POVERTY LINE

  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 7, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Poverty line debate: Is a monthly income of Rs 6000 enough to sustain a family of 5? July 29, 2013

    The Planning Commission says any individual who can spend more than Rs 33 a day is above poverty line. It says this amount is adequate to meet expenditure for food, health and education. But is the estimate far away from the realities on the ground? CNNIBN tracks the family of...
  • Can one get a meal for Rs 5? CNNIBN finds out July 26, 2013

    A day after Congress leaders claimed that one can get a complete meal at Re 1, Rs 5, Rs 12 and Rs 15, CNNIBN did a ground check which shows that the politicians not related by the ground reality. ...
  • We are doing everything to check poverty, says Sheila Dikshit July 26, 2013

    Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said her government is doing everything possible to check poverty. "Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said her government is doing everything possible to check poverty," she said. ...
  • No meal for Rs 12 in Bangalore, say residents July 26, 2013

    A day after Congress leaders claimed that one can get a complete meal at Re 1, Rs 5, Rs 12 and Rs 15, CNNIBN did a ground check which shows that the politicians not related by the ground reality. ...
  • No meal for Rs 5 in Delhi, Kolkata, say residents July 26, 2013

    A day after Congress leaders claimed that one can get a complete meal at Re 1, Rs 5, Rs 12 and Rs 15, CNNIBN did a ground check which shows that the politicians not related by the ground reality. ...
  • Is the Food Bill economically viable? July 3, 2013

    Despite opposition from key ally, NCP leader and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, the UPA government on Wednesday cleared the Food Security ordinance at a Cabinet meet. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus's take on Govt's Rs 28aday poverty line March 25, 2012

    Cyrus Broacha also talks about Trinamool Congress, Railways, Asia Cup, Agent Vinod and much more. ...
  • FTN: Has poverty declined in India? March 21, 2012

    Planning Commission on Monday further reduced poverty line to Rs 28.65 per capita daily consumption in cities and Rs 22.42 in rural areas, scaling down India's poverty ratio to 29.8 per cent in 200910. ...
  • Vested political interests want to keep India poor: Montek March 21, 2012

    Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia said he is open to revising the Rs 29 per day cut off for the poverty line. ...
  • Montek defends Govt's Rs 28aday poverty line March 20, 2012

    Planning Commission Deputy Chairperson Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Tuesday defended the government's new reduced poverty line, drawn at Rs 28 a day. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai October 3, 2011

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...