Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicWealth inequality data

Topic: Wealth inequality data

Jaithirth Rao is wrong. Material wealth and economic apartheid are not Positive Economics

Entrepreneur Jaithirth Rao's recent attack on Oxfam report on inequality ignores the fact that only the rich are getting richer in this beleaguered Indian economy.

Elon Musk’s wealth tops $100 billion but Jeff Bezos is worth double that

Musk, now one of four centibillionaires in the world, has seen his fortune grow by $73.6 billion this year, a jump still smaller than Bezos’s, who is up by $87.1 billion.

LSE’s Amartya Sen Chair to study global inequality but the lessons will be for India

India’s growing inequality, poverty and low human development index are of global concern and extensive research is needed to find out solutions.

Until 2016, India was on course to break into soft power group of 30 nations. Then it fell

It is systemic issues like corruption, poverty, inequality, gender inequality, and pollution that weigh on global perceptions of India.

There’s something funny & dubious about Oxfam’s wealth inequality data

If wealth of half of world’s people really fell by 11% in one year, it would signal coming of an enormous global recession. But 2018 growth numbers look healthy.

On Camera

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Conspiracy being hatched to kill me, says Imran Khan

For US, Pakistan’s become too hot to handle. A raging Imran Khan is only making it worse

Pakistan needs the US. But there is the question of what Washington thinks Islamabad can deliver in its current state. In Pakistan, even China has burnt its fingers.

Adani forges $10.5-billion deal with Holcim India to buy Ambuja Cement, ACC

Holcim’s sale of its Indian business is expected to close in second half of 2022. Adani Group beat other firms, including JSW Group, to become India's 2nd biggest cement manufacturer.

Defence

File photo of Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif speaking in the National Assembly | ANI

India expects ‘nothing dramatic’ from new Pakistan govt, ‘terror must stop for normalisation’

With Shehbaz Sharif government in power now, there's speculation that ties between India and Pakistan, which worsened after Balakot air strike, could see major improvement.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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