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Devanik Saha

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Tackling maternal health crisis

22 March 2017 3:34 PM GMT
Female health workers are the primary drivers of maternal health initiatives, but male health workers (MHWs) could complement their services...

Unable to protect mothers

22 Feb 2017 3:53 PM GMT
India must double antenatal visits by health workers to pregnant women to reduce the risk of stillbirths and pregnancy complications, according to a...

From enactment to enforcement

7 Feb 2017 4:22 PM GMT
It takes an average of 261 days for a Parliamentary law to come into force, according to a report by Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, a think-tank.The...

Rural women are accessing govt hospitals more

8 Dec 2016 8:49 PM GMT
There was a 24 per cent rise in rural women accessing public healthcare between 2004 and 2014, according to a new report by Brookings India, a think...

Only 16 of every 250 fake notes detected

25 Nov 2016 10:05 PM GMT
Is India doing enough to detect fake notes, cited by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a significant reason for withdrawing 86 percent of India's...

Complex syndrome of LBW

3 Nov 2016 8:51 PM GMT
The death of every other newborn in India can be traced to either low birth weight (LBW) or premature delivery -- a reflection of poor maternal...

Internet shutdowns: India’s greatest global loss

28 Oct 2016 8:28 PM GMT
Internet shutdowns cost India $968 million (Rs 6,485 crore) in 2015-16, the largest loss among 19 countries surveyed and the result of 22 shutdowns,...

Dealing with coal

9 Sep 2016 9:38 PM GMT
The government has estimated that by the year 2020, India will need 1.5 billion tonnes of coal. But an IndiaSpend analysis of a recent report by...

Rural India’s search for healthcare

18 July 2016 10:04 PM GMT
With a wound that refuses to heal on her shoulder, nine-month-old Ruksana lives with her parents - and hundreds of others patients from across India...

UP, Bihar, Rajasthan: Worst states for women

12 July 2016 9:56 PM GMT
Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Bihar are the worst states for women, an IndiaSpend analysis of social indicators and demographic data of Indian states...

Rising heat can cut 3.6% of work hours

11 Jun 2016 10:09 PM GMT
India is set to lose 3.6 percent of annual daylight work hours by 2025 due to rising temperatures, reveals an IndiaSpend analysis of data in a new...

Women run 14 % of Indian businesses

9 May 2016 9:53 PM GMT
Richa Dubey’s profession - running an online retail business that connects artisans with consumers - may not appear unusual for a modern Indian...
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