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Assam to launch health care package for BPL families

Dec 04, 2014

Assam to launch health care package for BPL families

Medicines along with free treatment of BPL families will be facilitated in the private nursing homes and hospitals within the state. #NewsTracker #Health #Assam #Tarun Gogoi #Below Poverty Line #States #Mamta
Aadhaar to improve delivery of poverty elimination schemes

Dec 04, 2014

Aadhaar to improve delivery of poverty elimination schemes

The minister was replying to a question whether in a recent report, the World Bank has "flagged" India's Initiative in targeting poverty alleviation schemes through its unique identity (Aadhaar) programme. #World Bank #Rajya Sabha #Poverty #TheySaidIt #Aadhaar #parliament #UIDAI #Rao Inderjit Singh
Faced with acute poverty, girl puts herself up for sale on Facebook

Nov 28, 2014

Faced with acute poverty, girl puts herself up for sale on Facebook

In a Facebook post, Chandni Rajgaur posted her picture and announced 'Chandni bikau hai' (Chandni is on sale). #facebook #Poverty #Advertisement #Vadodara #Sale #Chandni Rajgaur
Global warming could undermine fight against poverty: World Bank

Nov 24, 2014

Global warming could undermine fight against poverty: World Bank

Climate change could undermine efforts to defeat extreme poverty around the globe, the World Bank has warned. #World Bank #climate change #NewsTracker #Poverty #Global warming #World Bank report
Copy cat Modi? Mulayam says he adopted villages, constructed toilets first

Nov 23, 2014

Copy cat Modi? Mulayam says he adopted villages, constructed toilets first

"He (Modi) is talking about adopting villages. I have adopted villages in 1990. The Prime Minister is copying me. I have done all this. I have initiated construction of toilets in 1990," Mulayam said while addressing a function. #Politics #India #diplomacy #Poverty #Samajwadi Party #TheySaidIt #Mulayam Singh Yadav #Toilets #Villages

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Bill Gates is wrong, the rich-poor divide is only getting wider

Feb 03, 2014

Bill Gates is wrong, the rich-poor divide is only getting wider

The former Microsoft bosss faith in the system that gave him all the money he now spends to fight inequality is perhaps instinctive. But there is ample evidence now that inequality is inbuilt in the capitalist system. #Economy #ToTheContrary #Poverty #Bill Gates #poor
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