #Italy #Ukraine #Genoa #Shareworthy #Cassation Court #Roman Ostriakov
Triple murder-suicide in Odisha: Poverty drives Dalit woman to kill self and three children in Nabarangpur district

Apr 06, 2016

Triple murder-suicide in Odisha: Poverty drives Dalit woman to kill self and three children in Nabarangpur district

A Dalit woman allegedly poisoned her three children, set her house on fire and committed suicide apparently due to poverty at a village in Odisha's Nabarangpur district, a police officer said on Wednesday. #S&P #NewsTracker #Poverty #Dalit #Odisha #Chhatisgargh #Kosagumuda
New York's wealthiest want higher taxes to help address poverty, infrastructure

Mar 21, 2016

New York's wealthiest want higher taxes to help address poverty, infrastructure

A group of millionaires in New York have written to top lawmakers, calling on them to consider raising taxes on the state's wealthiest residents #NewsTracker #Poverty #Andrew Cuomo #New York #taxes
The TN2016 Youth Vote: First-gen learners in Tamil Nadu push back as poverty and odds threaten to overwhelm them

Mar 17, 2016

The TN2016 Youth Vote: First-gen learners in Tamil Nadu push back as poverty and odds threaten to overwhelm them

Youngsters in Tamil Nadu are confused and angry. After battling immense odds to pull themselves out of the cycle of poverty and illiteracy, these first generation graduates hope to finally find that pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. #Tamil Nadu #TheLongView #Poverty #Education #youth #illiteracy #Youngsters #TN2016 #First generation learners #College graduates
The #TN2016 youth vote: Tamil Nadu youth bear the brunt of police action, spiralling into a cycle of poverty and unemployment

Mar 15, 2016

The #TN2016 youth vote: Tamil Nadu youth bear the brunt of police action, spiralling into a cycle of poverty and unemployment

As urban slums turn into roiling dense congested masses of humans, the youth of the state want to get out of the claustrophobic, vicious cycle of poverty, crime and corruption. #Youth Vote #TheLongView #Poverty #Unemployment #youth #TN2016 #Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections #TN Assembly
#Raisina Files: Why Asia must clean up its environmental act for the region to develop

Mar 01, 2016

#Raisina Files: Why Asia must clean up its environmental act for the region to develop

The rise of Asia is a central theme in global economic discourses today. Through economic globalisation, countries of the region currently enjoy high to moderate growth rates. Presuming that they sustain this growth momentum, Asia’s GDP will grow by $157 trillion in just 40 years, and will constitute 50 percent of the global GDP by 2050 #Environment #Development #Poverty #CriticalPoint #Pollution #Social Development #Raisina #RaisinaDialogue #water shortages #Tanoubi Ngangom #Vikrom Mathur