The fund allocated in the 2017-18 Budget to Maternity Benefit Programme announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his address to the nation on New Years eve is "inadequate", despite a nearly seven-fold increase, considering it has been expanded to 650 ... Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago
Kuch na honda Punjab da, zameen banjar, aulad kanjar. (Nothing can come of Punjab–the lands are barren, the children are jobless.) That extreme assessment of India’s 11th richest state was made by a drug kingpin in a dark, controversial film called Udta ...Sify, 2 weeks ago
When it comes to the health of its 1.5 million people, sunny, sylvan Goa–India's smallest state by area and the fourth-least populous–does better than most Indian states and best among the five heading into elections, according to an analysis by the ...Sify, 2 weeks ago
India's sex ratio at birth–the number of girls born alive for every 1,000 boys–declined over the last 65 years from 946 to 887 even as per capita income increased nearly 10 times, according to recently released government data. Source: Census of India , ...Sify, 2 months ago
Tamil Nadu’s 19th chief minister (she was also the 11th, 14th, 16th and 18th) J Jayalalithaa, who died on December 5, 2016, was known for gifting her 72 million people a record set of freebies, but she also leaves behind a state that ranks among India’s ...Sify, 2 months ago
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