No happy faces. No innocence. Instead, millions of children out-of-school, and working to make ends meet is what we witness. This, despite laws prohibiting the employment of children. The Nobel Peace... »
We must understand that child labour, illiteracy and poverty form a triangle of curse for children, says Kailash Satyarthi. File photo
Eminent scientist Pushpa M. Bhargava, Chairman of the Drafting Committee for the Assisted Reproductive Technologies (Regulation) Bill, 2013, spoke to Vidya Venkat about the need to pass the Bill, which will come up in the winter session of the Parliament.
Cleanliness is ‘very big work’ for the Prime Minister and hence the emphasis on the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. The effects of the campaign will primarily be improved hygiene and health, but will go beyond to give a fillip to various sectors of the economy.
Corruption in India has undergone a qualitative shift from the days of licence Raj to the era of liberalisation. Opportunities for making money have come in handy for politicians, who were also dealing with a new political situation of fragmentation and instability. »