The Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2020 published this week has put India behind most of its south Asian neighbours, including Bangladesh
19 Oct 2020 10:07 AM
Studies estimate that India loses up to 2.5 per cent of its GDP due to micronutrient (vitamins and minerals) deficiencies alone.
31 Oct 2019 12:10 AM
The situation was dire enough for the Supreme Court to take it up this September.
18 Oct 2019 1:18 AM
Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over India ranking 102 in the Global Hunger Index.
16 Oct 2019 2:08 PM
In 2000, India was ranked 83 out of 113 countries. Now, with 117 countries in the fray, it has dropped to 102 rank.
16 Oct 2019 12:55 PM
Two decades of corporate driven globalisation has destroyed the biodiversity and cultural diversity of our indigenous food systems.
26 Dec 2017 1:36 AM
Over five years ago, the then Prime Minister had called malnutrition in India a “national shame”.
22 Oct 2017 3:36 AM
India fell precipitously by 45 places since 2014, which is when the Modi regime came into being.
22 Oct 2017 3:33 AM
The fact is that even if India was a few notches higher, it still would be among the severe cases in terms of the magnitude of malnourishment.
19 Oct 2017 2:47 AM
The problem of numbers may be self-defeating given the Indian scale, although that argument too is beaten if we compare ourselves to China.
17 Oct 2017 2:24 AM
India has the third highest score in all of Asia — only Afghanistan and Pakistan are ranked worse.
13 Oct 2017 3:23 PM