Why the Indian media narrative on communal incidents is more noise and less substance

The media has moved on to other things now, but for almost three months before the Parliament’s winter session began, news was full of reports of communal incidents, which opposition parties and a section of civil society said was because of “growing intolerance” ever since the new government took charge in 2014. Read More

0.21% of infrastructure projects in health sector, reflecting low priority

Patients sleep in the corridor of a government-run hospital in the eastern Indian city of Siliguri. The lack of health facilities in India’s villages reflects the low investment. Of the 4,000-odd multi-crore infrastructure projects in the country, only nine (0.21%)—with a total investment of Rs 938 crore – are in the health sector, according to[…]