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Jul 16, 2017
Maid in India: Tripti Lahiri's book delves into overuse and abuse of domestic workersIn the decade after liberalisation, there was a nearly 120% rise in the number of domestic workers in India from 7.4 lakh in 1991 to 16.2 lakh workers by 2001, says author Tripti Lahiri quoting census data in her recently released book, Maid In India.
Jul 15, 2017
UP's crackdown on slaughterhouses: Butchers, farmers and traders suffer as big businesses gainFailure of municipal administrations in UP to upgrade slaughterhouses had destroyed the vast unorganised meat industry.
Jul 12, 2017
Amarnath Yatra attack might mark departure in trend but terrorism killed 164% more civilians in a year in KashmirOver the past 18 years, at least 52 Amarnath pilgrims have been killed in five terrorist attacks.
Jul 10, 2017
Ban on sale of cattle for slaughter: Complicated process, lack of clarity makes Marathwada's farmers dread the new lawWhy is this increasing squeeze on the cattle market for slaughter making Marathwada's farmers anxious?
Jul 08, 2017
Delhi saw 277% rise in reported rape cases in 5 years; govt initiatives falter, funds underutilisedThe number of rapes reported each year in Delhi has more than tripled over the last five years.
Jul 07, 2017
Amidst growing belligerence at border, China outguns India's naval abilities in Indian Ocean Region 1 to 4China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLA-N) has 283 major surface combatant warships, four times more than those under the control of the Indian Navy (66), according to an IndiaSpend analysis of publicly available data.
Jul 04, 2017
Narendra Modi leaves for Israel: Five reasons why Tel Aviv matters to New Delhi and PMDefence, agriculture, trade, diplomacy and water management will dominate talks when Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Israel from 4-6 July at the invitation of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Jul 03, 2017
Healthcare in India: Nine poorest states' budgets lie unspent, 581 million affected by inadequate infrastructureNine of India's poorest states do not spend even the money they have set aside for healthcare.
Jun 30, 2017
Narendra Modi govt set to roll out GST: Five things you should know about 'one tax for one nation'The government is all set to roll out the goods and services tax (GST) at the stroke of the midnight on 30 June, 2017.
Jun 29, 2017
Uttar Pradesh govt wants cow shelters in jails but 69% of them are overcrowded, 33% understaffedThe jails of Uttar Pradesh (UP), overcrowded and understaffed, are in no position to house gaushalas (cow shelters) as the state government recently proposed.