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Fisheries department organises Fisheries Summer Meet 2024: How government is eyeing to maximise India’s blue economy?

Fisheries department organises Fisheries Summer Meet 2024: How government is eyeing to maximise India’s blue economy?

The central government has been maximizing its effort to boost the blue economy and provide new opportunities to the fishermen ...

18 killed in tragic bus accident on Agra-Lucknow Expressway: Uttar Pradesh accounts for highest number of deaths due to road accidents

18 killed in tragic bus accident on Agra-Lucknow Expressway: Uttar Pradesh accounts for highest number of deaths due to road accidents

The double-decker sleeper bus struck the milk tanker from behind while it was going from Motihari, Bihar, to Delhi ...

India’s annual defence production hits a new high of Rs 1.27 lakh crore: A look at India’s indigenous defence production

India’s annual defence production hits a new high of Rs 1.27 lakh crore: A look at India’s indigenous defence production

Approximately 79.2 percent of 2023–24's total value of production (VoP) came from DPSUs and other PSUs ...

India achieves 15% ethanol blending in May 2024: Aims for 20% by next year

India achieves 15% ethanol blending in May 2024: Aims for 20% by next year

A “Roadmap for Ethanol Blending in India 2020-25” was released by the PM in June 2021 which ...

India records 58% increase in Milk Production since 2013-14: Country accounts for 24% global milk production

India records 58% increase in Milk Production since 2013-14: Country accounts for 24% global milk production

The government of India has also taken several steps and implemented various schemes for development of the dairy industry in ...

Food grain production drops in FY 2023-24 despite record wheat and rice output: Third Advance Estimate

Food grain production drops in FY 2023-24 despite record wheat and rice output: Third Advance Estimate

It is estimated that India produced 3,288.52 lakh tonnes of food grain in 2023–24, which is ...

21 killed, 60 injured in a bus accident in Jammu and Kashmir’s Akhnoor: More than 10 lakh killed in road accidents from 2016-2022

21 killed, 60 injured in a bus accident in Jammu and Kashmir’s Akhnoor: More than 10 lakh killed in road accidents from 2016-2022

At least 17 weak spots along the vital Jammu-Srinagar national highway need immediate repairs to guarantee smooth traffic movement

India saves massive by buying Russian crude oil: How much oil has New Delhi imported from Moscow since February 2022?

India saves massive by buying Russian crude oil: How much oil has New Delhi imported from Moscow since February 2022?

In 2023–24, India purchased crude oil valued $132.40 billion as compared to $157.50 billion in 2022–23.

Tamil Nadu BJP state chief K Annamalai faces prosecution for hate speech: 2022 witnessed a sharp increase in cases under 153A of the IPC

Tamil Nadu BJP state chief K Annamalai faces prosecution for hate speech: 2022 witnessed a sharp increase in cases under 153A of the IPC

The Tamil Nadu Public (Law and Order) Department issued an order on April 25 allowing proceedings against Annamalai in accordance ...

Indian Army to stop importing ammunition from next fiscal year: How is India becoming ‘Atmanirbhar’ in defence production?

Indian Army to stop importing ammunition from next fiscal year: How is India becoming ‘Atmanirbhar’ in defence production?

In addition to the now-corporatized Ordnance factories, a number of private sector companies have entered the market in recent ...

Government confident of coal production worth 1 billion ton in FY 2023-24: How much coal has been India producing in last 10 years?

Government confident of coal production worth 1 billion ton in FY 2023-24: How much coal has been India producing in last 10 years?

Talking about the coal production in the last fiscal 2023-24, the production in the country reached an unprecedented milestone ...

10 killed, 23 injured as goods vehicle collides with truck in Chhattisgarh: More than 10 lakh killed in road accidents from 2016-2022

10 killed, 23 injured as goods vehicle collides with truck in Chhattisgarh: More than 10 lakh killed in road accidents from 2016-2022

The accident in Chhattisgarh has once again highlighted the rising number of road accidents in India

29 Maoists shot dead in Chhattisgarh’s biggest encounter ever

29 Maoists shot dead in Chhattisgarh’s biggest encounter ever

Across the country, the only operation in which more deaths were recorded in recent years was in 2018 in Gadchiroli ...

India’s defence exports at all-time high: How government is trying to boost the domestic defence industry?

India’s defence exports at all-time high: How government is trying to boost the domestic defence industry?

Over 100 firms are actively exporting defence products. Multiple sophisticated defence systems including 155 mm Advanced Towed Artillery Guns, Brahmos ...

Security forces gun down naxalites in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar: Is Left Wing Extremism declining in India?

Security forces gun down naxalites in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar: Is Left Wing Extremism declining in India?

On the development front, apart from flagship schemes the Government of India (GoI) has taken several specific initiatives in LWE ...

PhD Scholar from Hyderabad becomes victim of cyber fraud: Telangana records highest number of cyber crimes

PhD Scholar from Hyderabad becomes victim of cyber fraud: Telangana records highest number of cyber crimes

The Telangana State Cyber Security Bureau (TSCSB) received reports on 9,661 cybercrimes, of which 8,088 involved financial theft.

Government approves EV policy to boost domestic manufacturing: A look at electric vehicle sales in last 10 years

Government approves EV policy to boost domestic manufacturing: A look at electric vehicle sales in last 10 years

In addition to a minimum investment requirement of ₹4,150 crore ($500 million), the policy stipulates that manufacturing facilities must ...

HLC submits ‘One Nation One Election’ report to the President: A look at key highlights of the report

HLC submits ‘One Nation One Election’ report to the President: A look at key highlights of the report

The report, which has 18,626 pages, is the result of 191 days of research effort and intensive meetings with ...

India signs Free Trade Agreement with EFTA countries: How the deal will benefit India?

India signs Free Trade Agreement with EFTA countries: How the deal will benefit India?

India and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries- Switzerland, Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein on Sunday, March 10, 2024 signed ...

Final estimates show horticulture production reached record high of 355.48 million tonnes in 2022-23; Potato output increased significantly

Final estimates show horticulture production reached record high of 355.48 million tonnes in 2022-23; Potato output increased significantly

According to final estimates, vegetable production increased from 209.14 million tonnes in 2021–2022 to 212.55 million tonnes in 2022–2023.

Telangana lost Rs 157 crore to cyber criminals in one month; Central government launches two new portals to combat cybercrime

Telangana lost Rs 157 crore to cyber criminals in one month; Central government launches two new portals to combat cybercrime

Under the guise of card blocking, card limit increase, KYC updating, PAN card linking, card replacement, and reward points, fraudsters ...

Indian agencies recovers 3,300 kg of narcotics off Gujarat coast: More than one lakh cases of drugs trafficking registered in 2022

Indian agencies recovers 3,300 kg of narcotics off Gujarat coast: More than one lakh cases of drugs trafficking registered in 2022

The operation was initiated by the authorities utilising information obtained from a surveillance aircraft. The suspicious boat was seized by ...

Nitin Gadkari urges states to promote use of ethanol; India’s ethanol production capacity reaches 1380 crore litres

Nitin Gadkari urges states to promote use of ethanol; India’s ethanol production capacity reaches 1380 crore litres

The Union Government has laid a major emphasis on the production of ethanol in the country and also blending it ...

Defence Acquisition Council approves capital proposals worth Rs 84,560: Here’s how government is indeginising the defence sector

Defence Acquisition Council approves capital proposals worth Rs 84,560: Here’s how government is indeginising the defence sector

The DAC has granted AoN permission to purchase latest generation anti-tank mines with seismic sensors and remote deactivation along ...

Around 74% rural households equipped with tap water connections under JJM but no major increase in budget allocation for PM’s flagship scheme

Around 74% rural households equipped with tap water connections under JJM but no major increase in budget allocation for PM’s flagship scheme

Launched in 2019, the Jal Jeevan Mission is one of the major flagship programs of the Modi government. It aims ...

Coal production till January 2024 rises by 12.18%; How India is eyeing to maximise domestic coal production?

Coal production till January 2024 rises by 12.18%; How India is eyeing to maximise domestic coal production?

In the year 2022-23, 96.10 percent of coal production in India was from Open Cast mines (858.342 ...

India adds 5 more wetlands to its list of Ramsar sites: Total number of Ramsar sites in India stands at 80

India adds 5 more wetlands to its list of Ramsar sites: Total number of Ramsar sites in India stands at 80

India now has 80 Ramsar sites, up from 26 in the previous ten years, with 38 more added in the ...

Horticulture Production in India reaches record high at 355.35 million tonnes in 2022-23

Horticulture Production in India reaches record high at 355.35 million tonnes in 2022-23

Fruit production is estimated to increase 109.53 million tonnes in the year 2022-23 from 107.51 million tonnes in the year 2021-22.

India records 61% increase in Milk Production since 2013-14: Country accounts for 24% global milk production

India records 61% increase in Milk Production since 2013-14: Country accounts for 24% global milk production

The government of India has also taken several steps and implemented various schemes for development of the dairy industry in ...

Jal Jeevan Mission achieves new milestone: More than 14 crore rural households are now equipped with tap water connections

Jal Jeevan Mission achieves new milestone: More than 14 crore rural households are now equipped with tap water connections

As of January 9, 2024, the total number of rural households with tap water connections stands at 14,03,20 ...

2022 reports lowest level of violence and deaths associated with left wing extremism: A look at steps taken by government to curb LWE

2022 reports lowest level of violence and deaths associated with left wing extremism: A look at steps taken by government to curb LWE

On the development front, apart from flagship schemes the Government of India (GoI) has taken several specific initiatives in LWE ...

Decline in Russian Oil Imports: Shifting Dynamics in India's Oil Basket

Decline in Russian Oil Imports: Shifting Dynamics in India's Oil Basket

An analysis of the discounts offered by Russia shows that the discount on the delivered price of Russian crude, including ...

