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Ankita Chakrabarty

  • Women empowerment? Under 10% women candidates in 22 State polls

    At a time when the UPA government is determined to push through the Women Reservation Bill during the ongoing winter session of Parliament, comes the shocking news of abysmally low participation of women candidates in the electoral process. A Zee Research Group (ZRG) study of women candidates...

    Wednesday, 11 December 2013 - 8:04pm
  • Youngsters prefer eating out over home cooked meals: Study

    Keen to experiment youngsters shun tradition

    Tuesday, 3 December 2013 - 8:27pm
  • Universal education for girls, still a dream!

    Gender disparities in education at all levels continue to hover around even after 66 years of independence. According to the District Information System for Education (DISE) (2011-12), report, girl’s enrolment at the primary level (Class I-V) stands at 48.35. Also, at the higher education level,...

    Sunday, 20 October 2013 - 5:12pm
  • For economy to revive, manufacturing must take off first

    Twenty years after the economic reforms began, the share of manufacturing in India's GDP remains stagnant at around 15%, with little new investment and job creation to show.

    Monday, 7 October 2013 - 9:31am
  • Abysmal doctor: population ratio, the cause behind India's poor health state

    India’s health is in ICU thanks to a cavernous gap in the availability of skilled health personnel. The country has just one doctor per 2000 people, according to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare estimates. The lack of skilled service providers in India is the biggest constraint in providing...

    Thursday, 19 September 2013 - 8:01pm
  • No respite from elderly abuse in India!

    Elderly abuse in India is growing and daughters-in-law are reported as the worst abusers of the elderly at home as they account for 39% of the cases. However, there is a view that the real instigators are sons who get away easily as the society is ruled by patriarchal norms.

    Wednesday, 11 September 2013 - 10:41am
  • Swamis' speak against misdemeanor by spiritual gurus; demand education to help stall decay in society

    In a major setback to Asaram Bapu facing rape charge, Swami Ramdev and Swami Agnivesh have both spoken loudly against any misdemeanour by spiritual gurus. Participating in the #bbv Bharat Bhagya Vidhata program series running across Zee Media channels, Swami Ramdev said, “Law should take its...

    Sunday, 8 September 2013 - 3:18pm
  • Heart-break causes more suicides than unemployment: NCRB report

    More people in India end their lives due to heart-break than unemployment or bankruptcy/sudden change in the economic status according to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) ‘Accidental Deaths and Suicides in India 2012’ report. Not only that, incidences of suicides due to love affairs...

    Monday, 1 July 2013 - 9:00pm
  • Thank Khans for festival box office bonanza!

    Diwali appears to do the trick consistently for Shah Rukh Khan while Salman takes the cake as always on Eid.

    Friday, 23 November 2012 - 10:00am
  • At nerve's end: Neurologists in short supply across country

    Not only are Indians miserably unaware of neurological ailments, but they are woefully short of neurologists, who come in a highly uneven ratio of 1:8,50,000 of the general population.

    Tuesday, 23 October 2012 - 10:00am

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