About 8,000 activists railing against the inequities of economic globalization disrupted a meeting here today of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, clashing with police and

WSJ : Two Wall Street Journal writers have said that the information technology (IT) revolution in India and other countries like China, Brazil and Malaysia is important as "symbol" of national

More than 2.6m people around the world were being resettled against their will by World Bank projects under way last year, according to bank documents. The emergence of documents, which have not made

Top WTO officials have voiced concern to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights about a report describing the global trade body as a "nightmare" for developing countries, diplomatic sources said

Top officials of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) have expressed "deep concern" to Mary Robinson, United Nations high commissioner for human rights, over a report describing the WTO as a

Nigeria's national assembly ended months of wrangling when it passed a controversial bill governing President Olusegun Obananjo's development plans in the oil-producing Niger delta. The bill sets up

A third of the world's six billion people live in a state of extreme poverty, state of "brutal inequality" that mars the dawn of the new millennium, the United Nations has

The Delhi government has announced the setting up of a development board for ensuring the progress of the rural areas of the national capital

The World Bank said on Thursday that "bad governance" and fall in revenues were responsible for increased poverty in

World Bank officials have admitted that some projects in India have failed as resettlement problems remain unsolved and ordinary villagers remain uncompensated for their trials and