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Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Why rush to war zones? Jobs at home declining

Exploring the Disparity Between Economic Growth and Social Welfare in India

09 Apr 2024 12:05 AM

AA Edit | It’s time for a consensus on national caste census

The fear is that there can be no limit on reservation once the ceiling is lifted

09 Nov 2023 12:00 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Caste and colonialism: From India to Mideast

Israel’s employment situation might help to explain these unlikely Jews

25 Oct 2023 12:00 AM

A Jamaican survivor chronicles Americana

People who burn themselves up in pursuit of survival — rarely survive anyone or anything

22 Oct 2023 12:00 AM

Patralekha Chatterjee | Don’t let hopes fall: Make jobs Budget’s top priority

In the pandemic’s third year, jobs must be the top priority. It’s not enough to depend on any trickle-down theory

28 Jan 2022 11:05 PM

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Biden, Pope Francis to talk virus, climate, poverty at Vatican

As only the second Catholic president after John F. Kennedy, Biden has made his audience with the pope a clear priority

29 Oct 2021 11:57 AM

Poor, war-torn countries are the worst affected in this pandemic

While COVID-19 overwhelms the wealthiest nations, one could imagine its effects on countries that were struggling even without a pandemic

29 Jun 2020 4:01 PM

Economic fallout from COVID-19 could push more than billion into ‘extreme poverty’

The outlook for the world’s poorest looks grim unless governments do more and do it quickly, says a UNU report

12 Jun 2020 12:03 PM

Virus hits young people harder in Brazil

A closer look at the data from Brazil raises questions about the widely held idea that COVID-19 is mainly dangerous for the elderly

22 May 2020 12:53 PM

135 million Indians may lose job due to coronavirus impact

The worst impact will be felt by India's most vulnerable in terms of job loss, poverty increase and reduced per-capita income

17 May 2020 4:25 PM

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Tackling global poverty: Do the poor get a voice?

Banerjee and Duflo teach at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Kramer is at Harvard University.

18 Oct 2019 1:16 AM

World Bank cuts India's growth rate projection to 6 per cent

According to the World Bank, poverty has continued to decline, albeit possibly at a slower pace than earlier.

13 Oct 2019 10:45 AM

This teacher’s ‘junoon’ took education out of classrooms to Mumbai’s skywalks

While many come across these education-deprived kids, only a few have the will to take the initiative to change the situation.

05 Oct 2019 3:33 PM

We're not fully prepared to tackle climate change

A new report points out to our ‘gravely insufficient’ readiness in dealing with climate change.

10 Sep 2019 7:00 PM

Danger of economic slowdown amid concerns of unemployment, poverty: Mayawati

Mayawati's tweet comes amid reports of a drop in sales of several automobile majors due to sluggish demand.

17 Aug 2019 1:58 PM

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Not in favour of continuing with MGNREGA forever: Tomar

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar appreciated women self help groups for providing employment in rural areas.

17 Jul 2019 3:46 PM

UN lauds India for reducing multidimensional poverty

The organisation said that India has strongly improved nutrition, sanitation cooking fuel and assets.

12 Jul 2019 1:32 PM

Development discourse killed by policymakers’ elitism

There are plenty of ethical questions to be asked from those who make a professional living out of their expertise in poverty and despair.

11 Mar 2019 12:38 AM

Rate of unemployment drops globally

Global unemployment down, but too many working poor: ILO.

14 Feb 2019 9:34 PM

World Toilet Day highlights global sanitation crisis

The toilet crisis is most severe in parts of Africa and Asia facing extreme poverty and seeing a population boom.

19 Nov 2018 8:18 PM

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