Facing Health Crises, India Slashes Healthcare

Facing Health Crises, India Slashes Healthcare

posted by IndiaSpend|December 25, 2014   in Governance|14 Comments

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government will cut India’s health budget by 20% in an effort to fight the tight fiscal situation. IndiaSpend explains what this budget cut could mean for the country.

Why The Loksatta Party Supports the Kiss of Love

Why The Loksatta Party Supports the Kiss of Love

posted by Tara Krishnaswamy|December 17, 2014   in Governance|15 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|4 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|63 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|8 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.

India spends Kashmir

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.

People's saarc

What I Learnt At The People’s SAARC

posted by Abhinandan Sekhri|December 4, 2014   in Governance|8 Comments

Some great sessions aside, a little less confrontation and more calm conversation would hold the summit in good stead.

Mumbai. development

Some Good News On Infrastructure

posted by IndiaSpend|November 28, 2014   in Governance|2 Comments

Mumbai's infrastructural development under the JNNURM points to a better urban landscape for the future.

Yes, we are Indians but we are also more

posted by Abhinandan Sekhri|November 12, 2014   in Governance|45 Comments

Yes, all religions, genders and communities need to be represented in the Cabinet. Here’s why.

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