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1-in-3 Corruption Cases Result In Acquittal Of Central Govt Officials

1-in-3 Corruption Cases Result In Acquittal Of Central Govt Officials

  One in every three corruption-related cases against officials of the central government since 2006, investigated by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) with trial complete, resulted in the acquittal…

17,000 Women In Prisons In 2014; 9% With Their Children

17,000 Women In Prisons In 2014; 9% With Their Children

Women inmates watch visitors from their cell in a prison in Kolkata. The percentage of female inmates in Indian prisons has remained steady over a 30-year timeframe: 4% of total…

Bengaluru Wastes Nearly 50% Water Supply From Cauvery

Bengaluru Wastes Nearly 50% Water Supply From Cauvery

A view of the Krishna Raja Sagara Dam built on the Cauvery. Bengaluru consumes 50% of Cauvery water reserved for domestic use in Karnataka. As much as 49% of this…

1,700 Died In Overcrowded Prisons In 2014; 89% Of Natural Causes

1,700 Died In Overcrowded Prisons In 2014; 89% Of Natural Causes

  As many as 1,702 prisoners died in jails nationwide in 2014, according to this reply by the ministry of home affairs to the Lok Sabha (Parliament’s lower house) in…

Why There Is No Option To Sharing Cauvery Water

Why There Is No Option To Sharing Cauvery Water

Police baton-charge farmers protesting the release of Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu as they try to enter Krishnarajasagara dam in Mandya on September 9, 2016. Both states are short…

India Will Miss Universal Upper Secondary Education Target by 50 Years

India Will Miss Universal Upper Secondary Education Target by 50 Years

  India will not have universal upper secondary education (covering the age group 14-17 years and 9th to 12th standard) till 2085, over half a century late, according to the…

Behind Karnataka’s Anger: Rainfall Deficits In 90% Of State

Behind Karnataka’s Anger: Rainfall Deficits In 90% Of State

A dried up lake in Dadiganadoddi village, bordering Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, near Biligundlu–where Cauvery water is to be officially handed over to Tamil Nadu. Protests erupted in parts of…