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Why India’s National Health Insurance Scheme Has Failed Its Poor

Beneficiaries enroll themselves for the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana in Andhra Pradesh. The programme has…

Maoists Acknowledge ‘Setback’ As Violence Falls 53% In 6 Years

Ten Maoists surrender before police officials in Lohardaga, Jharkhand, in April 2017. The Maoist movement…

‘Financial Inclusion Focus Has To Move From Individuals To Entire Informal Sector’

Women attend a meeting for loan collection near Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, during the survey of…

How India Can Meet Its Sustainable Development Goals On Poverty & Hunger Despite Economic Slowdown

Dashrath Majhi (second from right) with his family. A job at a local alumina refinery…

Indian Children Remain Underweight Even As Childhood Obesity Soars Globally

  Obesity among children between the ages of five and 19 years has increased ten…

India Falls 3 Places In Latest Global Hunger Index, Ranks 100 Of 119 Nations

  With more than a fifth (21%) of its children wasted--low weight for height--India ranks…

Why India’s Largest Smart Meter Rollout May Not Be Very Smart

  Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL), a joint venture between several public-sector enterprises helmed by…