February 17, 2017


Clean air is among the top three issues that exercise voters in India’s most-populous state, but it isn’t an issue that political parties in Ut...

February 14, 2017


Poor, populous Uttar Pradesh (UP) was the first Indian state to have a female chief minister–Sucheta Kriplani from 1963 to 1967–but this pionee...

February 13, 2017


How much control do Indian women have over different aspects of their lives?

Not much, according to the Indian Human Development Survey (IHDS)...

February 10, 2017


Over 21 years to 2014, the richest quintile–top 20% of the population by income–undergoing caesarean section deliveries in India has gone up fr...

February 09, 2017


It ranks number six in per capita income–although it has slipped from number three–but the relatively prosperous, mountainous state of Uttarakh...