Opinion  /  Published 02.02.22

Union budget: embodiment of unequal fiscal policy

The finance minister and her ministry have betrayed, once again, their lack of understanding of the Indian economy or the conditions under which most Indians are living today. Despite attempts to &lsq...
By Jayati Ghosh

Opinion  /  Published 27.01.22

Fall and rise: growth

The current projections for the Indian economy’s growth rate are estimated to be around 9 per cent. These are being highlighted by government sources as signs of a remarkable recovery in the sha...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 20.01.22

Shameful: Hunger deaths

Data can be weaponized to suit a political purpose. The absence of data is useful in a similar manner. This was evident from the Centre’s recent confession to the Supreme Court that it had no da...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 20.01.22

Instrument of progress: wealth tax

There has been a renewed debate on the wealth tax in a number of countries. The debate has been ignited by the growing inequality and excessive expenditure incurred by the State due to the economic cr...
By Gunjan Shrivastav

Opinion  /  Published 19.01.22

Letters to the Editor: Code of conduct for women in professional spaces discriminatory

Loud and clear Sir — The code of conduct that women have to adhere to in professional spaces is often blatantly discriminatory, even absurd. A senior academic, Annette Plaut, was sacked from he...
By The Telegraph


India  /  Published 18.01.22

Cong cites inequality report to blame Modi

Referring to the Oxfam Inequality Report and without mentioning names, Rahul tweeted in Hindi that the Prime Minister was making his friends wealthier while weakening the masses with taxes and unemplo...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 18.01.22

Fortunes of the rich double

Indian billionaires saw their combined fortunes more than double during the Covid-19 pandemic, and their count shot up by 39 per cent to 142, while the wealth of the 10 richest is enough to fund schoo...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.01.22

Oxfam India's candid rebuttal

Oxfam India said the government's decision to refuse renewal of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) registration will severely affect the organisation's ongoing crucial humanitarian and...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 26.07.21

Deeper crisis: Healthcare inequalities

That inequality lies at the root of the ill health of a population is not new; this fact has only been thrown into sharper focus by the Covid-19 pandemic. The findings of the Oxfam report, Inequa...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 12.05.21

A callous govt put lives in jeopardy

Much before India’s health infrastructure and economy could even begin to recover, the second wave of Covid-19 came like a tsunami, exposing a callous, unprepared government that put the lives o...
By Anup Sinha


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