Deadly Year, Decade For Flying, But Safer Than Before

posted by IndiaSpend|December 30, 2014   in Articles|3 comments

2014 was bad, but it has been much worse.

India Short Of Half A Million Policemen

India Short Of Half A Million Policemen

posted by IndiaSpend|December 29, 2014   in Governance|8 comments

India has one policeman for every 709 people.


For Atheists In Pakistan, Secularism Is The Way Forward

posted by Manisha Pande|December 26, 2014   in Articles|23 comments

In the aftermath of the Peshawar attacks, non-believers feel that Pakistan must separate the state from the mosque to achieve peace.

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.


The Way Things Were: On Hindutva, Cognates

posted by NL Team|December 22, 2014   in Book Extract|30 comments

Extracts from Aatish Taseer’s new book The Way Things Were

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.

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