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‘Children Don’t Seem To Be A Priority In This Country’

‘Children Don’t Seem To Be A Priority In This Country’

  New Delhi: She’s dodged an acid attack, had a fatwa issued against her and survived 17 separate physical assaults. But Sunitha Krishnan, 46, doesn’t seem to be the sort…

‘To Double Farm Incomes, India Must Get People Off Farms’

‘To Double Farm Incomes, India Must Get People Off Farms’

  New Delhi: Increasing climate variability, extreme weather events and rising temperatures pose challenges to India’s food and nutrition security, according to the 2018 Global Food Policy Report by International…

‘India Can’t Arrest Child Stunting If It Can’t Fight Poverty’

‘India Can’t Arrest Child Stunting If It Can’t Fight Poverty’

Carlos Monteiro, professor of nutrition and public health at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, played active roles in the campaigns against both malnutrition and obesity. Monteiro spoke to IndiaSpend…

Why India Is Failing To Educate Its School-Going Children And How That Can Change

Why India Is Failing To Educate Its School-Going Children And How That Can Change

  India has enrolled more children in secondary schools than ever before, but is failing to teach them what they should be learning, while the most vulnerable are falling further…

‘Land Reforms Have Failed, Formalising Tenancy Only Option To Address Farm Distress’

‘Land Reforms Have Failed, Formalising Tenancy Only Option To Address Farm Distress’

  New Delhi: In the last 10 months, farmers across the country have staged half a dozen large protests. On March 12, 2018, 35,000 farmers from all over Maharashtra walked…

‘Why Earlier Govt Health Insurance Failed? That Is Like Asking a Foster Parent About The Child’s Low Grades’

‘Why Earlier Govt Health Insurance Failed? That Is Like Asking a Foster Parent About The Child’s Low Grades’

People enrol themselves for the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana in Andhra Pradesh in April 2013. Launched nine years ago, the health insurance scheme has not led to a decrease in…

‘We Don’t Just Have An Environmental Crisis, But A Govt In Denial As Well’

‘We Don’t Just Have An Environmental Crisis, But A Govt In Denial As Well’

A mini hydel plant in the Western ghats, a biodiversity hotspot. Between 2014-17, 36,500 hectares of forest land–the equivalent of 63 football fields every single day–were diverted for non-forest purposes…

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