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Jun 09, 2017
Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Inside Mandsaur disturbance lies history of political doles, opium addictionThe decades-long culture of giving out doles has devastated the lives, livelihoods, and moral standards of farmers in Madhya Pradesh and other states across India. And reform will occur with a change in the narrative, which is currently focussed on politicisation rather than problem-solving.
Apr 11, 2017
India's great education challenge: Low attendance, high rate of dropouts plague rural schoolsAround 3.5% of children between the ages of 11 and 14 years, and 13.5% between the ages of 15 and 16 years were dropouts, while over 25% of children in grades I to VIII were absent from school on the day a team visited the school. These are the findings of the 2016 Annual States of Education Report (ASER) survey, a household survey of schooling and learning levels in rural India. The survey included over 560,000 children between three and 16 years, in 589 districts of India.
Feb 15, 2017
UP Election 2017: From loan waivers to free laptops, politicos promised freebies galore in poll manifestosTaking a leaf out of populist schemes from the south, political parties in UP too have promised sops and handouts to woo voters as the nail-biting political slugfest this year poses unprecedented challenges to each player in the fray.
Jan 04, 2017
Bihar short of 2,80,000 teachers and spends lowest per elementary school studentAs a result, Bihar spends a lower proportion of its elementary education budget on teacher salaries, training and inputs than Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan, according to this 2014 study, How Much Does India Spend Per Student on Elementary Education, by Accountability Initiative.
Oct 20, 2015
Bloom and gloom: Under Nitish, Bihar’s economy has pockets of brightness amidst huge areas of darknessNitish Kumar claimed that Bihar grew much faster than Modi’s Gujarat model.
Aug 20, 2015
The Bimaru debate: Bihar is lucky, but UP, MP and Rajasthan too need Modi's attentionIn retrospect, Bihar is lucky that it is in the middle of an election that has forced PM Modi to woo its voters with a special package. The other Bimaru states should consider themselves unlucky. Going by the available data, Rajasthan, MP and UP deserve every paisa of the help promised to Bihar for being almost at par on the social and economic ladder.
Aug 18, 2015
Nitish picks holes in Modi's Bihar package, says PM made it look like state was on auctionBihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday hit back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi by ridiculing the Rs 1.25 lakh crore package offered by him and accused him of harbouring "contempt" for those seeking their rights from the Centre.
Oct 09, 2014
Modi Mantra for growth at investors' meet: Healthy Centre-state cooperationModi said the Centre and the states were not competitors in development, but they complimentary to one another.
Oct 09, 2014
Previous govts didn't help Madhya Pradesh to shed 'BIMARU' tag: ModiPM Narendra Modi said previous governments in Madhya Pradesh did not help in removing its BIMARU tag.
Jun 20, 2013
Challenge for Nitish: Can he keep the Bihar growth momentum going?The ministries which were the key drivers of Bihar’s growth story were held by BJP leaders.