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Have a heart: Include medicine cost in insurance

Should health insurance include the cost of medicine? That is the question raised by a recent study on India which seeks to measure the financial burden of cardiovascular diseases on people.

A new poverty line being considered

The Narendra Modi led BJP government may soon come out with a new poverty line after various controversies surrounding the issue during the previous United Progressive Alliance (UPA) regime.

Not slumming it anymore

The prime minister, who takes pride in having risen from being a chaiwala, has often said he wants every Indian to have a home by 2022. A beginning seems to have been made in his city, Ahmedabad, a

Delhi provides more land for car parks than housing for poor

Planning to buy a car, then better have a place to park it. The government has proposed that buyers of new cars or motorcycles will need to prove that they have parking space. The proposal could no

Just eight men own the same wealth as the poorest half of the world

  Among one of the blatant signs of economic inequality, just eight men own the same wealth as the poorest half of the world. In a report titled,

Writing “I am poor” on homes violates human rights

“I am from a poor family” written with red paint on a yellow background outside homes that draw ration under the NFSA in Rajasthan’s Dausa district is a clear case of human righ

Beggars of Kamla Nagar market

There is privilege in this world; yet most of us are not cognizant of the same; our own or even someone else’s. Then there is poverty in this world; yet most of us are not cognizant of the sa

The rich continue to get richer, and the poor poorer: Oxfam

Indian billionaires saw their incomes surge by Rs 2,200 crore a day in 2018, and the wealthiest got wealthier as the top 1 percent of the country’s richest increased their fortune by 39 perce

“India has huge potential to improve the account usage”

Financial inclusion can fuel the economic growth of a country. In conversation with Rahul Trivedi, Dr Pawan Bakhshi, of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, talks about its India specific progr

Dequoting Rahul Gandhi`s Nyay scheme

“Today is a historic day.. It is on this day that the Congress party launched its final assault on poverty. 5 Crore of the poorest families in India, will receive Rs. 72,000 Per Y



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