Global Hunger Index: News

15 Nov 2022

United Nations (UN)

World human population crosses 8 billion mark: UN report

Reaching a significant milestone in human development, the world population breached the eight billion mark on Tuesday, according to the United Nations (UN).

15 Oct 2022


Global Hunger Index: India ranks 107th; below Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh

India's standing in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2022 has deteriorated in a year, placing it behind neighbors Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal.

16 Oct 2019


Global Hunger Index: India ranked 102, 8 positions below Pakistan

While India's leaders are busy thumping their chests and talking about their achievements, millions are sleeping empty stomach.

27 Jul 2018

Manish Sisodia

Delhi sisters who starved to death lived in car-sized windowless-room

Days after three little sisters living in a Delhi shanty died of starvation, disturbing details continue to tumble out.

02 Apr 2018


Global warming can worsen India's food security problem manifold

Hunger is one of India's basic problems: according to the 2017 Global Hunger Index, it ranked 100th out of 119 countries.

13 Oct 2017

North Korea

India ranks 100 of 119 countries on Global Hunger Index

India has a "serious" hunger problem, revealed the Global Hunger Index (GHI) report by Washington-based International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

14 Jul 2017


Gurugram residents are using this fridge to fight food wastage

A residential society in Gurugram has started a community fridge to reduce wastage of food and combat hunger.

11 Apr 2017


Food wastage: Government to fix portion sizes in restaurants

Attempting to reduce food wastage, government of India is preparing to legally notify portion sizes served in restaurants and star hotels.

12 Oct 2016

Sri Lanka

India rated 'Serious' in Global Hunger Index

According to the Global Hunger Index 2016, India was ranked 97 among 118 countries. With a 28.5 GHI score, India was below the average of a developing country (21.3).