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income inequality


Affluent in OBC, SC/ST not letting quota benefits trickle down, review lists: Bench

April 23, 2020 7:49 am

The Bench, comprising Justices Arun Mishra, Indira Banerjee, Vineet Saran, M R Shah and Aniruddha Bose, agreed with Senior Advocate Rajeev Dhavan that the lists of those entitled to reservation must be revised from time to time.

This Is What It Takes to Be in the 1% Around the World

April 22, 2020 10:52 am

In the U.S., the wealthy have been pulling away from the middle and working classes, whose incomes have barely grown for the past couple of decades. Inequality is widening even within the ranks of the top 1%.

What if all the world’s economic woes are part of the same problem

March 07, 2019 11:54 pm

Perhaps, inequality is contributing to weak growth and low rates because the rich tend to save money rather than spend it. Maybe productivity has been weak not by coincidence, but because weak growth has meant companies have not been forced to innovate to meet demand.

Equality beyond GDP

January 24, 2019 12:36 am

New India cannot view empowerment of women merely as economic resource.

Righting reservation

January 24, 2019 12:36 am

New amendment undoes some of the Mandal flaws. But it will not address the merit argument.

Attractive selfies by women linked to economic inequality: study

August 27, 2018 8:46 pm

"The argument is usually that when you see sexualisation, you see disempowerment," said lead author Khandis Blake from University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney in Australia.

List steps taken to tackle malnutrition: Bombay HC asks Maharashtra govt

May 05, 2018 3:37 pm

During the last hearing, the petitioners - some activists and NGOs - working in the tribal areas informed the bench that 318 children had died due to malnutrition and lack of medical care between September, 2017 and January, 2018 in Melghat and its neighbouring areas.

On growth and equality, two trajectories

April 20, 2018 12:14 am

Inequality has figured prominently in Brazil’s economic reforms. India’s liberalisation regime focused on removing poverty, but strains caused by inequalities are sharpening.

Growing inequality major issue... as it increases, we are getting more isolated: IIM-Ahmedabad director

March 25, 2018 1:19 pm

The more we isolate ourselves the less we will support public goods like government schools and healthcare that are valuable to the less fortunate and the rest of us,” Professor Errol D'Souza, director of the institute said.

Why a new report agrees with Piketty on inequality, blames policy

February 23, 2018 6:15 am

The report pointed out that the path of inequality has changed in India — from being stagnant in the 1980s, to increasing since 1991, and to a subsequent and continued surge up to the present.