The nine counties, all in southwest China’s Guizhou province, had eradicated absolute poverty, the provincial government announced.
Updated on Nov 23, 2020 04:52 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Beijing | By Sutirtho Patranobis | Edited by Vinod Janardhanan
“With this report, we wanted to draw attention to the plight of the most underprivileged Indian Americans,” said MR Rangaswami, founder of Indiaspora.
Published on Oct 02, 2020 09:28 AM IST
Washington | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
Opposition will bring up ‘involvement’ of BJP minister in dubious land deals, ‘mismanagement’ during pandemic
Updated on Sep 06, 2020 12:37 AM IST
Hindustan Times/Shimla | By Gaurav Bisht, Shimla
This pandemic will leave behind orphans. This leaves children open to various forms of exploitation from being forced into child labour, sexual violence and begging. Many older children may have to stop going to school to look after their siblings
Updated on May 16, 2020 07:18 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By Lalita Panicker
The government could have visualised that the migrants will be stuck without income and will go away. The state could have allowed the industries to run while other institutions, markets, and offices were locked down
Updated on May 11, 2020 05:51 PM IST
Hindustan Times/Chandigarh | By RN Prasher
With its multi-pronged approach, relentlessly hardworking staff and quick thinking, this non-profit Bengaluru dialysis center has set an example we can all learn from
Updated on Apr 27, 2020 01:54 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By Vidya Prabhu
Speaking at the same session, Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said India’s progress was hampered by the lack of focus in the field of education.
Updated on Feb 23, 2020 01:18 AM IST
This week’s interesting reads includes the memoir of a popular stand-up comic, another on exploring Kabul, and one that looks at the policies the Indian economy needs to get back on track
Published on Dec 13, 2019 06:30 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By HT Team
The boycott is a part of an ongoing strike against an increased hostel fee. While the students are confident of a mass boycott, the administration has conveyed to the students that police forces could be sought to conduct the examination, if needed.
Updated on Dec 11, 2019 06:04 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Kainat Sarfaraz
Published on Nov 04, 2019 10:48 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Deepa Sharma Sood, Ludhiana
Proposes law, medical college, pink bus services for women and a 100-bed hospital in Barwala
Published on Oct 13, 2019 01:04 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Panchkula | By HT Correspondent, Panchkula
₹7.28 crore funds transferred to Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan’s district office
Updated on Sep 06, 2019 10:21 PM IST
By Deepa Sharma Sood, Ludhiana
At 72, India has substantial achievements. But the nature of challenges is also changing.
Updated on Aug 15, 2019 09:58 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
Arun Jaitley’s first blog on GST is his first after he opted out of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s council of ministers in end of May. His previous blog was on exit polls predicting a clear win for PM Modi on May 20.
Updated on Jul 01, 2019 12:45 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rajeev Jayaswal
After taking charge, Pradhan said that the government’s scheme to provide clean cooking fuel to the poor would continue, which has already benefited over 70 million households across the country.
Published on May 31, 2019 11:22 PM IST
Pranab Mukherjee also expressed concern over the estimate that 1 per cent of Indians hold over 60 per cent of the country’s total wealth and called on corporates to help bring people out of poverty.
Published on Apr 09, 2019 10:13 AM IST
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
Currently, the size of the Indian economy is about USD 2.9 trillion, he said while addressing students of the Shri Ram College of Commerce here.
Updated on Apr 06, 2019 05:57 PM IST
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
Rahul Gandhi said the aim of the two parties is to defeat Narendra Modi and the BJP.
Updated on Mar 31, 2019 09:37 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Vikram Gopal
Congress president Rahul Gandhi said his promise of minimum income guarantee scheme is his party’s surgical strike on poverty.
Updated on Apr 25, 2020 07:00 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Ganganagar, Rajasthan | By HT Correspondent
Lok Sabha elections 2019: For Congress’s Rs 12k poll promise, fixing household income could be big hurdle
Congress has set a minimum income guarantee line of Rs 12,000, akin to a poverty line. The party also assumes that any Indian household should meet this monthly income threshold to escape poverty.
Updated on Mar 26, 2019 09:57 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Zia Haq, New Delhi
Govt may not announce tax hike, populist schemes; amount may be 40% of last year’s ₹3.2L-crore
Updated on Feb 27, 2019 08:03 AM IST
Assam has been witnessing protests from various groups opposed to the bill, which seeks to provide citizenship to religious minorities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Updated on Feb 06, 2019 05:02 PM IST
Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
BJP is eyeing beneficiaries of schemes launched by Centre, its governments in states to buck anti-incumbency at a time of deepening caste fissures and voter discontent.
Updated on Oct 26, 2018 12:32 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi/Jaipur | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
A month after the launch, more than 100,000 beneficiaries have been successfully treated and more than Rs 150 crore released to the hospitals
Updated on Oct 22, 2018 01:19 PM IST
By JP Nadda
According to the new policy, aided schools receiving grants from the state will be given clear exemption.
Published on Sep 20, 2018 06:17 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Sagar Pillai, Mumbai
Turning sidewalks, parks and vacant or dilapidated lots into green spaces could be a good way to reduce cases of depression, anxiety and stress in urban communities, says a new study.
Updated on Jul 22, 2018 02:42 PM IST
Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
Getting married after the age of 19 and having first child after a gap of two years from marriage ( at the age of 21) will fetch a cash reward to girls in the state who belong to below poverty line, scheduled caste and scheduled tribe families.
Updated on Jul 07, 2018 04:13 PM IST
HindustanTimes, Lucknow | By Gaurav Saigal, Lucknow
State has included 61,000 families of farmers, irrespective of their annual income, from 14 districts with the highest suicides
Updated on Jun 22, 2018 12:14 AM IST