Nearly 3,000 children die every day across the country due to malnutrition, according to a report on the situation of vulnerable children from India, released by Plan India, an independent child development organisation.
The announcement by Prime Minister Modi of the decision to demonetize Rs 500 and 1000 currency notes led to a mad goldrush as people with unaccounted money rushed to jewellery shops to convert their black money into gold assets.
ArthKranti, an organization campaigning for the abolition of higher denomination currency notes has proposed five radical measures to the government which, it believes, would lead to principled, prosperous and peaceful living in the country.
Not just officials of the Bhopal Central Jail, even court staff would avoid confronting the jailed 29 SIMI activists who were lodged in the Bhopal Central Jail as they would abuse them and hackle the courtroom staff and the police officials.
ATM attacks have emerged as a significant roadblock to Digital India with 30 lakh debit cards being reportedly compromised in recent cases of ATM frauds.
Kashmiri scholars and writers from the Hindu community have demanded the official recognition of Devanagari script for writing Kashmiri language, arguing that this would make the language more accessible to Kashmiri Pandit youths.
Traders at Jagadish Market in Hyderabad are worried for the last few days that their huge stocks of Chinese mobiles might not be cleared this festival season. Reason? A viral campaign in social media that Indians should boycott Chinese goods as a mark of their protest against the country’s tacit support to Pakistan in the wake of Uri terror attacks last month.