Corruption in India

Corruption in India Corruption in India is an issue that adversely affects its economy. A study conducted by the Transparency International in 2005 shows that more than 62% of Indians had a first hand experience of paying bribes or influence peddling to get jobs done in public offices successfully.

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Child Abuse in India

Child Abuse in India Child abuse or child maltreatment is physical, sexual, or psychological mistreatment or neglect of a child or children, especially by a parent or other caregiver. It may include any act or failure to act by a parent or other caregiver that results in actual or potential harm to a child, and can […]

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Unemployment in India

Unemployment in India Unemployment rates in India averaged 9 percent reaching an all-time high of 9.4 percent in December 2010 and a record low of 3.8 Percent in December 2011. In India, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.

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Poverty in India

Poverty in India According to this revised methodology, the world had 872.3 million people below the new poverty line, of which 179.6 million people lived in India. In other words, India with 17.5% of total world’s population, had 20.6% share of world’s poorest in 2011. Some of the causes of poverty include changing trends in a […]

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Illiteracy in India

Illiteracy in India India’s literacy rate is at 74.04%.Kerala is the most literate state in India, with 93.91% literacy. Bihar is the least literate state in India, with a literacy of 63.82%. … Bihar is the only remain Indian state in the 2011 census where less than 65% of the population was literate.

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