Latest News on Poverty In India
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Apr 16, 2019
Arun Jaitley says extreme poverty falling, to end by 2031; links it to rapid economic growth, urbanisationArun Jaitley said the number of people who live in poverty will drop to below 15 percent in three years and to a negligible level in 10 years
Sep 23, 2018
Over 270 million people moved out of poverty in India since 2005-06, improvement fastest among STs, Muslims, shows UN dataPoverty reduction was fastest among children, the poorest states, scheduled tribes and Muslims in India where, in an historic shift, over 270 million people moved out of poverty in the decade since 2005-06, according to a new data.
Apr 16, 2018
Brazilian health crusader Carlos Monteiro says cash transfers better at arresting malnutrition than subsidised rationsPropelled by the expansion and improvement in public institutions such as primary schools and health centres, Brazil made strides in reducing malnutrition. Stunting in children, which stood at 37 percent in 1974, fell to 7 percent by 2006.
Jan 24, 2018
Rahul Gandhi’s rich vs poor query is in order, but shouldn’t he have tweeted it to himself rather than Modi?If contrition is Rahul’s aim, then his attitude is commendable. He should now take the next logical step and ask the right question to the right person.
Feb 10, 2015
Hyderabad: Woman sells off newborn boy for Rs 1.32 lakhA one-and-half months old baby boy, allegedly sold by his mother for Rs 1.32 lakh, was today recovered from Nacharam area here, police said.
Jul 16, 2014
India tops list of global poor, more than China and Bangladesh: UN reportIndia tops the list of countries with the largest share of extremely poor though the poverty rate in southeast Asia.
Mar 20, 2012
How UP and Bihar are skewing India's poverty estimatesPlanning Commission had released a report indicating reduced poverty ration from 37.2 percent to 29.8 percent. Is it a big reduction? Here's what Abhijit Sen, Planning Commission member has to say.