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Gujarat behind 10 of 16 major Indian states in school enrollment; 26% children do not enroll at secondary level

Is Indian diaspora "losing interest" in Modi's flagship programmes? Just 20-25 attend event in Melbourne

US legislators ask Modi to "address" RSS' activities, protect religious minority communities from violence

Rs 5.51 lakh crore budgeted for welfare remain unutilized, UPA was responsive to democratic dialogue: NAPM

Government of India misusing foreign contribution law to harass, intimidate NGOs, activists: Amnesty

Gujarat govt "firewalls" top sites ending gujarat.gov.in for outside India, "fears" of Russian, Chinese spammers

Mahishasur martyrdom day at JNU "misuse" of freedom of speech? HRD minister Smriti Irani triggers hornet's nest

Modi's "famous" Gujarat model not working in Delhi: USA's top neoconservative think-tank scholar comments

Withdraw "regressive" Land Acquisition Bill, 2015, during current session of Parliament: Bhumi Adhikar Andolan

At 6.7%, Gujarat's growth rate in 2015-16 lower than all-India estimate; total debts reach Rs 2.25 lakh crore

Short of dependable leaders, in second year, Modi’s sheen is "coming off" faster than his NDA predecessor

Mission 2016 in Chhattisgarh: 23 encounter deaths, 50 arrests in January, Supreme Court asked to intervene

Short of dependable leaders, in second year, Modi’s sheen is "coming off" faster than his NDA predecessor

Modi govt fascist in conduct, unlike Indira Gandhi, who was ruthlessly authoritarian during Emergency: PUCL

Modi's governance behind "lynch-mob mentality", says NYT, warns democracy, economic reforms are at risk

Constitutional right to dissent: Civil society steps up pressure, as "absconding" JNU student leader reappears

Maulana Azad, Nahru-Gandhi compatriot, "remains" neglected, no major leader cares to visit mausoleum

BJP making nationalism into "cuss word", just as Cong reduced secularism to sickularism: Top Modi supporter

Chhattisgarh woman tribal leader Soni Sori attacked with acid-like oil after she "received" threat to life

Modi aide regrets lack of public discourse on smart cities: Interpreting "smartness" is not Govt of India concern

Refusing to reveal report on environmental concern, Govt of India goes ahead with Shenzen-type coastal zones

HRW: Why is Modi govt "less willing" to investigate BJP men committing violence in the name of nationalism?

Chhattisgarh female human rights lawyers "forced" to leave their home, office: Police harassment alleged

World Bank notes "acceleration" of India's urban poverty, slow pace of urbanization compared to rest of Asia

Modi's promise on his government's commitment to rule of law "increasingly ringing hollow", says Amnesty

Delhi Police "indifference": Commonwealth advocacy group seeks urgent Apex Court, Govt of India intervention

Noam Chomsky, Orhan Pamuk condemn Modi govt's "authoritarian menace", "unlawful" arrests at JNU

Tribals' land right cancelled to "benefit" Adani Group-supported coal mining project in Chhattisgarh: Report

Delhi Police "violates" yet another law: It hasn't made public sedition FIR for arresting JNU's Kanhaiya Kumar

1,000 acres of Yamuna's active floodplain "illegally" cleared of vegetation for Art of Living event, President told

Prominent historian Romila Thapar terms JNU arrests horrific, calls students', teachers' protests "remarkable"

Farmers in Gujarat begin indefinite fast for Narmada waters, seek cancellation of smart city in Dholera SIR

India's home minister, Delhi Police under cloud, use "fake" twitter account to alert JNU students' terror link

Jha commission on corruption in Narmada dam oustees' rehab: MP govt stance "delays" release of report

"Pakistan zindabad" slogans raised by BJP students wing men to "provoke" JNU arrest, allege top political activists

India a poor spender of social safety net at 0.72% of GDP as against developing countries' average of 1.6%

Attack on journalists in Chhattisgarh: International pressure on Modi government to act, defend scribes mounts

More than 2,000 West Bengal rural families face eviction following opencast mining project in Raniganj area

India would need to double falling labour productivity to reach 9% GDP growth: An "unlikely" proposition

Treating juvenile criminals as adult? India's 44%, especially poor, born in 2000 weren't registered on birth

J&K Raj Bhawan "rejecting" RTI plea seeking copies of correspondence on Governor's rule is "bad" in law

As Modi man takes over as VP of China-sponsored infrastructure bank, civil society objects to "lack of transparency"

Gujarat Information Commission "sitting" on RTI review for three months: Plea on Banaskantha flood relief scam

Coca-Cola stops production at Jaipur plant following NGO campaign against "indiscriminate" groundwater mining

Housing shortage 19 million units; units lying idle 11 million: "Paradox" of India's urban growth paradigm

India's urban plight: Of 49,000 families forcibly evicted in 2010-15, less than 20% found "eligible" for resettlement

90% of 50,000 Narmada dam oustees "await entitlement", allege protesting Madhya Pradesh farmers at Badwani

Gujarat's poorer female participation in MGNREGA, widely considered a catalyst for rural transformation in India

Crucial environmental clearance steps removed from Govt of India agenda for "developmental" projects

"OBC-isation" of BJP, rise of OBC neo-middle class in Gujarat: Trends Congress can ignore at its own peril