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Food security

Let’s Revisit Our Food Safety And Distribution Methods 

Feb 13, 2021 Thirukumaran Nagarajan

From consumer awareness to farming practices, it’s time to revise the entire farm to fork process. Here’s how. 

How To Improve Food Security And Nutritional Outcomes

Jan 15, 2021 Mr. Vijay Avinandan

Food security and nutrition in India have worsened since the last NFHS round with 18 states showing worsened stunting levels among children under five.

What Could Be India’s Development Prospects In 2021?

The focus should be on three pillars namely self-sufficiency, food security and social security for India to progress holistically.

The Numbers Game: Family Health Survey Reflects Nutrition Paradox

Dec 14, 2020 Raadhika Gupta

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.

VP Naidu Calls For Building Equitable Society On International Day For Eradication of Poverty

The theme for this year addresses the challenge of achieving social and environmental justice for all.

13 October, 2020

Nutritional Needs, Food Security To Strengthen India's Backbone

Pratibha Pandey

ChildFund's program 'MACHAN' is a holistic program to adress key issues like, malnutrition, mother and child health, new-born care, and adolescent nutrition.

09 October, 2020

UN World Food Programme Awarded 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

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The Rome-based organisation provided assistance to almost 100 million people in 88 countries around the world last year.

28 September, 2020

Rajasthan Govt Approves Proposal For Free Wheat, Pulses To Over 4 Lakh Families


Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had directed to ensure food security for the people who are facing a livelihood crisis amidst the pandemic and financially weaker sections.

05 September, 2020

Is India Heading Towards A Health Crisis Post This Pandemic?


Several programmes are being organised by the government to cope with malnutrition in children, pregnant women and lactating mothers during the National Nutrition Month or Poshan Maah.

02 September, 2020

We Need A Jan Andolan For A Malnutrition-Free India

Vinay Sahasrabuddhe

We have only a small window of opportunity before our demographic dividend ends. We must make the most of it.

17 August, 2020

The Hourglass Phenomena

Dr Alok Ranjan

Just as in an hourglass all the grains of sand trickling down can settle at different places, a convergence across various nutrition streams can yield multiple benefits


14 July, 2020

Number Of Undernourished People Declines In India; Obesity In Adults On The Rise: UN


The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report, released on Monday, estimated that almost 690 million people globally were undernourished (or hungry) in 2019, up by 10 million from 2018.

06 July, 2020

‘The Meanest Of All The Fats’

Paramjeet Singh and Nilanjana Bose

Hydrogenated Trans Fats in our food cause irreparable harm to our cardiovascular system, killing more than 500,000 people every year. We need to cap it now.

03 July, 2020

Want Food Security? Try Agroecology

Colin Todhunter

Decentralised, local community-owned food systems based on shorter food supply chains that can cope with future shocks are now needed more than ever.

01 July, 2020

For Food Security, Community Involvement Is The Key

Anumeha Verma and Debjeet Sarangi

With a little help and encouragement, tribals from two remote blocks in Odisha banish malnourishment while wooing biodiversity in their region.

Photo Gallery

Members of Indian team pose with the winners trophy after their win on the day four of their second test cricket match with New Zealand in Mumbai. India won the won the series 1-0.

AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool

Argentine players jubilate with the trophy after beating Germany in the final match of FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World cup 2021, at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

Charred remains of vehicles of security personnel after the vehicles were put on fire by some miscreants over the death of 13 people, who were allegedly killed by Armed Forces, in Mon district.

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Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif outside actor Vicky Kaushal's residence in Mumbai.

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Actress Rashi Singh, center, along with models pose during a fashion show preview of Hilife Brides in Hyderabad.

AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

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Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.

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Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation


Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh