Category: Wealth inequality in India

India, Pakistan and Bangladesh 70 years after the British left

A comparison of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh on key social and economic parameters such as poverty, unemployment and child malnutrition Seventy years after the British left undivided India, what is the state of its people? The eight charts presented here compare the trajectories of three countries in the […]

Pleasant morning in Delhi

New Delhi :  It was a pleasant Saturday morning in the national capital following rainfall on Friday, as the minimum temperature settled at 22.4 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season’s average. The humidity was recorded at 57 per cent at 8.30 a.m., said a MeT department official. […]

Sensex above 39,000, Nifty near 11,700-level in early deals

Mumbai :  The BSE gauge Sensex was trading above crucial 39,000-level and the NSE Nifty was heading towards 11,700-mark in early trade on Monday, led by gains in metal, IT and capital goods stocks tracking robust Asian cues. The 30-share Sensex opened higher at 38,993.60 against the Friday’s close […]

Technical clarification on recent media reports on National Annual Rural Sanitation Survey

open view news desk Recent media reports in the Hindustan Times and Scroll.in have questioned the findings of the National Annual Rural Sanitation Survey conducted under the World Bank supported “Swachh Bharat Mission Support Operation”, questioning the sufficiency of the sample size and the adequacy of training of […]

Michelle Pfeiffer finds her Catwoman whip from ‘Batman Returns’

Los Angeles :  Veteran actor Michelle Pfeiffer has reunited with her Catwoman whip from “Batman Returns”, 27 years after the film’s release. The 1992 film was directed by Tim Burton and featured Michael Keaton as Batman/Bruce Wayne. Veteran actor Danny DeVito played the villain the Penguin. “Look what I […]

NCRB to celebrate its 34th Inception Day

open view news desk National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) will celebrate its 34th Inception Day tomorrow on March 11, 2019 here today. Shri Rajiv Gauba, Union Home Secretary will be the Chief Guest and Shri Rajiv Jain, Director, IB will be  the Guest of Honour on this occasion. Prizes to […]

Ministry of Railways appoints Shri S.S.Srinivas as Officer on Special Duty, South Coast Railway to facilitate the process of formation of the new Zone

open view news desk Ministry of Railways has appointed Shri S.S.Srinivas as Officer on Special Duty (OSD), South Coast Railway. Prior to this assignment, Shri Srinivas, an Indian Railways Personnel Service (IRPS) officer, was working as Chief Personnel Officer (Administration), South Central Railway. Officer on Special Duty/South Coast […]

Wealth Of 10 Richest Indians Combined Equal To 4 State Economies & 6 Ministries

Mumbai: The fortunes of the 10 richest Indians combined are equal to the gross state domestic product (GSDP) of four states and six government ministries, according to an IndiaSpendanalysis of government data. The nine richest Indians now own wealth equivalent to bottom 50% of the country. While the top 1% […]

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