Assam announces free higher education for the poor

Assam education minister said this will cover 310 government and provincialised colleges across the state benefitting 50,000-60,000 students. 

'Green revolution' may affect poorest in Africa adversely

The new wave of green revolution policies in sub-Saharan Africa is supported by multinational companies and western donors, and is impacting the lives of tens, even hundreds of millions of smallholder farmers.

Iran builds 'Walls of Kindness' to help poor

People of Iran has made Walls of Kindness where people hang clothes for the needy and poor people.

DNA: Govt's apathy towards homeless

This episode of DNA program features the govt's apathy towards homeless people.

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PM Modi reaches Varanasi and distributes aids.
PM Modi inaugurates Mahamana Express.

This govt is committed to transform lives of poor: Modi in Varanasi

PM Modi reaches Varanasi and addresses the nation from there. He shows green flag to the Manama Express and distributes aids to spiritual leaders who are differently-abled.

Watch: How story painting changed the life of girls in West Bengal

How Story painting changed the life of girls in West Bengal.

DNA: Ten evil Ravanas still existing in our country

India celebrates Dussehra, a Hindu festival that marks the victory of good over evil. A central feature is the burning of giant effigies of demon king, Ravana, who as legend says, was defeated by Hindu god Rama on this day.

Reservation row: Anna Hazare is 'anti-poor, anti-Dalit', says Lalu Prasad Yadav

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Sunday hit out at Anna Hazare over his remarks on reservation, saying the veteran social activist is in the same league as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah who are against the poor, backward and Dalits.

All India Badtameez - Stand up against wrong

Watch All India Badtameez's social experiments and short films.

Fourth of global 'extreme poors' in just eight Indian states

Over a fourth of the world's people living in extreme poverty, or 440 million out of the global figure of 1.6 billion, are in just eight Indian states, parliament was informed on Thursday.

Poor romantic relationships trigger drinking

Poor romantic relationships trigger drinking

If you are in the middle of a failing relationship but still depend on it to make yourself feel good, don't hang on. It may lead you to become an alcoholic, a study says.

World's poorest need $160 a year to end hunger: UN

Just $160 per year for each person living in extreme poverty would eradicate world hunger by 2030, the United Nations said on Friday, recommending the money should be delivered through both cash transfers and "pro-poor" investments.

Pope comes ''home'' to South America to defend planet and the poor

Pope comes ''home'' to South America to defend planet and the poor

 Laughing as his cap flew off in the Andean highland wind, Pope Francis flew into Ecuador on Sunday to start a "homecoming" tour of South America, where he will champion the rights of the poor and the planet.

Review of one year of Modi govt Part-II

This episode of Taal Thok Ke tells about the review performance of Narendra Modi govt.

Review of one year of Modi govt

This episode of Taal Thok Ke tells about the review performance of Narendra Modi govt.

Salman bail: Poor has not got justice, says former Mumbai police chief

Reacting on Salman Khan hit-and-run case, Satyapal Singh, former Mumbai police chief, said that decision of court proves that poor has not got justice.

Vatican urges action to tackle climate change

Vatican urges action to tackle climate change

After making headlines on gay marriage, contraception and abortion, Pope Francis and the Catholic Church are now gearing up to tackle another contentious issue: global warming.

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