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Voters' love marriage with Modi on the brink of divorce?

'The country has moved beyond the likes of Yogi Adityanath and his medieval thinking. The results of the by-elections are early warning signals by impatient Indians. It's up to the BJP to learn its......

Can Modi change India's foreign policy beyond recognition?

'What gives hope is that Modi's own leadership is vitally linked to his capacity to deliver on the economic front. Indeed, if he succeeds, India's foreign policies will have changed beyond......

President Pranab Mukherjee's Independence Day Speech: Full Text

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday addressed the nation on the eve of the 68th Independence Day. Here's the full transcript of his speechFellow citizens: On the eve of 67th anniversary of......

'It will be business as usual when Modi visits US'

'India and China must get to know each other more. The spirit and interaction can be much friendlier than it is today and we must not allow border disputes and all to stand in the way because if......

Vote bank politics doesn't exclude governance

Mihir S Sharma on the false opposition being created between 'governance' and 'vote bank politics'. The essential task of a politician is "framing". A political choice must be framed in such a way......

India can lift 580 mln people above empowerment line: McKinsey

India can bring 580 million people above the 'empowerment line,' a measure of income deprivation, by 2022 if it implements inclusive reforms, according to McKinsey Global Institute (MGI).The......

Over 23 million lifted out of poverty in China last year

Over 23 million people were brought above the poverty line in China last year as about 100 million people from rural areas moved to cities for work.The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said......

India begins to count its poor

A nationwide socio-economic and caste census to identify people living below poverty line (BPL) was on Wednesday flagged off from Shankhola, a remote tribal hamlet in Tripura West district. Rural......

Centre pulled up for limiting BPL people per state

The Supreme Courton Tuesdaypulled up the Centre for limiting the number of below poverty line (PDS) people in a state to 36 per cent of its population as per the Planning Commission's......

Food security? APL families can be considered

The Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council Chairman C Rangarajan said on Tuesday that people above the poverty line can also be considered for the United Progressive Alliance's pet food......

'Ashamed to see film fraternity celebrating gender bias'

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, whose film Rang De Basanti (2006) helped change the way we look at socio-political injustice, vents his angst this Republic Day.Both society and films are part of the......

Review: I Am Kalam is a winner

Shaikh Ayaz feels that I Am Kalam is a welcome addition to the genre of children's film. Post YOUR reviews here!Devoid of absolutely any known name in its cast, save for Gulshan Grover, I Am......

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sanjay
Q. According to manish tiwari 14 cr people have been raised above poverty line....is that true?
Sanjay:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/according-to-manish-tiwari-14-cr-people-have-been-raised-abo/27108869/answers/

Lucky
Q. If foot paths are encroached, where will padestrians walk?
Lucky:  A. And how many got pushed down the poverty line is important to know. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/if-foot-paths-are-encroached-where-will-padestrians-walk/27102182/answers/27108879

Iam Indian
Q. What is the true definition of poverty line?
Iam Indian:  A. government is tryingto show that everybody is now above poverty line and they can buy a four wheeler and start driving on the roads ... !! no need...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-true-definition-of-poverty-line/27026278/answers/27102208

Arun Mete
Q. what is poverty line
Arun Mete:  A. Its partially true. Definition of poverty and perception of poverty don't match in most cultures. Millions of people in the USA think they are...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-poverty-line/25593335/answers/27026287

sigma
Q. What is percentage of BPL in our country?
Sigma:  A. THIS IS AN IMAGINARY LINE WHICH IS BELOW THE RICHS HOUSE AND ABOVE THE POORS HOUSE. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-percentage-of-bpl-in-our-country/24796173/answers/25593341

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Read more about Understanding Inflation

RULING class offensives against the labouring poor in conditions of economic crisis are typically sought to be justified by advancing theories that... ...

http://peoplesdemocracy.in/2014/0921_pd/understanding-inflation
Rail passenger traffic declines 2%, revenue up 17%

Railway minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint Hyderabad: Railway minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda on Friday said there was a 2%... ...

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AMONG THE CASTAWAYS

In the valley after the deluge, the struggle of the living, the abandoned and the orphaned, is all about survival and coping with the loss. We... ...

http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/nation/among-the-castaways
Hard stars

No Country By Kalyan Ray, Bloomsbury, £18.99 Talking about his new novel, Kalyan Ray said in an interview, This is a story for anybody who stepped... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140919/jsp/opinion/story_18850562.jsp
Illiteracy Root Cause of High Child Mortality

A United Nations report makes it obvious that India has a long way to go to achieve its millennium development goals (MDG). The country has, of... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/editorials/Illiteracy-Root-Cause-of-High-Child-Mortality/2014/09/19/article2437723.ece

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