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income inequality


Upsurge affects poor the most, govt must retool policy to ensure that inequalities do not deepen

June 17, 2022 5:43 am

Christophe Jaffrelot and Trishali Chauhan write: Inflation is here to stay because it has much to do with the decline in value of the rupee that has fallen to its lowest, which makes imports of oil and gas more expensive.

How the pandemic has worsened inequality in India

December 14, 2021 7:25 am

🔴 Ishan Bakshi writes: It has adversely affected chances of social mobility. This could combine with already high levels of inequality of opportunities and precipitate greater demands for income redistribution.

India ‘very unequal’, top 10% hold 57% of national income: Inequality Report

December 08, 2021 7:08 am

The report has also flagged a drop in global income during 2020, with about half of the dip in rich countries and the rest in low-income and emerging regions.

Warning of income gap, Xi Jinping tells China’s tycoons to share wealth

September 07, 2021 8:02 pm

Xi says the Communist Party will pursue “common prosperity,” pressing businesses and entrepreneurs to help narrow the stubborn wealth gap that could hold back the country’s rise and erode public confidence in the leadership.

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.