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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    Economy tops all, says Indian President Mukherjee in unveiling government programme

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 11:03pm by AFP

    ... the level needed to lift millions of people out of poverty. Agence France-Presse ...

  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    India to pay welfare directly to poor

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 10:29am by Associated Press in New Delhi

    ... Bolsa Familia programme, which has helped lift more than 19 million people out of poverty since 2003. It will begin in 20 of the country’s 640 districts on Tuesday, affecting more than 200,000 recipients, and will be progressively rolled out in other areas in the coming months, Chidambaram said on Monday. The country has 440 million people living below the poverty line. “In a huge new ...

  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    Frightening fate awaits women fleeing poverty

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in New Delhi Pair rescued after four months locked in Delhi flat are victims of a new wave of recruitment scam offering well-paid jobs in the Middle East Frightening fate awaits Women fleeing poverty The two women sit in a grimy flat in west New Delhi. The sound of traffic filters through the curtained windows. It is dark and they are talking about their rescue ...

  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian PM Modi suffers loss as top minister killed in road collision

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:31pm by Reuters

    ... battle on poverty in the countryside, home to more than half of India’s population of 1.2 billion, but which contributes just 14 per cent of gross domestic product in Asia’s third-largest ...

  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    Victorious Modi fights tears in first address to Indian parliament

    Posted May 20th 2014, 06:10pm by Reuters

    ... His comments appeared designed to counter criticism that his record of business-focussed government and fast economic growth in Gujarat did not do enough to lift people from poverty. Congress ...

  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    India's likely next leader Modi seen implementing Thatcher-like reforms

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:43am by Reuters

    ... subsidies," Debroy said. Instead, the government should focus on building infrastructure to ease poverty, he said. An attack on welfare would mark an ideological shift. Although India adopted ... and Columbia University's Jagdish Bhagwati. Sen's belief that public spending on food subsidies and health was needed to end poverty was adopted by Gandhi. The result was a proliferation ...

  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    India voters start world’s biggest election

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 12:24pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... converted into a polling station for the day in Dibrugarh, in the state of Assam. “I want the government to reduce poverty and do something for the future of my children,” said the 30-year-old tea ...

  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    India’s opposition BJP leads Congress party in poll ahead of national elections

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 12:43pm by Associated Press in New Delhi

    ... with a stumbling economy and deep-rooted problems with poverty, infrastructure and education. Modi also is facing his share of controversy. He has been accused of doing little to stop anti-Muslim riots ...

  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    Slowing economy puts India's middle-class dream on hold

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 04:14am by WASHPOST

    ... from poverty into a middle class that now numbers 200 million to 300 million, an extraordinary social transformation in the nation of 1.2 billion. But the optimism that once inspired slogans ... Institute for Human Development, estimated slowing growth would prevent as many as nine million people living in poverty from entering the middle-class in the next few years. And many new consumers ...

  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    Five killed as bomb blasts hit Indian opposition rally in Patna

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 04:39am by AFP

    ... a polarising figure particularly among religious minorities, later took to the stage, urging Hindus and Muslims to unite to overcome poverty in Bihar, a key electoral battleground for elections due ... other or against poverty?" Modi has been campaigning to topple the ruling Congress party since he was named last month as the Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate ...




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