Articles by IndiaSpend
Feb 18, 2018
India dealing with environmental crisis but govt in denial, says lawyer Ritwick DuttaMultiple studies conducted recently have shown that India is dealing with an environmental crisis.
Feb 17, 2018
Tripura, bastion of CPM, is low on development but high on social and health indicesTripura, the north-eastern Indian state that goes to the polls on Sunday, 18 February, 2018, is the bastion of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM).
Feb 16, 2018
Globalisation Index 2016: As world became less connected, India fell 16 spots over 11 years; scores lower on trade, FDIAs flows of trade & people fell the world over since the 2008 global financial crash, India dropped 16 spots to 78 from 62 among 140 countries in 11 years.
Feb 14, 2018
Jammu and Kashmir's worsening security scenario: 2017 saw 358 terror-related deaths, toll rose 98% in four yearsThe year 2017 saw 358 terrorist-related deaths in Jammu and Kashmir–98 percent more than in 2013 when 181 deaths were recorded– according to an IndiaSpend analysis of data from the South Asian Terrorism Portal, run by the Institute for Conflict Management, a Delhi-based non-profit.
Feb 13, 2018
62% Indian kids receive all basic vaccinations but country still lags far behind the likes of Bangladesh, VietnamMore Indian babies are receiving all basic vaccinations than a decade ago, a sign of better healthcare. But India still lags behind a host of emerging nations.
Feb 12, 2018
Ad hoc judicial appointments affecting economy even as India's high courts lack 37% of required judgesHigh courts nationwide are 37 percent short of judges, and ad hoc appointments–not posting judges to courts that need them most–are worsening delays and affecting India’s economy, according to our analysis of data released by the department of justice.
Feb 10, 2018
Padman aims to deal with menstruation taboo but over 50% young women in rural India use unhygienic methods of protectionMore than half of young women in rural India use home-based or unsanitary methods of menstrual protection, according to national health data.
Feb 09, 2018
Communal violence rose by 28% from 2014 to 2017, but 2008 remains year of highest instances of religious violenceCommunal violence under the National Democratic Alliance government led by the Bharatiya Janata Party increased 28 percent over three years to 2017.
Feb 08, 2018
One in four children in India's cities are malnourished, but poverty is not the only causeOne in four children in India's cities was malnourished, and mother’s education, feeding patterns and service delivery also determine child nutrition.
Feb 06, 2018
Indian babies being born heavier than ever; a sign of improving healthcare, more awareness among mothersIndian babies are being born heavier than ever, a sign of better-educated, richer and more aware mothers and better healthcare.