Media Mentions

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Newspaper/Media Articles referencing IHDS:

2017

Anand Teltumbde,India’s Marie Antoinette Moment”, Economic & Political Weekly, 7 January 2017. Link.

Coffey, Diane,“When Women Eat Last”, The Hindu, 3 January 2017. Link.

The Hindu, “Hindu Women are Less Educated than Muslim, Their Gender Gap Is Worse Than all Other Religions: Pew”, 15 December 2016. Link.

Srija Naskar, Area of Darkness: Serious Research on Disability in India Remains a Pipe Dream”, The Sunday Guardian Live, 10 December 2016. Link.

Special Correspondent, Disabled Children Miss Out Due to Lack of Support Services: Report”, The Hindu, 9 December 2016. Link.

2016

Sawant, Chitra. "Hard to find bliss in inter-caste marriages." The Free Press Journal, accessed 26 Sep 2016. http://bit.ly/2cywu3v

Bardhan, Pranab. "Universal basic income for India." Live Mint, accessed 26 Sep 2016. http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/WuLbydPMOPxvWNrv5wLkDI/Universal-basic-income-for-India.html

Doley, Kunal. "Looking local: Snapdeal, Quikr, Hike, other launch vernacular language support." In Financial Express, accessed 24 Jan 2016. http://www.financialexpress.com/article/industry/companies/looking-local...

Teltumbde, Anand. 2016. "Rohith Vemula's Death: A Noose Around the BJP's Neck." Counter Currents. Accessed 08 Feb 2016.http://bit.ly/1rabvqJ

Narayan, Swati. "Half full, half empty: 10 Years of NREGA" in the The Business Standard. Accessed 09 Feb 2016.

Kundu, Tadit. "When average income is not available to average individual." In Livemint, accessed 15 Feb 2016. http://bit.ly/1NxdUAh

Kumar, G Rajendra, "Improper Implementation of MGNREGA in Telangana, " in The Hans India. Accessed 22 Feb 2016.

Bhalla, Surjit. "No Proof Required: NREGA does not help the poor," in The Financial Express.  06 Feb 2016.

Kundu, Tadit. "How Indian Households Borrow." In Livemint, accessed 22 Feb 2016. http://bit.ly/1MDfGVw

Solanki, Prem. "Is Caste still an Issue for Marriage?" In DESIblitz, accessed 22 Mar 2016. http://www.desiblitz.com/content/is-caste-still-an-issue-for-marriage

Reporter. "Rural to urban migration in India: Why labor mobility bucks global trend." Softlinkweb. Accessed 25 Mar 2016. http://bit.ly/25X3W6J

Kundu, Tadit.  "Who is married to whom in India?" in Livemint http://bit.ly/1qd3911 accessed 29 Mar 2016.

Bakshi, Ishan. "How the soco-economic fabric has changed" in the Business Standard.  Accessed 27 Mar 2016.http://bit.ly/1Rph1zp

Gandhi, Divya. "Running in the family" in The Hindu. Accessed 03 Apr 2016. http://bit.ly/1SD3DEb

Choudhury, Chandrahas. "A Major NREGA Success is Women's Empowerment." NDTV Every Life Counts. Accessed 06 Apr 2016. http://bit.ly/1oG1b7X

Choudhury, Chandrahas.  "For Women, India's Workfare Programming works." In LiveMint, Accessed 07 April 2016. http://bit.ly/1XjGgTW

Spend, India. "How to get India's Women Working?  First, Let Them Out of the House." In F.India.  Accessed 09 Apr 2016.   http://bit.ly/1StxxdB

Bakshi, Ishan. "Making a case for taxing farm incomes." Business Standard. Accessed 11 Apr 2016. http://bit.ly/1SLarQg

Kundu, Tadit. "Is the new generation in India better educated?" LiveMint. Accessed 12 Apr 2016. http://bit.ly/1Sw3emA

Borker, Suhas.  "How to be free of caste."  The Hindu. Accessed 13 Apr 2016. http://bit.ly/1MDiW3q

"To 51.7% women it’s”usual” in India for a husband to beat his wife if she leaves home without telling him: Report" in mattersindia.com.  Accessed 18 Apr 2016. https://t.co/OdW4NUkIZX

Mampatta, Sachin. "Why India needs to be right about a good monsoon." In LiveMint.  Accessed 19 April 2016. http://bit.ly/1VgQSW8

