Monday, February 27, 2017

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Why UP Can’t Deliver What Voters Want: Clean Air & Water

As many as 46% of urban voters and 26% of rural voters polled before elections began in Uttar Pradesh (UP), said that the air they breathe is polluted, according to survey conducted by FourthLion Technologies, a data analytics and public opinion polling firm, for IndiaSpend. But air pollution isn’t an issue that political parties in UP address–or want to. More

More women are delivering in hospitals, so why are so many still dying in childbirth?

Surujmuni Marandi, 24, had decided to deliver her baby at the Godda district hospital in north-eastern Jharkhand. Like many other women, she was drawn to the idea of free medical assistance, medicines, nutrition and postnatal care for poor, pregnant women promised by Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY), the government programme aimed at reducing India’s high maternal mortality rate (MMR). More

Digi tall Goa

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GLITCHES & SNAGS

While the CEO had a lot of innovations to offer, the election office had to also face the wrath of journalists on several occasion for lack of information. More

#Elections2017: New Worries Creep Into Seemingly Healthy Goa

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Drugs, Despair And Decline Fuel Demand For Change In Punjab

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2017: 4 things India can look forward to

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Uttar Pradesh: More children than people in Spain but fewest teachers, low outcomes

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Only 1 In 100 Sexual Assaults In Karnataka Ends In Conviction

The new year’s eve sexual attacks against female revellers in Bengaluru may have generated nationwide outrage, but most such cases end up with no punishment: More



India’s Great School Education Challenge: Crisis In The BIMARU States
India’s Great School Education Challenge: Crisis In The BIMARU States

Khushboo Balani By 2020, India will have the world’s largest working population–869 million–but an IndiaSpend analysis of indicators on literacy, school enrolment, learning outcomes, a More

2017: 4 things India can look forward to

Mukta Patil In 2016, IndiaSpend looked at several indicators to show India’s progress in terms of clean energy, technological progress and electricity access. More

Uttar Pradesh: More children than people in Spain but fewest teachers, low outcomes

A fourth of Uttar Pradesh’s (UP’s) 200 million people are aged between five and 14 years–India’s largest child population–but the state has the fewest teachers per student, the poorest transition rate from primary to upper primary school and amongst the lowest learning outcomes in the country. More



Only 1 In 100 Sexual Assaults In Karnataka Ends In Conviction

The new year’s eve sexual attacks against female revellers in Bengaluru may have generated nationwide outrage, but most such cases end up with no punishment: More