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Sunday, July 03, 2022



Congress only talked of removing poverty but Modi changed lives of the poor: Amit Shah

June 12, 2022 10:49 pm

Targeting opposition Congress and its former PM Indira Gandhi, Shah said, “A number of schemes remained on paper during the reigns of Congress . Indiraben got tired of saying 'Garibi Hatao, Garibi Hatao, Garibi Hatao'. But there was no change in (people's) poverty.”

Investors cash in on food commodities as the poor go hungry

June 02, 2022 7:56 pm

Food prices have risen sharply after the coronavirus pandemic disrupted global supply chains, causing shortages around the world. The price of food spiked even higher following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

This is how poverty in rural India came down

May 09, 2022 9:12 am

Amarjeet Sinha writes: There has been a pro-poor thrust in government programmes that involved building trust through community mobilisation

New study suggests that poverty remained low during pandemic. In absence of reliable data, it raises some questions

April 08, 2022 9:04 am

Even though India has a rich statistical tradition, paucity of data has often been the bane of policy making. Its absence makes the job of the government harder, more so during times of acute uncertainty.

'I am just so desperate': Desolate Afghan parents sell children into marriage to feed families

December 31, 2021 3:35 pm

Many of Afghanistan's growing number of destitute people are making such desperate decisions as their nation spirals into a vortex of poverty.

‘Mental poverty’ when only development work carried out in forest: Jharkhand HC

September 17, 2021 5:33 am

The court made the observation when the issue of steps taken to reclaim fauna in Jharkhand’s forests came up while it was hearing a suo motu case on the death of two elephant calves in forests of Latehar district.

Himanta urges minority community to adopt 'decent family planning policy' for poverty reduction

June 10, 2021 2:23 pm

Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that his government will work towards educating the women of the community so that the problem can be tackled effectively.

Just philanthropy, isn’t enough. Important to fight for social, economic justice

December 08, 2020 8:05 pm

While philanthropy is commendable, we must not overlook the circumstances of economic injustice which makes philanthropy so necessary.

No Small Plan: Amid pandemic, Australian consumer brand Thankyou is looking to tackle global poverty

November 02, 2020 5:30 pm

'I think sometimes companies feel like they can't do enough, but even the smallest step forward followed by another one, will lead to great change over time.'

Tremors at the Palace Gates

July 16, 2020 7:27 pm

The neglected and suffering are no longer in a mood of submission to their kismat and karma. It is a matter of essential rights.