India SpendArchivesWhy 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. MoreMore 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). MoreDigi tall Goa
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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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