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'Farmer suicide report a cover-up'
With agrarian distress being a major crisis accounting for thousands of farming lives every year, the latest data by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), which claims the suicide rates among Indian farmers has halved, has triggered scorn, with experts calling it a "hoax" and "manipulative".

-02 Aug 2015

Rise in rural household electrification: NSSO
A report published by the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) on Thursday revealed a sharp 24 percentage points drop in the number of rural households using kerosene for lighting, and an equal increase in electrified households since 1999-2000.

-31 Jul 2015

Maximum malnourished women in Bihar, C’garh, Jharkhand, MP and Orissa
The Government on Thursday said -- Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh and Orissa - are the top five states where the number of malnourished women is high.

-31 Jul 2015

Women in urban India find mostly marginal work
Though women are entering the workforce in large numbers, data reveals that they are only able to find marginal work.

-31 Jul 2015

Estimated mortality of TB patients in India 2.4 lakh
There are around 26 lakh tuberculosis patients in India while the estimated mortality attributable to the disease is 2.4 lakh.

-31 Jul 2015

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