Opinion  /  Published 02.02.21

Treasured souls: World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly

Sir — It was wonderful to learn that Pope Francis has announced a Church-wide institution of a ‘World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly’ in a bid honour the aged and emphasize the...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 14.01.21

Digest the irony: the story of global hunger

With no end to the pandemic in sight, people have now begun to worry about the different kinds of economic and social effects of Covid-19 more than about the disease itself. An impending food crisis i...
By Anup Sinha in

Opinion  /  Published 16.10.20

Uneven keel: India's healthcare spending

Being unprepared to tackle a health crisis could be akin to losing half the battle. This certainly seems to be true in the case of India. An Oxfam report has found that India spent just 4 per cent of ...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 08.10.20

Bitter, angry division: A brave new world

The Covid-19 pandemic and the massive global economic disruption have left people wondering about the timing and the speed of economic recovery. One type of recovery frequently talked about is describ...
By Anup Sinha in

North East  /  Published 11.10.19

Oxfam plea to buy from labour-act followers

Oxfam, a confederation of 20 organisations focusing on alleviation of global poverty, has asked tea brands to buy only from Assam producers who implement the Plantations Labour Act.In its report on Ad...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 26.01.20

Truth about global inequality

The latest Oxfam report, Time to Care, which was published ahead of the World Economic Forum’s 50th annual meeting, has estimated that the top one per cent of people in India hold more than four tim...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 24.01.20

Unwelcome guest

Sir — ‘Narcissists, Machiavellians, psychopaths and neurotics not welcome’ — this might well be on the board that Airbnb hosts put up on the gates of their homes. Airbnb is now using artificia...
By The Telegraph in


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