Since 1991, 80% of the total reduction in poverty has been due to urban growth — rural poor have gained more from urban growth than from rural growth. Also, post-1991, secondary and tertiary sectors have helped more to reduce poverty than primary sector.
The conclave, with an eye on Mission 265 plus in the 403-member Uttar Pradesh assembly will adopt a resolution on organisation, a rare move, apart from the political and economic resolutions
An anathema to most welfare activists, removal is often the only solution for wildlife and people caught in acute, irreversible conflict
It is time now to ask that question, and to keep asking it till some clarity emerges: Is there any need for censorship in an age when everything is available on the Internet?
It is possible China may now seek some kind of bargain, whereby it is given entry to the MTCR in return for letting India get into the NSG, where it wields a veto.
AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal has consistently backed Kashyap in his tweets, talking of how the 'truth of Punjab' needs to be shown to the entire country
Climate change has been dear to both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama who, along with some other global leaders, played a crucial role in ensuring that a new post-2020 climate agreement was successfully negotiated in Paris last December.
LEMOA or Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement is another name for Logistics Support Agreement (LSA), an agreement the US has with many of its allies.
Curation of a 50-paragraph Joint Statement issued by India and the United States, its key points, and how they compare with what the two countries said on the same issues when President Barack Obama visited India in January 2015.
The United States has just handed over 200 stolen artefacts, but India has been losing antique items far more frequently than it has got them back, reports Indian Express.
Data show Delhi and UP accounted for over 43% of recovered and seized fake currency notes in 2015. FICN with face value of Rs 70 cr enter the economy every year; only a third is intercepted.
60% Indians listed as ‘non-workers’ in Census data, marking a marginal improvement since 2001.
The Akhilesh Yadav government does not wish to seem too restrictive in its measures for fear of a backlash.
On May 31, 130 tonnes of anti-tank mines blew up at the Army’s ammunition depot at Pulgaon near Wardha, killing 19 people including two Army officers.
Last week’s revelations about a kidney racket in Delhi showed that clean-ups were unlikely to work while the market for out-of-turn allotments remained alive. Indian Express looks at the rules of kidney transplant, and how and why they are repeatedly subverted.
Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh continue to lag behind the rest of the country in income and growth. Despite the success of these states on a few important fronts, where you live still determines how well you live.
The bleaching, which began in 2014 and is likely to last through 2016, will impact over a third of the world’s corals, and kill 12,000 sq km of reefs.
This weekend, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the Salma Dam, the largest of the development projects India initiated after the new Afghan republic was born, the unprecedented street celebrations in Herat will hide a grim reality.
Indian Express curates the headline points of five Indian prime ministerial speeches to US Congressmen and Congresswomen, annotating them with the context in which they were delivered.
In the light of verdicts delivered in the Naroda Patia and Sabarmati Express carnage cases by special courts set up on the directions of the SC, this verdict does not seem to add up.
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