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Sorry, I had to feed my kids: Thief writes moving letter to bank after failed robbery attempt

Dec 23, 2014

Sorry, I had to feed my kids: Thief writes moving letter to bank after failed robbery attempt

A thief, whose attempt to steal money from a Canara Bank branch in Noida on Sunday night was unsuccessful, wrote a moving letter to the bank. #Life #Letter #Noida #Poverty #bank #BeatThis #Canara Bank #Crime #Bank robbery #thief
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

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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
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