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Modi Dispensation Is ‘No Dissonance Allowed’ Government: P Chidambaram

Modi Dispensation Is ‘No Dissonance Allowed’ Government: P Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday said that Modi Government should realise that the world will not dance to tunes of the BJP and the RSS.

09 June 2022
P Chidambaram Targets Govt On Economic Survey; Says It’s ‘Time For Change’

P Chidambaram Targets Govt On Economic Survey; Says It’s ‘Time For Change’

Congress leader P Chidambaram said ‘The two years have impoverished people: millions of jobs have been lost; 84 per cent households have suffered loss of...

31 January 2022

Global Hunger Index Doesn't Reflect India's True Picture; Index Flawed Measure Of Hunger: Government

As per the GHI report, the composite GHI scores of India have improved from 38.8 in 2000 to 27.5 in 2021. Thus, the country has shown consistent improvement...

Global Hunger Index Might Not Be Flawless But India Still Needs To Take It As Warning

Global Hunger Index Might Not Be Flawless But India Still Needs To Take It As Warning

The Centre has reacted angrily at the new Global Hunger Index, but experts say it should plug loopholes in the food delivery system.

22 October 2021

Global Hunger Index 'Unfortunate' Reflection Of Hunger In The Country: Oxfam India

CEO of Oxfam India Amitabh Behar said the nutritional loss could amplify into intergenerational effects. He added that the latest data showed that in several...

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15 October 2021
Global Hunger Index 2021: What It Means For India?

Global Hunger Index 2021: What It Means For India?

India has slipped to 101st position from last year’s 94th position


15 December 2020
Hunger Study Predicts 168,000 Pandemic-Linked Child Deaths

Hunger Study Predicts 168,000 Pandemic-Linked Child Deaths

Before the pandemic, the number of stunted children declined globally each year, from 199.5 million in 2000 to 144 million in 2019.


14 December 2020
The Numbers Game: Family Health Survey Reflects Nutrition Paradox

The Numbers Game: Family Health Survey Reflects Nutrition Paradox

As 2020 comes to a close, here's some facts and figures on how India and the world are performing on food and nutrition security.


15 November 2020
‘Hunger Rates Are Sky-Rocketing Around The World’

‘Hunger Rates Are Sky-Rocketing Around The World’

A new report has found global hunger and population displacement could surge as people on the move and those reliant on a dwindling flow of remittances...


17 October 2020
Global Hunger Index 2020: India Ranks 94 Out Of 107 Countries, Under ‘Serious’ Category

Global Hunger Index 2020: India Ranks 94 Out Of 107 Countries, Under ‘Serious’ Category

The Global Hunger Report report gives India a score of 27.2, which puts it in the 'serious category'


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30 September 2020
Empowering Adolescents For Battling Anemia With Several Programmes, Collective Initiatives

Empowering Adolescents For Battling Anemia With Several Programmes, Collective Initiatives

More than 3 out of 10 women aged between 20 to 24 die during childbirth in India due to anemia


17 September 2020
Why Reviving Midday Meals Is A Must

Why Reviving Midday Meals Is A Must

Over 9.12 crore underprivileged children get their daily nutrition from the midday-meal scheme, which has been disrupted by the pandemic.


29 August 2020
Tackling Severe Acute Malnourishment During COVID-19

Tackling Severe Acute Malnourishment During COVID-19

Plaguing us for decades, malnourishment has severely escalated due to the ongoing pandemic, putting thousands of migrants, women and children in danger


07 June 2020
Is The Food On Your Table Safe To Eat?

Is The Food On Your Table Safe To Eat?

On World Food Safety Day, it is important to remember that unsafe food practices claim approximately 4,20,000 lives annually across the world. According to...



18 October 2019
Economy In ICU, Utter Incompetence Of BJP Govt To Be Blamed: Manish Tewari

Economy In ICU, Utter Incompetence Of BJP Govt To Be Blamed: Manish Tewari

Expressing grave concern over the crisis involving the PMC Bank scam, Tewari said public money is no more safe in Indian banks and the scam has been totally...


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16 October 2019
'Concentrate Less On Politics, More On children': Congress To PM Modi

'Concentrate Less On Politics, More On children': Congress To PM Modi

India has slipped to 102nd position in the Global Hunger Index 2019 of 117 countries, down from its 2018 position of 95 and behind its neighbours Nepal,...


16 October 2019
India Ranks 102 On Global Hunger Index, Behind Pakistan, Bangladesh

India Ranks 102 On Global Hunger Index, Behind Pakistan, Bangladesh

With a score of 30.3, India suffers from the level of hunger that is considered “serious,” the report said.


12 October 2019
Why Can’t Feeding The Underprivileged Be Made Mandatory In Corporate Social Responsibility?

04 September 2019
The Great Nutrition Paradox

The Great Nutrition Paradox

“The state shall regard raising the level of nutrition and standard of living of its people among its primary duties” Article 47, The Constitution of India


05 July 2019
Video | Most People Don't See Nutrition As A Challenge

Video | Most People Don't See Nutrition As A Challenge

What’s the biggest challenge that faces India today, we asked. They listed out everything, except those that should matter the most to them. A simple...


13 June 2019
Why Winston Churchill Could Have Landed in Jail Today For Starving 4 Million People To Death in 1943

Why Winston Churchill Could Have Landed in Jail Today For Starving 4 Million People To Death in 1943

In January 2019, a new study by researchers of IIT, Gandhinagar (published in the Geophysical Research Letters) used soil analysis for the first time to show...


08 March 2019
India's Hunger Index: What Can Be Done?

India's Hunger Index: What Can Be Done?

India has a federal form of governance. Success of food and nutrition security measures call for negotiations vitally required between the Centre and the...


15 October 2018
As India Ranks 103rd On Global Hunger, Rahul Says PM Modi Forgot To Give Food To People

As India Ranks 103rd On Global Hunger, Rahul Says PM Modi Forgot To Give Food To People

The Global Hunger Index (GHI) published by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Welthungerhilfe, ranked India 103, clubbing its...


10 April 2018
Starvation Index Larger Than That Of Hunger In India: Development Communication Network

Starvation Index Larger Than That Of Hunger In India: Development Communication Network

These indexes are important because they assess the status of society by keeping the central focus on children's nutrition; otherwise normally the reports are...


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