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Apr 24, 2017
South India's Drought Part 3: Parched lands in Nagapattinam lead to distress migrationThis is the third article from an eight-part series of ground reports on the ongoing water crisis in south India. In this piece the author writes about how the Dalits in Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu are forced to migrate because of the acute water crisis and no land rights.
Apr 20, 2017
Inadequate pensions leave India’s elderly no choice but to workThe shared logic behind old age pension is to enable those beyond a certain age to maintain a reasonable standard of living without having to engage in paid labour. In India, in the non-formal sector, people do not retire from work at any stipulated age.
Mar 28, 2017
Aadhaar debate: Govt expects blind trust from justifiably wary citizensHow seriously should we take government's claims that the most sensitive, crucial and identifiable data of a billion-plus Indians are "safe" and won't fall prey to identity or financial thefts?
Mar 27, 2017
Aadhaar card can't be made mandatory for govt welfare schemes: Supreme CourtSupreme Court on Monday told the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government at the Centre that they cannot make Aadhar card mandatory to extend benefits of its welfare schemes.
Mar 06, 2017
Narendra Modi vs Congress: Why the growth debate must move beyond GDP numbersA political debate on economic issues are indeed good but, it is time politicians went beyond merely the GDP numbers and looked at the core issues on the ground
Mar 06, 2017
India's unemployment rate sees sharp decline: SBI research reportThe report further noted that the decline was also explained by household demanded/allocated work under MGNREGA, which increased from 83 lakh households in October 2016 to 167 lakh households in February 2017.
Mar 05, 2017
India's unemployment rate halved since August last year: ReportAccording to the SBI Ecoflash, during August 2016 to February 2017, unemployment rate in Uttar Pradesh registered the maximum decline from 17.1 per cent to 2.9 percent
Feb 15, 2017
Water management: Revival of farm sector, improving public health and rural economy keyThe wastewater sector and wetlands protection were two missed opportunities in Budget 2017.
Feb 01, 2017
Union Budget 2017: Focus on 'welfare schemes' sends right message, it's now up to BJP to convince votersThe Narendra Modi-led BJP government has succeeded in giving a political message through the Union Budget 2017 — it is pro-poor and is inclined to give special thrust to the welfare of the underprivileged and marginalised sections of the society.
Jan 25, 2017
President Pranab Mukherjee addresses the nation on Republic Day eve: Here's the full text of his speechObserving that ‘argumentative Indian is celebrated and not the ‘intolerant Indian, President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said tolerance and patience were essential for the democracy to be healthy.