India

Demonetisation has widened income inequality

Demonetisation has widened income inequality

DEEPENDER SINGH HOODA The wealth of the richest hundred Indians went up by a 26 % in the year that went by while income growth for Indian farmers fell to just 1%  & went into negative zone for non-agrarian workers When Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced demonetisation, initially we were all made to believe that […]

India’s rising temperatures already deadly, study shows

India’s rising temperatures already deadly, study shows

Heat-related mortality may increase as 25 percent of country’s total population lacks access to electricity India is now two and a half times more likely to experience a deadly heat wave than a half century ago, and all it took was an increase in the average temperature of just 0.5C, a study shows. The average […]

Yogi effect: RSS men convert 43 Muslims in Uttar Pradesh to Hinduism

Yogi effect: RSS men convert 43 Muslims in Uttar Pradesh to Hinduism

Once Adityanath became the chief minister, convincing members of the minority community to change their faith was easier, says RSS activist. With Adityanath’s elevation as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh creating a climate of uncertainty among the state’s minorities, activists of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh are finding greater success in their programme to persuade […]

Gau Rakshaks Stop Train, Beat Up Railway Staff, Men Transporting Cows In Bhubaneswar Railway Station

Gau Rakshaks Stop Train, Beat Up Railway Staff, Men Transporting Cows In Bhubaneswar Railway Station

In yet another case of mob justice by self-appointed ‘gau rakshaks’ a group of more than 20 people raided the parcel van of the Kochuveli-Guwahati Express in Bhubaneswar railway station alleging cattle smuggling The vigilantes attacked the loco pilot train and his assistant along with two persons who were legally transporting 20 milch cows. The […]