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Prachi Salve | IndiaSpend

The author is an analyst with IndiaSpend

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A Third Of WB MLAs Face Criminal Charges; Trinamool Maximum

Prachi Salve | IndiaSpend

Assam has elected 14 candidates with a criminal record–11% of the total assembly, the same proportion as 2011

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13 African Countries Top India’s Infant Mortality Rate

Prachi Salve | IndiaSpend

Five of the 13 countries—Libya, Tunisia, Morocco, Egypt and Algeria—are from relatively prosperous Arab north Africa

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Swachh Bharat Urban-Toilet Plan 76% Behind Schedule

Prachi Salve | IndiaSpend

India’s ambitious toilet-construction programme–part of the Swachh Bharat (Clean India) mission to make India open-defecation free by 2019–is slipping, according to government data submitted to the Lok Sabha, the lower house of Parliament.

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Swachh Bharat Mission Fails March 2016 Urban-Trash Targets

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No more than 17.6% of urban solid-waste (garbage) was processed as of March 2016, against a target of 30%, set last year under the Swachh Bharat (Clean India) Mission launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Cereal Output To Fall 41%, Pulses 11% As Maharashtra Farm Crisis Deepens

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The only bright spot in the state’s stressed economy is the services sector, employing 44 million people and likely to grow 10.8%, followed by industry at 5.9%: Survey

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Communicable Diseases Rise 32 Per Cent In Five Years

Prachi Salve | IndiaSpend

There has been a steady increase in the incidence of communicable diseases over the last five years, except malaria which saw a 14 per cent decline

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Only 6 Of 21 Indian Cities Financially Independent

Prachi Salve | IndiaSpend

Municipal Corporations have limited management capabilities, IndiaSpend had reported earlier, crippling many urban programmes.

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How 52 Million May Depend On Rural Jobs Plan For 20 Years

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The absolute number of poor as well as the proportion of poor below the poverty line (according to the Tendulkar poverty line) has been declining over two decades

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State Health Budgets Rose 21%, Year Before Delhi’s Cutbacks

Prachi Salve | IndiaSpend

As many as 58% of Indians in rural areas opt for private healthcare (68% in urban areas), as we reported, because public healthcare is inadequate, and healthcare expenses push an additional 39 million people back into poverty every year,

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