The downturn has affected not just labourers but also contractors.
Budget allocation to agriculture rose 92% from Rs 67,800 crore in the revised estimates for FY19 to Rs 1.3 lakh crore in FY20.
Rs 56,000-crore ‘afforestation’ fund threatens India’s Adivasis as they must give up the land that provides them livelihood.
As 128 children died of encephalitis in Bihar in 19 days, the state’s poor do not want government to invest in public healthcare.
A farmer in drought-hit Karnataka, grows jowar, a dry-land crop. Last year, his entire crop failed due to scanty rainfall.
Even after four decades of Integrated Child Development Services, in 2015-16, Karnataka had the highest maternal mortality ratio.
As the death toll reached record levels, some experts are worried that leopards may now be more at risk of extinction than tigers.
Only 27% of the surveyed were aware of the concept of a living will and only 6% of these had actually created one.
India ranks 113 of 176 countries on an index that evaluates countries on the wellbeing of children.
BJP’s emphasis on national security after Balakot fortified PM Narendra Modi’s image as a strong leader, say experts.
After demonetisation and GST, Haryana plywood worker Ashok Kumar lost his job, works 7-10 days/month and earns 60% less.
Millions of young Indians spend copious amounts of money preparing for competitive exams for government jobs. How do they cope?
If a win in elections 2019 is so certain for Modi, why is his campaign so shrill?
About five million men, mostly from the unorganised sector, lost their jobs over the two years following demonetisation.
It would be fair to say that all ruling parties have treated Adivasis very inhumanly, says JNU scholar Abhay Xaxa.
Health policy is becoming a prominent poll issue perhaps for the first time in India.
West Bengal is India’s sixth-largest state in terms of economic size, with a GDP of Rs 11 lakh crore in 2017-18.
Jaipur’s informal economy is in crisis with many on the verge of hunger.
Under the development scheme, each member of parliament is allocated Rs 5 crore per year of their tenure.
The drought could further worsen farm distress, exacerbate groundwater extraction, increase migration from rural to urban areas.
There’s only one TV channel PM Modi retweeted - nine times - during these six months.