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March 21, 2018
Water Crisis in Maharashtra and Rajasthan

The water crisis in India is one of the major issues tormenting developing nation, as still millions of people in the country do not have access to safe drinking water and clear water for sanitation purpose. The development and over-population has created a lot of stress on water resources in the country, especially in the states like Maharashtra and Rajasthan. These states are worst affected states in term of drought, as natural condition along with [...]Read More

February 12, 2018

In the last few weeks, there has been news coming across from various parts of India related to incidents of statue vandalism of famous political and social reformers. The first incident of vandalism of statue came from Tripura, days after BJP-IPFT coalition overcame the 25-years old incumbent Left-Front government. Since then, reports of similar incidents of such magnitude have been reported from the states of Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and West Bengal. The incident [...]Read More

December 1, 2016
Recycling the Old Currency Notes

The old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes are gone but have you ever wondered what happens to those once they are out of the system? Don’t be surprised to learn that the piece of furniture you have been eyeing may well be made up of the same Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes. While you are not going to go laughing all the way to the bank, you can be proud to have [...]Read More

April 13, 2015
Endangered animal species in India

India is home to different types of animals, birds and fishes which include some important farm animals like goats, poultry, cows, buffaloes, pigs etc. The country is also a habitat for wild animals like Bengal tigers, deer, wolves, pythons, Indian lions, bears, snakes, monkeys, many types of bison, Asian elephants and antelope species. India is one of the mega diverse countries out of a total of seventeen mega diverse countries in the world. These seventeen [...]Read More

April 4, 2015
Worst Cities to live in India

Defining just one city as the worst city to live in India would not be appropriate. Some score good on one index and low on the other. Take a look at the capital of India. Every year Delhi welcomes hundreds of thousands of people from all across India as it has an edge over other cities in terms of infrastructure and employment opportunities. On the other hand, it also tops the list when crime and [...]Read More

February 8, 2015
Child labour in diamond industry

Despite provisions in the Constitution of India and laws prohibiting child labour, it is still an extensive reality in the country. There is no denying the fact that child labour plays a role in contributing to India’s Gross Domestic Product. Surprised? Even I was shocked. I know that child labour is thriving in the country but I was not aware of the fact that it contributes to the country’s GDP. The reason being, they work [...]Read More

December 18, 2014
Politics and education

India is one country where most of the people do not have access to basic facilities. In certain cases they have the facilities on paper but in reality there is absolutely nothing for them. The question is who should be blamed in such a scenario? Are the policy-makers to be blamed because they do not think enough of the people who can vote them to power? Are the middlemen to be criticized for the fact [...]Read More

Suicides in India

According to a World Health Organisation (WHO) report, India belongs to the category of nations in which suicide rates are more than 21.1 per 100,000 of population – a definite red zone as far as the global statistics are concerned. This means that 1,34,799 people have already taken the extreme step in the country in 2013, according to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) – that’s 15 suicides per hour. If you consider those individuals [...]Read More

November 27, 2014
Stress in Students

To mark the World Suicide Prevention Day observed on September 10 this year, the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (Nimhans) conducted a study on the growing number of suicides in India among school and college-going students. The study revealed that about 11 percent of college students and about 7 to 8 percent of high school students have attempted suicide. The survey comprised 1,500 school and college students. In an earlier study, it was found [...]Read More

November 26, 2014
Pollution by Vehicles

Going by the level of pollution getting higher and higher in the country as a whole and particularly in a few cities like Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Mumbai, Gurgaon and Noida, with Delhi leading, it is high time now that the emission norms are revised and enforced as most of the pollution is of the air and that is caused by vehicles plying on the roads. The manufacturing of vehicles requires a multi-disciplinary and integrated approach [...]Read More

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