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Rs 201 per day? Rs 277? How much welfare do Indians need?
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Rs 201 per day? Rs 277? How much welfare do Indians need?

Universal basic income or social security? Economist Nitin Desai feels we need a blueprint for universal health care and pensions to help the vulnerable section. IMAGE: All Indians need access to Universal Basic Income, if need be, feels Nitin Desai. He says one of the reasons is because traditional Indian support systems are often quite demeaning, particularly for the elderly. And maybe so too for this old woman in Kolkata. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri /Reuters. Recently a seminar ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago

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Conserving the elusive chinkaras

For 71-year-old M R Desai, honorary wildlife warden of Bagalkot district, December 23, 2015 was an unforgettable day. His 40 years of tireless efforts of making 9,636.91 hectares of forest land into a safe home for one of the most shy and elusive antelopes ...
 Deccan Herald4 weeks ago

Kovind’s journey from mud house to Rashtrapati Bhavan

New Delhi: His childhood spent in a mud house in a small village, Ram Nath Kovind moved into the palatial Rashtrapati Bhavan today as the 14th President of India, underscoring his strong belief in the Constitution which promises equality to every citizen. As ...
 Mathrubhumi3 weeks ago
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Is it a man? Black magic? A ghost? Braid chopping mystery deepens

Deserted roads, empty classrooms and shuttered doors behind which hide women and children too scared to step out. Kanganheri is a village spooked after three of its women reported that their braids had been chopped while they were sleeping. The village on the edge of southwest Delhi -- separated by not just a few kilometres but an entire world from the plush malls and much vaunted higher educational institutes of the national capital -- is not alone in its panic. It started off with isolated ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Ensure quality of education in residential schools, officials told

J R Lobo, Chairman for the Legislature Committee for the welfare of Backward Classes and Minorities, expressed disappointment over the poor educational standards at residential schools run by Karnataka Residential Educational Institutions Society. Addressing ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Indian Threads

Think of mainstream Indian fashion and chances are images of Western wear or heavily embellished wedding lehengas come to mind. Yet far from the bling a few Indie brands are forging a quiet revolution with heritage weaves and designs.With a growing awareness ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago

Goa government withdraws serious charges against two priests

The Goa government today withdrew an application challenging the dropping of serious charges slapped against two Christian priests for attacking a group of special branch policemen. Public prosecutor Subhash Desai submitted before south Goa district judge ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Woman raped by brothers-in-law on husband's behest

A 19-year-old woman was allegedly raped by her three brothers-in-law at the "behest" of her husband at their house in Dahod district last Saturday, police said today. While the woman's 20-year-old husband and one of his elder brother were arrested on May 24 ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Tomar's leap into the big league

When Nitin Tomar took to kabaddi at school, little would he have imagined that it would catapult him into stardom. The 22-year-old from Malakpur village of Baghpat district, Uttar Pradesh, in fact, comes from a family of wrestlers, but he couldn't resist his ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

Naroda Gam case: Witness says he didn't see Bajrangi in mob

A witness has told a special SIT court hearing the 2002 Naroda Gam riots case that he did not see former Bajrang Dal leader Babu Bajrangi and VHP leader Jaideep Patel in the mob that allegedly killed 11 persons. Both Bajrangi and Patel are the key accused in ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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