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Women Pay Heavy Price For Botched Sterilisation Camps

Women Pay Heavy Price For Botched Sterilisation Camps

  The death of 11 women during a sterilisation camp that went wrong in Chhattisgarh has brought back the topic of sterilisation and contraceptive use in the country.   According to the annual…

Rural India Continues To Outvote Urban India

  In one of our pre-election reports, we looked at 20 most rural and urban constituencies to understand voting patterns.   We also looked at the difference in percentage points…

Look Carefully Where India’s Young Voters Are

  Did India’s first-time voters really deliver in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections?   The answer is no but there is another angle for the new Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led…

How Many Murderers Are We Electing To Parliament?

India has a large proportion of criminals in politics who also get elected through the democratic process.   The latest statistics following the recent Lok Sabha elections stand like this:…

Modi Win Shows Path To Parliament Is Through 11 States

  The venerated mathematician Nassim Taleb popularised the term “Black Swan” to describe an event that occurs outside the realm of normal expectations and has an extreme impact on the…

South India To Congress Rescue….Again

Is it time for the Congress leadership to listen to politicians from Karnataka and Kerala? In an election when the party could not win even a single seat in almost…

How Kerala Has India’s Highest Spending Inequity

India’s most progressive state on social development indicators also suffers the worst consumer expenditure inequity anywhere in the country.   Feted across the world for achieving developed world levels of…