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Laid off tea workers fall back on forests in West Bengal

Motivating people to bring their old clothes out of the closet, nationwide vastradaan movement is reusing old clothes to help poverty stricken people in remote areas of Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Orissa,

At least 58 per cent people of Jammu and Kashmir are living below the poverty line, Minister for Rural Development Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed informed the Legislative Assembly. He said as against 41

The Centre has decided to cover an additional five million families under the Antodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) scheme to cover the poorest of the poor. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has

With the elections coming, the Centre is waking up to reaching out to the poorest of the poor : the An todaya Programme will be expanded to include another 50 lakh Indian families living below the

The government is set to clear a proposal entailing an additional expenditure of Rs 509.97 crore every year for poverty alleviation under the Prime Minister's Antyodaya Anna Yojana

The Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh, earlier known as Dhara Nagari, has rich cultural heritage and is predominantly known due to its association with Raja Bhoj. It has also a rich tribal heritage and

The Planning Commission must be complimented for taking two major initiatives in the Tenth Plan

Over 14 lakh persons in rural and urban Punjab are still living below the poverty line, the Minister of State for Planning, Mr S.B. Mookherjee, informed the Rajya Sabha. Quoting the National Sample

The quality of public service in Orissa is bad. The users are unhappy with the behaviour of doctors, paramedics and school teachers, as alos the quality and quantity of water and raions. This was