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A Prime Minister Gets the Innovation Ball Rolling

Brij Kothari | Posted 12.13.2014 | Impact
Brij Kothari

Today, almost every child in India enters primary education but the majority exit this pipeline without basic literacy skills. It will take decades before quality improvements in primary schools can guarantee that most children become good readers.

What You Need To Know About Narendra Modi

AP | KATY DAIGLE | Posted 07.16.2014 | World

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's next prime minister, Narendra Modi, is the son of a poor tea seller and has long set his sights on the highest elected offi...

Narendra Modi Will Be India's Next Prime Minister

Reuters | Sruthi Gottipati and Shyamantha Asokan | Posted 07.15.2014 | World

By Malini Menon and Rajesh Kumar Singh NEW DELHI, May 16 (Reuters) - Opposition candidate Narendra Modi thundered to victory on Friday...

5 Reasons Why Narendra Modi Leading India Is So Controversial

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 05.16.2014 | World

As the world's largest-ever democratic vote wrapped up on Monday, a controversial politician is poised to take the reins of power, after exit polls sh...

Follow The World's Largest Vote In Stunning Instagrams

Posted 05.13.2014 | World

Millions of Indians headed to the polls on Monday as the country entered the final phase of its record national election. India's 814 million eligible...

Indian Politician Says Women Who Have Sex Before Marriage Should Be Hanged

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 04.15.2014 | World

In full national election season, a top Indian politician sparked global outrage by arguing that women who have sex before marriage should be hanged. ...

This Is What Democracy Looks Like In A Country Of 1.2 Billion

Posted 04.10.2014 | World

Millions of Indians headed to the polls in the third phase of the country's national elections, a crucial step in choosing the next government. Nea...

Millions Of Indians Head To Polls In Crucial Election Phase

AP | INDRAJIT SINGH | Posted 04.10.2014 | World

PATNA, India (AP) — Indians voted in the crucial third phase of national elections Thursday, with millions going to the polls in the heartland state...

India's PM To Step Aside

AP | NIRMALA GEORGE | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's prime minister announced Friday he would step aside after 10 years following this summer's general election, saying Rahul G...