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Atomic energy department, Right to Information, Atomic Research Centre, BARC, DAE

Atomic energy department saw 70 unnatural deaths in eight years

Investigation By ABHINANDAN MISHRA

The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre alone saw 38 of its officials die unnaturally, primarily because of accidents, between 1 January 2008 and 1 October 2016.

4 December, 2016
India is close to acquiring the second position in crude steel production if it continues with its current growth rate. The top spot belongs to China and India is behind the world’s second largest steel producer, Japan by just 7.9 million tonne (MT). India overtook the United States last year to become the third largest steel producing country after China and Japan. According to the latest report of World Steel Association (WSA), India’s steel production during January-October 2016 grew by 6.8% to reach 79.

Officials advised PM Modi to ban 85% of India’s currency

Investigation By MADHAV NALAPAT

‘PM raised several queries, especially on the impact on the common man and only when it was conveyed to him that steps were being taken to minimise hardship did he agree to the measure.’

27 November, 2016
Jewellers, hoarders, black money, gold, stakeholders, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Ministry of Finance

Black turns gold as jewellers help hoarders

Investigation By Dibyendu Mondal & Abhinandan Mishra

Hoarders of unaccounted for money are taking the help of jewellers to turn their black money into gold, The Sunday Guardian has learnt after speaking to various stakeholders.

13 November, 2016
Aam Aadmi Party, Delhi MLAs, Local Area Development, Department of Urban Development, Member of Parliament Local Area Development

50% Delhi MLAs have not spent a penny from allocated funds

Investigation By DIBYENDU MONDAL & AREEBA FALAK

Almost 50% of the total Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs in Delhi out of a total of 67 MLAs have not spent a single penny from the Local Area Development (LAD) funds allocated to every MLA in the last one year.

13 November, 2016
Central Adoption Resource Authority, Central adoption agency, Child Welfare Committee, Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights, Nilima Mehta

Only 1,800 adoptable children available with Central agency

Investigation By DIBYENDU MONDAL & AREEBA FALAK

‘If the pool of children available for adoption is larger, process of adoption would be much faster’.

13 November, 2016
Prisoners, Bhopal, Bhopal central jail, SIMI activists, jail management

Prisoners guarded prisoners in Bhopal

Investigation By ABHINANDAN MISHRA

To cover up for the guards absent from duty, Bhopal Central Jail used the ‘less hardcore prisoners’ to guard the ‘hardcore’ ones.

6 November, 2016

‘There are a dozen Kairanas in west UP today’

Investigation By Smita Mishra

The pattern of violence, threats, lawlessness shot up suddenly after the Muzaffarnagar riots.

23 October, 2016
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