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news about hungerproject

  • Apr 12, 2010 23:15
    17 of Jharkhand’s 24 districts are listed as “highly affected” by Maoists, in a state where children live (and die) on wild berries and ants, reports B Vijay Murty. read more
  • Apr 12, 2010 15:07
    Writing these words, I’m in a spot in the Kumaon hills where it is possible to forget about the rest of India. From a little ledge, I look out at a near-180-degree vista in every shade of green, writes Dilip D’Souza. read more
  • Apr 09, 2010 01:26
    The mid-day meal scheme — the world\'s biggest cooked-meal programme aimed at combating malnutrition and pulling poor children into schools — is facing a grain shortage and may be disrupted. That\'s because the HRD ministry and the Department of Food and... read more
  • Apr 21, 2010 18:00
    All unclaimed bodies and deaths on India’s streets, except those from accidents, must be treated as starvation deaths unless proved otherwise, a Supreme Court-appointed panel has said. read more
  • Apr 21, 2010 18:26
    A team of experts arrived at Ganne village in Allahabad district on Thursday to find out whether the central government programmes existed at all in the village and to assess child malnutrition cases. read more
  • Apr 08, 2010 01:19
    In face of intense on-ground scrutiny by a high-level fact-finding team of the Supreme Court that visited the nondescript Ganne village, 45 km east of Allahabad, to gauge the extent of malnutrition among children, the operation cover up of the district... read more
  • Apr 20, 2010 19:53
    The government effort to draft a seminal law to fight hunger is flawed, inadequate and \"not in the spirit of election promises\" in the Congress manifesto, says a confidential note circulated to top ministers at a meeting on Monday, reports Samar Hal... read more
  • Apr 08, 2010 20:05
    To say that states don’t have money to feed their poor children is a fallacy. It is just that no one seems to have the time or imagination to channelise the resources in the right direction, writes Manoj Kumar. read more
  • Apr 20, 2010 19:57
    A day after HT published a report on hungry children eating silica-laced mud in Uttar Pradesh’s Ganne village, officials descended on the village, offering biscuits to them and help to their parents. Kenneth John reports. read more
  • Apr 21, 2010 18:24
    Taking the first step towards fixing the shortcomings of the proposed food security bill, the UPA government’s empowered group of ministers (EGoM) on Monday asked the Planning Commission to decide precisely how many poor people there were in India —... read more
  • Apr 08, 2010 20:05
    For many, India’s hungry millions don’t exist any more. Hopefully, the Food Security Act will jolt us out of this reverie, says Harsh Mander. read more
  • Apr 05, 2010 11:56
    A ministers\' panel meeting today is likely to consider raising poor families\' entitlement for rice or wheat to 35 kg per month at Rs 3 a kg. Not enough food, so children learn to eat mud | Full coverage read more
  • Aug 30, 2010 12:41
    As top officials from multiple ministries worked over the weekend recrafting a draft legislation deemed inadequate to deliver food to the poorest, a grim reminder of the depth of deprivation in India emerged from its most populous state. Kenneth John... read more
  • Apr 21, 2010 18:21
    As country’s top ministers meet today to redraft a bill that hopes to guarantee food for all, HT travels to east Uttar Pradesh to find children surviving on mud. read more