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Nov 30, 2022

Why has the government put the census on hold?

Description The last government of India census was conducted in 2011, and the next exercise was to have taken place in 2021. The government could not meet the 2021 timeline because of the Covid pandemic. But...

16 mins

Nov 29, 2022

Mid-Day Meal Scheme: Corruption and Controversies

Description The Mid-Day Meal scheme, which is the government’s scheme for free Mid-Day meals in schools, was initially designed to better the nutritional standing of school-going children, but since the incept...

16 mins

Nov 18, 2022

Delhi Nurses Strike For Basic Rights

Description Delhi Nurses Federation (DNF), a conglomeration of thousands of nurses, have decided to intensify their protests. The federation has stated that they have repeatedly written to the Delhi government...

13 mins

Nov 15, 2022

Unlock The Power Of The Northeast

The United Nations Development Programme and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative released the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index report last month. According to the report, Meghalaya and Assa...

16 mins

Oct 31, 2022

Electoral Bonds: The curse of Indian democracy

When the government of India introduced the electoral bonds, it claimed they would bring transparency to political party funding. But the bonds have just done the opposite. It compromised electoral transparency...

17 mins

Oct 27, 2022

Child Brides: Victims of Pandemic, Poverty & Patriarchy

According to the latest demographic sample survey by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Jharkhand and West Bengal are the two states in India where more than half of the women are married off before attaining 21 yea...

15 mins

Oct 27, 2022

How sound is the Indian economy?

Recently, it was reported that India overtook the United Kingdom to become the fifth largest economy in the world. The IMF projections placed India in the fifth position after the US, China, Japan and Germany....

17 mins

Oct 27, 2022

Ragging Menace: Few Solutions In Sight

Prof Rajendra Kachroo lost his son to ragging. Akshit Srivastava, another ragging victim, was let down by his college after he lodged a complaint against his senior for ragging. In Haldwani in Uttarakhand, many...

16 mins

Aug 25, 2022

MiG-21: Is the Indian Air Force ready for a transition?

Every few months, India wakes up to the news of a MiG-21 crash. Last month, again, a MiG-21 crashed in Rajasthan's Barmer, claiming the lives of two Indian Air Force pilots. In 2012, former Defence Minister AK...

18 mins

Aug 15, 2022

Independence Day: How free is India at 75?

The Probe Podumentary is a series of audio documentaries on topics and stories that matter to people and are part of our public interest journalism in India. Here is a new episode of our Podumentary titled: Ind...

24 mins