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The Environmental & Departmental Challenges To A Clean Ganga

    The Government has said it will hold a Ganga Manthan on July 7 to discuss an action plan and finalise a blueprint to rejuvenate the Ganga river. The…

Why India Needs To Step On The Gas

          Apart from the humanitarian tragedy, the latest crisis in Iraq also underlines India’s vulnerability to crude oil imports from the Middle East.   The dramatic…

Needed For Indian Schools: Students & Teachers

  The good news for Indian primary school education is that larger Indian states like Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh are now building adequate infrastructure for primary and secondary schools.…

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…

Tribals Account For A Third Of Communities Displaced By Large Projects

  India has seen massive investment in infrastructure with almost 9% of the 11thPlan and 10% of the 12thPlan funds being invested in the sector. It is estimated by India’s…