Wednesday, 17 October, 2018

Topic: Sex ratio

Commuters boarding a bus outside Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station | Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Indian women confined to the home, in cities designed for men

There are nearly five men to every one woman who commutes to work in India.
A hospital staff reviewing medical charts of a patient in a hospital

Why Kerala is India’s healthiest state

NITI Aayog member Dr V.K. Paul tells ThePrint it’s because of a sustained effort put up by Kerala on health, and a good footprint of the private sector.
Mother and a new born child in Odisha

Gujarat records dramatic fall in sex-ratio at birth, according to new NITI Aayog report

Health Index Report: Gujarat, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and Maharashtra all saw steep declines in the sex ratio,only Punjab, UP and Bihar improved
PM Narendra Modi de-boarding a plane in Jamnagar, Gujarat.

Talk Point: The Gujarat model is a myth, particularly on the human development aspect

A sociological analysis of parameters like literacy and sex ratio reveals that Gujarat model is a myth.
A laptop computer screen displaying the Netflix homepage | Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Netflix is to blame for spoiling viewers rotten

Netflix has accustomed viewers to the idea of an unlimited assortment of TV shows and movies at lesser prices and no ads.
Sabarimala temple

Sabarimala opens tomorrow: Bracing for street attacks on women or is SC order unworkable?

The Sabarimala shrine in Kerala is set to open its gates Wednesday to women of all age groups for the first time after the Supreme Court ruling last month. Seve...