Who is UNDP trying to fool? SCs and STs haven’t escaped poverty
The UNDP recently released a report that said some 271 million Indians had escaped ‘multidimensional poverty’ in just ten years. But the latest data pertaining to SCs and STs, available in the public domain, tells a different story, says Ashesh Swar
Will Haryana’s deprived get their share in the giant ‘paratha’ of prosperity?
Using the famous giant parathas of Rohtak as a metaphor, Anil Kumar contends that only a united front of all the deprived, including the most backwards and Ati-Dalits, can fetch them their due share in the resources
So that cows remain safe in the sheds
Experience gathered over generations has taught cattle-rearers when to sell off a cow or bull, and when they do so, they know very well that their animal would be taken straight to the slaughterhouse. This is their economic compulsion
The Dear Hindu Holy Cow: An Obituary
A ban on bovine slaughter will have a direct impact on the supplementary peasant incomes in the country, multiply the useless component of the country’s cattle population and make fodder more expensive