‘Re 1/kg rice scheme set to be implemented soon’

The Food Security Bill, now ready, aims to benefit 75 percent of people in rural areas and 50 percent in urban areas.

Poverty has increased in India: Top adviser

The current debate over poverty, if Rs.32 a day is enough for a person, is misdirected and the government should answer why the numbers of poor in the country are on the rise, says National Advisory Council member NC Saxena.

Red Cross seeks revision of BPL classification

In the backdrop of the controversy over government affidavit on Below Poverty Line cap, world's largest humanitarian organisation IFRC on Thursday suggested revisiting classification of BPL people.