Day: January 22, 2018

Richest 1% Cornered 73% of Wealth Generated in India in 2017: Oxfam Survey

open view web desk The annual Oxfam survey revealed that 67 crore Indians comprising the population’s poorest half saw their wealth rise by just 1% in the last year. New Delhi: India’s riches 1% garnered as much as 73% of the total wealth generated in the country in 2017, according […]

Unregulated and unaccountable: how the private health care sector in India is putting women’s lives at risk

open view web desk New evidence revealed by Oxfam shows that women in India are being exploited and facing serious health problems, due to under-investment in healthcare by the Indian government and the proliferation of private for-profit clinics. The international agency says that many private clinics are being […]

Richest 1 percent bagged 82 percent of wealth created last year – poorest half of humanity got nothing

open view web desk Eighty two percent of the wealth generated last year went to the richest one percent of the global population, while the 3.7 billion people who make up the poorest half of the world saw no increase in their wealth, according to a new Oxfam […]

Hugplomacy: Rahul asks PM Modi to hug farmers too

open view web desk New Delhi [India] January 22: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to not only hug world leaders, but also India’s farmers and soldiers. Taking to Twitter, the Congress chief questioned the Prime Minister’s desire to only embrace important people […]

क्या प्रधानमंत्री कुछ भी बोल देते हैं?

भारत से बाहर जाने वाले ही बता सकते हैं कि क्या पहले भारत के पासपोर्ट की इज्ज़त नहीं थी? और ये इज्ज़त होने का क्या मतलब है? open view web desk नई दिल्ली: प्रधानमंत्री मोदी  ने टाइम्स नाउ से कहा कि आज भारत के पासपोर्ट की काफी इज्ज़त है. अंग्रेज़ी वाले […]

Tennis: Chung gives Djokovic a taste of his own medicine

open view web desk MELBOURNE- For Novak Djokovic it must have felt like some nightmarish fight to the death against a clone of himself on Monday as Chung Hyeon stunned the six-times Australian Open champion with a display ripped straight out of the Serb’s textbook. The 30-year-old who […]

Facebook says it can’t guarantee social media is good for democracy

open view web desk SAN FRANCISCO – Facebook Inc (FB.O) warned on Monday that it could offer no assurance that social media was on balance good for democracy, but the company said it was trying what it could to stop alleged meddling in elections by Russia or anyone […]

Mallya extradition trial’s next hearing date remains uncertain

open view web desk London, Jan 22: The next submissions hearing in the extradition trial of Vijay Mallya over alleged fraud and money laundering amounting to Rs 9,000 crores remains uncertain as the lawyers are yet to agree on a mutually convenient date. Chief Magistrate Emma Arbuthnot was listed […]

Modi hugs only privileged people, not farmers, jawans: Rahul

open view web desk New Delhi, Jan 22: Congress President Rahul Gandhi today alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi embraces only privileged people and not farmers, labourers or jawans. Gandhi’s remarks came after Modi defended his trademark hugging of world leaders in a TV interview, saying he was unaware […]

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