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Make Rs 3.78 Lakh Income Totally Tax-Free: Survey

The “middle class” feels that the Government must make annual income of Rs 3.78 lakh totally tax-free since Rs 31,500 is needed for an average quality of life for a…

Does Mumbai Have A Solution To India’s Public Transport Problem?

  After much delay, Mumbai city finally got to see the monorail in action this week. The monorail, which is only half complete is one of the many new public transport networks that…

The Math Behind Jayalalithaa’s Prime Ministerial Ambitions

  Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa wants to be Prime Minister. “From Fort St George (the legislative assembly of Tamil Nadu) to Red Fort” is the slogan for the All…

How Obesity Is Rising In India & Falling In The West

A study released last week by UK-based Overseas Development Institute claimed that obesity is increasing in many emerging or middle income countries like India and China.   Nearly 1.5 billion…

More Children Are Staying Put In School Than Ever Before

More Children Are Staying Put In School Than Ever Before

  The UNICEF Millennium Development Goals (MDG) target for 2015 asks that all boys and girls complete a full course of primary schooling.   Considering that is now a year…

Dear Voter, Why Did You Vote So?

  The recently concluded assembly elections in Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh saw the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) get a strong mandate in three states except in Delhi where…

Mumbai Resorts To Private Healthcare To Fight Deadly Diseases

One of India’s biggest challenges is delivering affordable healthcare to its millions, particularly the poor. Many studies and surveys show how a single illness can swing the financial fortunes of…