Urban Poverty

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80% of India's informal workers lost jobs during COVID lockdown, 63% survived on two meals a day, shows data
India

80% of India's informal workers lost jobs during COVID lockdown, 63% survived on two meals a day, shows data

Government needs to take action regarding job security, social security benefits, food security, health benefits, and safety in the informal sector in such a way that it not only manages the current crisis, but also immunises the sector from future shocks

Buy now, save later: The modern affliction of urban poverty
Life

Buy now, save later: The modern affliction of urban poverty

The urban millennials are negotiating with the commodified experience of everyday life.

Will Amaravati's futuristic model set a benchmark for Indian cities to cut pollution and traffic jams?
India

Will Amaravati's futuristic model set a benchmark for Indian cities to cut pollution and traffic jams?

The smaller cities are where the potential problems, which may emerge in all their intensities within a couple of decades, are being entirely ignored.

Govt launches 'Housing for All' scheme, interest relief for urban poor
Economy

Govt launches 'Housing for All' scheme, interest relief for urban poor

The Union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi accepted the recommendations of an Inter-Ministerial Committee to increase interest subvention to 6.50 percent on housing loans to beneficiaries belonging to economic weaker section (EWS) including slum-dwellers and low income groups (LIGs).