The Global Cities Index provides a comprehensive ranking of the leading global cities from around the world and includes the companion Emerging Cities Outlook (ECO), which measures the potential of cities located in middle- and high-income countries to become even more global.

The Centre for Dalit Studies (CDS) released an eight-page ‘Dalit and Adivasi Agenda’, a manifesto containing demands from people across 22 different areas, to be circulated among all political parties fielding candidates in the coming elections.

‘Can’t Grow By Neglecting Poor Or Business’

New Delhi: Even as a “communal versus secular” battle promises to remain the main motif of the 2014 election, Congress has sought to counter criticism that it presided over a slowing economy by balancing its “welfare” instincts with an outreach to business.

A recent Lancet article reported the first reliable estimates of suicide rates in India. National-level suicide rates are among the highest in the world, but suicide rates vary sharply between states and the causes of these differences are disputed. We test whether differences in the structure of agricultural production explain inter-state variation in suicides rates.

This Congress manifesto titled 'Your voice, our pledge' released for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections focuses on inclusive growth, agriculture, education and health.

The Manifesto calls for the strengthening of the CPI(M) and the Left representation in the Lok Sabha as this will be the basis for strengthening the secular-democratic foundations and for a pro-people alternative.

Seeking to widen its social base beyond the traditional OBCs, the DMK mooted Scheduled Tribe (ST) status for all traditional fishermen on the lines of Kerala and Karnataka, and vowed to work for amendments to dispense with ‘creamy layer’ in reservations. Releasing the party’s Lok Sabha election manifesto, DMK leader M.

The years since the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was signed in 1992 have been marked by rising concern about the climate problem, given that emissions have continued to rise and atmospheric concentrations have continued to build up to a level where the likelihood of avoiding dangerous climate change – a key objective of the

The All India Anna Dravida Munnnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) made clear its ambition for a larger role in national politics by declaring that it would provide a strong, bold and determined leadership in the country.

The electoral data as per the final publication of summary revision 2014 released by the Election Commission of India on 14 th February, 2014 shows that out of a total of 814,591,184 electors in the country, male electors constitute 52.4%, female electors 47.6% and electors belonging to the category “Others” constitute 0.0035%. Among the 28 states and 7 union territories, 21 states/UTs have a higher proportion of female electors than that of the national proportion of 47.6%. There are 8 states/UTs where the number of female electors exceeds that of male electors.