Author: priyanka bhardwaj

Corruption Turns India’s Borewells into Death Wells

by Priyanka Bhardwaj -India- Corruption inextricably linked with bureaucratic hassles has always existed in India. Yet, however hard some of us may try to understand them as ‘inescapable miseries’ that need to be adopted as preferred routes to get small

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India Surges Towards An Education Democracy

by Priyanka Bhardwaj -India- Every afternoon 8-year-old Raj Kumar and his younger sibling trudge along the ten kilometer expanse of Golf Course Road to take free classes at a school ensconced in a posh pocket of Gurgaon in the Indian

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India’s Fastest Growing Crime: Rape and the Fight for Justice

by Priyanka Bhardwaj – India – Last year’s World Economic Forum study on gender parity gave India a dismal ranking: 114th out of 134 nations. Only 77% of women are literate and just 23% are employed. UNICEF’s 2009 State of

India Sets Its Sights on Higher Education

by Priyanka Bhardwaj – India – Education remains an emotional subject in a poor and developing country like India, where it is seen as the primary means for social and economic mobility. Indian families are known to sell land and

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India Ramps up Nuclear Power with Help from the United States

by Priyanka Bhardwaj – India – At the insistence of the United States, India has been granted global “nuclear exception” status despite being a non-signatory on nuclear non-proliferation treaties, such as the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and the Comprehensive Test Ban

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