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Mar 27, 2017
Mental Healthcare Bill 2016: Parliament gives its approvalThe Mental Healthcare Bill 2016, which makes provision to protect, promote and fulfill the rights of persons during delivery of mental healthcare and services, secured parliamentary approval on Monday.
Mar 08, 2017
Aadhaar now a must for poor women to get free LPG connectionThe government had last year launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana to provide 5 crore poor women with free LPG connections in three years with a view to providing clean cooking fuel.
Jan 25, 2017
Universal basic income in Budget? The proposal shouldn't be disruptive like demonetisationIn a year when the pressure will be high on the government to meet its fiscal deficit targets while reviving the economy post-demonetisation, the budget cannot afford to incorporate a radical move like UBI
Dec 31, 2016
Rahul Gandhi submits charter of demands to Modi, wants all restrictions on cash withdrawals goneCongress vice-president Rahul Gandhi put forth a charter of demands to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asking him to lift restrictions on cash withdrawals immediately and pay Rs 25,000 to every family below the poverty line
Oct 25, 2016
Serious safety concerns raised over PM Modi's LPG scheme for poor householdsAccording to the Federation of LPG Distributors of India, the ‘hastily’ implemented Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana ignored or did not address safety concerns
Jul 23, 2016
BJP mocks 'mentally poor' Digvijaya Singh after leader's name shows up in BPL listReacting to Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh’s assertion that he and his family have been included in the list of Below Poverty Line (BPL) people, the BJP on Saturday said that only the “mentally poor” Singh can answer how his name got there.
Jul 23, 2016
Digvijay Singh and family included in Below Poverty Line listAICC General Secretary and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijay Singh on Saturday claimed he and his family were included in the list of Below Poverty Line (BPL) people by the Central and State (MP) governments.
Jun 18, 2016
Why inflation numbers do not make sense for India's poorInflation rate has to be assessed vis a vis the government assessment of poverty based on calorie intake of food
Jun 13, 2016
Drought-hit Marathwada migrants triple their incomes in Mumbai; rise above poverty: ReportDespite the rough conditions, migrants from Marathwada earn enough money in Mumbai’s construction industry to climb above the poverty line.
Jun 02, 2016
Breaking barriers: Odisha agrees to give welfare to transgender communityMembers of the transgender community will be given Below Poverty Line cards that will allow them to access benefits under government welfare programmes.