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
posted by IndiaSpend|April 28, 2015 in Articles|no Comments
Guwahati and Srinagar fall in Zone V(very severe intensity zone) according to government data, making them high-risk areas during an earthquake. Gujarat UP are the most vulnerable states, with six cities each, in earthquake prone zones. India spend analyses India’s vulnerability.
posted by Boom Live|April 28, 2015 in Life|3 Comments
The Mumbai Development plan (2014-34) designated Mumbai’s gaothans and koliwadas as slums despite these localities, with their unique way of life and heritage architecture, being a living link to the city’s past. This is their story.