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Polls in five state fight between 'individual-centric' and 'ideology-based' parties, says Amit Shah at Gwalior rally
Politics

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.

Gorakhpur tragedy: Ranked lowest in health care, Uttar Pradesh needs intent to evolve from squalor
India

Gorakhpur tragedy: Ranked lowest in health care, Uttar Pradesh needs intent to evolve from squalor

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
Politics

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.

India's great education challenge: Low attendance, high rate of dropouts plague rural schools
India

India's great education challenge: Low attendance, high rate of dropouts plague rural schools

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
Politics

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.

Bihar short of 2,80,000 teachers and spends lowest per elementary school student
India

Bihar short of 2,80,000 teachers and spends lowest per elementary school student

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.

Nitish picks holes in Modi's Bihar package, says PM made it look like state was on auction
Politics

Nitish picks holes in Modi's Bihar package, says PM made it look like state was on auction

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.

Previous govts didn't help Madhya Pradesh to shed 'BIMARU' tag: Modi
Politics

Previous govts didn't help Madhya Pradesh to shed 'BIMARU' tag: Modi

PM Narendra Modi said previous governments in Madhya Pradesh did not help in removing its BIMARU tag.

Challenge for Nitish: Can he keep the Bihar growth momentum going?
Politics

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.

Can North India overtake 'arrogant' South in growth?
Economy

Can North India overtake 'arrogant' South in growth?

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

The statehood fight: Is it about development or political egos?
Politics

The statehood fight: Is it about development or political egos?

Would it help address development imbalance better if the country were broken up into a thousand states?