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West Bengal  /  Published 28.03.21

BJP workers start fast against nominee

Protests in the BJP in Kaliaganj of North Dinajpur district over Soumen Roy’s candidature took a significant turn on Saturday with angry workers and supporters of the saffron party starting an &...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

Opinion  /  Published 24.03.21

Link to life: Hunger and access to food

Food may be inaccessible for a large number of Indians, but fig leaves are abundant on government premises. Responding to a question in Parliament about India being ranked 94th among 107 countries in ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 20.03.21

Govt questions hunger report

The Narendra Modi government has finally realised the importance of data, thanks to the “foreign hand”. The Union agriculture and farmers’ welfare ministry has asked the NGO behind ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.01.21

Hazare calls off fast against farm laws

Social activist Anna Hazare on Friday said he won't be proceeding with the indefinite fast against the new farm laws and claimed that the Central government has agreed to some of his demands. &qu...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 14.01.21

Digest the irony: the story of global hunger

With no end to the pandemic in sight, people have now begun to worry about the different kinds of economic and social effects of Covid-19 more than about the disease itself. An impending food crisis i...
By Anup Sinha in

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Jharkhand  /  Published 30.12.20

State: hunger pangs worse now

“The rest got the free grain only for only some months. Amongst those without a NFSA ration card, almost a third had applied for a card, but had not obtained one. Another 18 per cent were unawar...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 28.12.20

Anna threatens fast for farmers

Social activist Anna Hazare has threatened to go on a hunger strike if his demands on issues concerning farmers are not met by the Central government by the end of January next year, and said it would...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 21.12.20

Free fall: indices of progress

India continues to perform poorly on global indices of progress. With the largest number of internet shutdowns in the world, India has recorded a third consecutive year of declining online freedom; it...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 20.12.20

Tomar may meet farmers Monday or Tuesday: Shah

Agricultural union leaders on Sunday announced that they will observe a day-long relay hunger strike on Monday at every site of protest as part of their ongoing agitation against the three new farm la...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 17.12.20

Hungry India: layered and complex

A step backward can reverse years of progress. Such a threat looms large over India’s efforts to tackle malnutrition. Data from the latest National Family Health Survey reveal that in the last f...
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