For the populace of 490 million children born in India in this new millennium, the majority of whom are poor, the dream and hope of equitable school education continues to elude.
To strengthen economy BJP government would have to go back to schemes as like of the UPA like MNREGA.
Over 6 million children in rural India have already been given this lamp at a subsidised rate of Rs 200 each.
AAP government may have done a commendable job at uplifting the face of public schooling in Delhi but its decision to broadcast live CCTV footage from classrooms is a regressive move.
While hundreds of Indian scientists will join the March for Science on August 9th, will it really be the answer for rapid cutdown on research funding, propagation of religious bigotry and irrationality in the contemporary times?
Will Indian workers lose their rights under the changes introduced in the prevalent labour laws?
While the new version of the bill is certainly an improvement, will it prove a sufficient equaliser?
The implementation of RTI will depend on ensuring transparent appointments for the post of commissioners and addressing the reasons for poor implementation.
Subsidized education, maternity benefits and timely pensions were all guaranteed to registered construction workers under the BOCW Act.