Economic Crisis: Protests in Srilanka continue

The people in Srilanka will not stop until their demands are met. Amid the Sri Lankan economic crisis, citizens are protesting and demanding the resignation of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.  Buddhi Prabodaha Karunaratne, a Sri Lankan citizen, said, “Everybody in the current government is above 65 years of age. So we demand a youth-led party so […]

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Off the streets with no relief, pandemic shatters street vendors

As the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic hits India, street vendors, an already devastated part of the Indian society, fear losing their livelihood completely. Bangalore: Rangana, a fruit and vegetable vendor, has been vending on HSR Layout 18th cross for five years. When COVID-19 hit, and the lockdown was announced across the city, Rangana, amongst […]

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RBI announces the second set of measures to help banks and NBFCs

A reduction in reverse repo rate, Targeted Long-Term Repo operation (TLTRO) 2.0, are among efforts to increase liquidity. By Vivek Kumar M Keeping up with the expectations of Non-Banking Finance Companies (NBFCs) and Micro Finance Institutions (MFIs), the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), announced several liquidity measures to ensure their healthy functioning amid the COVID-19 […]

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Women’s economic parity still a distant dream in India.

In India, women’s contribution to economic growth is just 17 per cent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as against 37 per cent in the world, says Oxfam inequality report. Vivek Kumar M April 17, 2020 Though the world gradually seems to be moving away from the patriarchal lifestyle, giving equal opportunities to women, India […]

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Reduction in the number of cows: A growing concern

Shahapur Taluk has experienced a rapid downfall in the number of cattle in the last seven years due to a change in livelihood after the Upper Karnataka Irrigation Project. By Archita Chakraborty Shahapur: “A cow is God but she doesn’t help us make money,” said Sangeeta, a housewife from Shahapur whose husband is a farmer. […]

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