posted by Boom Live|May 1, 2015 in Life|one comment
Being a woman is challenging business. Being an Indian woman doubly so. Where natural survival can’t be taken for granted what place does feminism have? Filmmaker and columnist Paromita Vohra puts nuance into India’s gender debate.
posted by Factly|May 1, 2015 in Governance|7 comments
According to the data provided by the Ministry of Finance in reply to an RTI application, only 8% of all the stalled projects are because of Land Acquisition reasons. The reasons for 1/3rd of the stalled projects are not known.
posted by Factly|April 29, 2015 in Governance|2 comments
The cancellation of FCRA certificates of 8975 NGOs by the Union Home Ministry made front page news. But this is not the first time such massive cancellations have happened. According to the data available with the Ministry of Home Affairs, FCRA certificates of 4138 NGOs were cancelled in 2012.
posted by IndiaSpend|April 29, 2015 in Life|one comment
A wide range of reasons—including low productivity of land, market failures, debts, pests and uncertain weather—have led to a farming crisis in India, and farmer’s suicides have become a serious humanitarian and political issue for more than a decade. India Spend maps these trends