Most advanced missile destroyer ‘INS Imphal’ commissioned into Indian Navy: India hits new milestone in defence indigenisation

Most advanced missile destroyer ‘INS Imphal’ commissioned into Indian Navy: India hits new milestone in defence indigenisation

INS Imphal is armed with sophisticated state-of-the-art weapons and sensors, including Surface-to-Surface Missiles, Surface-to ...

More than 75 percent villages attain ‘ODF +’ status under the Swachh Bharat Mission-Gramin

More than 75 percent villages attain ‘ODF +’ status under the Swachh Bharat Mission-Gramin

Out of the 4,45,295 ODF Plus villages, 96,361 are ODF Plus Model villages, 2,93,361 are ...

INTERPOL operation shows rise in cases of human trafficking victims being forced to commit cybercrimes: India reported highest cases of cybercrime in 2022

INTERPOL operation shows rise in cases of human trafficking victims being forced to commit cybercrimes: India reported highest cases of cybercrime in 2022

It is common for victims to be lured by fraudulent employment advertisements, coerced into widespread online fraud, and subjected to ...

Up Up the River: Rising Crime Towards an Unsafe India

Up Up the River: Rising Crime Towards an Unsafe India

The year 2022 recorded a 4.5% decline in registered crimes in India compared to 2021. A total of 35 ...

NCRB’s Crime in India report 2022 shows decline in murders while crime against women reach all time high

NCRB’s Crime in India report 2022 shows decline in murders while crime against women reach all time high

The recorded crime rate per 1,00,000 people decreased from 445.9 in 2021 to 422.2 in 2022 ...

Government approves extension of scheme for Fast Track Special Courts: Are these courts really fast in delivering justice?

Government approves extension of scheme for Fast Track Special Courts: Are these courts really fast in delivering justice?

As of January 31, 2023, 843 fast track courts have been set up across different states and union territories.

Government celebrates National Milk Day in Guwahati: A look at India’s milk production over the years

Government celebrates National Milk Day in Guwahati: A look at India’s milk production over the years

On this unique day, the accomplishments and significance of the dairy industry in India are celebrated in remembrance of Dr ...

More than 70% rural households in India are now equipped with tap water connections under JJM

More than 70% rural households in India are now equipped with tap water connections under JJM

Though the Jal Jeevan Mission may not be able to achieve its target of providing tap water connections to all ...

Tragedy Strikes Uttarkashi as Tunnel Collapse Claims Lives

Tragedy Strikes Uttarkashi as Tunnel Collapse Claims Lives

Reaching the impacted spot has become more difficult due to the area's difficult geography and unfavorable weather.

Senior Citizen duped of Rs 1.52 crore in a cyber-fraud in Bengaluru: NCRB’s report shows cybercrime at all-time high in 2021

Senior Citizen duped of Rs 1.52 crore in a cyber-fraud in Bengaluru: NCRB’s report shows cybercrime at all-time high in 2021

The chargesheeting rate in the cyber-crime cases registered under the IT Act remain poor at only 36.1 percent.

Nitish Kumar, Fertility and Female Literacy: Truth or Opposition Rhetoric?

Nitish Kumar, Fertility and Female Literacy: Truth or Opposition Rhetoric?

According to the SRS data, Bihar with the highest fertility rate pan India (3.2) also had the highest percentage ...

India’s forest cover increased by 1,540 sq. km in last two years: Madhya Pradesh continues to have highest forest cover among all states

India’s forest cover increased by 1,540 sq. km in last two years: Madhya Pradesh continues to have highest forest cover among all states

The ISFR 2021 provides the latest status of the forest cover and tree cover of India, estimates of growing stock ...

The Capital Story: Two-Wheelers a Cheap Transport or Unsafe Mode?

The Capital Story: Two-Wheelers a Cheap Transport or Unsafe Mode?

According to the report, in the list of one-million plus population cities, Delhi ranks at the top across all ...

Sweden’s Saab bags India’s first 100% FDI in Defence project: A look at India’s defence industry

Sweden’s Saab bags India’s first 100% FDI in Defence project: A look at India’s defence industry

Currently, India's automatic route permits up to 74 percent FDI in the defence sector. Clearances beyond that can be ...

Narayana Murthy's 70-Hour Work Advice: A Wake-Up Call for India's Unsung Working Women

Narayana Murthy's 70-Hour Work Advice: A Wake-Up Call for India's Unsung Working Women

Indian women have been working far more than 70 hours per week for years, mixing professional duties with domestic tasks ...

Tamil Nadu Govt sanctions prosecution of BJP state president K Annamalai for Hate Speech: Data shows constant rise in cases of hate speech

Tamil Nadu Govt sanctions prosecution of BJP state president K Annamalai for Hate Speech: Data shows constant rise in cases of hate speech

The Government has given approval for Annamalai's prosecution for the offences covered by sections 153-A (intention to cause ...

Government aims at building ‘Cyber-Safe India’: NCRB’s crime report shows nation reported maximum cybercrimes in 2021

Government aims at building ‘Cyber-Safe India’: NCRB’s crime report shows nation reported maximum cybercrimes in 2021

According to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) Crime in India Report 2021, the total number of cases reported during ...

Around 1.74 lakhs cases of Rape & POCSO Act disposed in Fast Track Special Courts: Are these courts really fast?

Around 1.74 lakhs cases of Rape & POCSO Act disposed in Fast Track Special Courts: Are these courts really fast?

The 14th Finance Commission (FC) had recommended the establishment of 1800 Fast Track Courts (FTCs) between 2015 and 2020 for ...

Ministry of Coal releases “Provisional Coal Statistics 2022-23”: A look at India’s coal production, import and export

Ministry of Coal releases “Provisional Coal Statistics 2022-23”: A look at India’s coal production, import and export

Non-coking coal production increased by 14.58 percent from 2021–22 to 832.430 MT in 2022–2023 (compared to 726.508 MT in 2021–2022).

12 killed in a fatal accident on Samruddhi Mahamarg; More than 7 lakh killed in road accidents from 2017-2021

12 killed in a fatal accident on Samruddhi Mahamarg; More than 7 lakh killed in road accidents from 2017-2021

As compared to 2020, the number of road accidents rose by 17 percent in 2021, showing a rise in the ...

India’s eight core industries grow at 14 month high of 12.1% in August 2023: Cement production increased by record 18.9% in August

India’s eight core industries grow at 14 month high of 12.1% in August 2023: Cement production increased by record 18.9% in August

India registered record high cement production in the month of August 2023. The production of cement (weight: 5.37 percent ...

Government increases windfall tax on crude oil to Rs 12,100 per tonne: How much oil has been India producing in recent years?

Government increases windfall tax on crude oil to Rs 12,100 per tonne: How much oil has been India producing in recent years?

Crude prices are currently well above the $90 per barrel threshold, which coincides with the increase in the windfall tax ...

Hardeep Singh Puri flags off India’s first hydrogen fuel cell bus in New Delhi: How India is eyeing to expand its footprint in the hydrogen sector?

Hardeep Singh Puri flags off India’s first hydrogen fuel cell bus in New Delhi: How India is eyeing to expand its footprint in the hydrogen sector?

According to the Minister of New and Renewable Energy, India has started to take the lead in adopting green hydrogen.

The Rising Tide of Female Voter Participation

The Rising Tide of Female Voter Participation

Several women's empowerment movements, like the Women's Reservation Bill and initiatives like "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao," have emphasized ...

Food Secretary says Govt set to achieve 12% ethanol blending target this year: A look at India’s ethanol statistics

Food Secretary says Govt set to achieve 12% ethanol blending target this year: A look at India’s ethanol statistics

India is expected to generate 330 lakh tonnes of sugar for the current sugar season of 2022–2023 after ...

PM Modi Emerges as the World's Most Popular Leader with a 76% Approval Rating

PM Modi Emerges as the World's Most Popular Leader with a 76% Approval Rating

Notably, the information gathered between September 6 and 12 of 2023 shows that Modi also has the lowest disapproval rating ...

Domestic air passenger traffic rises by 22.81% to 1.24 crore in August: Data shows air passenger traffic returns to pre-covid levels

Domestic air passenger traffic rises by 22.81% to 1.24 crore in August: Data shows air passenger traffic returns to pre-covid levels

According to the civil aviation watchdog- DGCA, the number of passengers carried by domestic airlines between January and August 2023 ...

Cyber-crime investigation tool developed by IIT Kanpur and Department of Science and Tech to hunt cyber criminals: A look at India’s cyber-crime statistics

Cyber-crime investigation tool developed by IIT Kanpur and Department of Science and Tech to hunt cyber criminals: A look at India’s cyber-crime statistics

In 2021, around 74,229 cases from the previous years were pending for investigation. The total number of cases for ...

India-Nigeria sign defence deal worth $1 billion: A look at India’s defence exports and production

India-Nigeria sign defence deal worth $1 billion: A look at India’s defence exports and production

Incentivised by various government reforms, India is quickly ramping up its manufacturing capacity. The Government of India has been focusing ...

Coal production increases by 12.85% in August 2023: Cumulative coal production in FY23-24 touches 349 MT

Coal production increases by 12.85% in August 2023: Cumulative coal production in FY23-24 touches 349 MT

The Cumulative Coal Production (up to August 2023) has increased significantly in FY23-24, from 316.27 MT during the ...

Jal Jeevan Mission: Around 13 crore rural households are now equipped with tap water connections

Jal Jeevan Mission: Around 13 crore rural households are now equipped with tap water connections

As on September 1, 2023, around 13,01,38,572 (67.67 percent) rural households have been provided with tap ...

Phase VIII of Sagar Parikrama launched from Kanyakumari: How India is eyeing to maximise its blue economy?

Phase VIII of Sagar Parikrama launched from Kanyakumari: How India is eyeing to maximise its blue economy?

