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Nov 24, 2011
Plan panel against setting up another expert group on povertyPlan panel is against setting up another expert group to define poverty as it thinks this will not help in dealing with the controversy surrounding the Rs 32 poverty limit
Oct 27, 2011
Poverty is more than a line: India has many shades of itA nuanced approach to poverty might be more effective to addressing the issue, and goes above and beyond the determination of a poverty line.
Oct 05, 2011
Poor, poorer, poorest states? It's Bihar, MP, OdishaOdisha is India's poorest state, and Madhya Pradesh has the dubious distinction of being the only state to actually increase its poverty level.
Oct 03, 2011
U-Turn: Plan panel now says 'what yardstick?'Montek Singh Ahluwalia, deputy chairman of the Planning Commission who has been drawing flak for the Rs 32 per day poverty line cap today clarified that new methodology will be worked out to determine entitlements of beneficiaries under various schemes for poor.
Oct 01, 2011
Aruna Roy to Montek: 'You will have an irate population'Aruna Roy, who wanted plan panel chief Montek Ahluwalia to resign for setting the poverty line so low, explains why she disagrees with him.
Sep 30, 2011
Rs 32 a day debate irrelevant; poverty is not about numbersImplementation is the area where successive governments have failed miserably. Getting at the magic number won’t help, policy-makers must accept that poverty is a multi-dimensional beast.
Sep 29, 2011
How many are poor? Take your pick from 27.5 pct to 80 pctThere was a huge brouhaha over whether the poverty line should be drawn at Rs 26-32 a day or somewhere higher. India has a wealth of poverty estimates that only serve to confuse.