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'48% of Indian households expect economy to worsen in 2014'

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 19:15

Nearly half of Indian households expect the economy to worsen this year and more than three-fourths fear that prices of groceries, fuel and other household items will go up in next 12 months, a report says.

For urban India, family matters!

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 23:32

The preference for joint families in urban areas has produced greater financial stability.

More households getting two square meals a day: Govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 16:18

Percentage of households getting two square meals a day has gradually increased over the years to reach 98.9 per cent in 2009-10 in rural areas, and 99.6 per cent in the urban centres, Parliament was informed on Tuesday.

60% of households in Indian cities water deficient

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 21:38

More than 60 per cent of the households in major Indian cities are water-deficient, says the survey report of consultancy firm Ernest and Young.

Indian households hold over $950 bn of gold: Report

Last Updated: Sunday, December 04, 2011, 12:03

India's innate fascination with gold continues as Indian households hold gold worth over USD 950 billion which in turn is around 50 percent of the country's GDP in dollar terms, says a report.

Some 45 million Indians rose above $1.25 a day: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, August 18, 2011, 15:22

Nearly nine million Indian households, or 45 million individuals, saw their incomes rise above the threshold of USD 1.25 a day, or Rs 56, in the two decades ended 2010, reflecting the success of microfinance, says a survey.