The first phase of Sagar Parikrama was launched in Gujarat on March 5, 2022 from Mandvi and ended on March 6, 2022 at Porbandar.

Data shows significant decline in violence in Left-Wing affected areas: A look at steps taken by the government to curb LWE

Data shows significant decline in violence in Left-Wing affected areas: A look at steps taken by the government to curb LWE

There were 6,984 fatalities and 17,679 LWE-related events between 2004 and 2014. There have been 2,020 fatalities and 7,649 LWE-related accidents between 2014 and 2023 (as of June 15, 2023).

9 years of PM Jan Dhan Yojana: A look at PM Modi’s financial inclusion scheme

9 years of PM Jan Dhan Yojana: A look at PM Modi’s financial inclusion scheme

As of August 2023, around 50.14 crore Jan Dhan accounts have been opened. Out of the total account holders ...

Govt allocates extra 2 lakh tonne sugar for domestic consumption; ISMA demands definite roadmap for ethanol sourcing

Govt allocates extra 2 lakh tonne sugar for domestic consumption; ISMA demands definite roadmap for ethanol sourcing

With a projected maximum closing stock of 60 lakh tonnes available by September 30, 2023, the nation now has enough ...

Delhi government official arrested for raping minor multiple times: Are women really safe?

Delhi government official arrested for raping minor multiple times: Are women really safe?

Following a letter from Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Premoday Khakha was fired from his position as deputy director of the ...

5500 teachers recruited in Madhya Pradesh under PM Rozgar Mela ahead of polls; all eyes on direct battle between INC and BJP in MP

5500 teachers recruited in Madhya Pradesh under PM Rozgar Mela ahead of polls; all eyes on direct battle between INC and BJP in MP

The state of Madhya Pradesh has hired roughly 50,000 teachers over the past three years, according to the prime ...

Supreme Court says hate speech unacceptable, orders Centre to form committee to look into it: A look at India’s hate speech statistics

Supreme Court says hate speech unacceptable, orders Centre to form committee to look into it: A look at India’s hate speech statistics

Shaheen Abdullah, a journalist, petitioned the Supreme Court to mandate the government to take action against "blatant hate speeches" made ...

8,738 public charging stations are now operational across India: Uttar Pradesh tops chart with highest registration of electric vehicles

8,738 public charging stations are now operational across India: Uttar Pradesh tops chart with highest registration of electric vehicles

In the pandemic year 2020, only 1,23,092 electric vehicles were sold in the country. As compared to 2020 ...

NITI Aayog Multidimensional Poverty Report: More than 13 crore people moved out of poverty in 5 years in India

NITI Aayog Multidimensional Poverty Report: More than 13 crore people moved out of poverty in 5 years in India

India has registered a significant decline of 9.89 percentage points in the number of multidimensionally poor, from 24.85 ...

Travel and tourism to contribute Rs 16.5 trillion in India’s economy: Foreign tourist arrivals in India in 2022 show signs of post-pandemic recovery

Travel and tourism to contribute Rs 16.5 trillion in India’s economy: Foreign tourist arrivals in India in 2022 show signs of post-pandemic recovery

the contribution of India's travel and tourism sector to India's economy was worth Rs 15.7 trillion in ...

Amit Shah oversees destruction of 1.4 lakh kg drugs worth Rs 2,378 crore across India: A look at the cases of drugs trafficking in India

Amit Shah oversees destruction of 1.4 lakh kg drugs worth Rs 2,378 crore across India: A look at the cases of drugs trafficking in India

Article 47 of the Indian Constitution under Directive Principles of State Policy (DPSP), which direct the State to work towards ...

Top defence body approves purchase of 3 Scorpene Submarines under ‘Buy Indian’ category: How India’s defence production is forging ahead?

Top defence body approves purchase of 3 Scorpene Submarines under ‘Buy Indian’ category: How India’s defence production is forging ahead?

Apart from a gradual increase in the number of countries importing Indian defence equipment, the numbers of India’s ...

National Fish Farmers Day 2023 concludes at Mahabalipuram: A look at India’s initiatives to maximise blue economy

National Fish Farmers Day 2023 concludes at Mahabalipuram: A look at India’s initiatives to maximise blue economy

The fishing sector has plans planned to increase output and productivity, improve quality, boost domestic fish consumption and exports, increase ...

Rs 2.3 crore lost in 104 cases of cyber-crime in Karnataka’s Udupi in last 18 months: Cyber-crimes in India at all-time high

Rs 2.3 crore lost in 104 cases of cyber-crime in Karnataka’s Udupi in last 18 months: Cyber-crimes in India at all-time high

According to data received from the home ministry, Jamtara in Jharkhand has been supplanted as India's newest cybercrime hotspot ...

Goyal launches new sugar-ethanol portal to enhance production of ethanol: FY2022-23 recorded highest diversion of sugar for ethanol production

Goyal launches new sugar-ethanol portal to enhance production of ethanol: FY2022-23 recorded highest diversion of sugar for ethanol production

Union minister Piyush Goyal launched a new Sugar-Ethanol portal on Wednesday, taking a big step towards encouraging renewable energy ...

3 day international conference on green hydrogen in New Delhi: How India is eyeing to expand its footprint in the green hydrogen sector?

3 day international conference on green hydrogen in New Delhi: How India is eyeing to expand its footprint in the green hydrogen sector?

Hydrogen can be consumed through either direct combustion, electricity generation through fuel cells, or industrial processes to be used as ...

India Justice Report 2022: A look at India’s judicial statistics

India Justice Report 2022: A look at India’s judicial statistics

The share of women judges in the High Courts is only 13.1 percent. There are no women judges in ...

Ethanol powered cars will soon hit Indian roads: Tracing India’s ethanol journey

Ethanol powered cars will soon hit Indian roads: Tracing India’s ethanol journey

The Union Government has laid a major emphasis on the production of ethanol in the country and also blending it ...

PM Modi on an official visit to the United States: A look at economic relations between India and USA

PM Modi on an official visit to the United States: A look at economic relations between India and USA

Due to growing economic relations between the two nations, the U.S. has become India's largest trading partner in ...

Nitin Gadkari inaugurates 4 National Highway projects in Haryana worth Rs 3,835 crore: A look at national highway construction in India

Nitin Gadkari inaugurates 4 National Highway projects in Haryana worth Rs 3,835 crore: A look at national highway construction in India

Though the central government has been launching new highway construction projects in the country, data shows that the government has ...

Several killed as coal mine collapses in Jharkhand: Is government doing enough to ensure safety in coal mines?

Several killed as coal mine collapses in Jharkhand: Is government doing enough to ensure safety in coal mines?

Data tabled in the Lok Sabha in January 2019 by the Labour and Employment Ministry revealed that 377 workers involved ...

NCB seizes 15,000 blots of LSD in largest ever seizure: 2021 recorded highest cases of drug trafficking

NCB seizes 15,000 blots of LSD in largest ever seizure: 2021 recorded highest cases of drug trafficking

The NCB dismantled a drug trafficking network that had operations in the Netherlands, Poland, the United States, and several Indian ...

Why is India importing high amount of coal despite record domestic coal production of 892.21 MT in FY2022-23?

Why is India importing high amount of coal despite record domestic coal production of 892.21 MT in FY2022-23?

According to the Indian consultancy firm- Coalmint, India's imports of thermal coal, used mainly for power generation grew 14 ...

India imports record high crude oil from Russia in May 2023: Russia’s share in oil imports at record 45%

India imports record high crude oil from Russia in May 2023: Russia’s share in oil imports at record 45%

India purchased 1.96 million barrels of oil per day from Russia in May, which is 15 percent more than ...

Around 2 lakh cases are pending in India’s Fast Track Special Courts: Are these courts really special and speedy in delivery of justice?

Around 2 lakh cases are pending in India’s Fast Track Special Courts: Are these courts really special and speedy in delivery of justice?

In order to speed up the justice system, the Department of Justice is implementing a centrally sponsored scheme since October ...

Defence production in FY2022-23 crosses the mark of Rs 1 lakh crore: A look at India’s defence industry

Defence production in FY2022-23 crosses the mark of Rs 1 lakh crore: A look at India’s defence industry

The value currently stands Rs 1,06,800 crore and it will go further up once the data is received ...

India permits export of broken rice to meet other nations’ food security needs: How much broken rice has India exported in recent years?

India permits export of broken rice to meet other nations’ food security needs: How much broken rice has India exported in recent years?

"The export policy of broken rice is prohibited, however, export will be allowed on the basis of permission granted by ...

Government eyes to produce 1 billion ton coal in FY2023-24: A look at India’s coal production in the previous fiscal year

Government eyes to produce 1 billion ton coal in FY2023-24: A look at India’s coal production in the previous fiscal year

According to a report published by CareEdge Ratings, India’s coal production will increase in financial year 2023-24 ...

India hosts G20 Tourism Working Group Meeting in Srinagar: Data shows signs of recovery in J&K’s tourism industry post pandemic

India hosts G20 Tourism Working Group Meeting in Srinagar: Data shows signs of recovery in J&K’s tourism industry post pandemic

This is the largest international event held in the region since the abrogation of article 370 of the Indian constitution ...

India discovers large reserves of lithium in Rajasthan: How can this bring a change in India’s electric vehicle industry?

India discovers large reserves of lithium in Rajasthan: How can this bring a change in India’s electric vehicle industry?

The discovery of these reserves is fantastic news because they are unquestionably alternatives to the ores that are now being ...

Government sets target of producing 1012 million ton coal in FY2023-24: A look at India’s coal production in the previous fiscal year

Government sets target of producing 1012 million ton coal in FY2023-24: A look at India’s coal production in the previous fiscal year

Coal India Limited or CIL produced 606.89 MT in 2018-19 and increased its production by 15.9 percent ...

