Income Inequality
India  /  Published 11.05.21

Loss in income linked to low mobility: study

Household income in over a dozen states that have imposed full or partial lockdown may well be heading for a decline in the ratio of 80 per cent to the reduction in public movement, a a study has show...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.05.21

Covid first wave left 23 crore poor

By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 12.12.20

Warning on rise in inequality

The handsome 25 per cent rise in corporate profits in the September quarter amid a sharp contraction in GDP was on the back of wage squeezes, leading to a rise in inequalities in India, economist Nour...
By PTI in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 26.10.20

Many lines: Poverty measured by income

A recent report brought out by the Union ministry of rural development claims that poverty should not be measured by the lack of a subsistence level of income alone. Subsistence income is usually esti...
By The Editorial Board

Calcutta  /  Published 03.10.20

Women’s income hit more by Covid blow

Over 55 per cent women reported Covid-related income loss compared to 34 per cent for men, a survey conducted in nearly 40 countries has shown, said a professor of psychology at Columbia University. ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 17.09.18

India's struggling middle class

By Ashok V. Desai

India  /  Published 15.02.19

Judge aspirant income floor tweaked

The Supreme Court collegium has decided to introduce a lower income threshold for Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Other Backward Classes candidates and government counsel aspiring to be high cour...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 01.07.19

What India can do about homelessness

Food, clothing and shelter are three basic human needs. Out of the three, shelter remains beyond the reach of 1.77 million people in India, accounting for 0.15 per cent of the nation’s population (C...
By Debarati Bhattacharya

Opinion  /  Published 06.05.19

Gender gap: India is way behind Rwanda

The significant gender gap prevailing worldwide has been portrayed by the Global Gender Gap Index of the World Economic Forum since 2006. According to the 2018 report, India is ranked 108th among the ...
By Atanu Biswas

West Bengal  /  Published 06.03.19

Issues that matter

Pollution and education, not war. Calcutta has made it clear what people want the next government to focus on.At The Telegraph presents Unputdownable Manifesto, Voice of the People, eight issues were ...
By Debraj Mitra and Cordelia Nelson in Calcutta


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