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#StopMediaBans: A Joint Statement By News Organisations On The Govt’s Clampdown On Media

  As citizens of a free nation and as journalists, we are keenly aware that an independent media is among the pillars of a vibrant democracy. For India to progress,…

Why 10 Million Indian Women Secretly Undergo Abortions Every Year

Why 10 Million Indian Women Secretly Undergo Abortions Every Year

Arti Chauhan, 28, a resident of district Sirohi, southwest Rajasthan, has had two abortions–the first surgical, the second medical–to terminate unwanted pregnancies. She said the medical abortion was easy and…

Indian Kitchens Demand Oil; Production Declines, Imports Soar

Indian Kitchens Demand Oil; Production Declines, Imports Soar

A man loads empty containers of edible oil onto a tricycle at a roadside in Kolkata. India’s edible oil imports more than doubled in the decade to 2015, according to…

Can the BJP buck the J&K trend?

Can the BJP buck the J&K trend?

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged the people of Jammu & Kashmir not to vote for a ‘tooti-phooti sarkaar‘ (broken government). He was referring to coalitions created after elections.…

That Rs 500 Note In Your Wallet Could Be Fake

That Rs 500 Note In Your Wallet Could Be Fake

  (RBI highlights features to be watched for identifying counterfeit notes)   On 26th October, 2014, Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers seized counterfeit notes worth nearly Rs 15 lakh from…

Maharashtra CM Faces 22 Riot Cases, Crime Accused Pack Assembly

Maharashtra CM Faces 22 Riot Cases, Crime Accused Pack Assembly

  (Maharashtra BJP president and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis with other party leaders)   *Devendra Fadnavis, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief minister, has 22 charges of rioting registered against…

Faltering, Falling Behind: India’s Higher Education System

Faltering, Falling Behind: India’s Higher Education System

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently urged doctors at the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to stay back and serve their country. The call highlights some of the…

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