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Poverty And Prosperity In India: A Story of 28 States

    The Government’s work should be to listen to the poor, to work for the poor, and live for (the poor)”, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his first…

India’s Death Rate Falling But Rural Urban Divide High

          All talk of India’s expanding population is laced with various reasons including high fertility, migration, better availability of food etc. One oft-cited reason is also…

India’s Target For Homeless: 60,000 Houses A Year

      India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set a target for the nation – every Indian must have a house by 2022. He urged this to be a…

India’s Curse Of Being Educated

If you think India is at an advantage thanks to a population of 430 million young people, it’s time to think again. The fact is some 18% of 15-24 year…

Fixing India’s Sanitation Problem Requires More Than Toilets

Fixing India’s Sanitation Problem Requires More Than Toilets

  Here is a number most of you know: more people practice open defecation in India than anywhere in the world – more than 600 million individuals. Moreover, 60% of…

Assam Beats Kerala In Primary Education Outcomes

Assam Beats Kerala In Primary Education Outcomes

  There is a great deal of focus now on education outcomes. Given this trend, the following figures might come as a surprise.   When it comes to primary education,…

Chart: A Look At Global Military Expenditure

  A recent report by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) highlights that global military expenditure fell 1.9% in real terms to $1,747 billion in 2013, making it the second…

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