Panda, Sitakanta. "Local Political Elite Capture and BPL card allocation." Ideas for India. Accessed 19 Apr 2016. http://www.ideasforindia.in/article.aspx?article_id=1611

Bansal, Samarth. "Legal system too expensive for most." The Hindu. Accessed 24 Apr 2016. http://bit.ly/1VO6lO7

Kulkarni, Veena and Raghav Gaiha.  "The Social Security Measure Seems Doomed with Budgetary Cutbacks and Frequent Wage Hikes." The Economic Times.  Accessed 28 Apr 2016. http://bit.ly/26BnuOd

Chenoy, Kamal Mitra. "MGNREGA to bad loans, why India is staring at a weaker economy." Daily O. Accessed 2 May 2016. http://bit.ly/1VFSYPB

Bansal, Samarth. "How many Indians are richer than you?"  The Hindu.  Accessed 3 May 2016. http://bit.ly/1OcQT60

*Salve, Prachi & Saumya Tewari.  "95% Indians marry within their own caste, Mizoram has most inter-caste marriages." Janta Ka Reporter. Accessed 11 May 2016. http://bit.ly/1OnInBa

*Salve, Prachi & Saumya Tewari. "5 percent of Indian marriages inter-caste; in Mizoram, 55 percent (Special to IANS)" Business Standard.   Accessed 11 May 2016. http://bit.ly/1TSGXTC  Also in Kractivism, Accessed  19 May 2016: http://bit.ly/1TuDKrc 

IndiaSpend.org. "77% Indian parents expect to live with sons, and not with daughters, in old age." IndiaTV. Accessed 17 May 2016. http://bit.ly/2022Fq7   Also printed in the Business Standard, accessed 17 May 2016. http://bit.ly/1OPCpPd  And again in Hindustan Times, accessed 17 May 2016: http://bit.ly/1W4oqHn

*Salve, Prachi & Saumya Tewari."95 pct marriages within caste: Report" The Chandigarh Tribune. Accessed 17 May 2016.  http://bit.ly/1NwYDoz

Zulfi, Muhammad Zulqarnain. "High incidence of ‘inter-caste’ marriages in J&K" Kashmir Reader. Accessed 21 May 2016. http://bit.ly/1s4SLJv

Kundu, Tadit. "How India eats: Joint, not nuclear, families dine out the most." Livemint, Accessed 03 Jun 2016. http://bit.ly/1XVYcGy

Waghmare, Abhishek. "Marathwada Migrants Rise Above Poverty Line in Mumbai, But Face Housing, Water Shortages." India West. Accessed 13 Jun 2016. http://bit.ly/1VXkzLO

Tandon, Suneera. "Burgers, burgers, everywhere. But are the eaters in sight?" Quartz India.  Accessed 13 Jun 2016. http://bit.ly/1ULzzK8

Jain, Dipti and Tadit Kundu. "How Women Marry in India" in Live Mint. Accessed 21 June 2016. http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/m9BF3EgftBFuE7M6rtJfmM/How-women-marry-in-India.html

Kishor, Rohan.  "How Women Remarry in India" in LiveMint.  Accessed 21 June 2016. http://bit.ly/28J800O

AB Wire, "18 percent of Indian population walk more than 500 meters to collect water" in The American Bazaar.  22 June 2016. http://bit.ly/28PsFn1  Also mentioned in The New India Express, 24 Jun 2016. http://bit.ly/28OMHxV

Yadav, Anumeha.  "The fruits of India's National Food Security law are finally showing on the ground" in Scroll.in. 23 June 2016. http://bit.ly/28T8Snc

Himanshu. "For the rich, India is as good as a tax haven" in Live Mint, 24 June 2016. http://bit.ly/297AUIK

Soundararajan, Thenmozhi, Anasuya Sengupta, Harjit Kaur, and Umar Malick. "California textbooks: The next stage of the battle" in The Indian Express.  Accessed 11 July 2016. http://bit.ly/29rRnvC

Mudur, G.S. "Even Educated Spend Less on Women's Health" in The Telegraph, Calcutta. Accessed 18 Jul 2016.  http://bit.ly/29GPWcV

Dev, S. Mahendra. "Poverty and inequality after reforms" in Live Mint, 26 July 2016. http://bit.ly/2a8Ep7F

