A look at world urban population
Shocks caused by COVID-19: Addressing chronic poverty, its inter-generational transfer
Any health shock causes entry into poverty for most of those who suffer from it
Unravelling the food mess
Reaching food to people who need it the most has remained one of the most stubborn problems in India. The public distribution system (PDS) is in …
Microfinance institutions escape charge of abetting suicide of clients
Police have closed a third of the micro loans-related suicide cases in Andhra Pradesh
Inheritance of loss
Whatever the poverty line, 50 per cent people in India will remain poor
Who are the poor?
Identifying the poor and measuring the poverty is a contentious issue. Poverty line is not a sacred line. At best, it indicates how far the …
GDP ignores cost to the environment
Can this flawed measure of growth be reversed?
Poverty level will increase if health expenditure included
Planning Commission factors in less than one rupee a day as health expenditure in its affidavit to the apex court
Planning Commission's poverty estimates do not reflect ground reality