Rajnath Singh on 3-Day visit to Maldives to bolster defence ties: A look at Indo-Maldivian relations

Rajnath Singh on 3-Day visit to Maldives to bolster defence ties: A look at Indo-Maldivian relations

In order to provide a further boost to the relations between both the countries and enhance the defence cooperation, India ...

ISMA indicates fall in diversion of sugar for ethanol production: A look at India’s ethanol journey

ISMA indicates fall in diversion of sugar for ethanol production: A look at India’s ethanol journey

Despite a decline in sugar production, numerous industry stakeholders predicted that ethanol diversion will remain stable at 4.5 million ...

Ministry of Road Transport & Highways embarks on a highway construction spree: Was it able to meet its highway construction target in FY2022-23?

Ministry of Road Transport & Highways embarks on a highway construction spree: Was it able to meet its highway construction target in FY2022-23?

One of the major reasons behind the slowdown in the highway construction is being attributed to country’s prolonged ...

375 lakh passengers flew from January- March 2023: Data hints post COVID recovery for domestic aviation industry

375 lakh passengers flew from January- March 2023: Data hints post COVID recovery for domestic aviation industry

Talking about the market share, Indigo continued to have the highest market share in India’s civil aviation market ...

UN Population Report 2023: India to surpass China as world’s most populous country by mid-year

UN Population Report 2023: India to surpass China as world’s most populous country by mid-year

The demographic data released by the United Nation’s population body has estimates India’s population to reach ...

13 dead, 29 injured as bus from Pune to Mumbai falls into a gorge in Maharashtra’s Raigad: Around 1.5 lakh people killed in road accidents in 2021

13 dead, 29 injured as bus from Pune to Mumbai falls into a gorge in Maharashtra’s Raigad: Around 1.5 lakh people killed in road accidents in 2021

According to a senior police official, the 42-person private bus was travelling from Pune to Mumbai when it crashed ...

PM Modi to distribute 71,000 appointment letters to recruits under Rozgar Mela: A look at job creation under the Modi government

PM Modi to distribute 71,000 appointment letters to recruits under Rozgar Mela: A look at job creation under the Modi government

According to the Prime Minister’s Office, Rozgar Mela is a step towards fulfilment of the commitment of the ...

PM Modi launches International Big Cat Alliance on 50th anniversary of Project Tiger: India’s tiger population hits 3000

PM Modi launches International Big Cat Alliance on 50th anniversary of Project Tiger: India’s tiger population hits 3000

After spending the morning at Bandipur tiger reserve, PM Modi released the latest tiger census data and said that India ...

HPCL and IIT Guwahati develops ethanol cooking stove: A look at ethanol production in India

HPCL and IIT Guwahati develops ethanol cooking stove: A look at ethanol production in India

Due to the coordinated efforts of the Public Sector Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) and the increase in diversion of sugar ...

Government recognises more than 92,000 entities as startups since launch of Startup India: A brief look at India’s startup infrastructure

Government recognises more than 92,000 entities as startups since launch of Startup India: A brief look at India’s startup infrastructure

84 startups, including unicorns BYJU'S, Chargebee, Cars24, LEAD, Ola, OYO, Meesho, MPL, LivSpace Innovaccer, Udaan, Unacademy, and Vedantu, have ...

More than 60% rural households now have tap water connections: How PM Modi’s flagship scheme is bringing a change in rural India

More than 60% rural households now have tap water connections: How PM Modi’s flagship scheme is bringing a change in rural India

In India, more than 1.55 lakh villages, or 25 percent of all villages, have reported "Har Ghar Jal," meaning ...

India records historic growth in coal production at 892.21 MT in FY22-23: A look at India’s latest coal statistics

India records historic growth in coal production at 892.21 MT in FY22-23: A look at India’s latest coal statistics

The coal production in FY 2022-23 increased by 14.65 percent to 892.21 MT as compared to 778.21 MT in 2021-22.

Ministry of Defence signs number of contracts with indigenous defence manufacturers providing a boost to ‘Aatmanirbharta’ in defence: A look at domestic defence production

Ministry of Defence signs number of contracts with indigenous defence manufacturers providing a boost to ‘Aatmanirbharta’ in defence: A look at domestic defence production

Incentivised by various government reforms, India is quickly ramping up its manufacturing capacity. The Government of India has been focusing ...

2.22 crore houses built under PM Awaas Yojana- Gramin: A look at the progress made under the scheme

2.22 crore houses built under PM Awaas Yojana- Gramin: A look at the progress made under the scheme

2.85 Crore homes have been approved by the States/UTs for the beneficiaries of these, while the construction of ...

Supreme Court calls State ‘impotent’ for failing to curb hate speech: A look at India’s hate speech statistics

Supreme Court calls State ‘impotent’ for failing to curb hate speech: A look at India’s hate speech statistics

Justice KM Joseph expressed his anger during the hearing when he said, “State is impotent, state is powerless; it ...

More than 15 lakh cases are pending in India’s Fast Track Courts: Are these courts really fast in delivering justice?

More than 15 lakh cases are pending in India’s Fast Track Courts: Are these courts really fast in delivering justice?

The 14th Finance Commission (FC) had recommended the establishment of 1800 Fast Track Courts (FTCs) between 2015 and 2020 for ...

Rs 55,000 crore allocated to Jal Jeevan Mission in 2022-23: Uttar Pradesh among poorest performing states despite receiving Rs 9,497 crore, highest among states

Rs 55,000 crore allocated to Jal Jeevan Mission in 2022-23: Uttar Pradesh among poorest performing states despite receiving Rs 9,497 crore, highest among states

In spite of drawing the highest funds under the scheme, Uttar Pradesh remains one of the poorest performing states with ...

India reports 1,573 new cases of covid-19 in 24 hours: A look at covid-19 statistics in India

India reports 1,573 new cases of covid-19 in 24 hours: A look at covid-19 statistics in India

The number of coronavirus infections in India has climbed to 10,981 active cases in the past day, while the ...

More than 60 lakh cases are pending in the Supreme Court and the High Courts: What’s wrong with the Indian Judiciary?

More than 60 lakh cases are pending in the Supreme Court and the High Courts: What’s wrong with the Indian Judiciary?

As of March 21, 2023, there is no vacancy of judges in the Apex Court. In case of the High ...

6,586 public EV charging stations are currently operational in the country: How government is providing a boost to EV infrastructure

6,586 public EV charging stations are currently operational in the country: How government is providing a boost to EV infrastructure

In the year 2023 (till March 15, 2023), the total number of electric vehicles registered in India stands at 2,56,980.

Coal production from 1950 to 2022 crosses the mark of 18,000 million tonnes: A look at India’s coal statistics

Coal production from 1950 to 2022 crosses the mark of 18,000 million tonnes: A look at India’s coal statistics

The country wide coal production in the year 2021-22 was 778.19 MT as compared to 716.08 MT ...

GoodYear Corp and SPEFL-SC provides video van to Faridabad Police for generating awareness about women safety: 2021 reported highest cases of crime against women

GoodYear Corp and SPEFL-SC provides video van to Faridabad Police for generating awareness about women safety: 2021 reported highest cases of crime against women

The Sports, Physical Education, Fitness and Leisure Skills Council (SPEFL-SC), a not for profit organisation formed by the Ministry ...

World Happiness Index 2023: India among the unhappiest countries in the world despite fastest economic growth and better living conditions

World Happiness Index 2023: India among the unhappiest countries in the world despite fastest economic growth and better living conditions

A country like Pakistan which is undergoing massive inflation, political uncertainty, economic volatility, and civil war like conditions has been ...

2,25,620 Indians gave up citizenship in 2022: US remains the most popular destination among Indians

2,25,620 Indians gave up citizenship in 2022: US remains the most popular destination among Indians

Highly skilled professionals, particularly those in the healthcare, IT, legal, accounting, and financial industries, find it simpler to get employment ...

Lalbaug Murder Case: India’s financial capital recorded 162 murder cases in 2021, second highest in the country

Lalbaug Murder Case: India’s financial capital recorded 162 murder cases in 2021, second highest in the country

The Lalbaug murder highlights the rising number of murder cases in metropolitan cities across India. According to the National Crime ...

Nitin Gadkari inaugurates national highway projects worth 13,500 crore in Uttar Pradesh: Will the MoRTH achieve its annual highway construction target?

Nitin Gadkari inaugurates national highway projects worth 13,500 crore in Uttar Pradesh: Will the MoRTH achieve its annual highway construction target?

According to the Minister, building a route from Kushinagar to Lumbini will increase foreign travel to Buddhist tourist destinations. Later ...

Jal Jeevan Mission: Around 11.45 crore rural households are now equipped with tap water connections

Jal Jeevan Mission: Around 11.45 crore rural households are now equipped with tap water connections

According to the latest figures released by the ministry, 123 districts, 1,319 blocks, 73,436 Gram Panchayat and 1 ...

Government sets target of producing 300MT steel per year: A look at India’s steel industry in brief

Government sets target of producing 300MT steel per year: A look at India’s steel industry in brief

In October 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had marked that India has set a target of nearly doubling the production ...

How government is eyeing to promote organic farming in India?

How government is eyeing to promote organic farming in India?

Government has been promoting organic farming in the country since 2015-16 through the schemes of Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana ...

India records exponential rise in defence exports but also emerges as the world’s largest arms importer: A look at India’s defence trade

India records exponential rise in defence exports but also emerges as the world’s largest arms importer: A look at India’s defence trade

India remained the world’s largest arms importer for the five-year period between 2018-22 even though its ...

India- US sign MoU on semiconductor supply chain: A look at India’s semiconductor market

India- US sign MoU on semiconductor supply chain: A look at India’s semiconductor market

The Department of Commerce for the US and the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and Ministry of Trade ...

Government auctions commercial coal mines eyeing employment generation and infrastructure development: But how safe are India’s coal mines?

Government auctions commercial coal mines eyeing employment generation and infrastructure development: But how safe are India’s coal mines?

