Chandra Devi lost two of her children last week when they consumed a free school lunch in Gandaman village, India. They were among 23 children who died in the tragedy.
July 26, 2013 An Indian village is mourning the loss of 23 children who ate a tainted school lunch. Its residents, like hundreds of millions who inhabit rural India, live in the shadows of the country's economic rise.
The Indian government's new food security plan would cover impoverished families like this one in the city of Allahabad.
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July 21, 2013 India's government has a plan to feed 800 million poor people with subsidized food grains. Critics say it's too expensive and designed primarily to win elections next year.
This man's daughter, who ate tainted food at a school on Tuesday, died in the eastern Indian city of Patna on Wednesday.
July 17, 2013 The tragedy is a stark contrast to the stories of India's economic rise that have dominated headlines for the past decade. Compared with countries like China and South Africa, India has struggled to reduce problems like childhood malnutrition and mortality.
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