Kundu, Tadit.  "How can India bridge the gap between its middle and median class?" in Live Mint, 27 July 2016. http://bit.ly/2aKw0TJ

Education News Agency (Delhi). "Laadli Races Up the Literacy Ladder." http://bit.ly/2c2V3X6See original piece by Anupma Mehta in The Tribune http://bit.ly/2buokVi

Kundu, Tadit.  "Mohammad Shaquib Ansari: The occupational index." in Live Mint, 12 Aug 2016.  http://bit.ly/2diAjKv

Kundu, Tadit.  "Is it time for a universal basic income in India?" in Live Mint, 28 Aug 2016. http://bit.ly/2bDGDsn

Taneja, Richa.  "India's Daughters Fetching Water, Missing Opportunities" in NDTV Convergence Limited 2016.  Accessed 6 Sept 2016. http://bit.ly/2c5Pup1

Bansal, Samarth.  "Janani Suraksha Yojana pays dividends: Study" in The Hindu.  Accessed 10 October 2016.  http://bit.ly/2dG0xYX

Kishore, Roshan.  "The many shades of caste inequality in India," in Live Mint, 18 Oct 2016.  http://bit.ly/2eNrvg0

Chatterjee, Somdeep. "Kisan credit card programme: Expanded access to credit or expanded credit?" in Business Standard, 2 Nov 2016. http://bit.ly/2eXWmFZ.  Also in SwaraJya: Read India Right on November 8, 2016. http://bit.ly/2fSNMKH

Rukmini S. "INTERACTIVE: Where On The Indian Income Pyramid Do You Stand, And Does Facebook Know This Better Than You?" in HuffingtonPost, 22 Nov 2016. http://huff.to/2f3NvUG

Business Standard.  "Impact of JSY." Accessed online 29 Nov 2016.  http://bit.ly/2fMWSXp

Dey, Sushmi.  "India Witnesses Improvement in Maternal Healthcare Services." The Times of India, 20 November 2016. http://bit.ly/2gkZMDx

Singh, Ashok. "Demonetisation is dragging India to an age of chaos and destruction." Daily O, 1 December 2016. http://bit.ly/2gJSauF

Naskar, Srija. "Area of Darkness: Serious research on disability in India remains a pipe dream." Sunday Guardian Live, 10 December 2016.  http://bit.ly/2hvTnH2

 

 

2015

Bureau, FE. 8/13/2015. World’s largest anti-poverty scheme MGNREGA cut poverty, empowered women, but reach limited.  The Financial Express. http://www.financialexpress.com/article/miscellaneous/mgnrega-success-limited-says-report/118439/

Haq, Zia, 2015. 7/23/2015. Food Security Act starved for growth, functional in just 7 states. Hindustan Times, New Delhi. http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/food-security-act-starved-for-growth-functional-in-7-states-only/article1-1372236.aspx

Mishra, Sumit. 2015. “Why worry about inequality in India?” in MintOnSunday. 11/15/2015.

Reporter, BS.  8/13/2015. Study shows rural job guarantee's positive impact on poor, women. Business standard. http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/study-shows-rural-job-guarantee-s-positive-impact-on-poor-women-115081201900_1.html

Rukmini, S. 8/12/2015. MGNREGS reduced poverty, empowered women.” The Hindu. http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/mgnrega-reduced-poverty-empowered-women-ncaer/article7530923.ece

Rukmini, S. 7/6/2015. SECC not irrelevant just yet.” The Hindu. http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/comment-secc-not-irrelevant-just-yet/article7389377.ece

Yadav, Anumeha.  India's socio-economic census threatens to exclude crores of poor from social schemes  Scroll.in. Accessed 9/8/2015. http://scroll.in/article/740903/indias-socio-economic-census-threatens-to-exclude-crores-of-poor-from-social-schemes

Guarantee the funds in The Hindu 11/07/2015
http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/editorial-on-guarantee-the-mgn...

The Increasing Importance of College Education 12/09/2015  http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/6ykGSxOfg9c9SGXgRzOiKL/The-increasing-importance-of-college-education.html

Mohan, Rohini.  "Among 500, only 19 couples across India got monetary assistance under intercase marriages scheme"in The Economic Times, 12/19/15. http://bit.ly/1RTa7Uk

Also mentionned in The Hindu, "Disabled Children Miss Out Due to Lack of Support Services: Report." 10 Dec 2016. http://bit.ly/2hr0QUU