Mediocre access to health, education and job opportunities but significant political empowerment marks the pattern of women's lives in the subcontinent. By SARBARI SINHA
It is clear that cartels are behind the periodic surge in onion prices, but the government has done little to curb them. By M.R. SUBRAMANI
According to the World Health Organisation, 91 per cent of the world’s fatalities on the roads occur in low-income and middle-income countries. By R. SURESH
More than half the respondents in a global survey think corruption has grown in the past two years. By R. SURESH
The industry feels that only by offering subsidies and reducing royalty rates can India achieve success similar to what the U.S. has achieved in shale exploration. By RICHA MISHRA
Only about 10 per cent of the rural population reports a household MPCE above Rs.2,296. In the cities, only 10 per cent report a household MPCE above Rs.4,610.
A World Bank report on climate change warns that a warmer world will trap millions in poverty. By R. SURESH