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Global Hunger Index: India ranks 97 out of 118 countries; 15% of country's population undernourished

The report by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) ranked India 97 among 118 countries.

India 55th on Global Hunger Index, lags behind Nepal, Lanka

India has made some progress in reducing poverty level, but still ranks behind neighbouring Nepal and Sri Lanka on the Global Hunger Index and its hunger status remains classified as "serious".

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

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

Starving in India: The forgotten problem

India is a food surplus nation but according to the International Food Policy Research Institute's 2011 Global Hunger Index, it ranks 67 out of 81 countries and has more than 200 million food-insecure people, the most in the world.