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Aid Recipient To Development Partner, India Grows Up

Aid Recipient To Development Partner, India Grows Up

  Highlights  * UK’s Department for International Development to stop aid to India from 2015. * Majority of DFID money being spent on education, health in India. * New British…

A Showman’s Battle With Dengue Highlights The Failings

A Showman’s Battle With Dengue Highlights The Failings

When well-known Bollywood filmmaker Yash Chopra died in October 2012 of dengue, his death sparked panic among many in India’s commercial capital of Mumbai, particularly among the more affluent.  …

Poverty amidst prosperity in Gujarat

While Gujarat’s GDP growth in the last two decades has been notable, it is not reflected in employment, wages, health or education……Read More…

5.3% economic growth in July-Sept below expectations: FM

The reduction in growth in agriculture and allied sectors has been on account of rainfall being lower than normal, particularly in June-July. The impact on the khariff crop has pulled…

Only 22 of 1,517 housing projects completed under JNNURM: CAG

Only 22 of the 1,517 housing projects approved under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission were completed by the due date of March 2011, the Comptroller and Auditor General has…

Electricity provision a key factor in empowering rural households

A household without electricity in a village is essentially in the pre-industrial age. This is clearly unacceptable. India must be able to find the will and the resources to complete…

Must slash current account deficit to 2.5%: Rangarajan

Prime Minister’s Economic Adviser Council Chairman C Rangarajan has said there is a need to bring down the current account deficit to 2.5 per cent over a period of time from over…

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