Topic: Middle class India
Pew study says Covid pandemic and its economic fall out saw global middle class population reduce by 54 million, South Asia sees highest increase in poverty numbers.
The millions of poor going home are a wonderful new generation of aspirational, working-class Indians. Modi and his government didn’t account for their fate.
Arun Jaitley says India has historically been resistant to new ideas, but needs to change urgently and take reforms on board.
With rising prosperity, more double-income couples and nuclear families, the need for domestic workers is increasing – and so is the class divide.
Is this the beginning of the end of Modi government? That would be a hasty and lazy conclusion.
Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.
As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.