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Hunger
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

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

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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...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 12.12.20

Farmers on hunger strike

Farmer leaders on Saturday stuck to their demands and announced that their representatives will sit on a hunger strike on December 14. A nation-wide strike has also been called on the same day. The l...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.12.20

Undeniable fallout of lockdown: Hunger

Two of every three respondents belonging to marginalised sections such as Dalits, tribals and backward classes have told a national survey that they have reduced their food intake because of a decline...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 22.10.20

Twin problem: Enough food but severe hunger

India ranks 94 out of 107 nations on the Global Hunger Index 2020. At a cosmetic level, this ranking seems to be an improvement as India’s score on the index, which stood at 32.2 in 2010, is at ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 18.10.20

Hunger index: India is behind all neighbours

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By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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