Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicIndian middle class

Topic: Indian middle class

IL&FS crisis threatens savings of employees in wayward pension trusts

Several pension trusts invested in IL&FS because it was considered ‘safe’. So far, the losses are unclear as 200 trusts haven’t filed their returns to EPFO.

Chal Meri Luna: How India’s first moped gave Bharat its wings

Its unique ad campaign focused on ordinary Indians who were on the cusp of progress.

A home-coming tip for rich, unapologetic billionaires like Vijay Mallya

If Vijay Mallya wants to redeem himself, he can't be the king of good times anymore. .

Why the Indian middle class thinks fat shaming is cool

Fat shaming often rests on rotten ground and unfounded beliefs that lead to unwarranted biases and trauma.

The Aam Anna Aadmi

The times when you could rule India without its urban middle class are now over. The key pivots of democratic governance, bureaucracy, judiciary and media, all come from this class.

The HMT advantage

While so many state governments rush to add chapters on her heroic life and the Shiv Sena threatens to rename Valentine’s day after Kalpana...

On Camera

YourTurn

Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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