1.Here is an article on the same.

2.Govt In Denial.Read here.

3.India tops world hunger chart.Read here.

4.In addition to her poverty,India may lose her position as a major Rice producer.Read here.

4.Can India eradicate its Poverty,by 2015?Read here.

5.India has 10 Crores more poor than initially thought,and may be even more .Read here and HERE.

6.Poverty in India is widespread with the nation estimated to have a third of the world’s poor. According to a 2005 World Bank estimate, 82% of India falls below the international poverty line of $1.25 a day (PPP, in nominal terms Rs. 21.6 a day in urban areas and Rs 14.3 in rural areas); having reduced from 90% in 1980. According to the criterion used by the Planning Commission of India 27.5% of the population was living below the poverty line in 2004–2005, down from 51.3% in 1977–1978, and 36% in 1993-1994.Read here.

7.About 10% Indians are slum–dwellers.Read HERE