10 Years Of Right To Education: A Progress Report

By 2030, India is poised to become the world’s third-largest economy with the largest young, working population globally. The RTE could usher in rich dividends in its growth story and help it gain a huge advantage over arch-rival China and its rapidly ageing population. It is well timed (never a day early, actually), but could…

Why is Modi playing down the deaths of children in an Indian hospital?

Nilanjana Bhowmick is a journalist and writer in India. India this week celebrated 70 years of freedom. It should ​have been in a state of mourning. Leading up to the 70th anniversary of India’s independence from British rule, at least 63 children, among them 34 infants, died in a state-run hospital in the town of Gorakhpur —…