Devanik Saha

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Devanik Saha is an MA Gender and Development student at Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex.

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2017/01/13 | Devanik Saha

After Alcohol Ban, Crime Rate Rises

Nine months after liquor was banned in Bihar, India, major crimes is up 13%.

2016/11/27 | Devanik Saha

India Drowning in Sea of Fake Money

Is India doing enough to detect fake notes, cited by the Prime Minister as a significant reason for withdrawing 86 percent of India’s currency, a process popularly known as demonetisation?

2017/01/09 | Devanik Saha

Only 1 in 100 Sexual Assaults in Karnataka Ends in Conviction

Nationwide, one in 10 such cases ended in conviction, 10 times better than Karnataka’s record.

2016/12/29 | Devanik Saha

Delhi Dominates Crimes Against Foreigners in India

'The number of rape cases, in general, registered in Delhi rose 284 percent from 572 cases in 2011 to 2,199 in 2015.'

2016/12/14 | Devanik Saha

In their Last Moments Of Life, Indian Women Less Likely to get Medical Attention than Men

For every 1,000 men whose death is certified by a medical professional, the corresponding figure for women is only 600.

2016/11/13 | Devanik Saha

India's Alarmingly High Salt Intake and Changing Diets a Killer: Study

'Over the past 30 years, the average Indian diet has been transformed.' The average Indian now consumes 119% more salt per day than the WHO limit.