Poor

  • Naveen Patnaik: Poor will be largely affected by the rail fair hike June 20, 2014

    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik comments on the rail fare hike. He states that hike in fare will further aggravate inflation and increase price rise. The poor people will be largely affected by this move. ...
  • A schoolgirl turns CJ to highlight the poor condition of her MCD school October 14, 2013

    A young school girl turns CJ to expose the pathetic state of her MCD run school. There is no water,no electricity and no proper seating arrangements for the students. This is a follow-up to her earlier report ...
  • CJ Show: Poor condition of govt. schools in Chhindwara MP September 29, 2013

    Exposing the pathetic condition of schools across Chhindawada district in Madhya Pradesh, this CJ report shows how the lack of proper infrastructure and adequate teaching staff is putting the career of the children at stake. The situation is so bad that from filling water to cleaning school- the children do...
  • Congress is a party that betrays everyone, says Mulayam Singh Yadav March 28, 2013

    Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has again raised the picth for a third front. Speaking at a rally in Etawah he said, "Congress is an opportunist. Whenever elections are around the congress, they first waiver off loans but after coming to power they cheat the poor farmers. Congress is...
  • Watch: No respite from cold for people in night shelters January 4, 2013

    Even as North India shivers due to extreme cold conditions, there is no respite for the poor who are taking night shelters to protect themselves against the harsh weather. Most of them allege that basic amenities like blankets and firewood exist only on papers and never reach them. ...
  • Are Paralympic athletes treated like 2nd class citizens? September 3, 2012

    CNN-IBN discusses Indian Paralympic athletes' travails in London. While Indian officials are staying at the Village, coaches and escorts have been asked to stay outside on their own expense. ...
  • Is the Government in denial over the economy? June 12, 2012

    The Centre has insisted, despite a downgrade by credit rating agency Standard and Poor's, that all is well with the Indian economy. ...
  • S&P downgrade is a wake up call for India: BJP June 12, 2012

    BJP spokesperson Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday that the recent downgrade by credit rating agency Standard & Poor's was a wake up call for India and that it reflected the policy paralysis of the UPA government. ...
  • The Last Word: S&P rating: Will policy paralysis end? April 25, 2012

    Ratings agency Standard & Poor's on Wednesday cut India's outlook to negative from stable, citing its large fiscal deficit and expectations of only modest progress on reforms given political constraints, battering stocks, bonds and the rupee. ...
  • S&P downgrades India's outlook to negative April 25, 2012

    Rating agency Standard and Poor has revised India's outlook from stable to negative, sending shockwaves across the market. ...
  • US set for another recession: Ex-Obama aide August 8, 2011

    Lawrence Summers also lashed out at Standard and Poor's saying the agency has a terrible track record. ...
  • US credit rating downgraded, worst week in 3 years August 6, 2011

    The United States lost its top-notch AAA credit rating from Standard & Poor's on Friday. ...
  • US credit rating lowered: first downgrade since 1917 August 6, 2011

    Global credit rating agency S&P downgrades US credit rating after US markets saw their worst fall since the last recession. ...
  • 30 Minutes: How hospitals turn away the poor December 11, 2010

    Many top private hospitals in Delhi have not been treating poor patients. The hospitals have got land from the government at concessional rates and are under statutory obligation to treat the poor free of cost. But the hospitals have been turning away poor patients on one pretext or other. ...
  • Impact: Delhi CM vows action against hospitals December 10, 2010

    A day after a CNN-IBN-Cobrapost investigation revealed how private hospitals in New Delhi flout government guidelines when it comes to the treatment of poor patients, the Delhi government seems to have woken up. Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said on Friday that he government was open to an investigation into the...
  • 'India needs to fix governance structures' September 11, 2010

    Free mobile phones to the poor instead of foodgrains. In such a scenario, what are the key challenges India needs to deal with? ...
  • Poverty measurement gets tied up in numbers October 11, 2009

    New Delhi: Who are the poor? Has poverty increased in the past decade or has it decreased? The government itself seems to be in a bind with two separate committees giving different assessments. But the upshot is that poverty figures have gone up. ...
  • Shakira on a mission to get poor kids educated April 22, 2008

    She's a performer known worldwide for her hit records, but Shakira is also shaking things up, off-stage. She's on a mission to get the world's poorest children an education. Take a look. ...