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Urban poor - Total results - 8
Apr 19, 2017
Mamata Banerjee in Odisha: Trinamool Congress to field candidates in 2018 state urban pollsTrinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced that the party will field candidates in the 2018 Odisha urban local bodies elections.
May 09, 2016
Buy now, save later: The modern affliction of urban povertyThe urban millennials are negotiating with the commodified experience of everyday life.
May 06, 2016
Firstpost Poll: Are 'urban poor' entitled milennials or victims of consumerism?So what do you think about the urban poor? Are their problems worth thinking about?
Apr 23, 2015
India's richest state, Maharashtra, needs over $200 bn to house its poorestMaharashtra, India's wealthiest and most urbanised state, needs more than $200 billion in fresh investment by 2022 if it is to solve a chronic shortage of affordable housing in its fast-growing cities, a report by consultants KPMG found.
Sep 20, 2014
What Rohit Shetty doesn't get: We need to have domestic slum toursA walk through a slum would be quite educative to the non-slum residents. The enormity of a struggle of a life in hovels comes alive.
Jul 07, 2014
Another poverty line, a new controversy: Here's a formula to fix the problemThe poverty line based on the Tendulkar formula had come under attack across the spectrum because, according to it, only those spending less than Rs 1,000 a month on a certain basket of goods and services in urban areas and Rs 816 a month in rural areas would be considered poor.
Jun 20, 2013
Poorest of poor in Indian villages survive on Rs 17 a day: SurveyAccording to the data, which relates to 2011-12 (July-June), five per cent population on the bottom rung had an average monthly per capita expenditure (MCPE) of Rs 521.44 in rural areas and Rs 700.50 in urban areas.
Dec 19, 2012
Poll doles pouring: Now a makaan plan from MakenTaking cues from its Ghar Nu Ghar affordable housing scheme for women in Gujarat that saw nearly 28 lakh women sign up, is now cashing in on the need for affordable housing in the run-up to the general elections in 2014.