Is MP still a BIMARU state or not? Explained in three simple points

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

Delivering the promise of climate action in G20

By Pawan Kumar and Kumar Kartikeya The recently concluded G20 Summit in New Delhi has been hailed as a resounding success, culminating in the historic New Delhi Leaders’ Declaration. This declaration prominently addresses critical issues such as climate action, energy security, public health, innovation and technology, gender justice, and several other areas of strategic importance. Notably, non-member countries including Bangladesh, Mauritius, Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, Egypt, … Continue reading Delivering the promise of climate action in G20

Need to reach out: Examining the mounting suicide crisis in Madhya Pradesh

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

Explained: India identifies 30 critical minerals! What does it mean? 

By Rishabh Shrivastava What? In a recent cabinet meeting, the Government of India issued a list of 30 critical minerals. These minerals are essential to the country’s economic growth, climate action and national security. These minerals are highly important for the manufacturing of electric vehicles, solar panels, wind turbines, semiconductors, defense equipments, and several other products of value.  Why?  India is 100% import-dependent in terms … Continue reading Explained: India identifies 30 critical minerals! What does it mean?