Swagata Yadavar, IndiaSpend
Madhya Pradesh is still among worst performers in the country for infant mortality, under-five mortality and the status of women
India accounts for 17% of global burden of maternal deaths, and highest number of tuberculosis deaths in the world.
For 33 years she wondered why her husband, whom she loved, beat her mercilessly. And then one day, something snapped.
About 15 women committed suicide per 100,000 in India—2.1 times the global average, and the sixth highest the world in 2016.
2.4 million Indians die of treatable conditions every year, the worst situation among 136 nations studied for a report.
The poorly trained and ill-paid Anganwadi workers and ASHAs are key to India’s fight against malnutrition.
The risk of getting cardiovascular disease is higher in wealthier families, and those living in urban areas.
India’s public health expenditure is amongst the lowest in the world.
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BJP says 20 new AIIMS are coming up. A FactChecker analysis shows only 3% funds have been sanctioned.
Hypertension or high blood pressure affects nearly three in 10 Indians.
More men (80%) than women (70%) consume eggs, fish, chicken or meat occasionally in India.
India is grappling with minimal sex education and misguided teens.
Biometric solution to financial inclusion is long on promise & short on delivery, says an October study on Aadhaar.
Residents of a poor village Dang, in poll-bound Gujarat, struggles to succeed under the state’s development model.
One year after demonetisation India’s onion bowl in an economic crisis.
On October 8, Supreme Court banned the sale of firecrackers in Delhi and NCR, ahead of Diwali
In 2.5 years, 64% households have toilets; yet 52% do not use improved sanitation facility
Uttarakhand has its hands full no matter which party comes into power.