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Poverty
Opinion  /  Published 11.01.19

Fear rules the mind of law-abiding citizens

In today’s world of uncertainty, people seek secure and predictable lives. This is not easy to achieve since change comes rapidly and unexpectedly, and all are supposed to adapt. One implication of ...
By Anup Sinha

India  /  Published 15.10.19

Labs that stretched from India to Kenya

The three researchers awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize for economics are based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, but their “work laboratories” have stretched to India, Kenya and Indonesia, exploring strate...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 14.10.19

Malnourished children: shocking but not surprising

India is busy building five-trillion-dollar castles in the air. In the meantime, less than 7 per cent of its children under two years of age get an adequate diet. The stark numbers thrown up by the Co...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.11.18

3 buried alive in mine collapse near Dhanbad

Three persons, including two minors, were killed in a roof collapse at a mining site in BCCL’s Rajapur Colliery, around 8km from the district headquarters, where they were picking coal illegally on ...
By Our correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.10.18

Jharkhand techie walks extra mile for child beggars

He was a mechanical engineer with a cushy job in Delhi when one da y, after work, he saw a nine-year-old drug addict begging on a street in a place called Rohini. So moved was Ashish Sharma, now 29, t...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

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India  /  Published 24.04.20

Machine makes 1,000 rotis an hour for needy in Noida

A roti-machine that makes 1,000 pieces of the flat-bread every hour has ensured that the needy here do not go hungry during the COVID-19-induced lockdown, officials said.Installed at a community kitch...
By PTI in Noida

India  /  Published 21.04.20

Rahul Gandhi asks the poor to wake up

The resolve of the Congress to display restraint and desist from attacking the Narendra Modi government during the pandemic crisis appears to have waned as its “constructive” suggestions on managi...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 31.03.20

11 mn could be driven into poverty: World Bank

About 11 million people could be driven into poverty in East Asia and the Pacific as a result of the coronavirus pandemic that has impacted over 780,000 people and killed more than 37,000 globally, th...
By PTI in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 18.06.19

Our caste-based public morality

Many political analysts argued that the Opposition lost the general elections because it did not have a narrative, introduced schemes such as Nyay late in the day, and did not get the electoral arithm...
By Ajay Gudavarthy

India  /  Published 25.03.19

Rahul unveils ‘final assault on poverty’

Even the poorest Indian family will have at least Rs 12,000 a month to sustain itself under the Congress’s promised minimum income guarantee scheme, Rahul Gandhi said on Monday as he unveiled the co...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi


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