Dealing with sex crimes

Demand for stronger laws Last week’s brutal rape and murder of a 26-year-old veterinarian in Hyderabad has led to an outpouring of anger across the country and in Parliament. Several MPs questioned the adequacy of criminal laws and a judicial system that permits under-age convicts to get away with lenient punishment and others sentenced to

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Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) in Tamil Nadu suffered a cyberattack. Here’s what you need to know

The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) has now confirmed that there was a cyberattack on the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) in Tamil Nadu, India, in September. The nuclear power plant’s administrative network was breached in the attack but did not cause any critical damage. KKNPP plant officials had initially denied suffering an

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India’s Maternal Mortality Ratio status

The report was published within the latest Sample Registration System (SRS) 2015-2017 bulletin for MMR. Maternal Mortality Ratio India’s Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) has seen a decline from 130 per 1 lakh live births in 2014-2016 to 122 per 1 lakh live births in 2015-2017. The figure has declined from 167 in 2011-2013 to 130

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