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The Alston Report: How misleading statistics have been used to create a sense of triumphalism over global poverty
World

The Alston Report: How misleading statistics have been used to create a sense of triumphalism over global poverty

If we were to increase the poverty line to a fairer standard of $5.5 Rs 413), we would find that the number of people under poverty has remained more or less stagnant, decreasing negligibly from 3.5 to 3.4 billion.

World Poverty Day 2019: 'Acting together to empower children, their families and communities to end poverty' set as theme by UN
World

World Poverty Day 2019: 'Acting together to empower children, their families and communities to end poverty' set as theme by UN

Every year, since 1993, 17 October is celebrated as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, or also commonly referred to as World Poverty Day.

World Poverty Day 2019: The fight against hunger continues
Health

World Poverty Day 2019: The fight against hunger continues

On World Poverty Day today, we look at hunger: one of the most devastating and long-lasting effects of poverty on the Indian population.

Arun Jaitley says extreme poverty falling, to end by 2031; links it to rapid economic growth, urbanisation
Business

Arun Jaitley says extreme poverty falling, to end by 2031; links it to rapid economic growth, urbanisation

Arun 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

Over 270 million people moved out of poverty in India since 2005-06, improvement fastest among STs, Muslims, shows UN data
India

Over 270 million people moved out of poverty in India since 2005-06, improvement fastest among STs, Muslims, shows UN data

Poverty 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.

Brazilian health crusader Carlos Monteiro says cash transfers better at arresting malnutrition than subsidised rations
India

Brazilian health crusader Carlos Monteiro says cash transfers better at arresting malnutrition than subsidised rations

Propelled 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.

Rahul Gandhi’s rich vs poor query is in order, but shouldn’t he have tweeted it to himself rather than Modi?
Politics

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.

Hyderabad: Woman sells off newborn boy for Rs 1.32 lakh
India

Hyderabad: Woman sells off newborn boy for Rs 1.32 lakh

A 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.

India tops list of global poor, more than China and Bangladesh: UN report
India

India tops list of global poor, more than China and Bangladesh: UN report

India tops the list of countries with the largest share of extremely poor though the poverty rate in southeast Asia.

How UP and Bihar are skewing India's poverty estimates
Economy

How UP and Bihar are skewing India's poverty estimates

Planning 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.