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How India’s Judiciary Is Collapsing Under Its Own Weight

Highlights *Over 30 million cases pending at various levels of judiciary across the country * Lower levels of judiciary have around 27 million pending cases; over 4 million cases are…

India: Where A Woman Is Killed Every Hour For Dowry

  Highlights *India has lost, on an average, 9,000 women every year or 1 woman every hour due to dowry deaths between 2005-2012 *There was a 23% decadal increase in…

How A Third of India’s Judiciary Just Does Not Exist

Highlights *India has only 18,000 judges at the subordinate level, which comes up to about 13 judges per million *Over 4.3 million cases are pending in various High Courts across…

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…

Can Women’s Education Arrest India’s Declining Sex Ratio?

Highlights * Female literacy has gone up in both rural and urban areas from 1999-2000 to 2009-10* Women employment is higher in rural areas than urban areas * Majority of Hindu…

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…