The commercial coal mine auctions will benefit society by creating jobs and improving infrastructure in the coal-bearing regions, with ...

Indian Coast Guard and Gujarat ATS jointly seize Rs 425 crore worth drugs from Iranian boat: A look at the cases of drug trafficking in India

Indian Coast Guard and Gujarat ATS jointly seize Rs 425 crore worth drugs from Iranian boat: A look at the cases of drug trafficking in India

In this financial year alone (till November, 2022), officers of the anti-smuggling agency have seized about 990 kg of ...

Government emphasizes on use of nano fertilisers: A look at domestic production of fertilisers in India

Government emphasizes on use of nano fertilisers: A look at domestic production of fertilisers in India

In a meeting held on March 1, 2023, States were instructed to promote the use of new fertilisers such as ...

India’s domestic air passenger traffic registers 95% year-on-year growth in January 2023: Nearly doubles to 1.25 crore

India’s domestic air passenger traffic registers 95% year-on-year growth in January 2023: Nearly doubles to 1.25 crore

Though the domestic passenger traffic has doubled in January and it has brought cheers to the aviation industry in India ...

Rajnath Singh highlights ‘Aatmanirbharta in Defence’ during a telephonic conversation with his Israeli counterpart: How India’s defence production and exports are forging ahead

Rajnath Singh highlights ‘Aatmanirbharta in Defence’ during a telephonic conversation with his Israeli counterpart: How India’s defence production and exports are forging ahead

In order to identify potential areas for collaboration, particularly in niche technologies, he invited Israeli industries to deepen their investments ...

India’s coal production records 15% y-o-y increase: A look at coal production in India

India’s coal production records 15% y-o-y increase: A look at coal production in India

The country wide coal production in the year 2021-22 was 778.19 MT as compared to 716.08 MT ...

MV Ganga Vilas completes 51 day maiden journey: How India’s waterways are emerging as the highways of future

MV Ganga Vilas completes 51 day maiden journey: How India’s waterways are emerging as the highways of future

In addition to important towns like Patna in Bihar, Sahibganj in Jharkhand, Kolkata in West Bengal, Dhaka in Bangladesh, and ...

CBI arrests Delhi Dy CM Manish Sisodia in excise policy case: Data shows increase in cases and decrease in investigating agency’s conviction rate

CBI arrests Delhi Dy CM Manish Sisodia in excise policy case: Data shows increase in cases and decrease in investigating agency’s conviction rate

Mr. Sisodia was previously summoned by the investigating agency on February 19. However, he had not appeared before CBI earlier ...

Sanjay Sharma’s death in Pulwama reveals everything is not ‘normal’ in Jammu and Kashmir

Sanjay Sharma’s death in Pulwama reveals everything is not ‘normal’ in Jammu and Kashmir

The terrorists fired upon Sanjay Sharma working as a bank guard in his village in the Achan area of the ...

Nitin Gadkari inaugurates national highway projects worth Rs 3670 crore in Maharashtra: A look at national highway construction in the country

Nitin Gadkari inaugurates national highway projects worth Rs 3670 crore in Maharashtra: A look at national highway construction in the country

According to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, the projects are expected to improve the connectivity of Maharashtra&rsquo ...

11 killed in a major road accident in Chhattisgarh: Road accidents killed over 1.5 lakh Indians in 2021

11 killed in a major road accident in Chhattisgarh: Road accidents killed over 1.5 lakh Indians in 2021

Apart from the 11 dead, dozen others were injured in the accident when a pick-up van they were travelling ...

Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurates National Horticulture Fair in Bengaluru: How India’s horticulture production is forging ahead

Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurates National Horticulture Fair in Bengaluru: How India’s horticulture production is forging ahead

The production of horticulture crops is much higher than the production of food grains. The production of horticultural crops which ...

Phase-III of ‘Sagar Parikrama’ launched from Gujarat’s Hazira Port: Here’s how India is eyeing to maximise its blue economy

Phase-III of ‘Sagar Parikrama’ launched from Gujarat’s Hazira Port: Here’s how India is eyeing to maximise its blue economy

Phase III Program of ‘Sagar Parikrama’ started on February 19, 2023 from Surat, Gujarat, and will end on ...

ED raids multiple locations linked to Congress in Chhattisgarh coal levy scam: ED raids increased by 27 times in last 8 years

ED raids multiple locations linked to Congress in Chhattisgarh coal levy scam: ED raids increased by 27 times in last 8 years

The Congress central leadership, including Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge and former presidents Sonia and Rahul Gandhi, were expected to attend ...

Charge sheet yet to be filed in 2021 Delhi hate speech case: Data shows around 500% rise in hate speech cases in 7 years

Charge sheet yet to be filed in 2021 Delhi hate speech case: Data shows around 500% rise in hate speech cases in 7 years

On January 13, the top court asked the Delhi Police a series of questions regarding the delay in filing a ...

BSF recovers drone with drugs along Indo-Pak border in Gurdaspur: A look at the cases of drug trafficking in India

BSF recovers drone with drugs along Indo-Pak border in Gurdaspur: A look at the cases of drug trafficking in India

The recovery comes a day after the Border Security Force (BSF) seized 20 packets of heroin and a cache of ...

Lahore based Harwinder Singh Sandhu declared as ‘terrorist’ under UAPA by MHA: A look at UAPA in recent years

Lahore based Harwinder Singh Sandhu declared as ‘terrorist’ under UAPA by MHA: A look at UAPA in recent years

According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, Harwinder Singh Sandhu has been associated with terrorist organisation Babbar Khalsa International (BKI ...

Twelve Cheetahs set to arrive from South Africa to India’s Kuno National Park: Why is it important to protect the big cat?

Twelve Cheetahs set to arrive from South Africa to India’s Kuno National Park: Why is it important to protect the big cat?

The 12 cheetahs will be kept in specially constructed shelters at the Kuno National Park after they arrive in India ...

Modi highlights India’s Defence industry at Aero Expo 2023: A look at India’s defence production and exports

Modi highlights India’s Defence industry at Aero Expo 2023: A look at India’s defence production and exports

The Ministry of Defence has also been rapidly increasing its footprint in the indigenous manufacturing of the advanced artillery systems

Is government taking enough efforts to curb illegal mining and ensure safety in coal mines?

Is government taking enough efforts to curb illegal mining and ensure safety in coal mines?

In February 2022, around 13 workers died in an illegal coal mine in Dhanbad, Jharkhand. The sealed coal mine was ...

More than 11 crore rural households now have tap connection: A look at PM Modi’s flagship Jal Jeevan Mission

More than 11 crore rural households now have tap connection: A look at PM Modi’s flagship Jal Jeevan Mission

According to the latest data released by the Ministry of Jalshakti, around 11,16,05,257 (57.56 percent) rural households have tap water connections.

How India’s inland waterways are emerging as a better alternative to existing modes of transportation

How India’s inland waterways are emerging as a better alternative to existing modes of transportation

To promote Inland Water Transport in the country, 111 Inland Waterways (including 5 existing and 106 additional Waterways) spread across ...

Coal production in India records 16% y-o-y increase: A look at the coal production in the country

Coal production in India records 16% y-o-y increase: A look at the coal production in the country

Coal India Limited, the largest supplier of coal in the country, has dispatched 572.25 MT of coal in the ...

Left-Wing Extremism on a decline in India: Tracing the naxal violence in last two decades

Left-Wing Extremism on a decline in India: Tracing the naxal violence in last two decades

Though there has been a reduction in the naxal violence in India in recent years, there has been a very ...

PM Modi to inaugurate first stretch of Delhi- Mumbai expressway on 12 Feb: A look at highway construction in India

PM Modi to inaugurate first stretch of Delhi- Mumbai expressway on 12 Feb: A look at highway construction in India

The eight-lane DME, whose construction began in 2018, would cut the distance between the national capital (New Delhi) and ...

India’s agri exports in first 3 quarters hit record $20 billion: Understanding India’s shift from agricultural producer to exporter

India’s agri exports in first 3 quarters hit record $20 billion: Understanding India’s shift from agricultural producer to exporter

According to government figures, India has also evolved into a net exporter of agricultural goods, with exports reaching an all ...

41 modular bridges for Indian Army to be made in India: How India is boosting its indigenous defence production

41 modular bridges for Indian Army to be made in India: How India is boosting its indigenous defence production

The bridge's fast launching and recovery characteristics allow it to be used over a variety of obstacles, including canals ...

How Vande Bharat is shaping the future of Indian Railways

How Vande Bharat is shaping the future of Indian Railways

Vande Bharat will be able to go non-stop while ascending from CSMT to Solapur and Shirdi without using the ...

‘In jail despite bail’: The sorry state of India’s pretrial and undertrial prisoners

‘In jail despite bail’: The sorry state of India’s pretrial and undertrial prisoners

Only 14 countries in the world have a higher proportion of undertrial or remand prisoners than India

20% ethanol blended petrol is now available in 11 states/UTs: Tracing the journey of ethanol blending in India.

20% ethanol blended petrol is now available in 11 states/UTs: Tracing the journey of ethanol blending in India.

The 20 percent ethanol-blended petrol was launched by PM Narendra Modi two months ahead of the planned rollout in ...

Allocation for PM Awas Yojana increased by 66%: A look at the progress made under the scheme

Allocation for PM Awas Yojana increased by 66%: A look at the progress made under the scheme

The Urban Infrastructure Development Fund (UIDF), which will be utilised to build urban infrastructure in Tier 2 and Tier 3 ...

“Nobody taking action against hate speech despite orders passed,” says Supreme Court: Around 500% rise in hate speech cases in 7 years

“Nobody taking action against hate speech despite orders passed,” says Supreme Court: Around 500% rise in hate speech cases in 7 years

The top court’s statement that “nobody is taking action” despite passing several orders refers to the ...

