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Eradicating poverty in India a Sisyphean task

The Narendra Modi government wants to banish poverty from India by the year 2032, a target that is ambitious and fraught with potential pitfalls. The government has thrashed out an a

Majority of overnight trips in India for medical purposes

The national sample survey office (NSSO), ministry of statistics and programme implementation released a report titled “Key Indicators of Domestic Tourism in India” in June based on inf

The distaff conundrum

Konika Haldar, 25, and her husband left Malda, in Bengal, five years ago. Today, she works as a domestic help in east Delhi and, as the breadwinner, cannot afford to quit. But she hopes her husband

“The challenge is to ensure that women stay longer in school”

As the participation of women in labour force declines in the country, Sher Singh Verick of ILO explains to Archana Mishra the reason behind this trend, the role education plays and the kind of

Farmers earn just Rs 6,426 in a month

The average monthly income per agricultural household from all sources is estimated to be Rs. 6,426, according to the latest “Situation Assessment Survey of Agricultural Households” con



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