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How India’s Construction Workers Get Gypped Of Their Due

Highlights *45 million construction workers form the country’s third largest employee base and fall in the unorganised or informal sector *Only 23% construction workers are registered with welfare boards across…

India’s Disturbing Communal Incidents Data; 61 A Month

India’s Disturbing Communal Incidents Data; 61 A Month

Highlights*Uttar Pradesh had the highest number of communal incidents in the last 4 years *Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland reported no communal incidents, Jammu and Kashmir reported only two incidents in…

It’s Not About Which Community You Belong, It’s About How Educated It Is

    Highlights* Christians doing well across the country as they have better education, better jobs and better standard of living. *  Sikhs have the highest monthly per capita expenditure…

Child Labour Drops 60% In A Decade But Still World’s Highest

                    Highlights *Number of children working in India has declined 60% from 12.6 million in 2001 to 4.9 million in 2010…

Uttar Pradesh’s Sorry Record Of Custodial Deaths

The issue of custodial and encounter deaths have come back into focus in light of the Ishrat Jahan controversy. The controversy surrounds the 2004 killing of a 19-year-old girl by…

What’s Not Cooking In India’s Mid-Day Meal Programme

  Highlights  * 31% schools in India are yet to build kitchen-cum-stores for Mid-Day Meals but the shortage in Bihar is 30% * 7% schools in India are yet to…

India’s Biggest Bribe Takers; Police, Registry & Permits

  Highlights * Almost 71% people surveyed by Transparency International feels corruption has increased in India *68% people think anti-corruption policies are ineffective *54% Indians said they have paid a…