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Election Report Card: Promises vs Achievements under ‘Yuva Bharat- Tomorrow’s India’

Election is a very important tool in democracy. It is through election that citizens of a nation choose their representatives, select their leaders. Political leaders represent different political parties which work for various goals. As the Lok Sabha Elections 2024 come closer, how to decide which political party you should cast your vote for? How...

Zomato to continue with ‘pure veg’ fleet, rolls back green uniform

Following social media backlash and allegations of its ‘Pure Veg Fleet’ being 'discriminatory', food delivery aggregator Zomato on Wednesday morning rolled back its decision to make its ‘pure veg ’ delivery personnel wear green uniforms, an announcement they had made on Tuesday evening. The company stated that they have decided to “remove the on-ground segregation...
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Election Report Card: Promises vs Achievements under ‘Nation First’

Election is a very important tool in democracy. It is through election that citizens of a nation choose their representatives and select their leaders. Political leaders represent different political parties which work for various goals. In the general election held in 2014, the BJP-led NDA secured 282 seats and formed the government, making Narendra Modi...

Upholding Consumer Rights in India: Complicated, Uncomplicated or In-between? 

On World Consumer Right Day we delve into three case studies to understand the workings of consumer rights and redressal in India. Every year on March 15th, the world celebrates World Consumer Rights Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness about consumer rights and advocating for fair practices in the marketplace. In India, this day...

Birla, Bajaj, Piramal, Mahindra, Jindal, Mittal, Goenka and Vedanta among Electoral Bonds donors

Vedanta Ltd., Jindal Group, Bajaj Auto, Bajaj Finance, Piramal Enterprises, Ultratech Cement and Grasim Industries (Aditya Birla Group), Lakshmi Mittal, Sun Pharma, Cipla, Torrent Power, RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group, Bharti Airtel, Mahindra and Mahindra, ITC, PVR and DLF Commercial Developers are some of the top names featuring on the list of donors to political parties...

Top CSR initiatives boosting digital literacy in India

National Digital Literacy Mission (NDLM) is a campaign that aims to digitally educate at least one member of every family in rural areas. From 2014 to 2016, two Schemes titled ‘National Digital Literacy Mission’ (NDLM) and ‘Digital Saksharta Abhiyan’ (DISHA) were implemented by the Government of India with a target to train 52.50 lakh...

Government implements Citizenship (Amendment) Act, what is CAA and why is it facing criticism

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government announced the implementation of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 or CAA on 11th March 2024 ahead of the Lok Sabha Elections. The CAA amends the Citizenship Act of 1955 to provide Indian citizenship to migrants from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan who belong to Hindu, Sikh, Jain, Parsi, Buddhist, and...

Top 10 NGOs in India in 2023

NGOs play a crucial role in improving the lives of people who have been affected by natural disasters or are facing other challenges. NGOs can act as implementers, catalysts, and partners to provide essential goods and services to those in need. In India, there are NGOs working for quality education, healthcare, nutrition, animal welfare,...

Top 10 companies for CSR in Healthcare in India 2023 

Healthcare is a costly affair in our country in the present day. A couple of days spent at any good private hospital and you can be handed over a bill amounting more than Rs 1 lakh. But does that mean the underprivileged marginalised population living in remote rural areas will not get access to...

What are Electoral Bonds which the Supreme Court has struck down?

In a landmark judgement, the Supreme Court on Thursday (15th February) struck down the Central Government’s Electoral Bonds scheme calling it ‘unconstitutional’ and ‘violative of Right to Information’. The court also said that this bond is capable of making the donor eligible for taking advantage or favour from any political party. The apex court ordered...

How Sumon Dey is facilitating healthcare for elderly residents in West Bengal’s Dankuni

Life is not easy if you are aged, if you are ailing, if you are helpless and have nobody to take care of. It would be great to have someone to accompany you to the hospital, to have someone to accompany you to the medical store or buy your medicines and groceries. However, the...
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BoAt: Sailing Towards Responsible Tech Consumption in India’s E-Waste Challenge

From individual choices to corporate initiatives – unraveling the challenges and solutions in India's e-waste landscape. Can you imagine a day without technology? Keeping our phantom limb phones aside, switching off the television and wifi, no tabs, laptops or smart watches. These are just the addictive extensions of our entertainment requirements, but technology includes everything...

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