Social activists have reacted sharply to the Indian Planning Commission's report that 25 rupees (50 cents) and 31 rupees a day is sufficient for people in rural and urban areas, respectively. Jyoti Malhotra reports on the ongoing debate.
Oct 2, 2011 India Real Time (Wall Street Journal)
As China Expands its high speed rail system, some of the country's rural poor have criticized the trains for being too expensive.
May 22, 2010 Global Times