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Apr 25, 2018
BJP’s income rose 81 percent in 2017 while Congress’ declined 14 percent, reveals ADR reportWith its income rising 81.2 percent over a year to 2016-17, the income of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) accounts for two-thirds (66.3 percent) of the total income of India’s political parties, according to a report by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), an advocacy.
Apr 23, 2018
Half of India’s 94 cities with toxic air are in 4 states including Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh, shows government dataEvery third city that failed to meet national air quality standards in India–where most people die of air pollution than any other nation–was in two of the country’s biggest states, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh, in five years to 2015, according to government data.
Apr 22, 2018
Climate change poses challenges to India's food and nutrition security, says IFPRI's 2018 Global Food Policy ReportIncreasing climate variability, extreme weather events and rising temperatures pose challenges to India’s food and nutrition security, according to the 2018 Global Food Policy Report by International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
Apr 19, 2018
Least productive Lok Sabha session in four years wasted Rs 198 crore, shows reportThe recently concluded budget session was the least productive in four years for the Lok Sabha (lower house of Parliament), where four in five hours stipulated for business were lost due to interruptions, according to an analysis by PRS Legislative Research, a think tank.
Apr 18, 2018
Despite plastic ban in 25 states, 600 truckloads of polythene carry bags discarded every dayTwenty-five Indian states/Union territories now have some form of ban on polythene carry bags, but the implementation is often lax.
Apr 17, 2018
Diabetes is India's fastest growing disease: 72 million cases recorded in 2017, figure expected to nearly double by 2025India’s economic development has brought higher incomes–and a large helping of diabetes.
Apr 12, 2018
Adivasis, Dalits, Muslims have lowest mean age of death among Indians, reveals new reportAt 43 years, the mean age of death for adivasis (scheduled tribes or STs) was the lowest, meaning they were more likely to die before other Indians, according to a new paper.
Apr 09, 2018
Public transport infrastructure at fault for urban Indian women turning down jobs away from home, reveals studyWomen in urban India turn down better employment opportunities further away from home in favour of lower-paid local opportunities as the public transport system is often unreliable or unaffordable
Mar 28, 2018
Fewer than one-third of judges in India's lower judiciary are women, reveals legal think tankFewer than one-third of judges in the lower judiciary–district courts and below–in 17 of 34 states and union territories in India are female, according to a February 2018 analysis by the New Delhi-based legal think tank, Vidhi Center For Legal Policy.
Feb 22, 2018
In decade to 2015-16, exposure to media fell for those who spent more years in school, finds reportResearch shows exposure and access to media — which usually go hand in hand with higher education and income levels — are crucial for better health outcomes.