Why it is important for the country to tap the private space market

Why it is important for the country to tap the private space market

This will signal the beginning of a new era for the space industry, which was liberalised by the government in ...

Henley Passport Index 2023: With visa-free access to only 59 destinations, India slips to 85th position

Henley Passport Index 2023: With visa-free access to only 59 destinations, India slips to 85th position

According to Henley & Partners, the index includes 199 passports and 227 travel destinations, giving users the most extensive and reliable ...

Journalist Siddique Kappan’s bail highlights the low conviction rate in UAPA cases

Journalist Siddique Kappan’s bail highlights the low conviction rate in UAPA cases

The Supreme Court also granted Kappan bail on September 9, 2022, in the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Act case. He ...

World Wetland Day: How India is expanding its footprint in wetland conservation

World Wetland Day: How India is expanding its footprint in wetland conservation

As of January 2023, India has 75 Ramsar sites. A Ramsar site is a wetland site designated to be of ...

29% okay with government monitoring social media, 20% say govt should not be criticised online

29% okay with government monitoring social media, 20% say govt should not be criticised online

More than one-third of the respondents were of the view that government monitors what people do on mobile or ...

Annual Death Penalty Report 2022: Courts award 165 death penalties, highest in two decades

Annual Death Penalty Report 2022: Courts award 165 death penalties, highest in two decades

Sexual offences continue to make up the majority of instances where the death sentence was applied in 2022, despite the ...

Horticulture production beats food grains production in India

Horticulture production beats food grains production in India

The production of horticultural crops which consists of fruits, vegetables, spices, medicinal plants and plantation crops in 2021-22 grew ...

PM Modi to inaugurate first leg of Mumbai- Delhi expressway: But data shows more needs to be done

PM Modi to inaugurate first leg of Mumbai- Delhi expressway: But data shows more needs to be done

According to the data released by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, the construction of highways till December 2022 ...

Digital India: BPO schemes provide employment to more than 51,584 people across the nation

Digital India: BPO schemes provide employment to more than 51,584 people across the nation

The initiative is focused on three main vision areas: governance and services on demand, digital citizen empowerment, and digital infrastructure ...

Car hits scooter, drags rider for 350 meters in Delhi: Road accidents killed over 1.5 lakh Indians in 2021

Car hits scooter, drags rider for 350 meters in Delhi: Road accidents killed over 1.5 lakh Indians in 2021

This occurred a few weeks after a woman was killed in Delhi's Kanjhawala neighbourhood on January 1 after being ...

India to get 100 Cheetahs from South Africa: why is it important to protect the big cat?

India to get 100 Cheetahs from South Africa: why is it important to protect the big cat?

The cheetah is being introduced into India as part of Project Cheetah, the world's first inter-continental large wild ...

In a first, Indigenous howitzer gun used for 21 gun salute on Republic Day. How India's indigenous defense production is forging ahead?

In a first, Indigenous howitzer gun used for 21 gun salute on Republic Day. How India's indigenous defense production is forging ahead?

As the government continues to promote its Make-in-India strategy, the historic artillery with 25-pounder cannons that had ...

How delayed infrastructure projects are slowing down India’s growth: An India Tracker analysis

How delayed infrastructure projects are slowing down India’s growth: An India Tracker analysis

Out of 647 delayed projects, 132 have delay in the range of 1-12 months, 118 projects have delay in ...

Around 70 percent houses built under PMAY-G are owned by women: Analyzing the progress made under the scheme

Around 70 percent houses built under PMAY-G are owned by women: Analyzing the progress made under the scheme

PMAY-G aims at providing a pucca house, with basic amenities, to all houseless householder and those households living in ...

11 crore households now have tap connection: A look at PM Modi’s flagship Jal Jeevan Mission

11 crore households now have tap connection: A look at PM Modi’s flagship Jal Jeevan Mission

According to the latest data released by the Ministry of Jalshakti, around 11,00,48,468 (56.8 percent) rural households have tap water connections.

How govt is transforming country's blue economy- An India Tracker explainer

How govt is transforming country's blue economy- An India Tracker explainer

With a budget of Rs 20,050 crores for a period of five years, PMMSY aims to achieve fish production ...

India's 50% cap on reservations reaching the end of its existence?

India's 50% cap on reservations reaching the end of its existence?

Despite the Supreme Court judgement, the 50 percent cap has been breached by several states from time to time. The ...

Two in every five social media users fear harassment on social media; Congress Hindu supporters face maximum hesitation

Two in every five social media users fear harassment on social media; Congress Hindu supporters face maximum hesitation

Although, it is important to note that the majority of the respondents, one-third of the internet users, said they ...

Left-wing extremism on its last legs, but not yet time to write it off

Left-wing extremism on its last legs, but not yet time to write it off

It should be noted that though the naxal violence has decreased in the past few years, there are some strongholds ...

Nitin Gadkari inspects Ahmedabad- Dholera Expressway: A look at highway construction in India

Nitin Gadkari inspects Ahmedabad- Dholera Expressway: A look at highway construction in India

According to the data released by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, the construction of highways till December 2022 ...

PM Modi distributes 71,000 appointment letters under Rojar Mela: A look at job creation under Modi govt since 2014

PM Modi distributes 71,000 appointment letters under Rojar Mela: A look at job creation under Modi govt since 2014

The appointment letters were distributed under the banner of ‘Rojgar Mela,’ a mass recruitment drive for around 10 ...

Auto Expo 2023 shows EVs are the future of India; here’s how

Auto Expo 2023 shows EVs are the future of India; here’s how

This year's Auto Expo was jam-packed with EV displays. The largest auto exhibition in India featured up to ...

ASER 2022: Enrollment of children in govt schools increase, but disparity among states remain a cause of concern

ASER 2022: Enrollment of children in govt schools increase, but disparity among states remain a cause of concern

In the age group of 6 to 14 years, enrolment levels have increased from 96.6 percent in 2010 to ...

India is facing high school dropout rate, and the reason isn't distance, lack of infrastructure or high cost

India is facing high school dropout rate, and the reason isn't distance, lack of infrastructure or high cost

Over 35 percent of boys and 21 percent of girls between ages six and 17 years dropped out of the ...

India reports less than 100 COVID cases for the first time since March 2020: A look at COVID-19 statistics in the country

India reports less than 100 COVID cases for the first time since March 2020: A look at COVID-19 statistics in the country

Kerala has the highest number of active cases of COVID-19 in the country at 1,283, followed by Maharashtra ...

India’s Maternal Mortality Ratio drops to 97: But many states yet to make progress

India’s Maternal Mortality Ratio drops to 97: But many states yet to make progress

As per the Special Bulletin on MMR released by the Registrar General of India (RGI), the Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR ...

Police ECR van collides head-on with a vehicle in Gurugram: Road accidents killed over 1.5 lakh Indians in 2021

Police ECR van collides head-on with a vehicle in Gurugram: Road accidents killed over 1.5 lakh Indians in 2021

According to the sources, the policemen involved in the accident fled the site. "The police rushed to the spot after ...

Sixth Vande Bharat Express flagged by PM Narendra Modi: A look at Indian Railways’ ‘wheels of progress’

Sixth Vande Bharat Express flagged by PM Narendra Modi: A look at Indian Railways’ ‘wheels of progress’

The Railways has made a seminal shift in policy by calling bids for more than ₹50,000 crores for private ...

Is India generating enough power through its hydroelectric power plants?

Is India generating enough power through its hydroelectric power plants?

On August 15, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterated the need of being "Atmanirbhar" (self-reliant) in the energy industry. Addressing ...

PM flags off Ganga Vilas cruise from Varanasi: A look at how India’s waterways are emerging as the highways of future

PM flags off Ganga Vilas cruise from Varanasi: A look at how India’s waterways are emerging as the highways of future

The cruise will visit 50 tourist destinations, including world heritage sites, national parks, river ghats, and major cities like Patna ...

National Youth Day 2023: How India is empowering its marginalised students

National Youth Day 2023: How India is empowering its marginalised students

In 1984, the Indian Government declared Swami Vivekananda’s birth anniversary as National Youth Day and since 1985 it ...

Poor pension and high health costs: Is India ready for the next demographic phase?

Poor pension and high health costs: Is India ready for the next demographic phase?

India has the lowest share of elderly receiving monetary support one of the highest share in health-related expenses post-retirement

Data check: 500% rise in cases filed under hate-speech law since 2014

Data check: 500% rise in cases filed under hate-speech law since 2014

Based on the information provided in the National Crime Records Bureau’s (NCRB) Crime in India (CII) report, there ...

Explained: How govt is trying to reduce fertiliser import bill

Explained: How govt is trying to reduce fertiliser import bill

The central government has been focusing on minimizing the import of fertilisers and increasing the domestic production of fertilisers

Ethanol production capacity rises to 947 crore liters: Maharashtra tops the chart among states

Ethanol production capacity rises to 947 crore liters: Maharashtra tops the chart among states

The current ethanol production capacity in the country for ethanol blending with petrol and other uses is about 947 crore litres

A swelling mountain of pending bills plagues India’s power industry: An India Tracker analysis

A swelling mountain of pending bills plagues India’s power industry: An India Tracker analysis

According to a NITI Aayog report, the combined losses of discoms in the five most indebted states - Rajasthan, West Bengal ...

Indian students are preferring Canada instead of US, data shows

Indian students are preferring Canada instead of US, data shows

The number of Indians studying in the United States decreased by nearly 13 per cent in 2020-21 as compared ...

Saudi based doctor declared 'terrorist' under UAPA: A look at how the anti-terror law has been used in recent years

Saudi based doctor declared 'terrorist' under UAPA: A look at how the anti-terror law has been used in recent years

The anti-terror law that is used to prevent certain unlawful activities of individuals and associations has got a fair ...

Ministry of Defense spends highest on Defense R&D in last five years

Ministry of Defense spends highest on Defense R&D in last five years

DRDO has also launched various schemes not only to attract the young scientist/ Engineers but also students from schools and ...

