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  In Argentina, the right to housing is enshrined in the National Constitution, but more than 2.6 million households, or over 25% of the population, live in substandard housing.   In India, economic growth continues to soar at annual rates above 9%, but

People' Charter of Demands

Land, Livelihoods & Food Security By K.S. Gopal

BASIC CAPABILITIES INDEX (BCI) 2009

200 Districts Under NREGA

  • Parliament
  • NSW monitors the health of Indian Parliament by examining and establishing some worrying trends in the way in which the Parliament functions and conducts its business. Read more
  • Judiciary
  • NSW study the specific cases to understand the mind of the Judiciary. Under this section NSW analyzes issues and proposals on judicial accountability and reforms. Read more
  • Executive
  • NSW analyses the structural challenges in the Executive such as the conflict of interest between the Parliament and the Executive and within the Executive and related issues. Read more