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Number of undernourished people in India down 6.5%: FAO

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 13:26

India, the world's second biggest wheat and rice grower, saw the number of people who suffered from chronic hunger drop by 6.5 percent to 21.38 crore during 2011-13, according to a joint report by UN food agencies.

India lags behind China, Pak in reducing hunger level: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, October 11, 2012, 19:50

India is ranked 65th out of 79 countries in GHI, behind China at 2nd place, Pakistan at 57 and Sri Lanka at 37.

4,800 starvation deaths in India in last 4 years: Naqvi

Last Updated: Sunday, August 02, 2009, 19:33

Blaming the UPA government for steep price rise of the essential commodities, BJP vice president Mukthar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said 4,800 deaths have taken place in the country due to starvation in the last four years.