Rural India’s expenditure on food has been declining since 1972
The leaked NSSO report on consumption expenditure reveals the state of India’s rural economy
India lifted 271 mln people out of poverty in 10 yrs, claims govt report
The poverty estimates used to back the claims, however, are decade old
What states stand to gain from food security law
An estimate of the population that will benefit from the food programme
New poverty estimate soon
But will it reflect true level of poverty in the country?