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'I will show you 100 Somalias in Attapady'

'The condition of some Adivasi hamlets is worse than Somalia, worse than what the prime minister described.''There are instances when Adivasis have to demolish the hut they live in to bury the dead......

Why Modi is absolutely wrong to compare Kerala with Somalia

Modi's Kerala-Somalia comparison kicked up a row especially since statistics demonstrate that the PM in the wrong. Data shows that infant mortality in Kerala is the lowest in the country,......

Opposition hits back at PM Modi over Kerala-Somalia comparison

Prime Minister Narendra Modi came under severe criticism from the Opposition parties after he compared the infant mortality rate among the Scheduled Tribe community in the southern state to that in......

Hamid Ansari goes to bat for secularism

How has the Indian State, in principle and practice, given shape to the essential ingredients of the secular principle and composite culture? Vice-President Hamid Ansari attempted to answer this......

'There is no feeling of honour involved in these killings'

'Most of those involved in these honour killings are people who belong to the class that feels left out.' 'The high development index in a way is perpetuating conditions that result in social......

Human Development Index: India ranks a dismal 130!

India improves position, but fares worse than neighbours Pakistan and Bangladesh on many parameters India’s ranking on Human Development Index rose by a notch in 2014 -- to 130th  from......

Human development? India has a long way to go

India, in comparison to its peers (the average for medium human development countries, developing countries as a whole and South Asia), is farthest behind in terms of women’s participation in......

'Bridging gender gap may add Rs 46 trillion to India's GDP in 2025'

Twenty-six countries in McKinsey's dataset of 95 have a lower per capita gross domestic product and human development index than India. Pushing gender equality can deliver a sizeable additional......

What a shame! India at lowly 100 on human capital index

India is ranked lower than all its BRICS peers -- Russia, China, Brazil and South Africa India has been ranked at a lowly 100 position on the global Human Capital Index, which measures countries on......

To maintain growth, India must focus on innovation

The creative productivity index prepared by the Economist Intelligence Unit on behalf of the Asian Development Bank is intellectually distinctive in two ways. First, it is focused. It does not look......

IPL and the great Indian sporting revival

And no, the commercial sporting leagues didn't cause the drought, says Shekhar Gupta. IMAGE: The opening game of IPL 9 at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, April 9, 2016: Ishant Sharma celebrates......

India raises bar, targets 25 medals in 2020 Olympics

After the country's best-ever haul of six medals at the just-concluded London Olympics, the Government has set the goal much higher and the target for the 2020 Games is 25 medals. "In the 2020......
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18.35 million Indians trapped in slavery, number highest in the world

Sydney: More than 45 million men, women and children globally are trapped in modern slavery, far more than previously thought, with two-thirds in... ...

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Mixed General Assembly of June 21, 2016 Procedures for obtaining preparatory documents for the Assembly

Procedures for obtaining preparatory documents for the Assembly GlobeNewswire 2016-05-30 MONTROUGE, France, May 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --... ...

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Growing powder divide

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: If the 163-MW Athirappilly Project begins in 2017, as KSEB now intends to, it is expected to be commissioned by 2022. At that... ...

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Maneka Gandhi

New Delhi: India is drafting a new law to tackle human trafficking, a government minister said Monday, with millions of victims, mostly children,... ...

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