By Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2020 08:51 AM IST
If the poor represent a majority of voters in India, why doesn’t this electoral power translate into better quality government services? Why are some vulnerable communities able to secure development from the state while others fail?
Hindustan Times, Agra | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2019 10:52 PM IST
The Minister of State for Social Welfare and SC/ST Welfare, who represents the Agra cantonment seat in the Assembly, said: “Mayawati is not trustworthy and has betrayed everyone.
Cox Bazar, Bangladesh/Yangon | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2018 07:30 PM IST
Bangladesh and Myanmar agreed in late October to begin repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who fled Myanmar to escape an army crackdown, even though the United Nations’ refugee agency and aid groups say doubts persist about their safety and conditions in Myanmar should they return.
By Ashwin Parulkar and Manish
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2018 09:17 AM IST
Recognising destitute persons have equal rights to dignity, the Court revives the possibility of enacting the Persons in Destitution Model Bill into law.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2018 11:45 PM IST
93% of sea water pollution around the city was caused by the discharge of untreated sewage
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2018 08:29 AM IST
The NDA government has been contending with Dalit anger bubbling into violent protests in the face of accusations that it has not ensured equal rights for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes.