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[Geography] Ken-Betwa Link Project – Is it Needed?

2021-04-13T04:25:50+05:30By |Categories: Geography|

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Context :- On the occasion of World Water Day on March 22, a memorandum of agreement was signed between Union Minister of Jal Shakti and the chief ministers of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh to implement the Ken-Betwa Link Project (KBLP) on Monday. Since the 1980s, when it was [...]

[Security] Naxalite and counter-insurgency strategy.

2021-04-13T03:22:22+05:30By |Categories: Misc|

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The killing of 22 security personnel by Maoists in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh serves as a grim reminder that left-wing insurgency continues to be one of the biggest internal security threats for the country. […]

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[Society] Combating malnutrition.

2021-04-13T02:49:34+05:30By |Categories: Society|

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India faces a huge burden of malnutrition rooted in its social, economic, and cultural asymmetries and challenges. According to the National Family Health Survey (NFHS)-4 conducted in 2014-15, for children under five years of age, 38.4 per cent were stunted (height-for-age), 21 per cent were wasted (weight-for-height), 7.5 per cent were severely [...]

[Society] Addressing causes behind child marriage

2021-04-12T11:29:46+05:30By |Categories: Society|

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The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) paints even a more dismal picture of the future of girls in their childhood worldwide. Roughly, 10 million additional child marriages may occur in the next 10 years because of the adverse impact of Covid-19. […]

[Economy] Covid and Poverty

2021-04-07T15:52:09+05:30By |Categories: Economy|

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As the world continues to be ravaged by the covid pandemic, more than a year on, it is becoming increasingly evident that the greatest burden has fallen on the global poor. […]

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[Society] India’s gender deficit

2021-04-07T03:38:04+05:30By |Categories: Society|

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Gender discrimination pervades India’s socio-economic pyramid. At its upper reaches, we encounter anecdotes of single women entrepreneurs finding it difficult to get bank loans. According to the report, India has closed 62.5 per cent of its gender gap till date. The country had ranked 140th among countries in the Global Gender Gap Index 2021 […]

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