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Jun 15, 2018
Assam lynching reflects state's evolving reality, one where marginalisation and poverty can trigger senseless violenceThe recent lynching of two young Assamese men exposes a terrible trait Assam possesses – its deep-set ethnic, linguistic and religious divide.
Jun 04, 2018
Indians least likely to break out of education, income bracket they're born into, says World Bank reportIndians are more constrained by the circumstances they are born into than five other large developing countries: Brazil, China, Egypt, Indonesia & Nigeria.
May 11, 2018
Karnataka polls: Kannadigas richer than Indian average but poorer than neighbours Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, KeralaWhile Karnataka does better than the national average on social justice indicators for Dalits & Adivasis, it still lags its neighbours in terms of poverty.
May 07, 2018
Ranveer Singh says family had to save money for US vacations; Twitter reacts with #YoRanveerSoPoor jokesIn an interview, Ranveer detailed how his family didn't have much money when he was growing up, and lamented that they could only go to Indonesia, Singapore, Italy, but mostly the US.
Apr 17, 2018
Beyond the Clouds director Majid Majidi recalls being fascinated by Satyajit Ray: 'Always wanted to make a film in India'Majid Majidi has always been fascinated with Satyajit Ray's cinematic outlook and how his heroes come from everyday life.
Apr 16, 2018
Brazilian health crusader Carlos Monteiro says cash transfers better at arresting malnutrition than subsidised rationsPropelled by the expansion and improvement in public institutions such as primary schools and health centres, Brazil made strides in reducing malnutrition. Stunting in children, which stood at 37 percent in 1974, fell to 7 percent by 2006.
Mar 18, 2018
SC order extending Aadhaar deadline allays concerns of the elite but fails to protect the most vulnerableIt is imperative that public policy professionals and policymakers examine Aadhaar from an access-to-resources perspective, and not just from a data protection one.
Mar 04, 2018
In Congress plenary session, Rahul Gandhi-led party likely to attack BJP over farmer crisis, unemploymentAhead of polls in some states and the 2019 general elections, the Congress has decided to up the ante over issues related to agriculture, employment and poverty as it prepares to take on the ruling BJP, party sources said.
Jan 25, 2018
President Ram Nath Kovind, in first ever Republic Day eve address, calls citizens 'pillars' of republicPresident Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday asked the rich to renew India's age-old culture of philanthropy by voluntarily giving up their entitlements for those with greater need
Jan 24, 2018
Rahul Gandhi’s rich vs poor query is in order, but shouldn’t he have tweeted it to himself rather than Modi?If contrition is Rahul’s aim, then his attitude is commendable. He should now take the next logical step and ask the right question to the right person.