27 year old businessman dies due to extreme torture in police custody: A look at custodial deaths in India

27 year old businessman dies due to extreme torture in police custody: A look at custodial deaths in India

The autopsy report of the businessman confirmed that the reason behind his death was extreme level of torture. Additional SP ...

Noida hit-and-run case once again shows how unsafe our roads are

Noida hit-and-run case once again shows how unsafe our roads are

As compared to 2020, the number of road accidents rose by 17 percent in 2021, showing a rise in the ...

Delhi Horror: National Capital recorded 454 murder cases in 2021 alone, highest in the country

Delhi Horror: National Capital recorded 454 murder cases in 2021 alone, highest in the country

According to the police, the woman who died after her two-wheeler was hit by a car in outer Delhi ...

As Delhi's Kanjhawla hit-and-run case shakes India, dark clouds hang over women’s safety

As Delhi's Kanjhawla hit-and-run case shakes India, dark clouds hang over women’s safety

The National Crimes Record Bureau (NCRB) data shows a consistent year-on-year rise in crime cases against women in India

Rajouri terrorist attack reveals everything is not ‘normal’ in Jammu and Kashmir

Rajouri terrorist attack reveals everything is not ‘normal’ in Jammu and Kashmir

The year 2021 witnessed the second highest number of terrorism related incidents (460) in last 10 years.

Electric vehicle industry ends 2022 with 210% growth; crosses a million mark for the first time

Electric vehicle industry ends 2022 with 210% growth; crosses a million mark for the first time

The 999,949 EVs sold in CY2022 represent a significant 210 percent year-on-year increase over the 322,871 units sold in CY2021.

Unemployment rate jumps 16-month high to 8.3% in Dec

Unemployment rate jumps 16-month high to 8.3% in Dec

India's jobless rate increased to 8.30% in December, the highest level in 16 months, from 8.00% in November

Horticulture beats food grains in production: A look at the rise and challenges ahead

Horticulture beats food grains in production: A look at the rise and challenges ahead

The production of horticultural crops which consists of fruits, vegetables, spices, medicinal plants and plantation crops in 2021-22 grew ...

BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur booked for ‘keep your knives sharp’ remark: 500% rise in cases filed under hate speech law in 7 years

BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur booked for ‘keep your knives sharp’ remark: 500% rise in cases filed under hate speech law in 7 years

In the past few years, the country has seen a phenomenal rise in hate speeches cutting across political and religious ...

Road accidents killed over 1.5 lakh Indians in 2021, highest ever, says MoRTH

Road accidents killed over 1.5 lakh Indians in 2021, highest ever, says MoRTH

The report is based on the data/information received from police departments of States/Union Territories

Food Safety Index 2021-22: Tamil Nadu, Gujarat lead ranking; Andhra, Bihar rank worst

Food Safety Index 2021-22: Tamil Nadu, Gujarat lead ranking; Andhra, Bihar rank worst

States that have shown significant improvement in food safety in the past few years include Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan

CBI arrests Chanda Kochhar and husband Deepak Kochhar in Videocon loan case: A look at the investigating agency’s conviction rate

CBI arrests Chanda Kochhar and husband Deepak Kochhar in Videocon loan case: A look at the investigating agency’s conviction rate

The CBI had stated in a statement following the filing of the FIR in 2019 that it was alleged that ...

Government signs peace deal with an insurgent group from Manipur: A look at the security situation in the state

Government signs peace deal with an insurgent group from Manipur: A look at the security situation in the state

The perceived dissatisfaction over Manipur's purported "forced" merger with the Union of India and the consequent delay in awarding ...

India has 7.7 million gig workers, will triple to 2.35 crore by 2030, says Niti Aayog report

India has 7.7 million gig workers, will triple to 2.35 crore by 2030, says Niti Aayog report

In an indication of how the gig economy is set to grow in future, NITI Aayog says that the gig ...

Amid China scare, COVID vaccination picks up in India

Amid China scare, COVID vaccination picks up in India

The possibility of a spill-over effect in India has led to a sharp uptick in the vaccination intake in ...

DRI seizes 25 kg Mephedrone worth Rs 50 crore in Hyderabad: 2021 records highest number of cases registered under NDPS act

DRI seizes 25 kg Mephedrone worth Rs 50 crore in Hyderabad: 2021 records highest number of cases registered under NDPS act

On December 21, 2022, DRI launched an investigation and discovered the two covert labs based on particular intelligence. Seven people ...

How govt is trying to boost the domestic production of fertilisers in India?

How govt is trying to boost the domestic production of fertilisers in India?

The central government has been focusing on minimizing the import of fertilisers and increasing the domestic production of fertilisers.

Health Ministry chairs high level meeting amid rising COVID cases in foreign countries: A look at COVID-19 statistics in India

Health Ministry chairs high level meeting amid rising COVID cases in foreign countries: A look at COVID-19 statistics in India

The pandemic claimed a huge number of lives during its peak in India. The pandemic resulted in disruption in global ...

India among top five nations with highest number of Ramsar Sites

India among top five nations with highest number of Ramsar Sites

India has become the fifth nation with highest number of Ramsar sites in the world. Currently, as per the data ...

India reports sharp decline in Malaria cases since 2015, but gross data mismatch continues

India reports sharp decline in Malaria cases since 2015, but gross data mismatch continues

India has showcased immense achievement against the disease and has recorded a sharp decline in the number of cases as ...

How India’s inland waterways are emerging as the new highways of future

How India’s inland waterways are emerging as the new highways of future

Besides promoting passenger traffic on rivers, the development of inland waterway systems would also facilitate trade and cargo services and ...

India’s female literacy is going up but rural-urban education divide continues

India’s female literacy is going up but rural-urban education divide continues

When compared with the rest of the world, the female literacy rate is considerably low in India

Nitin Gadkari inaugurates 8 National Highway projects in Maharashtra: But data shows more needs to be done

Nitin Gadkari inaugurates 8 National Highway projects in Maharashtra: But data shows more needs to be done

The ministry has constructed 4,060 km of national highways up to October in FY 2022-23 as compared to ...

Is government doing enough to curb illegal mining?

Is government doing enough to curb illegal mining?

There is enormous and large scale multi-state illegal mining of different minerals running into thousands of crores every year ...

How farmers are benefitting from the diversion of excess sugar for ethanol production?

How farmers are benefitting from the diversion of excess sugar for ethanol production?

The central government is urging sugar mills to divert extra sugarcane to ethanol in order to find a long-term ...

How atmanirbhar is India when it comes to defence?

How atmanirbhar is India when it comes to defence?

The Indian armed forces have now begun its preparations for the fourth round of emergency procurements.

Is government doing enough to ensure safety in coal mines?

Is government doing enough to ensure safety in coal mines?

Apart from long-term health issues, mines in India are also responsible for many accidents and loss of lives. According ...

Indian and Chinese troops clash in Tawang: Why China's attempts should worry India?

Indian and Chinese troops clash in Tawang: Why China's attempts should worry India?

India and China have been involved in number of conflicts and even a full-fledged war. The primary reason being ...

Universal Health Coverage Day 2022: More than half of households don’t use government health facilities

Universal Health Coverage Day 2022: More than half of households don’t use government health facilities

Inadequate quality of treatment is the most common reason for not using the public healthcare facilities at national level

PM Modi inaugurates phase-I of Samruddhi Mahamarg Highway: Welcome move, but a lot needs to be done

PM Modi inaugurates phase-I of Samruddhi Mahamarg Highway: Welcome move, but a lot needs to be done

The ministry has constructed 4,060 km of national highways up to October in FY 2022-23 as compared to ...

Delhi Pollution: Crores allocated but winter smog from stubble burning continued

Delhi Pollution: Crores allocated but winter smog from stubble burning continued

The central government had launched a scheme ‘Promotion of Agricultural Mechanization for In-Situ Management of Crop Residue in ...

Over 95% organisations in India targeted by 'new fraud' incidents in past 2 years, shows PwC survey

Over 95% organisations in India targeted by 'new fraud' incidents in past 2 years, shows PwC survey

Fraud prevention has also become challenging for businesses, with nearly 67 percent of surveyed companies reporting that the most disruptive ...

India Tracker analysis of electoral bond sale shows a sharp jump during elections

India Tracker analysis of electoral bond sale shows a sharp jump during elections

The sale of electoral bonds dropped to Rs 45.38 crore in July 2019 but later increased to Rs 231 ...

Can the Semiconductor Industry become India's silicon shield too?

Can the Semiconductor Industry become India's silicon shield too?

While the benefits that are to occur both economically and geopolitically via the indigenisation of the semiconductor industry are huge ...

Chinese Spy Ship re-enters Indian Ocean: Here’s why India is concerned

Chinese Spy Ship re-enters Indian Ocean: Here’s why India is concerned

According to media reports, India had issued a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM), for a no-fly zone over the Bay ...

UDISE 2021-22 report: Students from SC and ST communities witness marginally higher enrollment  compared to 2021

UDISE 2021-22 report: Students from SC and ST communities witness marginally higher enrollment compared to 2021

Total enrolment for students from Scheduled Tribe (ST) increased to 2.51 crore in 2021-22 from 2.49 crore ...

Explained: Why has govt lifted the export ban on broken rice

Explained: Why has govt lifted the export ban on broken rice

India had imposed a ban on export of broken rice on September 9, 2022 as measure to increase the domestic ...

Railways Spent ₹ 62,000 Crore In Subsidy To Passengers Last Year

Railways Spent ₹ 62,000 Crore In Subsidy To Passengers Last Year

Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw stated that the railways provide a discount of 55% to its customers and has spent a ...

India witnesses highest number of Internet Shutdowns in last ten years

India witnesses highest number of Internet Shutdowns in last ten years

The internet is generally suspended by the state authorities when there are any communal tensions or any circumstances which can ...

