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As Mallya Custody Sought, India’s Extradition Success Rate Is 36%

As Mallya Custody Sought, India’s Extradition Success Rate Is 36%

  The government seeks custody of liquor baron Vijay Mallya from the UK, but India’s success rate at extradition has been no more than 36% over 15 years, according to…

2017 Deadliest Year, April 2017 Deadliest Month For Security Forces In Chhattisgarh In 7 Years

2017 Deadliest Year, April 2017 Deadliest Month For Security Forces In Chhattisgarh In 7 Years

Twenty six Central Reserve Paramilitary Force jawans were killed in an ambush by Maoists in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district on April 24, 2017. Representational image.   With 72 security personnel killed…

Afghanistan, Africa New Priorities, But A Small Monarchy Remains India’s Top Foreign-Aid Priority

Afghanistan, Africa New Priorities, But A Small Monarchy Remains India’s Top Foreign-Aid Priority

Bhutanese prime minister Tshering Tobgay applauds as Indian prime minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the Supreme Court building of Bhutan, in June 2014. Bhutan received over two-thirds of India’s foreign aid…

Text Messages Save Lives In State With Highest Maternal Deaths

Text Messages Save Lives In State With Highest Maternal Deaths

First-time mothers Bishwasi, Leela and Anita were in their last trimester but had received their first routine antenatal check-up only a week before. During the community meeting organised as part…

India Reports Significant Reductions In Neglected Tropical Diseases

India Reports Significant Reductions In Neglected Tropical Diseases

Students participate in deworming day to prevent schistosomiasis, a disease caused by parasitic flatworms, at a primary school in Hyderabad. One in every six is affected by neglected tropical diseases…

Inadequate Pensions Leave India’s Elderly No Choice But To Work

Inadequate Pensions Leave India’s Elderly No Choice But To Work

An elderly farmer delivering grain at a paddy procurement centre near Raipur, Chhattisgarh. Over a third of India’s elderly people–38%–continue to work, according to the National Sample Survey Office.  …

In 10 Years, Non-Fossil Fuel Sources Will Form Over Half Of India’s Energy Capacity

In 10 Years, Non-Fossil Fuel Sources Will Form Over Half Of India’s Energy Capacity

A view of 11.5 MW rooftop solar energy plant at the Radha Soami sect headquarters in Beas near Amritsar.   Non-fossil fuels–renewables, nuclear and large hydroelectric power plants–will account for…

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