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Delhi’s AAP Government Gets More Money Than Ever But Can’t Spend It

Delhi’s AAP Government Gets More Money Than Ever But Can’t Spend It

  Mumbai: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Delhi has been able to spend only 85% of the state budget, on average, over the last three financial years, as…

Changing Monsoon Patterns Worsening India’s Water Crisis, Conflicts: Study

Changing Monsoon Patterns Worsening India’s Water Crisis, Conflicts: Study

  New Delhi: Tourists are being asked to stay away from Shimla during peak holiday season, and schools have been shut for this week, as the city received nearly 60%…

Wide Gender Pay Gap For Similarly Qualified Indian Women And Men

Wide Gender Pay Gap For Similarly Qualified Indian Women And Men

  Mumbai: Women in India earn less than men even if they have the same educational qualifications, data from a recent government report show.   In urban areas, a woman…

Indians Least Likely To Break Out Of Education, Income Bracket They’re Born Into

Indians Least Likely To Break Out Of Education, Income Bracket They’re Born Into

  Jaipur: Indians are more constrained by the circumstances they are born into than the citizens of five other large developing countries–Brazil, China, Egypt, Indonesia and Nigeria–a World Bank report…

Land Degraded In India Equivalent Of Rajasthan, MP And Maharashtra Put Together, $47Bn Loss

Land Degraded In India Equivalent Of Rajasthan, MP And Maharashtra Put Together, $47Bn Loss

  New Delhi: The annual economic loss due to degraded land and change in land use in India was valued at Rs 3.17 lakh crore ($46.90 billion) in 2014-15–2.5% of…

With Bye-Election Losses, BJP Down 11 MPs from 282 In 2014

With Bye-Election Losses, BJP Down 11 MPs from 282  In 2014

  Mumbai: With the loss of Kairana, Uttar Pradesh and Bhandara-Gondiya, Maharashtra, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) now has 271 seats in the Lok Sabha (lower house of Parliament), down…

India Proposes Law To Give Indians Complete Control Of Their Digital Health Data

India Proposes Law To Give Indians Complete Control Of Their Digital Health Data

  Chandigarh: India’s health ministry has proposed a law to govern data security in the healthcare sector that would give individuals complete ownership of their health data. Individuals would have…