A recent survey carried out by the local bodies for the implementation of government schemes found 64,006 extremely poor families.
The survey also found 1,735 families without facilities to cook despite State govt providing food kits and free ration.
In this interview, the journalist-writer answers questions about his perceived hatred towards activists and insensitivity to the weak. He also explains his writing process and reading habit.
According to Niti Aayog, Centre's public policy think tank, which based its report on 2015-16, Kerala has the lowest poverty rate of 0.71% in the country.
As per the index, Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh are the poorest states.
War broke out 10 months ago between Ethiopia's federal troops and forces loyal to the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), which controls the Tigray region.
Ronald had been roaming Thiruvananthapuram city on his tri-wheel ride with a placard that read: “liver and kidney for sale”.
According to a UN report, the pandemic continues to expose weaknesses in our food systems, which threaten the lives and livelihoods of people around the world.
Adding to the population’s woes is the Union finance minister’s Budget speech which did not even mention the MGNREGS.
The coronavirus pandemic could nearly double the number of acutely food insecure people to more than 270 million by the end of 2020, the United Nations said.