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India’s Drug Traffickers Say ‘Just Courier It’

  Highlights * Seizures of controlled drugs have increased from 631 kg in 2007 to 7,208 kg in 2011 * Most of the trafficking from India done in the form…

Bihar & Punjab Could Be India’s New Dark States

  Highlights  * Tamil Nadu unable to meet 31% peak demand for power during summer * Tamil Nadu to add nearly 6,000 MW capacity to solve crisis * States like…

India’s 93%, 437 Million That Holds Up The Economy But Lacks A Voice

  Highlights  *Out of 465 million workers in 2009-10, 437 million (93%) was in the unorganised sector * Over 90% of unorganised labour engaged in wholesale/retail trade *  This 93% of…

India’s Surprising Losers In Urban Sanitation

  Highlights  * Industrial townships like Jamshedpur and Rourkela do better than metropolitan cities * 31 million urban households (including slums) have inadequate sanitation facilities * Uttar Pradesh has 4…

Should We Go MAD Over CAD?

  Highlights * Largest component of Current Account Deficit is the difference between the value of imports and exports * Exports of petroleum products, gems and jewellery and transport equipment…

You Don’t Need High Growth To Fix Poverty

“In the past 8 years, our economy has grown at a record annual rate of 8.2%. We have ensured that poverty has declined much faster, agriculture has grown faster, and…

India’s Right To Education Deadline Comes & Will Go

  Highlights * Over Rs 95,000 crore spent since 2009 on Right To Education Act to ensure compulsory primary education * Over 50% primary schools in Bihar don’t have complete…