Why The Loksatta Party Supports the Kiss of Love

posted by Tara Krishnaswamy|December 17, 2014   in Governance|14 comments

A Loksatta Party member explains why the party supports the protesters' right to use the kiss as a form of protest.

How India Got 2000% Return On Anti-Malaria Investment

posted by IndiaSpend|December 17, 2014   in Governance|3 comments

According to a recent WHO report, malaria-related deaths in India have reduced from 1707 in 2006 to 316 this year (as of October 2014). This can translate into a decline in other diseases too in the future.


Dear BJP, You Can’t “Ensure” Voluntary Participation

posted by Arunabh Saikia|December 15, 2014   in Governance|61 comments

The latest HRD ministry circular on celebrating Good Governance Day illustrates the party’s twisted relationship with the notion of compulsory and voluntary.

A 7-Step Blueprint To Recreate Mumbai

A 7-Step Blueprint To Recreate Mumbai

posted by IndiaSpend|December 15, 2014   in Governance|7 comments

With burdening population and depleting resources, Mumbai is breaking down. Everyday. IndiaSpend suggest a blueprint to keep MMR on its track, on all fronts.


3 Million Truckloads Daily: India’s Real Trash Problem

posted by IndiaSpend|December 12, 2014   in Governance|7 comments

62 million tonnes of garbage is generated every day by urban India. Even with the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan underway, treating all that garbage is going to be a problem.

Attack On Kashmiri Students in Haryana

The Media Turns A Blind Eye To The Attack On Kashmiri Students in Haryana

posted by Manisha Pande|December 10, 2014   in Articles|94 comments

A minor scuffle in a hostel canteen turns into a full blown attack on Muslim students from Kashmir in Haryana. Media stays silent.

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Gwalior, India’s rape capital, Delhi is no. 3

posted by IndiaSpend|December 10, 2014   in Articles|4 comments

A 2013 report by the National Crime Records Bureau has named Gwalior the nation’s rape capital. While the capital of the nation, Delhi has moved up from the 11th spot in 2012 to the 3rd in just a year.

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Can the BJP buck the J&K trend?

posted by IndiaSpend|December 10, 2014   in Governance|2 comments

The last two assembly elections in Jammu & Kashmir have led to coalition governments. IndiaSpend tracks the state’s political history.

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Flying With Kejriwal

posted by Rifat Jawaid|December 9, 2014   in Articles|419 comments

Last week was not the first time the AAP chief came under scrutiny for his flight journey.

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Not Just Uber, Most Taxi Services Take Your Security For A Ride

posted by Arunabh Saikia|December 8, 2014   in Articles|36 comments

Almost all radio cab services in Delhi state that they are not responsible for your safety.

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