India  /  Published 16.10.21

India slides 7 notches on Global Hunger Index 2021

India has slipped seven notches on the Global Hunger Index 2021 released on Thursday, falling behind Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal and positioned at 101 among 116 countries ranked for the peer-review...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.10.21

Centre: Global Hunger Index rank shocking

The Centre on Friday said it was shocking that India's rank was lowered on the Global Hunger Index and it termed the methodology used for rankings "unscientific". India slipped to 101st...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 06.09.21

Visva: student, teacher on fast

A rusticated student and a suspended teacher of Visva-Bharati started a relay hunger strike at the protesting students’ tent on Sunday, accusing varsity authorities of “lying in court&rdqu...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Opinion  /  Published 30.08.21

Buzz fades: Decline of pollinators

Temporary solutions can lead to permanent problems. The scourge of global hunger has plagued the world for years: according to the Food and Agriculture Organization, the number of hungry people has in...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 08.06.21

Lakshadweep: Locals go on hunger strike

By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


India  /  Published 06.06.21

India: Over 9L severely acute malnourished kids

More than 9.2 lakh children in India are ‘severely acute malnourished', with the most in Uttar Pradesh followed by Bihar, according to government data, underscoring concerns that the Covid p...
By Uzmi Athar in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 02.06.21

New education order reinvents the varnashram

Last year, Rahim Shekh of Englishbazar, Malda, was hawking pineapples. Divya and Mounika picked cotton in a Telangana village. Chand of Saharanpur sold samosas by the roadside. A year earlie...
By Sukanta Chaudhuri

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

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


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