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PM SHRI INITIATIVE: Centre to develop four KVs in Prayagraj as ‘Model Schools’

In all, 17 Kendriya Vidyalayas under the jurisdiction of KV Regional Office (RO), Varanasi, have been selected under this coveted scheme of the central government

Over the next few years, the central government plans to take the tally of PM-SHRI schools to 14,500 across the country (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 29, 2023 05:13 PM IST

Anti-India prejudice must be called out

The western media’s abandonment of objectivity in the pursuit of a preset narrative and the cognitive dissonance in ignoring India’s progress is galling

If the stench of a colonial hangover is to be overcome, it is time for global liberals to take a more balanced view of India (Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 18, 2023 08:12 PM IST
ByBaijayant “Jay” Panda

Institutionalise gender equity in urban governance

Urban development and transport investments in India need to ensure that cities work for all

Create a policy framework that focuses on women, girls, gender minorities in cities (Shutterstock)
Updated on May 18, 2023 02:33 PM IST
BySonal Shah

Moving gender equity to the mainstream of climate action

This report has been authored by Farhan Shaikh.

This brief examines the deeper implications of shifting ecological conditions from a standpoint of gender, and proposes constructive ways to bring about equity in the policies that are being created under India’s climate change response plan.(Aly Song/REUTERS)
Published on Feb 02, 2023 02:27 PM IST

Child marriages went up during Covid, Karnataka topped the list

Experts claim that the numbers are higher than what has been reported. Reason like poverty, illiteracy, superstition, a lack of knowledge about child marriage laws, a lack of interest in educating girl children, and traditional wishes are cited behind this large number of cases. 

In the year 2020-21, Karnataka saw a double increase in the number of child marriage cases.
Published on Mar 24, 2022 12:07 PM IST
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