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President bats for error-proof dialogue mechanism with China

Sep 18, 2014

President bats for error-proof dialogue mechanism with China

Mukherjee said it was India's sincere belief that the relationship between the two countries evolve to a partnership that is balanced and broad-based. #India #China #Pranab Mukherjee #diplomacy #TheySaidIt #Infrastructure #Ladakh #Xi Jinping #Economic development #poverty alleviation
Give the poor self respect, not schemes that make them beg: PM Modi

Sep 17, 2014

Give the poor self respect, not schemes that make them beg: PM Modi

"Due to our bad luck, the schemes and programmes that run in our country are such that they make poor people dependent on government instead of making them self-dependent and self-confident", Modi said. #Politics #India #NewsTracker #Poverty #Modi #government schemes
Meghalaya Affected families unable to get food after ban on mining

Aug 22, 2014

Meghalaya Affected families unable to get food after ban on mining

An organisation for coal miners and owners has said families dependent on mining have been finding it difficult to get two square meals a day. #food #India #NewsTracker #Poverty #Meghalaya #Coal mining #Shillong #ban #Hunger #National Green Tribunal #starvation #MIPRL-M
Freedom is a celebration, independence is a challenge Prez Pranab Mukherjee

Aug 14, 2014

Freedom is a celebration, independence is a challenge Prez Pranab Mukherjee

Independence Day, FreeIndia, Pranab Mukherjee, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Poverty, Economy, Narendra Modi, Mahatma Gandhi #Economy #Pranab Mukherjee #Narendra Modi #Poverty #Agriculture #TheySaidIt #manufacturing #Mahatma Gandhi #Independence Day #FreeIndia
Cow slaughter to farmer loans MPs raise various issues in Lok Sabha during Zero Hour

Aug 12, 2014

Cow slaughter to farmer loans MPs raise various issues in Lok Sabha during Zero Hour

Among other issues raised in the House was by another BJP member, CR Chaudhary, who said the Railway Ministry had identified about 3,300 experimental stations or halts to check the passenger demand and the experiment is scheduled to continue till 30 September. #Uttar Pradesh #India #NewsTracker #Poverty #BPL #Mulayam Singh Yadav #Railways #Cow slaughter #Akhilesh government #Loans to farmers

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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

Sep 17, 2014

Poverty’s On The Decline … But Tell It To All Those Poor People

Emily Badger summarizes the news: The official poverty rate declined from 15 percent in 2012 to 14.5 percent in 2013, although the number of Americans living in poverty remained statistically unchanged for the third year in a row. That’s largely beca...
Why the UPAs cash transfer scheme will boost poverty

Sep 18, 2014

Passionate pleas mark eve of vote in Scotland

GLASGOW, Scotland -- On the final day of campaigning over Scotland's future, independence supporters and opponents made emotional appeals to wavering voters to take their side. Several hundred people massed Wednesday on the steps of the Royal Concert... #Scotland #United Kingdom #Edinburgh #Gordon Brown #Glasgow #Alex Salmond
Why the UPAs cash transfer scheme will boost poverty

Sep 17, 2014

Eatonville teenager wins national award from Boys & Girls Club

An Eatonville teen raised in poverty by a single mother was named the Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year on Wednesday — the top winner in a competition among more than 4,000 branches of the nonprofit across the country... #Scotland #United Kingdom #Edinburgh #Gordon Brown #Glasgow #Alex Salmond