Sunday, 4 December, 2022

Topic: Charity

Jeff Bezos to give away majority of $124 billion wealth during lifetime, says report

Bezos, who stepped down as Amazon's CEO last year, owns about 10% of the e-commerce giant, along with news organization Washington Post and space tourism company Blue Origin.

Indians donated Rs 23,700 cr in 2020-21. Middle class gave most, faith groups got most, study says

'Beggars' got second-highest donations at Rs 12,900 crore, says study by global research firm Kantar and Ashoka University. Donations to non-religious groups came third.

India’s rich got richer in Covid but share of philanthropy fell, says report on charity trends

'Indian Philanthropy Report' by global consultancy firm Bain and Co. and strategic philanthropy foundation Dasra derived from statistics available with London-based donor database.

Celebrate Tata, Premji philanthropy, but don’t pull down traditional charity of Indians

Indian philanthropy has come of age. But a trend to undermine impulsive forms of charity like alms to beggars, donating money at temples or giving sadaqah has also emerged.

Dear Insta influencers, Covid-19 charity is not an excuse to promote your products

While social media marketing is required for independent companies to promote products, Covid-19 crisis is not the appropriate time for that.

Why India’s wealthy happily donate to god and govt but loathe helping needy and poor

Be it Amitabh Bachchan or Virat Kohli, India’s rich and famous are quick to lecture or follow PM Modi’s diktat. But selfless charity is missing among most Indians.

On Camera


Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

Recalling 8 stories of supreme heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 Bangladesh war 

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.