As economic growth and rising inequality take centre stage, it is vital to understand the history of data, how it is produced and what numbers represent.
Over 70 organisations and 50 individuals have written to the president and prime minister in support of the Niyamgiri Suraksha Samiti, a collective of tribes that opposes bauxite mining by Vedanta in Niyamgiri hills.
Contrary to global trends, economic growth in India has not led to more women joining the labour market. The International Labour Organization’s Sher Singh Verick attempts to examine the reasons behind it.
NSS data reveals that a majority of rural and urban populations did not get proper medical treatment because of the expense.