Content tagged with India


The Mid Day Meal Havoc

The Mid Day Meal program is a school lunch programme in India which was initiated with the very noble idea of providing adequate nutrition and protein to disadvantaged children during the course of school day through a free lunch. The initiative has, of late, come under fire after 24 students died after consuming their mid day meal. Read on

 victims of acid attacks

Petition: Justice For Preeti Rathi #Acid Attack Victim

Amar Singh Rathi lost his daughter, Preeti Rathi, when she was the victim of a vicious acid attack that occurred during daylight at Bandra railway station in Mumbai on May 2 2013. The attack caused severe injuries to her face and vital organs and, eventually, after a hard struggle Preeti lost her fight for life when she suffered cardiac arrest on 1 June 2013. Read on

 Sistak

Education Inequality in India

The 20th century laid down the basic framework towards the growth of the modern individual. Nutrition, healthcare and most importantly education require the most attention. India is one of the youngest countries and has a rapidly growing population. This population needs to be equipped with the knowledge required to propel and power this country towards becoming a truly global power. Read on

Ahron de Leeuw

Bringing India’s Poor Out of Poverty

At times, poverty in India seems like an unsolvable problem. The government is not ready to take responsibility and the buck keeps getting passed from one person or one government to the other and every government which comes into power boasts about development and about the progress they have brought in place yet it is a rare political tactic to own up to one's shortcomings. Read on

Climate Change and India

India has been repeatedly emphasising climate change issues and, when looking into its commitments, the promises and commitments look very good on paper. Yet there hasn’t been much in the way of concrete action to date - an area of huge potential growth for India. Read on