07 Aug 2020
ASHA workers, who bridge the gap between India's porous healthcare system and the needy, have had enough of government's neglect, and have decided to go on a two-day strike from August 7.
16 Jan 2020
Lack of access to proper healthcare is a major problem in India, and to address the issue, the government has introduced many healthcare schemes over the years.
17 Aug 2019
A disturbing incident has been reported from Andhra Pradesh. A minor Dalit girl and her 20-year-old cousin, named Sai Kiran, were allegedly thrashed by a village elder as they wanted to marry each other.
13 Jul 2019
The Madhya Pradesh government, run by Congress leader Kamal Nath, has its priorities straight and Anganwadis don't make the cut.
25 Mar 2019
Until three years ago, Rongbul, a small village in South Sikkim, suffered from various problems, including irregular power supply, lack of government school teachers, and no development among others.
14 Dec 2018
The government is not planning to replace the existing take-home rations and supplementary nutrition to packaged nutrients at anganwadis, the Lok Sabha was told today.
29 Sep 2018
An Anganwadi worker in Maharashtra has approached the Bombay HC challenging the state government's decision to dismiss her from the job for having more than two children and thus, not adhering to its "Small Family" Rules.
27 Aug 2018
A toll-free helpline was launched today to address queries associated with nutrition and malnutrition, a major area of concern in the country, a Women and Child Development official said.
31 Jul 2018
Eleven minor girls have been rescued from brothels in a Telangana town and eight traffickers, including six women arrested.
29 Jun 2018
An Andhra Pradesh man, addicted to alcohol and gambling, sold his wife and children to settle his debts, but the family was thankfully rescued.