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India Can Offer Developmental Solutions To The World

Humankind has come a long way in the quest for knowledge, science and technology. The global economy has never before witnessed such unprecedented levels...

‘No Helmets, Goggles, Shoes’: Indian Miners’ Safety Being Compromised, Says Report

CHENNAI: Six out of 10 labourers toiling in quarries for granite for tiles, fireplaces and kitchen counters around the world are working in dangerous...

In Mumbai, TB Deaths Spark Data Dispute

By Swagata Yadavar and Brenda Marbaniang/ IndiaSpend.org Mumbai: India's richest municipal corporation has denied nonprofit Praja Foundation's assessment -- made from the corporation's own data...

Health Ministry Identifies 4 Medical Institutes To Tackle Maternal Deaths

New Delhi: The health ministry has identified four medical institutes which will act as regional centres and train people in tracking maternal deaths and...

Free Trade Deal To Hurt Women Farmers, Say Activists

Mumbai: A regional free trade agreement being negotiated this week will hurt the livelihoods of farmers, women and indigenous groups and increase conflicts over...

Fashion Brands Bring Hand-washing But Little Else To Garment Workers, Say...

Chennai: The agenda was to improve the conditions for tens of thousands of women garment workers who stitch everything from jeans to jackets for the...

Why India Needs To Count Its Broken Toilets

By Ranajit Bhattacharyya and Aadarsh Gangwar / IndiaSpend.org In 2016, as many as 96.5 per cent of rural elementary government schools had toilets, but more than...

Beaten, Abused, Locked Up: Bangladeshi Girls Sex Trafficked To India Narrate...

Pune: On an overcast evening, on a boat criss-crossing a river on the Bangladesh-India border, Payal, 16, hid under a fishing net hoping to...

After Book Series In Kannada, Gay Men Come Out Of The...

Chennai: Writing about the everyday life of his gay protaganist Mohanaswamy, author Vasudhendra was acutely aware of the fact that he himself had not...

Over 16 Million Fatal Lung Infections In 2015, India Major Contributor

London: India, along with China, Nigeria, Pakistan and Indonesia, accounted for over 16 million or half of the global estimated cases of a fatal...