Jean Dreze, two others detained in Jharkhand, later released

Economist-activist Jean Dreze and two other “Right to Food” activists were detained by the Jharkhand Police in Garhwa district, on Thursday, for allegedly organizing a public meeting without taking permission from police. Read More
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Despite reports, Centre says no starvation death in India

The ministry of consumer affairs, food and public distribution said the central government is unaware of starvation deaths taking place in India despite several reports of such deaths occurring in the country. Read More
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