Niti Aayog
Opinion  /  Published 06.12.21

Stunted nation: child health

A primary marker of national growth is the health of children on whom depends the future of the nation. Yet, over the years, children’s health has been consistently neglected in India that has a...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 03.12.21

Nitish Kumar, prohibition and Bihar

As little and as ordinary a thing as an empty bottle is found on the hallowed premises of the Bihar assembly. But that bottle isn’t an ordinary thing, nor a matter that can, by any yardstick, be...
By Sankarshan Thakur

India  /  Published 01.12.21

Ayodhya: Over 50% of kids under five malnourished

A map generated by health researchers suggests that the zeal to build the Ram temple in Ayodhya has not been matched by efforts to ensure Ram Rajya for the town’s children. More than half of th...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 30.11.21

Holistic index: poverty

Poverty is usually associated with the lack of economic means to survive adequately. Hence income is used as the most common measure of poverty. However, poverty as deprivation has many dimensions tha...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 29.11.21

Proved wrong: population control

India’s burgeoning population has, for long, been a thorn in the side of its progress. The recent findings of the National Family Health Survey-5, therefore, come as a breath of fresh air: it ha...
By The Editorial Board


India  /  Published 26.11.21

Bihar, Jharkhand, UP poorest

Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh have emerged as the poorest states in India, according to Niti Aayog's first Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) report. As per the index, 51.91 per cent popul...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 25.11.21

Proposal to set up full digital banks

The Niti Aayog on Wednesday proposed the setting up of full-stack “digital banks” which would principally rely on the internet and other proximate channels to offer their services and not ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 08.11.21

Model that ignores messy truth of citizens’ lives

The Indian government has taken umbrage at the Global Hunger Index ranking India 101st among 116 countries, below Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan, with the world’s highest child wasting rate amon...
By Sukanta Chaudhuri

News  /  Published 01.11.21

Sweden India Nobel Memorial Week 2021 launches #SHEStem Insta-Reels Challenge for students

The theme of the contest is ‘Fast Forward to 2040. As a STEM leader, how are you making the world a better place?’ ...
By Mou Chakraborty

West Bengal  /  Published 20.10.21

Niti Aayog team to meet tea growers

A Niti Aayog team is set to come on a three-day visit to north Bengal next week for talks with stakeholders of the tea industry. In recent years, this is the first time that the Narendra Modi governm...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri/Jalpaiguri


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