India's national MPI measure uses the globally accepted and robust methodology developed by the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
US Vice President Kamala Harris and French President Emmanuel Macron called for greater efforts to combat global inequality and the dangers faced by children online.
The first stop of his Europe trip for the devout Catholic US president is an audience with the pope, before pressing the case for democratic values and US leadership on climate change at the G20 and COP26 meetings.
The top court issued notices to the Centre and the Delhi government, seeking their responses within two weeks on a petition for rehabilitation of beggars and their vaccination amid the pandemic
Rodrigo Duterte will be winding down his six-year term amid a raging pandemic, a battered economy and his legacy
The UN estimates that the number of people suffering from hunger, which was already climbing before the pandemic, may have increased by 83-132 million
The status of women in their families is a key factor in maternal health, besides poverty, caste, education and nutrition
Biden says his government can use coronavirus relief plan not only to stop a pandemic, jobs crisis but also to tackle deep issues of poverty, inequality and more
The girl was rescued by officers of the women and child welfare department on Thursday, a day after she was married off.
The report said the increase in wealth of the top 11 billionaires of India during the pandemic could sustain the rural job scheme MGNREGA for 10 years or the Health Ministry for 10 years.
Women and marginalised racial and ethnic groups are 'more likely to be pushed into poverty, more likely to go hungry, and more likely to be excluded from healthcare' in Covid aftermath
Before the pandemic, the number of stunted children declined globally each year, from 199.5 million in 2000 to 144 million in 2019.
Rashford's Twitter campaign asking the Conservative government to pay for free school meals for disadvantaged students over the holidays quickly gathered steam.
The despair shown fifty years back is felt across the country today, where we see systematic witch-hunt of poets, writers, students, professors, activists and trade unionists.
The man sold his daughter to two women for Rs 45,000 on July 2 but kept his wife in dark.
The data released by UNDP and OPHI shows that 65 out of 75 countries significantly reduced their multidimensional poverty levels between 2000 and 2019.
On World Hunger Day, an ace photographer’s walk down hunger lane is made more poignant by the pandemic which haunts us today.
An anganwadi worker in Odisha’s poorest tribal district epitomises how change can, and must begin from the grassroots
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra addresses a press conference at party office in Lucknow.PTI Photo/Nand Kumar
Police escort activist Sudha Bharadwaj towards a van as she leaves the jail to appear in a special NIA court, ahead of her release on bail, in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Shashank Parade
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra releases party's women manifesto for 2022 UP elections, at party office in Lucknow.PTI Photo/Nand Kumar
A farmer at the Ghazipur border uses a 'hookah' as he waits for farmers' committee's decision on their future course of action, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Vijay Verma
Farmers listen to a speaker during their protest at Singhu Border, in New Delhi.PTI Photo
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.
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
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.
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.