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Hunger
Opinion  /  Published 21.10.20

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 17.10.20

Hunger index: India is behind all neighbours

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By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 17.10.20

Fleeting fame

Sir — The fact that India ranks at 94 out of 107 countries in the Global Hunger Index, 2020, shows that there is a wide gap between boastful claims of the government and harsh realities on the g...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 16.10.20

Saibaba: threat to fast in jail

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By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.20

Date for talks ends worker fast

The workers of the Longview tea garden, on the outskirts of Siliguri, on a relay hunger strike at the tea garden for two weeks to demand full payment of last year’s Durga Puja bonus, withdrew th...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.20

Talks to end Longview tea garden impasse

The Bengal labour department will hold a meeting with trade unions and the management of the Longview estate that produces orthodox Darjeeling Tea on August 28 to discuss the impasse in the garden.&nb...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 22.08.20

Tea estate shut amid clamour for dues

The management of Longview tea estate, on the foothills of Darjeeling hills, declared suspension of work since Friday, citing worker unrest for over 10 days. The decision drew flak from tea trade uni...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Culture  /  Published 14.08.20

Towards a hunger-free world

Around 60,000 Robins dressed in their quintessential green uniform have come forward to make this mission a success. The run up to Independence Day was being celebrated as #MissionFinale where in the ...
By Shrestha Saha in

Opinion  /  Published 17.07.20

Two sides

The bigger picture may be grim, but there is also a ray of hope. While the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report bears ill tidings for the global hunger situation — ...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 28.06.20

No filters needed

Sir — One down, several more to go. According to news reports, Shaadi.com, a leading matrimonial website in India has removed its skin colour filter after facing backlash from users. There are too m...
By The Telegraph in


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