India becomes open-defecation free but many challenges ahead
The challenge now will be mainly be to sustain India's open-defecation free status
Universal Basic Income explained in less than two minutes
With an eye on the 2019 elections, the BJP-led government may announce a Universal Basic Income (UBI) scheme. Under UBI, every citizen, …
NITI Aayog ineffective in curbing inequality: Report
Latest India Exclusion Report flags several areas of concern
Unemployment rate rose to 6.9 per cent in October: study
It also said that labour participation was lowest since January 2016
Sit up India, start worrying
Start Up India is a niche project that is unlikely to create the kind of job opportunities we need
Cabinet approves amendments to power tariff policy
Policy claims to ensure 24X7, affordable power for all
POOP – It’s not crappy!
If we utilized whole lot of crap India produced per day through open defecation, we could light around 1,092,000 street lights or 72,800 stoves …
Modi back to ‘vikaas’ hardline
Prime Minister seems to have gone back on promises to farmers
At industry's behest
Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar's decision to lift the moratorium of 8 critically polluted clusters of the country is inexplicable. The …
About sleepless nights at PMO and the diwan
Are bureaucrats under Modi regime so hard-pressed that settees in office have become a necessity?
Simply Put : Ahmedabad wall
A Modi motto on innovation
A simplistic formulation ignores the reality of India's research environment and the constraint it faces
Sunaina Rawat and the dilemma of Bharat
The new government has to focus on the rural population, their aspirations and the economy
Gujarat's estimate of malnourished children lower than national survey: CAG
Gujarat government considered only underweight children to assess malnutrition levels and not stunting and wastage
Where are the doctors’ bodies when common man suffers due to poor treatment?
Notwithstanding lack of government support, the medical associations are strangely absent whenever the needy suffers due to unethical practices, …
Two seasons of separation and a deep political desperation
It feels good that agriculture features high in political discourse but, again, it is misdirected
Farewell to welfare
The budget is a patch work of abandoned schemes revived or existing ones being re-named. This is all for rural development
Is an environmental apocalypse approaching India?
The Union government scarcely conceals its contempt for the environment working assiduously to dismantle environment protection.
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निजी या सरकारी: कृषि पर कौन कर रहा है कितना निवेश
प्रधान मंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी कृषि में अधिक निजी निवेश चाहते हैं, लेकिन यह पहले से ही निजी निवेश पर कायम है
‘Accelerating exodus from farming key to achieve target of doubling income’
To double farmers’ income reduce the number of farmers, suggest policy makers
Modi’s rural sojourn: Take piped water to 4,620 households everyday
The challenge is to sustain supply; most habitations covered with drinking water have slipped back to non-covered status due to drying up of sources
Prime Minister confers Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes
Narendra Modi conferred the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research’s prestigious prizes for 2016, 2017 and 2018 at Vigyan Bhawan in …
Dalit activists, leaders decry Prime Minister’s ‘Christ-like’ act
It is just a gimmick to fool Dalits whereas their real problems are unaddressed, they say