Wednesday, September 21, 2011
This is part of a report in today's [21 Sep 2011] Times of India. According to the report, the Planning Commission of India has recommended $0.7 (in cities) and $0.6 (in rural areas) as the cut off for determining the level of poverty in India.
India is supposed to be the Superpower in 21st century.
Who makes the rules of Superpowers?
Who decides who is poor?
Do you have a boss who sits in an air-conditioned room and gossips the whole day while he pays you Rs32 per day (the recommended rate?)
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
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