Are our budgets participatory?
Legislative scrutiny of budget in India compares with that of Afghanistan and Rwanda
Empowering women lies at the centre of controlling population growth in Africa
The goal of family planning programmes is not to hit population targets but to empower women so they can choose the number of children they will …
India is moving at jet speed, people should be able to move too
1 in 4 men and every second woman in India are physically inactive; can Indian construct cities which are creators of health, environment and equity?
Lawsuit over bike lane in New York
Most say it calms traffic, some claim threatens pedestrians’ safety
Clean air at any cost
A tale of two villages beguiled by JRY
The panchayats of Sonrai in Uttar Pradesh and Palana in Rajasthan share a Jawahar Rozgar Yojana experience. Both ignored the water needs of the …
Greening a state
Himachal Pradesh chief minister has broken all bureaucratic shackles and initiated eco-friendly programmes in the state
Poverty line delinked from food and other entitlements given to the poor
Government to wait for results of socio-economic caste census to decide parameters on who should be covered under social welfare programmes
Perhaps yes, minister
Abandon paddy, build IT hubs: Montek
Planning Commission deputy chairperson gets flak for his advice to Kerala at investors' meet
New poverty estimate soon
But will it reflect true level of poverty in the country?
JNNURM fares well
Only plans, no integration
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36 per cent cities to face water crisis by 2050
An estimated 400 million people currently live in cities with perennial water shortage. The number is slated to go up to 1 billion by 2050 due to …
What's your view of the road?
If we are not able to walk, we cannot really build a vibrant public transport network
‘Dual contraception is a must to avert HIV infection’
Hormonal contraceptives, promoted in developed nations, put health at risk, says a study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. Sonal …
DD social service ads preach, but rarely convert
How does public interest advertising work on Doordarshan? Even more to the point, does it work at all?
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