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RBI Says No Notes Shortage, Outside Delhi Hundreds Face Job Losses

RBI Says No Notes Shortage, Outside Delhi Hundreds Face Job Losses

Casual workers, mostly tailors, arrive at the Noida Phase II bus stand as they begin their daily job hunt. About 80% of the 7 million workers in the textile and…

India Ranked 7 Among Countries Hit Most By Terror

India Ranked 7 Among Countries Hit Most By Terror

College students hold placards during a rally to condemn terrorism at a railway platform in Mumbai. India is one of six Asian countries ranked in the top ten nations most…

Rural Women Are Increasingly Accessing Government Hospitals

Rural Women Are Increasingly Accessing Government Hospitals

  There was a 24% rise in rural women accessing public healthcare between 2004 and 2014, according to a new report by Brookings India, a think tank, significant in a…

Jayalalithaa’s Legacy: Industrial, Social, Crime Rankings Among India’s Best

Jayalalithaa’s Legacy: Industrial, Social, Crime Rankings Among India’s Best

  Tamil Nadu’s 19th chief minister (she was also the 11th, 14th, 16th and 18th) J Jayalalithaa, who died on December 5, 2016, was known for gifting her 72 million…

How Modi Changed (And Changed) The Demonetisation Narrative

How Modi Changed (And Changed) The Demonetisation Narrative

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs a meeting on demonetisation, on November 13, 2016. An IndiaSpend analysis of the Prime Minister’s seven speeches reveals a shifting of the narrative of the…

5 Hurdles To PM’s Push For Cashless Economy

5 Hurdles To PM’s Push For Cashless Economy

Advertisement boards of Paytm, a digital wallet company, are seen placed at stalls of roadside vegetable vendors in Mumbai. As the #notebandi disruption wears on, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has…

Small Industrial Units Ready With Cheques, But Wary Workers Want Cash

Small Industrial Units Ready With Cheques, But Wary Workers Want Cash

  On the northeastern edge of India’s financial capital, with seven days to his pay day, sheet-metal worker Mahadev Vanjari, 50, declared that the cashless economy was not for him.…

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