Poverty(Search results - 39)
Politics25, Jul 2019, 9:17 PM IST
Deep Dive with Abhinav Khare: India's fight against poverty; a long way to go still
From 2006 to 2016, India has lifted 271 million people out of poverty thus becoming the fastest country to do that. Despite the success of our policies and programs in reducing poverty, there is no reason to celebrate yet. Abhinav Khare deep dives into the reasons why we should put our celebrations on hold and concentrate more on the welfare of our society and our people.
World12, Jun 2019, 10:47 AM IST
‘Children shouldn’t work in fields, but on dreams’
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) believes that the elimination of societal evils and reducing poverty can contribute largely to solving the problem from a grass root level.
India11, Jun 2019, 12:01 AM IST
PM Modi bucks up top babus, tells them to fulfill people’s hopes in five years
Poverty, water, ‘Ease of Living’ top agenda. PM gives credit to bureaucrats for their work that led to pro-incumbency.
India7, Jun 2019, 2:07 PM IST
Moved by appalling condition of people in Pakistan's Sindh, this Indian man installs 62 hand pumps
Joginder Singh Salaria extended help after learning about the ill water supply of the area through social media, setting up nearly 60 water pumps in Tharparkar district with the help of local social workers
India24, May 2019, 5:52 PM IST
Chennai: Women attempts suicide after poisoning children
A poverty-stricken mother killed her two children, aged 2 and 4, by mixing poison in their food, and attempted suicide later.
India8, May 2019, 6:09 PM IST
4 members of poverty-stricken family consume rat poison in Andhra Pradesh; 2 dead
Poverty and debt forced the family into attempting suicide. The deceased are identified as Somasekhar and Mohan from Andhra Pradesh
India5, May 2019, 2:26 PM IST
Amethi man dies as kin allege 'Rahul Gandhi’s hospital' refused PM Modi’s Ayushman card
The poverty-stricken patient died as doctors said the “hospital is Rahul Gandhi’s and not that of PM Modi or CM Yogi; the card will not work here”
India2, May 2019, 4:05 PM IST
Poverty-stricken couple's 2-year-old daughter eats sand, dies in Anantapur
A poverty-stricken family lost a girl when she consumed sand. The child ate sand in Anantapur due to lack of availability of food
India30, Apr 2019, 4:12 PM IST
Visually-impaired couple travels to Bengaluru to meet Kumaraswamy, ends up losing child
A visually-impaired couple from Raichur, who travelled to Bengaluru to meet the chief minister and seek his help in extricating themselves out of poverty, ended up losing their 8-month-old son as a woman, in the garb of an agony-aunt, kidnapped him. A complaint has been registered and two teams have been formed to trace the child
World28, Apr 2019, 1:06 PM IST
What makes a terrorist? Poverty? Illiteracy? Watch this video to find out
Everybody says poverty and illiteracy fuel terrorism. That the underprivileged are easily misled into killing others in the name of religion.
Is it true? Let us check.
Elections24, Apr 2019, 3:24 PM IST
Modi's financial struggles bore the seeds of groundbreaking Jan Dhan Yojana
Having seen dark days, Modi would have understood the pains of poverty and not having a bank account. Possibly that is why one of the first steps he took after becoming the Prime Minister in 2014 was to introduce bank accounts for all.
India7, Apr 2019, 1:37 PM IST
World Health Day: 800 million still lack full coverage of essential services
This Sunday is the World Health Day with the theme ‘Universal health coverage: Health for all, everyone, everywhere’. About 65 million people are pushed into poverty because of health spending. Quality primary care is key to advancing universal health coverage.
India26, Mar 2019, 6:01 PM IST
Pakistan a living hell, say Hindu refugees who fled to India
Mostly poor, these Hindus are concentrated in the Pakistani state of Sindh. Their poverty makes it easier for an already indoctrinated Muslim society to persecute them even more with threats, abductions and forced conversions.
India24, Feb 2019, 4:32 PM IST
Unable to bear expenses, father strangulates six-year-old son to death in Delhi
The accused father, identified as 46-year-old Vinod, was working as a sales executive for a dairy product distributor. However, he lost his job after the company shut down.