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Anand K Sahay: Corona shock has laid bare the pretensions of Indians

We may be the fifth largest economy but the only thing shielding migrant workers from hunger is the food provided by volunteers

26 Apr 2020 5:25 AM

Irish teen dies due to starvation, no sign of foul play: Malaysia cops

She had a condition known as holoprosencephaly, where the brain fails to develop normally.

17 Aug 2019 12:29 PM

65-year man dies of starvation in Jharkhand

‘We do not even have enough resources to complete his last rites,’ the man’s daughter said.

07 Jun 2019 7:26 PM

PC says Modi govt cruelly ignoring Food Security Act

The former finance said as long as there were children who tragically starved to death.

28 Jul 2018 2:47 AM

40-yr-old tribal man, who did not have ration card, dies of ‘hunger’ in Jharkhand

However, district officials denied that tribal man died of starvation. They, however, admitted that family did not have a ration card.

27 Jul 2018 5:39 PM


BJP, Congress slams Delhi govt after 3 sisters found dead due to ‘hunger’

The girls, aged 8, 4 and 2 yrs, died on Tuesday. Initial autopsy suggests it was a case of starvation; Govt orders magisterial probe.

26 Jul 2018 8:52 AM

Babies dying of starvation pay the price of war in Syria

On Saturday, the parents of Sahar Dofdaa, just 34 days old, took her to a hospital in the Eastern Ghouta town of Hamouria.

23 Oct 2017 8:34 PM

Life of fear: Villagers threaten mother of 11-yr-old who died of starvation in J'khand

The victim died of starvation on Sept 28 as her family was struck off from govt welfare rolls for not linking their ration to Aadhaar card.

22 Oct 2017 1:31 PM

Aadhaar not must for ration: J'khand govt after girl starves to death

Any card, including a driver's license and voter ID card or any specified card, is permissible for procuring food grains.

21 Oct 2017 3:29 PM

New heights of callousness

The death of 11-year-old Santoshi Kumari will forever remain a blot on India’s bureaucracy and government.

21 Oct 2017 12:40 AM


Elderly dies of ‘starvation’ in Odisha, inquiry ordered

The victim, a childless person, was identified as Gobinda Behera of Shantipada village in Pritipur panchayat under the Binjharpur block.

23 May 2017 1:55 AM

Sonam Kapoor to sell her clothes for charity

She will donate the money to charities she supports.

26 Mar 2017 10:48 AM

Starvation may shorten lifespan of future generations

Even moderate caloric restriction can shorten the human lifespan.

06 Dec 2016 6:54 PM