Polls in five state fight between 'individual-centric' and 'ideology-based' parties, says Amit Shah at Gwalior rally
BJP president Amit Shah Tuesday sought to project the forthcoming elections in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan as a contest between "individual-centric" parties and those driven by ideologies.
India's inability to improve health outcomes is among the major reasons of not meeting the millennium goals of sustainable development despite rapid growth.
Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Inside Mandsaur disturbance lies history of political doles, opium addiction
The 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.
Around 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.
UP Election 2017: From loan waivers to free laptops, politicos promised freebies galore in poll manifestos
Taking 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.
As 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.
Bihar 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.
PM Narendra Modi said previous governments in Madhya Pradesh did not help in removing its BIMARU tag.
The ministries which were the key drivers of Bihar’s growth story were held by BJP leaders.
South India is no longer where power-packed growth is taking place, noting that the axis of rapid economic growth is shifting to the North
Would it help address development imbalance better if the country were broken up into a thousand states?