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6 Indicators of India’s Looming Demographic Disaster

6 Indicators of India’s Looming Demographic Disaster

  India will need to generate 280 million jobs between now and 2050, the year when the working-age population (15 to 64) will peak, according to a new report, amid…

How To Get India’s Women Working? First, Let Them Out Of The House

How To Get India’s Women Working? First, Let Them Out Of The House

  India boasts superior rates of women serving in political office compared to other emerging economies: the nation just swore in its 16th female Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti. Yet it…

Groundwater Levels Plunge, Contamination Rises, Crisis Grows

Groundwater Levels Plunge, Contamination Rises, Crisis Grows

Borewell rigs are often seen in India’s hinterlands, as groundwater levels plunge, with little or no chance of recharge.   Kolhapur (Maharashtra), Delhi: Five years ago, when Ramakant Desai, 55,…

Ignited Hopes, No Jobs. Why Jats, Others Revolt

Ignited Hopes, No Jobs. Why Jats, Others Revolt

Demonstrators from the Jat community shout slogans during a protest in New Delhi, India. A violent week-long agitation by the community demanding classification as a “backward” caste has left 19…

70% Of Urban India’s Sewage Is Untreated

70% Of Urban India’s Sewage Is Untreated

  There are four years left for the government target of ensuring all Indians use toilets, but in urban India alone, no more than 30% of sewage generated by 377…

Malnutrition Reducing But Undernourished Population High

Malnutrition Reducing But Undernourished Population High

  Between 2006 and 2014 in India, stunting rates for children under five declined from 48% to 39%, there was a 35% reduction in the number of underweight children, but…

Chubby, Affluent: India’s New Face of Malnutrition

Chubby, Affluent: India’s New Face of Malnutrition

  Broadening girths are expanding India’s battle against malnutrition, a new Indian study has revealed, setting off a host of so-called lifestyle ailments.   This is happening as India fights…

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