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Wednesday, July 06, 2022



Faces can reveal if we are rich or poor: study

July 06, 2017 7:56 pm

Emotions mask life-long habits of expression that become etched on a person's face even by their late teens or early adulthood, such as frequent happiness, which is stereotypically associated with being wealthy and satisfied, researchers said.

Why we need a time-use survey

June 15, 2015 12:42 am

The moment we mention the market, there is an implied price, and the poor person’s per unit labour input is valued less than the rich person’s.

New 'Graduation' programme can help eradicate poverty: Study

May 15, 2015 4:07 pm

An anti-poverty programme providing the poor productive assets such as livestock and job training has resulted in sustained gains in fighting poverty in India and other developing countries.

HC orders playschools to make room for the poor or lose lease

November 25, 2014 1:42 am

The court of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice R S Endlaw also directed the DDA to cancel leases of playschools which have not fulfilled the EWS condition.

How politics works for the poor

January 27, 2014 11:35 pm

A grassroots politician and Congress party worker contests two of the AAP’s big assertions.

Poor being pushed out of public healthcare: Study

July 30, 2013 1:24 am

‘Apathy and private practice by doctors driving them away’

At current rate,India 'will achieve' poverty reduction target by '15

July 06, 2013 3:00 am

If the current pace of poverty reduction in India continues,the number of poor in the country in 2015

Rich really poor in generosity,empathy and altruism: Study

August 11, 2011 6:13 pm

According to psychologist Dacher Keltner,the rich are usually self-obsessed.

Work on over 64,000 houses for urban poor put on hold

August 14, 2010 4:15 am

The construction of over 64,000 houses for the urban poor has been put on hold in more than 50 districts of the state as the state government is yet to finalise developers who can ensure quality work.

RO water too costly for Punjab’s poor in Malwa

August 13, 2010 1:15 am

In the Malwa belt of Punjab that is riddled with water problems,the Punjab government’s project to install water purifiers working on reverse osmosis (RO) theory does not seem to have yielded desired results,at least for the poor.


Passengers look for safety, amenities in Rail Budget

February 24, 2016 3:34 am

Bengaluru, Feb 23 (ANI): Passengers' safety and better facilities topped the list of demands of commuters awaiting the second Rail Budget of Prime Minister Narendra Modi Government to be presented on Thursday. Women passengers travelling alone are worried about rising incidents of sexual assaults in trains. They demanded installation of more closed circuit television cameras and deployment of railway protection force in trains. The commuters are also fed up with lack of cleanliness in trains, especially in compartments used by poor. Last year, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu did not introduce any new trains, but augmented the services of several trains.

Mayawati has done nothing for Dalits in UP: Rahul Gandhi

February 18, 2016 4:05 pm

Lucknow, Feb 18 (ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati has done nothing for Dalits in Uttar Pradesh and added that the latter is of the view that their plight would drastically change for the better if the Congress Party joins hands with them. Targetting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), he said both wanted to suppress the poor and the downtrodden sections of society.Before reaching the venue of the event he was to address, BJP activists greeted the Congress vice president with black flags.