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This article is more than 18 years old.

... Lucy Willis     On 18 October 2000 the Supreme Court of India handed down an historic judgement. The Narmada Bachao ... of numbers in her head, and under her relentless dialling India awakes. At this moment she is trying to meet the Chief ... analysts are asking why – after 50 years of it – are India’s water problems getting worse, its small farmers ...
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Mamallapuram, Tamil Nadu, South India  Kumar takes a small plaster elephant from the rows ... a small former fishing village in Tamil Nadu, South India. In recent years it has become increasingly reliant on ... paying public. ‘Before ASI (Archeological Survey of India) everything was open, free,' says Kumar. In the last ...

This article is more than two years old.

... Swaraj’, or village self-governance, for an independent India. Gandhi advocated a decentralized form of rulership in ... and as part of a wider decentralization effort. Otherwise, India has adopted a largely centralized political system. ...

This article is more than 40 years old.

... is just that - community health. The medical profession in India has betrayed the poor and the sick, especially in the ... has slumped from 200 to 40 per thousand; in rural India it averages 139, in Bombay 80, in Britain 16. Nothing ... were early in the field but they are by no means alone in India. All over the country on projects like Gangabai’s, ...

This article is almost seven years old.

... . Making the best of life in a poor district of Mumbai, India – the struggle to meet basic human needs is ‘the ... tended to bypass the poorest. To take just one example, India’s enormous achievement in immunizing 80 per cent of ...

This article is more than 11 years old.

... is very, very far away from the lives of poor women in India. It’s true that the danger signals are there for all ... much more widely. But there’s also the fact that India has a fairly robust economy; that while the current 7.5 ... may slow down, it will still be growth; that many banks in India were nationalized three decades ago (a move that saw ...
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This article is almost 19 years old.

... GNP annual growth rate : 6 4.9%. GNP per capita : $350 ( India $440, Pakistan $470, rich-world average $20,900 ). ... Maternal mortality rate : 6 440 per 100,000 live births ( India 410, US 8, Britain 7 ). Infants with low birthweight : ...
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... the US enters its 11th hour as a world superpower, China, India and Europe are stepping in to scoop up economic, ...
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This article is more than 19 years old.

... of Central Africa, French Algeria and Indo-China, British India, Dutch East Indies, Belgian Congo, British East Africa, ...
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... contribute to growing income inequality within a region. India is often lauded for its ‘development’, but huge ...
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This article is more than 19 years old.

... poisoning in Dhaka. The recent water-sharing treaty with India will help farmers in the north who were facing drought. ...

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