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‘We Will Not Accept Any Decision That Undermines The State’s Fiscal Domain’

‘We Will Not Accept Any Decision That Undermines The State’s Fiscal Domain’

  Mumbai: The finance commission is a constitutional body created every five years to decide on Centre-state financial relations. The latest panel constituted for 2020-2025 was asked to use the…

Renewable Energy Sector Employed 432,000 Indians In 2017, Up 12% From 2016

Renewable Energy Sector Employed 432,000 Indians In 2017, Up 12% From 2016

  New Delhi: The renewable energy sector created 47,000 new jobs in India in 2017, employing 432,000 people, according to a recent report by the inter-governmental International Renewable Energy Agency…

Shoddy Sanitary Napkins Impact Menstrual Hygiene Drive

Shoddy Sanitary Napkins Impact Menstrual Hygiene Drive

  Mumbai: The use of sanitary napkins has increased from 50.7% to 54% between 2014 and 2015, driven by a government scheme to promote menstrual hygiene. But the scheme suffers…

In Kashmir Valley, 74% More People Certified Disabled During PDP-BJP Rule

In Kashmir Valley, 74% More People Certified Disabled During PDP-BJP Rule

Raqib Mukhtar, a first-grade student at the Zaiba Aapa Institute of Inclusive Education in Bijbehara, Anantnag district. The Kashmir valley saw a 74% rise in number of people certified disabled…

India’s Richest Young Women Fear Public Transport Most; Poorest Fear Cinema Halls

India’s Richest Young Women Fear Public Transport Most; Poorest Fear Cinema Halls

  Mumbai: India’s richest girls and young women, aged 11 to 18, felt the least safe among all income groups in public spaces, according to a new report that explored…

Why 277,160 Women Leaders Remain Invisible To Tamil Nadu’s Political Parties

Why 277,160 Women Leaders Remain Invisible To Tamil Nadu’s Political Parties

Salma, the Tamil poet and author, found her ticket to freedom when she contested the Tuvankurinchi town panchayat elections. In 2004, Salma joined the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and contested the…

Indian Exports Drop Over Modi Period, Trade Deficit Highest Since 2012-13

Indian Exports Drop Over Modi Period, Trade Deficit Highest Since 2012-13

  Mumbai: Exports of merchandise–from industrial to agricultural goods–to African countries, Latin America and Japan dropped over the four years of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government and grew at single…

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