Will the Death Penalty Protect India’s Daughters From Rape?

By Priyanka Borpujari Will more draconian punishment for rapists improve outcomes for Indian girls? In India’s ongoing project ...
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Indian Agriculture: Misdirected populist policies doing more harm than good

By Ruchi Agrawal Populist support measures are only a short-term solution and aggravate the imbalance in resource ...
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death penalty for rape

Death penalty for rape of children below 12 years age: Union Cabinet approves ordinance

On Friday, the government had informed the Supreme Court that it is actively considering amending ...
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India China

Border peace ‘essential pre-requisite’ for smooth ties with China: India

India on Sunday said maintaining peace at the border areas with China was an "essential ...
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Oxxy efforts to make girl child financially strong to promote gender equality

NAGPUR: Oxxy, the country’s largest healthcare network, launched International Gender Equality Day and Girl Child Development Program at ...
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India Needs to Make Crop Insurance Work for its Farmers

By Nibu Pullamvilavil Overall crop insurance coverage has decreased in recent years as a result of delay ...
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India Pledges $50 Million More to UN Partnership Fund

At a time when funding for UN agencies is on the decline – and also ...
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Sexual Offenders

India to have sexual offenders’ data base to monitor crimes

New Delhi: For the first time, India will have a sexual offenders' database to monitor ...
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women's rights

Women are the guardians of the forest. So why does India ignore them in its policies?

By Purabi Bose It is important that forest policies are formulated through a gender-sensitive lens and that ...
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Jan Dhan Yojana

Is Jan-Dhan Yojana really working? Here’s reality check by World Bank

By Pragya Srivastava 80% adult Indians now have bank accounts -- and India could achieve this tremendous ...
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Take a call on banning 18 pesticides, SC directs Centre

By Jayashree Nandi NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has recently directed the Centre to take a decision on banning ...
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Organic Productions

Organic way to health

By RAJ KUMAR SINGH Training farmers in organic farming is key Sikkim is India’s first fully organic State ...
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