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Was India truly the party pooper at WTO?

Author(s): Aruna P Sharma Date:Aug 2, 2014 Last year, when commerce minister of UPA government had agreed to the trade facilitation pact pushed by developed countries, it was perceived as compromising the interests of poor nations that need to stockpile foodgrains… Continue Reading →

Can we save Ganga?

Author(s): Soma Basu @sbasu_in , Sushmita Sengupta @  Jul 31, 2014 | From the print edition The Ganga is getting political attention. What does it take to clean the river? Soma Basu and Sushmita Sengupta travel with photographerVikas Choudhary from Kanpur to Varanasi, the river’s most polluted stretch, to understand why… Continue Reading →

Chandigarh fails to rehabilitate slum population

City on trial Author(s): Anupam Chakravartty   Chandigarh resists luxury residential project but fails to rehabilitate its slum population to preserve its master plan A housing complex in the catchment of Sukhna Lake will affect Chandigarh’s only water body (PHOTOGRAPHS: ANUPAM… Continue Reading →

India is the largest consumer of antibiotics #healthcare

Alarming increase in global use of antibiotics Author(s): Aprajita Singh  Date:Jul 14, 2014 A research published in a medical journal has sounded an alarm on overuse and misuse of antibiotic drugs. About 76 per cent of this increase has come from… Continue Reading →

#Budget2014 – Farewell to Welfare – Patch work schemes for Rural Development

Farewell to welfare Author: Richard Mahapatra  Posted on: 10 Jul, 2014 The budget is a patch work of abandoned schemes revived or existing ones being re-named. This is all for rural development “One fails only when one stops trying.” Finance Minister Arun… Continue Reading →

MDG Report 2014: India among worst performers in poverty reduction, maternal death and sanitation

Author(s): Moushumi Sharma  Date:Jul 9, 2014 Report shows good progress in areas like poverty alleviation and access to clean water and controlling diseases like TB, Malaria Some MDG targets, such as increasing access to sanitation and reducing child and maternal mortality… Continue Reading →

Unrealistic – 1 toilet every second: Modi government’s 100 day target

    Author(s): Jitendra  Date:Jul 7, 2014 Union ministry issues orders to all states to meet target of constructing 5.2 million toilets by end of August                   Some 50 families in Motuka Nangala… Continue Reading →

#India – Where are rural courts?

Author(s): Jitendra  Jun 30, 201 The Gram Nyayalaya Act was passed in 2008 to make the judicial process participatory, inexpensive and accessible to rural India. But rural courts are still few and far between The Gram Nyayalaya Act mandated setting up… Continue Reading →

#India – ‘Disadvantaged groups have little access to public goods’

Author(s): Jitendra  Date:Jun 12, 2014 Most severely and consistently excluded groups are women, Adivasis, Muslims and the disabled, confirms India exclusion report by NGO The report notes government schools provide poor quality education and that the poor who look to private… Continue Reading →

Sand mafia attacks journalists again #WTFnews

Author(s): M Suchitra Date:Jun 5, 2014 This is the third attack on mediapersons in the past one month Senior news editor V M Deepa and camera person Prashant Albert, both of prominent Malayalam television channel Asianet News, were attacked by the… Continue Reading →

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