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Feb 08, 2019
Narendra Modi asks why Congress got Chhattisgarh off of Modicare, barred CBI in state; claims party has something to hideModi said that when Congress formed the new Chhattisgarh government, the BJP congratulated them thinking that they will implement a new approach for the development of the state. "But in reality, they squashed the good work that came before them," he said.
Jan 29, 2019
Mayawati takes a swipe at Rahul Gandhi's minimum income promise before Lok Sabha polls, calls it 'cruel joke'Rahul had on Monday said his party would ensure minimum income guarantee for every poor in the country if it returns to power after Lok Sabha polls due in April-May.
Jan 22, 2019
Oxfam shows a mirror to Indian economy: What is making country's rich-poor divide widen so rapidly?The income inequality has been increasing for the last one and half decade even more sharply, to be specific since 2004-05
Jan 18, 2019
Stop protesting, liberal India! It's only right that a marketing guru bestowed Philip Kotler award on Narendra ModiIt is entirely in keeping with the times that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should have conferred on him the first Philip Kotler Presidential Award
Jan 11, 2019
10% quota for EWS in general category: Govt should revise poverty line, ensure all poor come under the ambitThe latest bill that has granted 10 percent reservation for economically weaker sections (EWS) among the upper castes raises many critical questions on its method of ‘eligibility’ .
Jan 07, 2019
Govt approves 10% quota for upper castes: Forget the politics of it, income-based reservation is the way aheadMoving away from cast, community or even religion-based reservations wouldn’t be easy in a country dominated entirely by caste politics
Dec 19, 2018
Sound policy, not slogans will take people out of poverty, says Arun JaitleyIn an apparent attack on the opposition, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said sound policy, not slogans will help in alleviating poverty and fulfilling aspirations of people.
Nov 15, 2018
High growth necessary for poverty alleviation, need to ensure benefits of development reach the poor: Arun Jaitley"Economies like ours all over the world need a high rate of growth. We want to use growth as a mechanism to pull the maximum number of people out of poverty, improve upon quality of life but we are conscious of the fact that dangers of development and progress benefiting a few and leaving many others out of inclusion system are also there," Arun Jaitley said.
Oct 16, 2018
World Food Day Quiz: Do you know what issues affect food production and consumption globally?World Food Day is observed to commemorate the anniversary of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations in 1945.
Sep 14, 2018
Alcoholism, diseases, poverty define everyday struggles of Chennai's pavement dwellers as govt refuses to count them as homelessPeople living on the footpaths of Chennai belong to a different category called ‘pavement-dwellers’ and there are no benefits or schemes meant for them