Poverty Line

  • Poverty line debate: Is a monthly income of Rs 6000 enough to sustain a family of 5? 29-07-2013 11:07 PM

    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? CNN-IBN tracks the family of...
  • Can one get a meal for Rs 5? CNN-IBN finds out 26-07-2013 06:56 PM

    A day after Congress leaders claimed that one can get a complete meal at Re 1, Rs 5, Rs 12 and Rs 15, CNN-IBN 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 26-07-2013 06:46 PM

    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 26-07-2013 05:49 PM

    A day after Congress leaders claimed that one can get a complete meal at Re 1, Rs 5, Rs 12 and Rs 15, CNN-IBN 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 26-07-2013 05:39 PM

    A day after Congress leaders claimed that one can get a complete meal at Re 1, Rs 5, Rs 12 and Rs 15, CNN-IBN did a ground check which shows that the politicians not related by the ground reality. ...
  • Is the Food Bill economically viable? 03-07-2013 11:00 PM

    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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 03-10-2011 11:49 PM

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