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The world’s richest 1% have more than twice the wealth of the rest of humanity combined, according to Oxfam.
Experts say the one-time payment for poor patients of rare diseases is a u-turn from the govt’s earlier promise of continued aid irrespective of income.
Unreleased NSO data shows 3.7% decline in consumption expenditure since 2011-12, and economists say this is a clear sign of rising poverty.
Survey on household consumer expenditure in India shows dip in expenditure on food consumption for first time.
Abhijit Banerjee & Esther Duflo have some advice for global leaders to end deep disillusionment with politics as usual throughout the developed world.
At JNU conference, social scientists, economists, political commentators and activists speak on poverty, inequality, Indian agrarian distress & shape of economy.
When confronted with brutal facts of a grave economic slowdown, our response is to exchange delusional ‘facts’ on WhatsApp.
Vajpayee’s ‘India Shining’ defeat in 2004 made BJP shift its focus to the poorest, and Modi’s first five years saw anti-poverty schemes bring great success.
Journalist who had taken the boy to the Chinese food joint tweets video of the manager refusing to allow the boy to sit there and eat.
People in the UK are having to choose between eating or heating their homes and children go to school hungry.