Poverty

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Why Food Security Is So Essential For All

Why Food Security Is So Essential For All Late last year, two young men decided to live a month of their lives on the income of an average poor Indian. One of them, Tushar, the son of a police officer in Haryana, studied at the University of Pennsylvania and worked for three years as an…

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Why Universal Basic Income is Fraught With Serious Problems

Linking Aadhaar to Bank Accounts will Destroy the Banking System With Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s announcement recently at Raipur that his party had taken a “historic decision” to introduce an income guarantee scheme for the poor, and with the general anticipation that the Narendra Modi government’s last budget will also announce an income support scheme…

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‘Reservation Is Not Poverty Alleviation Programme’

‘Reservation Is Not Poverty Alleviation Programme’ P.S. Krishnan, the former secretary to government of India, was one of the crucial people behind the enactment of several historic laws regarding social justice. He spoke to the Wire on the Bill moved by the government to provide reservation to economically weaker upper castes in jobs and education….