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Hospitals in India discriminate against poor: Rahul Gandhi

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 23:20

Hospitals in India discriminate against the poor, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said here Friday.

My govt`s first responsibility is towards poorest Indians: PM Modi told Kerry

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 11:13

In the backdrop of India rejecting a World Trade Organisation agreement on trade facilitation – a move that shocked the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has told the United States that his government`s first commitment is towards the poorest people of the country.

100 million more Indians defined as poor: Reports

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 18:11

The poverty line is used to help determine government welfare benefit entitlements.

India accounts for one third of the world poor: World Bank

Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 10:44

The report said that 1.2 billion people still living in extreme poverty across the world.

Poor rains in Karnataka, central Maharashtra worrisome: Pawar

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 11, 2012, 15:22

The government on Wednesday said it is worried about poor rains in Karnataka and central Maharashtra which could affect the production of coarse cereals and supply of drinking water.

Ramesh attacks MPs questioning definition of poor

Last Updated: Saturday, April 07, 2012, 23:10

Rural Development minister took a dig at MPs who criticized the methodology adopted by the Tendulkar Committee for redefining the term poor.

Horrible underfunding to be blamed for poor sanitation

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 12, 2011, 23:53

Union Minister Jairam Ramesh blamed "horrible underfunding" for the abject state of water supply and sanitation in India and termed it as a "matter of shame".