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Aug 15, 2017
Maharashtra's marginalised face discrimination even in death as state govt fails to offer burial, cremation groundsA lack of burial and cremation grounds in rural Maharashtra especially Marathwada region shows that there's no respite for Dalits, Muslims, and other marginalised communities even in death
Jul 17, 2017
Venkaiah Naidu is NDA's vice-presidential candidate: BJP leader resigns as Union minister, to file nomination on TuesdayBJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu, who has been nominated as the vice-presidential candidate of the ruling NDA alliance, resigned from his post as Union minister in the Narendra Modi cabinet
Jul 09, 2017
Unable to afford oxen, farmer from Shivraj Singh Chouhan's home district uses minor daughters to plough fieldsUnable to buy a pair of oxen due to acute poverty, a farmer from the home district of Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, has been using his two minor daughters in place of the oxen to pull the plough for the last two years.
Jul 06, 2017
The myth of the 'urban poor': Gayatri Jayaraman continues specious argument in a new bookGayatri Jayaraman's 'Who Me, Poor?' is a continuation of the ideas she expressed in her BuzzfeedIndia essay about the 'urban poor'
Jul 02, 2017
Sarbananda Sonowal wants India, Bangladesh to fight common enemies togetherAssam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal Sunday said India and Bangladesh should fight their common enemies like poverty and terrorism together
Jun 23, 2017
Smart city mission: 30 more names announced; Thiruvananthapuram, Naya Raipur, Rajkot top the listThe 30 cities have proposed a total investment of Rs 57,393 crore
Jun 15, 2017
One in five children in developed countries in relative poverty, says UNICEF reportNearly 13 percent of children in those countries lack access to sufficient safe and nutritious food, the report said.
Jun 13, 2017
Can we lift the poor out of their poverty by paying them Rs 21 per day? The CEA and the FM think soThe paltry sum of Rs 21 per day would still be a revolutionary gift if it would be given by a sensitive government as an add-on benefit to the poor
Jun 12, 2017
Puerto Rico votes in favour of US statehood in political referendumThe economically struggling US island territory of Puerto Rico voted overwhelmingly on Sunday in favour of becoming the 51st state, although turnout was low and adding another star to the US flag likely faces an uphill battle in Congress.
May 29, 2017
Mayawati says BJP started a reign of terror by perpetrating gauraksha; questions Narendra ModiBSP chief Mayawati on Monday attacked the Modi government, saying innocent people have died in the name of cow protection and the unseen changes BJP promised