By Rishabh Shrivastava The political battle in Madhya Pradesh is at its peak! Recently, while addressing a public rally, PM Modi made a remark where he said that MP is no longer a BIMARU state. This narrative was further promoted by other party leaders including the present CM of MP. Opposition engaged in counterclaims. But, the most interesting thing in this whole argument is neither … Continue reading Is MP still a BIMARU state or not? Explained in three simple points
How many of you know that Madhya Pradesh (MP) ranks as the third-highest state in terms of suicide deaths? Do you know that Bhopal is the worst affected city when it comes to suicide deaths? Out of one lakh people, 17 die of suicide in MP, compared to the national average of 12! Yet, the state government and agencies fail to notice and mainstream the … Continue reading Need to reach out: Examining the mounting suicide crisis in Madhya Pradesh
By Team Analysis Rishabh Shrivastava (Co-founder and Chief Editor) and Abhimanyu Shrivastava (Programme Lead) of TA attended a two-day Climate Data Journalism workshop organized by the IndiaSpend and Azim Premji University, Bhopal on 11th and 12th August 2023. The workshop focused on training environmental journalists, communicators, editors, and researchers in data journalism, visualization, and verification. The two-day workshop was organized at the newly built campus … Continue reading Event: Team TA attends a two-day climate data journalism workshop
Madhya Pradesh (MP) is known for its tribal population and its cultural and social significance. As the central government notifies the new amendment to the forest conservation act and the state gears up for the upcoming assembly elections, we take a deep dive into what the tribal landscape in MP looks like! MP is home to 21% tribal population and 13.5% of the country’s tribal … Continue reading Tribal landscape in Madhya Pradesh
By Team Analysis Mental healthcare act came into force on 7 April 2017. Section 45 of the act state that from nine months when the act gets the assent of the President of India, state governments are mandated to set up a State Mental Health Authority (SMHA). However, the majority of the state governments have failed to do so, including Madhya Pradesh. Further, section 73 … Continue reading Mental health and wellbeing issues take a backseat in Madhya Pradesh
Do you know that Madhya Pradesh has the highest population of Tigers in India (526 tigers)? Not only this, the central state also has the highest population of Leopards (more than 3000) in the country. MP also has the highest forest cover in the country. The state government has notified 10 national parks and 25 wildlife sanctuaries under the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972. Almost 4% … Continue reading Wildlife in Madhya Pradesh
By Deb Ganapathy The Supreme Court (SC), while hearing arguments in a PIL in January 2023 for the enactment of a special legislation to ban forced religious conversions, stated that the issue of the ban on forced conversions should not be given a political colour. The petition filed by a lawyer and BJP Spokesperson Ashwini Kumar Dubey, in December of last year, comes after the … Continue reading Explained: Love jihad, Supreme Court, and law on religious conversions
The Bharatiya Janata Party has been the best at utilising social media campaigns for elections in the country. The IT cell is located inside the BJP state office on Pandit Panth Marg. The chamber accommodates 15 senior-level cyber warriors who have been monitoring and leading social media campaigns in various poll bound states. Assembly elections in BJP led Madhya Pradesh are scheduled to be held in … Continue reading Cyber Army is getting ready for the upcoming elections!