THE NEWS IN PROPORTION
Poverty @
30 SEPTEMBER 2020
Poverty
CASTE
Yes, it is a caste issue!

Rohith Vemula's death was the end of his dreams of becoming another Carl Sagan. But so many other dreams have perished because of caste-based persecution that has been a blight on higher education and professional practice in this country. Shahina Nafeesa's touching personal essay, translated by Renu Ramanath, brings out deeply disturbing realities. 

Forests Authority Poverty
RIGHT TO HOUSING
Urban poor lack a roof over their head

Looking into what’s happening in the State of Karnataka, Kathyayini Chamaraj discusses the housing needs and rights of the urban poor.

Government Urban Poor Poverty
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
Chugging along in the name of sustainability

Kanchi Kohli raises questions on the Voluntary National Review report which shows India’s efforts to achieve seven of the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals.

Government Health Poverty