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New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said here on Thursday that the government cannot reverse poverty and unemployment figures in one night, it will take time.
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): While delivering his maiden budget speech in Parliament today, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that India has a strong urge to grow and free itself from the curse of poverty.
Rail Budget addresses speed, safety and sound financing concerns, says Venkaiah Naidu Jul 8, 5:09 pm
New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): Union Minister of Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs M. Venkaiah Naidu has described the Rail Budget 2014-15 presented before the Parliament today as an honest account of ills plaguing the railways and the way forward.
Chennai, July 7 (ANI): Former Economic Advisor to Prime Minister C.Rangarajan on Monday said that the new poverty line for rural areas and urban areas is 19 percent and 40 percent higher than the one set by Tendulkar committee.
Guna (MP), July 7 (ANI): Congress leader Digvijay Singh said here on Monday that the poverty line should be based on the financial background of a person.
Shame that we are still debating poverty: M.J. Akbar Jul 7, 4:36 pm
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): Commenting on the C. Rangarajan Committee report on new poverty lines, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader M.J. Akbar on Monday said that it is a matter of shame that even after six decades of independence, the country is still debating on poverty.
Rangrajan Committee is making mockery of the poor: D Raja Jul 7, 3:59 pm
Chennai, July 7 (ANI): Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja has said that the Rangrajan Committee is just making mockery of the peoples' poverty by declaring that an individual can have food for such a small amount.
Who can eat in Rs.47, asks JD-U leader Sharad Yadav Jul 7, 1:43 pm
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): Janata Dal (United) Party (JDP) leader Sharad Yadav and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) member J P Yadav on Monday refused to agree with the recommendations of the C.R.Rangarajan Panel report on poverty.
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sitaram Yechury on Monday said the C. Rangarajan Committee report on new poverty lines makes neither common sense nor economic sense.
C.Rangarajan Committee report on poverty line not 'sacred', says TMC leader Saugata Roy Jul 7, 10:48 am
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): Trinamool Congress Party (TMC) leader Saugata Roy on Monday described the C. Rangarajan Committee report on poverty line as just another report and not to be viewed as 'sacred'.
Slum-free action plan need of the hour: Venkaiah Naidu Jul 3, 1:58 pm
New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): Asserting that a slum-free plan of action is the need of the hour, Union Minister for Urban Development, Housing and Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said urban governance and housing for all are a challenge, and states and union territories need to work together to achieve this goal.
New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): Union Minister of Urban Development, Housing and Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for a radical shift in approaches to urban planning, development and management to effectively meet the growing challenges of urbanization being driven by liberalisation, privatisation and globalisation.
Government of India allocates additional 50 lakh tonnes of rice for BPL and APL families in States and UTs Jul 2, 8:59 pm
New Delhi, July 2 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved additional allocation for 50 lakh tonnes of rice for distribution to Below Poverty Line (BPL) families at BPL prices and Above Poverty Line (APL) price for the period July, 2014 to March, 2015 or till implementation of the National Food Security Act (NFSA) by the respective State/UT whichever is earlier.
Early life stress can leave lasting impacts on brain Jun 28, 9:23 am
Washington, June 28 (ANI): Researchers have said that for kids, a little bit provides a platform for learning, adapting and coping, however, a lot of it - chronic, toxic stress like poverty, neglect and physical abuse - can have lasting negative impacts.
Odisha CM meets Venkaiah Naidu Jun 3, 5:05 pm
New Delhi, June 3 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today called on Union Minister of Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (HUPA) and Parliamentary Affairs M. Venkaiah Naidu here today.
London, May 22 (ANI): Lewis Hamilton is reportedly feeling haunted by images of poverty stricken kids in Haiti, as he heads into the richest race on earth, the Monaco Grand Prix.
Widespread protests against Brazil World Cup hit Rio, Sao Paolo May 16, 11:41 am
London, May 16 (ANI): Thousands of protestors in the cities of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro in Brazil have reportedly hit the streets in aggressive protests against the cost of hosting the football World Cup, which due to kick off on 12 June this year.
Modi taunts Rahul again at Robertsganj BJP rally May 10, 4:13 pm
Robertsganj (Uttar Pradesh), May 10 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Saturday once again criticised Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his lack of understanding the reality of what is poverty.
Bhadohi, May 4 (ANI): Taking a dig at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday said that it is the annual festival of Rahul to visit a poor man's house and take photo of his poverty.
Mulayam blames BJP, Congress for country's problems Apr 30, 9:52 pm
Faizabad (Uttar Pradesh), Apr.30 (ANI): Criticizing the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Wednesday blamed the two parties for the problems of poverty, inflation, unemployment and hunger that afflict our society.
Mayawati attacks centre for failing to curb corruption, poverty Mar 31, 9:09 pm
Kolkata, Mar.31 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Monday lashed out at Congress-led UPA Government over its failure to curb increasing rate of unemployment, poverty and corruption in the country.
Safe drinking water key to cut school sick days Mar 16, 10:11 am
Washington, March 16 (ANI): Researchers have said that providing free drinking water in schools may be key to helping people in developing countries lift themselves out of poverty.
Rajnath Singh criticises Congress for faulty economic policies Mar 11, 10:49 am
Jabalpur, Mar 11 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Rajnath Singh has flayed ruling Congress party for faulty economic policies and said they have not been able to control poverty in the country.
Washington, Jan. 22 (ANI): Microsoft's founder Bill Gates has said that revolution will help lift poorer countries out of poverty, and there will be almost no poor countries left in the world by 2035.
Obama jokes on getting dreadlocks after presidency is over Jan 10, 11:03 am
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): US President Barack Obama recently joked that he may get dreadlocks after he is done with the presidency.
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