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Apr 17, 2019
Angry young Indians: Nikhila Henry on documenting youth unrest, the need for a more humane societyNikhila Henry on her book The Ferment, which traces the myriad reasons why India's youth is protesting against the State at a time when the country is witnessing a massive growth in its young population
Jan 02, 2019
India can't achieve 8% annual GDP growth without reducing income and gender inequality and improving healthcareIndia is one of the most unequal countries in the world, with the top 10 percent controlling 55 percent of the total wealth against 31 percent in 1980, according to the 2018 World Inequality report.
Dec 12, 2018
France's carbon tax sparked gilets jaunes protests, but popular climate policy is possibleThe demonstrators in yellow jackets have rallied around one particular government policy: a looming hike in fuel taxes in France.
Aug 20, 2018
International Labour Organisation for stronger implementation of wage law in India; cites low pay, inequalityILO's India Wage Report said that the country's economy in the past two decades has seen an annual average GDP rate of 7 percent but low pay and inequality persist
Feb 13, 2018
No of rich households grows 12% but wealth rises only 5% in 2017: Kotak wealth reportThe number of ultra-high networth households in the country, which represents those with a networth of over Rs 25 crore or more, has grown 12 percent to over 1.60 lakh in 2017, while their collective networth grew only 5 percent at Rs 153 trillion, said the Kotak study
Jan 11, 2018
Top 100 Indian companies should allocate 10% of profits towards CSR, says Narayana MurthyInfosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy has urged the top 100 Indian companies to allocate an additional 8 percent of their profits towards CSR apart from the 2 percent mandated under Section 135 of the Indian Companies Act
Oct 11, 2017
Disparity in income levels increased in China, India and US even as global inequality trended down: IMFDespite a sharp fall in inequality around the world, the US, China and India have witnessed upward trends in its level, the IMF said on Wednesday.
Apr 24, 2017
Triple talaq, cow vigilantism: Why are we so eager to brush off violence as mere aberrations?And in Uttar Pradesh, we have a man who divorces his wife through triple talak because she gave birth to a girl.
Apr 12, 2016
Women in Shani Shingnapur temple: A brief history of entry laws and how times are changingAfter four months of efforts put in by women led by activist Trupti Desai, the trust of the Shani Shingnapur temple in Maharashtra has finally permitted women to enter the temple and pray in the sanctum sanctorum putting an end to a 400-year-old custom.
Mar 08, 2016
Where do Indian women face the most gender disparity? Dowry demandsIndian women say they face the most gender disparities in marriage, with dowry demands topping their list of concerns