PM Modi distributes appointment letters to 71,000 new recruits: Analysing job creation under Narendra Modi govt since 2014

PM Modi distributes appointment letters to 71,000 new recruits: Analysing job creation under Narendra Modi govt since 2014

The physical copies of the appointment letters to the new appointees will be handed over at 45 locations across the country

Shraddha Walkar murder: 2021 was the darkest year for women’s safety in India

Shraddha Walkar murder: 2021 was the darkest year for women’s safety in India

The National Crimes Record Bureau (NCRB) data shows a consistent year-on-year rise in crime cases against women in India

Mizoram stone quarry collapse: Unreported deaths, unclear data makes Indian mines one of the most unsafe

Mizoram stone quarry collapse: Unreported deaths, unclear data makes Indian mines one of the most unsafe

The stone quarry, which is located on a hill about 160 km from Aizawl and is operational since 2020 in ...

Shraddha Walkar murder case: Delhi recorded 454 murder cases in 2021 alone, highest in the country

Shraddha Walkar murder case: Delhi recorded 454 murder cases in 2021 alone, highest in the country

Shraddha’s murder highlights the rising number of murder cases in metropolitan cities across India. According to the National ...

Stubble burning in Punjab fires up Delhi’s pollution: An India Tracker analysis

Stubble burning in Punjab fires up Delhi’s pollution: An India Tracker analysis

The data from Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARC) shows that the farm fires instances of stubble burning in Punjab from ...

Happy skies for aviation after COVID: Domestic passenger traffic jumps in September, surge continues in October

Happy skies for aviation after COVID: Domestic passenger traffic jumps in September, surge continues in October

The average daily flight departures or capacity deployment rose by 1.3 percent to over 2,600 departures in September

Fourth Vande Bharat Express launched in Bangalore: A look at Indian Railways’ ‘wheels of progress’

Fourth Vande Bharat Express launched in Bangalore: A look at Indian Railways’ ‘wheels of progress’

The Railways has made a seminal shift in policy by calling bids for more than ₹50,000 crore for private ...

Acquittal of three men in Chhawla gang rape case highlights the low conviction rate in rape cases

Acquittal of three men in Chhawla gang rape case highlights the low conviction rate in rape cases

The Supreme Court on Monday passed an order acquitting the three men charged in the Chhawla gang rape case in ...

India reports zero COVID deaths since March 2020; A look at covid-19 statistics in India

India reports zero COVID deaths since March 2020; A look at covid-19 statistics in India

The total number of people who have recovered from the disease surged to 4,41,20,267, while the case ...

‘EWS quota does not violate basic structure’: How will Centre implement SC’s 3:2 verdict with a clear definition of ‘EWS’ lacking?

‘EWS quota does not violate basic structure’: How will Centre implement SC’s 3:2 verdict with a clear definition of ‘EWS’ lacking?

While Justices Dinesh Maheshwari, Bela M Trivedi and JB Pardiwala ruled in favour of the quota, Chief Justice UU Lalit ...

Global Law and Order Index, India occupies 60th position: Glass half full or empty?

Global Law and Order Index, India occupies 60th position: Glass half full or empty?

As per the Gallup survey, the percentage of people expressing confidence in police in the South Asian region declined by ...

Monsoon 2022: Kharif crop production down by 6% due to uneven rains; govt cereal stocks dip to five-year low

Monsoon 2022: Kharif crop production down by 6% due to uneven rains; govt cereal stocks dip to five-year low

The dip in Kharif rice production is significant in view of the requirement of rice for distribution under the National ...

Government rescinds FCRA licence of associations associated with Gandhi family: A Look at Foreign Contributions

Government rescinds FCRA licence of associations associated with Gandhi family: A Look at Foreign Contributions

Congress leaders have said they will challenge the decision of licence cancellation in court and have termed the government's ...

 PM launches Rojgar Mela: Analysing job creation under Narendra Modi govt since 2014

PM launches Rojgar Mela: Analysing job creation under Narendra Modi govt since 2014

The mass recruitment drive or the Rojgar Mela has been arranged by the central government at a very crucial point ...

Govt targets building 12,000 km of highway network this year: But data shows a different reality

Govt targets building 12,000 km of highway network this year: But data shows a different reality

The construction of highways till September 2022 has been a mere 3,559 km against the target of 12,000 ...

Unemployment and anger against the state leader linked? Data says so; An India Tracker analysis

Unemployment and anger against the state leader linked? Data says so; An India Tracker analysis

According to the Anger Index, 35.4% Indians are angry with Rajasthan CM, while a mighty 30.7% were miffed ...

Centre plans not to procure any new COVID vaccines: What does this mean for Indians; India Tracker analyses

Centre plans not to procure any new COVID vaccines: What does this mean for Indians; India Tracker analyses

Considering the nearing expiry date of the vaccines, the central government has taken a decision of not procuring any more ...

Global Hunger Index: India’s real problem is not hunger but loss and wastage of food

Global Hunger Index: India’s real problem is not hunger but loss and wastage of food

How is it that the global leader in food grain production has one of the largest food deprived population in ...

Unemployment data reveals two curious takes in two Congress states

Unemployment data reveals two curious takes in two Congress states

India’s unemployment rate fell further from 8.28 percent in August 2022 to 6.43 percent in September ...

Government, private or self-employment: What do Indians want?

Government, private or self-employment: What do Indians want?

The CVoter and Centre for Policy Research (CPR) recently released their report on how Indians view India and the World ...

India pulls 415 million people out of acute multidimensional poverty in 15 years, sets massive SDG 1.2 goal

India pulls 415 million people out of acute multidimensional poverty in 15 years, sets massive SDG 1.2 goal

The reduction in acute poverty is noted to have been the fastest among the most backward states and groups

Are Food Grain Stocks Alarmingly Low?

Are Food Grain Stocks Alarmingly Low?

The last time India confronted a genuine food shortage crisis was arguably in 1987 when failed monsoons had led to ...

Consumer sentiments at 30-month high despite inflation worries, global slowdown

Consumer sentiments at 30-month high despite inflation worries, global slowdown

This Diwali, the market will be greeted with buoyant consumer sentiments. This is certainly a good news for our economy

Explained: Why erratic rains in North India in October underscores the changing patterns of monsoon

Explained: Why erratic rains in North India in October underscores the changing patterns of monsoon

This erratic rainfall in October has happened for the third time in a row

SC grants bail to Siddique Kappan booked under UAPA:   2021 reports 814 cases under the act

SC grants bail to Siddique Kappan booked under UAPA: 2021 reports 814 cases under the act

Supreme Court on Friday granted bail to Siddique Kappan, the journalist from Kerala who was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh ...

INS Vikrant commissioning a major boost for India: But questions over navy's future remain

INS Vikrant commissioning a major boost for India: But questions over navy's future remain

The carrier has come at the right time for the country, which is getting increasingly considered by China's growing ...

In a first, Indigenous howitzer gun used for 21 gun salute on I-Day. How India's indigenous defense production is forging ahead?

In a first, Indigenous howitzer gun used for 21 gun salute on I-Day. How India's indigenous defense production is forging ahead?

For the first time, a made-in-India howitzer gun was part of the 21-gun salute during the Independence ...

Mohammad Zubair gets bail, but what about others?

Mohammad Zubair gets bail, but what about others?

Zubair was one of the few lucky ones to get a speedy trial. There are several who are still languishing ...

90% Indians want government to adopt a more aggressive stand towards China

90% Indians want government to adopt a more aggressive stand towards China

A whopping 90 percent of the respondents positively while a mere 10 percent said New Delhi should tone down its ...

COVID-19 vaccines prevented over 42 lakh deaths in India: Lancet study

COVID-19 vaccines prevented over 42 lakh deaths in India: Lancet study

The study also highlighted gross inequalities around the world

Is Free Electricity Sustainable?

Is Free Electricity Sustainable?

The Punjab government has tentatively set aside Rs 1,800 crore for the current financial year for the free electricity scheme

How Far Has Tycoon Gautam Adani Gone In Philantrophy Charts ?

How Far Has Tycoon Gautam Adani Gone In Philantrophy Charts ?

Given the polarised times in contemporary India, his announcement has been praised by many while others have dismissed it as ...

Monsoon rains below normal in the country, shows IMD data

Monsoon rains below normal in the country, shows IMD data

The only exception is Northeast India which has received extraordinary rainfall in the past week

Future of the EdTech firms in India

Future of the EdTech firms in India

These layoffs are even more taxing for the country considering they will directly be contributing to the educated unemployed

What's behind the massive coal imports?

What's behind the massive coal imports?

According to data released by the Ministry of Coal, while coal imports had zoomed to an all time high of ...

What could the Wheat Ban mean for India?

What could the Wheat Ban mean for India?

This move by India is not taken in stride both by the entire international community and also by the farmers ...

Is The Fourth Wave of COVID-19 Upon Us?

Is The Fourth Wave of COVID-19 Upon Us?

Perhaps the only saving grace is the fact that number of serious Covid patients who need oxygen and hospitalisation are ...

How The Agneepath Scheme Was Polarised

How The Agneepath Scheme Was Polarised

C Voter -IndiaTracker conducted a nationwide survey to find out what ordinary Indians think about the developments related to the ...

Agneepath: Should government withdraw the scheme?

Agneepath: Should government withdraw the scheme?

The fact that the core push behind the disapproval is the lack of job security that is expected out of ...

Agniveer: Is It All About Reducing The Pension Bill?

Agniveer: Is It All About Reducing The Pension Bill?

Not many are debating or discussing the real elephant in the room: the massive pension bill of retired armed forces ...

How MSP changed in UPA, NDA regimes over the years

How MSP changed in UPA, NDA regimes over the years

While the Modi government has claimed that they have done more for farmers when it comes to minimum support price ...