Poverty linked to childhood depression

Children raised in poor circumstances are likely to have altered brain connectivity, says a new study.

400 dabbawallas in Mumbai serve free food to the poor

400 Dabbawallas in Mumbai have initiated the work of serving the free food to the poor people which remains in the marriages and parties.

DNA: The plight of Bundelkhand farmers

Watch how poor farmers in Bundelkhand live a life of struggles and hardship.

Greek kids ask Santa Claus to stop poverty, hunger, jihadists
Greek kids ask Santa Claus to stop poverty, hunger, jihadists

Officials at the Hellenic Post Office (ELTA) here were surprised when on opening Greek children's letters to Santa Claus, they found that the children had asked him to put an end to poverty, hunger and jihadists.

'2015 saw 30 lakh Indians joining millions worldwide against climate change'

Over 20 lakh Indians participated in a global campaign to demand urgent action to tackle poverty, inequality and climate change that preceded the Conference of Parties (CoP-21) in November, the world's largest civil society movement said.

Heart-wrenching story of poor farmers in Bundelkhand, UP

The villagers of Tapariyan has been suffering from drought for almost a decade now. Zee News covers the story of Tapariyan in their Bundelkhand series. Watch the full story here.

DNA: The heart-wrenching reality of drought-hit Bundelkhand

As per the Exclusive Zee Media report, the people of Bundelkhand are so poor that they are forced to eat 'Ghas ki Roti' (grass bread) to beat their hunger pangs.

Why are people of Bundelkhand forced to eat roti made of grass?-Part 4

In some villages in Uttar Pradesh's Bundelkhand region, which has been hit by drought for the third time in a row due to deficient rainfall, people are now forced to eat chapatis made of grass and sabzi made of weeds.Most of the villagers affected by the drought are farmers who have lost their cr

Why are people of Bundelkhand forced to eat roti made of grass?- Part 3

In some villages in Uttar Pradesh's Bundelkhand region, which has been hit by drought for the third time in a row due to deficient rainfall, people are now forced to eat chapatis made of grass and sabzi made of weeds.Most of the villagers affected by the drought are farmers who have lost their cr

Why are people of Bundelkhand forced to eat roti made of grass?-Part 2

In some villages in Uttar Pradesh's Bundelkhand region, which has been hit by drought for the third time in a row due to deficient rainfall, people are now forced to eat chapatis made of grass and sabzi made of weeds.Most of the villagers affected by the drought are farmers who have lost their cr

Why are people of Bundelkhand forced to eat roti made of grass?

In some villages in Uttar Pradesh's Bundelkhand region, which has been hit by drought for the third time in a row due to deficient rainfall, people are now forced to eat chapatis made of grass and sabzi made of weeds.Most of the villagers affected by the drought are farmers who have lost their cr

DNA: Look what the poor in Uttar Pradesh are eating to survive- Part-II

In Lalwadi village in Uttar Pradesh's Bundelkhand region, they show us where they forage for the next meal: a parched field on the outskirts. Here, they scrape through the mud at the base of a dried stalk of a local grass, known as fikaar.

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

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

Global trade talks open with call to fight poverty, diversify economies
Global trade talks open with call to fight poverty, diversify economies

Global trade talks opened Tuesday with host Kenya highlighting their role in combating poverty, and urging African nations to diversify their economies.

Obesity, a poverty issue

The structural causes of socioeconomic inequalities have to be addressed along with tackling inherited obesity via lifestyle factors that tend to go with lower incomes.

China vows to lift remaining 70 million above poverty line by 2020

China's top leadership has pledged resolute measures to lift the remaining 70 million poor people above poverty line by 2020 which amounted a million a month.

Huge crowds cheer as Pope arrives in Uganda

Pope Francis arrived in Uganda on Friday on the second leg of a landmark trip to Africa which has seen him railing against corruption and poverty, with huge crowds celebrating his arrival.

Children bear brunt of climate change: UNICEF
Children bear brunt of climate change: UNICEF

Climate change means more droughts, floods, heatwaves and other severe weather conditions.

G20 leaders push for lifting of global growth

Endorsing India's stand, the G20 leaders on Monday pushed for a collective plan to lift global growth, create employment and promote development to eradicate poverty and to ensure equitable, sustained and balanced growth.