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Rich People of Poor India

India has always been a land of contradictions; and it continues to be so. The latest report of Oxfam has irrefutable evidence, backed with facts and figures, to prove it.

Dr Suresh Mathew Dr Suresh Mathew
24 Jan 2022

Rich and Poor: Growing Disparity

An Oxfam report published last week lays bare the stark and uncomfortable reality – the rich became richer and the poor poorer during the last two years of the pandemic

Jaswant Kaur Jaswant Kaur
24 Jan 2022


Two-thirds of the people are poor whether they are below or above the poverty line. Yet, we have leaders who behave like the monarchs of the past.

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
24 Jan 2022

There are 820 million chronically hungry people in the world and one-third of them live in India

Vincent Perappaden Vincent Perappaden
24 Jan 2022

The country is witnessing a scenario of changing its track from liberal democracy to illiberal democracy and secularism to Hindu Rashtra

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
24 Jan 2022

The recent statement issued by a group of retired IFS officers in defence of this government is mean and intellectually dishonest

Mathew John Mathew John
24 Jan 2022

We need social movements to promote amity among diverse communities through cultural-educational mechanisms

Ram Puniyani Ram Puniyani
24 Jan 2022

With Assembly elections and Valentine’s Day falling on the same day in Goa, the ‘virus’ will have a field day if precautions are not taken

Pachu Menon Pachu Menon
24 Jan 2022

There are only a few, a very precious few, who have used their individual brilliance to bring about change and usher in progress and Dr J Alexander IAS belongs to that category of people.

Joyce Sebastian Joyce Sebastian
24 Jan 2022

With no one speaking about the Gujarat model as the best one, the Congress has come out with a Punjab model as a cure for all the problems in the States

Manoj Varghese Manoj Varghese
24 Jan 2022

In the good old days when public speaking was an art, many enrolled in classes to learn

Robert Clements Robert Clements
24 Jan 2022