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Jun 27, 2018
World Bank reports drop in number of people living in extreme poverty in India, but worldwide figures give cause for concernAs per the 'Future Development' blog on poverty, India is home to the second largest population of extreme poor, behind only Nigeria & just ahead of Congo.
Jun 26, 2018
Narendra Modi to inaugurate third AIIB annual meet in Mumbai today: All you need to know about China-led bankMonsoon rains notwithstanding, the two-day meet will host policy makers, ministers, participants from partner institutions, the private sector and civil society.
Jun 25, 2018
Chhattisgarh battles high poverty levels as creation of state 'for tribals' does little to benefit communityChhattisgarh is showing record poverty levels among the tribals who make up one-third of the state’s population, although the state was created for tribals.
Jun 15, 2018
Assam lynching reflects state's evolving reality, one where marginalisation and poverty can trigger senseless violenceThe recent lynching of two young Assamese men exposes a terrible trait Assam possesses – its deep-set ethnic, linguistic and religious divide.
Jun 04, 2018
Indians least likely to break out of education, income bracket they're born into, says World Bank reportIndians are more constrained by the circumstances they are born into than five other large developing countries: Brazil, China, Egypt, Indonesia & Nigeria.
May 07, 2018
Ranveer Singh says family had to save money for US vacations; Twitter reacts with #YoRanveerSoPoor jokesIn an interview, Ranveer detailed how his family didn't have much money when he was growing up, and lamented that they could only go to Indonesia, Singapore, Italy, but mostly the US.
Apr 17, 2018
Beyond the Clouds director Majid Majidi recalls being fascinated by Satyajit Ray: 'Always wanted to make a film in India'Majid Majidi has always been fascinated with Satyajit Ray's cinematic outlook and how his heroes come from everyday life.
Mar 18, 2018
SC order extending Aadhaar deadline allays concerns of the elite but fails to protect the most vulnerableIt is imperative that public policy professionals and policymakers examine Aadhaar from an access-to-resources perspective, and not just from a data protection one.
Mar 04, 2018
In Congress plenary session, Rahul Gandhi-led party likely to attack BJP over farmer crisis, unemploymentAhead of polls in some states and the 2019 general elections, the Congress has decided to up the ante over issues related to agriculture, employment and poverty as it prepares to take on the ruling BJP, party sources said.
Jan 25, 2018
President Ram Nath Kovind, in first ever Republic Day eve address, calls citizens 'pillars' of republicPresident Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday asked the rich to renew India's age-old culture of philanthropy by voluntarily giving up their entitlements for those with greater need