India

Nyay scheme will be `petrol’ for India’s economy: Rahul Gandhi

"Nyay will add petrol to the Indian economy," he said, adding that with it, India will eliminate poverty. Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he said …

by · Saturday, 20 April 2019 · India, Thailand

India will be poverty free only after Congress ouster: Rajnath

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday mocked Congress’s promises to eradicate poverty, and said India will actually be freed of poverty the …

by · Thursday, 18 April 2019 · India, Thailand

Modi favourite as India’s incredible election begins

Election adverts show him hugging an emaciated peasant woman, while Congress’s leftist manifesto pledges to end abject poverty by 2030 and give …

by · Thursday, 11 April 2019 · India, Oman, Philippines

India to be third largest economy by 2030: Jaitley

Jaitley, himself an alumnus of the college, said the 2011 Census showed that 21.9 per cent of India’s population lived below the poverty line (BPL) and …

by · Saturday, 6 April 2019 · India, Thailand

Cong manifesto will boost separatists, says Shahdeo

Hitting hard on Congress party for its manifesto, Shahdeo said that the Congress party has been duping Indian people by saying removal of poverty.

by · Friday, 5 April 2019 · India, Thailand

Gandhi promises Indians cash, jobs and cleaner air

By Agence France-Presse. India’s main opposition Congress party vowed Tuesday to end abject poverty by 2030, hand cash to 50 million families and …

by · Wednesday, 3 April 2019 · India, Philippines

Poverty alleviation schemes still executed half-heartedly

The trend of poverty in India for last 60 years shows though the number of poor has increased but the percentage of poor in total population has …

by · Friday, 29 March 2019 · India, Thailand
Undernutrition in South Asia: Persistent and emerging challenges

Undernutrition in South Asia: Persistent and emerging challenges

Indian Bengali tribal mother is feeding her baby on her lap in a rural background. Credit: Abir Bhattacharya/ Shutterstock
Childhood stunting—or being too short for one’s age—is one of the most significant barriers to human development and affects abou…

by · Friday, 29 March 2019 · India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
What will steer South Asia’s economic promise? Its people

What will steer South Asia’s economic promise? Its people

Pedestrians cross the road in front of motorcycles, cars, and buses at the crossroads in Kolkata, India. Photo: Radiokafka / Shutterstock
This blog is part of a series that discusses a way forward for South Asian regional integration.
That South Asia …

by · Thursday, 28 March 2019 · India, Pakistan

Vote guarantee scheme

Forty years ago, Rahul Gandhi’s grandmother made ‘Garibi Hatao’ (remove poverty) the centrepiece of her poll campaign. India was a horrendously …

by · Tuesday, 26 March 2019 · India, Thailand