By Poonam Khetrapal Singh
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2020 07:42 PM IST
Complacency must not set in. Although vaccine manufacturing has already started, reaching sufficient availability will take time. In a crisis such as this, there are no silver bullets
By Amitabh Kant
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2020 06:21 AM IST
The creation of a digital health identity card will help patients, without compromising on their privacy
By Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2020 07:46 AM IST
Covid-19 has wrought so much fresh destruction but it also has the potential to exacerbate pre-existing inequalities in Indian society
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Ravinder Vasudeva, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2020 10:00 PM IST
Policy being framed to invite private players to provide diagnostic facilities to patients inside hospital premises; government will regulate prices of tests at these centres, says health minister
By Harshita Agrawal, Harsh Vardhan Pachisia, and Kadambari Shah
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2020 07:07 PM IST
We need to know how many people enter cities, where they live, how they travel, and what they do for a living
By Shubhagato Dasgupta, Anindita Mukherjee and Neha Agarwal
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2019 07:55 PM IST
A recent study by the Centre for Policy Research (CPR), ‘Unearthed – Facts of On-Site Sanitation in Urban India (2019) finds in a survey of 10 cities that less than 2% of these comply with the governing technical standards, posing a potential risk to existing water supplies.
By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON OCT 14, 2019 09:53 PM IST
By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 12:36 AM IST
By Sahil Gandhi
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2019 07:59 PM IST
The new government needs to be willing to undertake various policy priorities these for the sake of ensuring a smooth urban transition
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2019 03:13 AM IST
The departments are scored, through an internal rating mechanism, on timely addressal of applications and delivery of service under the Right to Service (RTS) Act.
By Karthik Muralidharan
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2019 08:34 PM IST
While we are rightly proud of our democracy, there is much to introspect and learn from how the Chinese State has created accountable administrative structures that have delivered meaningfully better outcomes for its citizens
By Kalpana Viswanath
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2019 09:03 AM IST
While there was some engagement with the issue in 2014, the run up to the 2019 elections has seen a total disengagement with any gender issues regarding safety or rights.
Calls received on child helpline increased 3-fold in last 4 years: Women and child development ministry
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2019 11:58 PM IST
Minister of State for Women and Child Development Virendra Kumar said CHILDLINE (1098) had answered 38,22,081 calls in the year 2013-14 which increased to 1,15,59,750 calls in the year 2017-18.
By Karthik Muralidharan, Paul Niehaus, Sandip Sukhtankar and Jeff Weaver
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2018 11:06 AM IST
India is already a leader in providing call centre services for the world. Why not leverage this powerful tool to improve governance at home?
Hindustan Times | By Sagar Pillai, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2018 10:01 AM IST
The report, released on Thursday, states 92,329 complaints were filed last year, of which more than 75,000 were closed
Amrit Raj and Deborshi Chaki, Livemint | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2018 04:50 PM IST
The combined entity will become the largest hospital chain in terms of number of beds (around 11,000 against current leader Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd’s 4,550).