PM Modi announced the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana in December 2016, narrowing down the financial assistance of Rs 5,000 to the first birth only.
Placing the entire scrutiny procedure in the domain of the executive may expedite the process, but will not take care of fundamental problems, such as missing children and illegal adoptions.
The days of brothels and brothel owners are now passé. Today’s sex worker is more likely to be a married woman who operates from her home or a safe house in a ‘decent’ colony.
A recently-released report by an advocacy group claims that over 8,000 extra-judicial executions and enforced disappearances took place in the state between 1980 and 1995.
Rana Pratap had an Afghan general, while Shivaji, who is being shown as a Hindu icon, was fighting the Mughals for political and regional assertion – not Hindu consolidation.
ICDS plays a vital role in a country which is home to 190 million undernourished people – the highest in the world.
Nitin Gadkari needs more than a silver bullet to meet the deadline of cleaning up the Ganga which remains one of Modi’s showpiece schemes.
While Mumbai has introduced e-waste segregation, Bengaluru has imposed penalties to ensure waste segregation at source.