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Not just Jharkhand India's dirty tale of human trafficking is widespread

Jul 22, 2014

Not just Jharkhand India's dirty tale of human trafficking is widespread

The heightened instances of human trafficking has seriously raised the issue of safety of women and children in the country. #ThatsJustWrong #India #Human trafficking #Delhi #Poverty #Mumbai #Jharkhand #Marriage proposals
Equip private clinics better to fight Tuberculosis in India: study

Jul 16, 2014

Equip private clinics better to fight Tuberculosis in India: study

Although treatment for tuberculosis (TB) is freely available and highly effective, it continues to kill hundreds of thousands of people every year in India. #India #Poverty #Health #Tuberculosis #HealthBuzz #TB #TB disease
India tops list of global poor, more than China and Bangladesh: UN report

Jul 16, 2014

India tops list of global poor, more than China and Bangladesh: UN report

India tops the list of countries with the largest share of extremely poor though the poverty rate in southeast Asia. #India #China #Bangladesh #didyouknow #NewsTracker #Poverty #Southeast Asia #Poverty in India #UN report #Global poverty
Why Arun Jaitley has chosen to play safe with Budget 2014

Jul 11, 2014

Why Arun Jaitley has chosen to play safe with Budget 2014

Modi is conscious that he is seen by many as pro big business because of his perceived proximity to some big industrialists. So the budget has been careful in not giving any obvious benefits to big business #Politics #Economy #India #Business #UPA #Narendra Modi #Poverty #fiscal deficit #Arun Jaitley #Welfare #Free market #Budget 2014

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Sen and Bhagwati: Why quarrel when both are right?

Jul 29, 2013

Sen and Bhagwati: Why quarrel when both are right?

Just like how both Monetarism and Keynesianism need to be used in harmony depending on circumstances, so should the Sen-Dreze and Bhagwati-Panagariya prescriptions be used together. #Economics #Amartya Sen #Poverty #FaceOff #Jagdish Bhagwati #Keynesian #Monetarism
Why the UPAs cash transfer scheme will boost poverty

Nov 26, 2012

Why the UPAs cash transfer scheme will boost poverty

The government in election mode is hurrying what it believes are popular reforms. But by offering to transfer cash to 10 crore families while withdrawing subsidies that support double that population, the UPA may end up scoring a self-goal. #HowThisWorks #UPA #Poverty #Aadhaar #Cash transfers

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Why the UPAs cash transfer scheme will boost poverty

Jul 23, 2014

Rapfogel Sentenced for Stealing $1 Million From Charity

William E. Rapfogel, who led the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty for two decades, was sentenced to at least 3⅓ years in prison...
Why the UPAs cash transfer scheme will boost poverty

Jul 24, 2014

Tax Policy: Paul Ryan’s Proposal Hints at Change in Tone on Poverty

His new plan would expand the Earned Income Tax Credit to a larger group of people, essentially making a low-wage job more attractive...
Why the UPAs cash transfer scheme will boost poverty

Jul 24, 2014

Ryan proposes streamlining anti-poverty programs, giving states more flexibility

Rep. Paul Ryan proposed a new plan Thursday to merge up to 11 anti-poverty programs into a single grant program for states that he said would allow more flexibility to help lift people out of poverty...