The perception that the poor do not have skills or would not be able to survive on their own is now being widely recognised as a myth.
16 Apr 2019 12:05 AM
Money can now be transferred quickly, efficiently and securely with a fraction of cost of other channels.
10 Apr 2019 2:22 AM
We begin our independent life when we emerge from the womb and slowly grow up into a web of alliances.
10 Apr 2019 1:26 AM
Given an opportunity to fight hunger and poverty, a poor woman proves to be a better warrior than a man.
03 Apr 2019 1:36 AM
Einstein’s famous aphorism has sparked endless conjectures between believers and non-believers, each trying to appropriate his legacy.
27 Mar 2019 1:41 AM
Prosperity is a mind booster but adversity is not without value; it is a great teacher.
22 Mar 2019 2:27 AM
It was this simple message of the village girls that provided the emollient salve to his restless mind seeking a vision of an ideal life.
13 Mar 2019 1:40 AM
There are plenty of ethical questions to be asked from those who make a professional living out of their expertise in poverty and despair.
11 Mar 2019 12:38 AM
Equal attention has to be paid to implementation gaps in order to achieve success.
06 Mar 2019 2:38 AM
The traditionalists are pessimists about the future and optimists about the past.
26 Feb 2019 2:17 AM
India has always been a fertile ground for swindles that have bilked mostly low-income households of millions of rupees.
18 Feb 2019 7:03 AM
High gender inequalities in access to formal credit have long manifested in India’s scarce gender-wise financial statistics.
13 Feb 2019 2:04 AM
Compassion is often seen as a distant, altruistic ideal cultivated by saints or as an unrealistic response of the naively kind-hearted.
11 Feb 2019 6:42 AM
Throughout my early work in villages, I remained frustrated by the small scale and slow pace of change.
11 Feb 2019 12:43 AM
One of the greatest tragedies of modern man is the alienation and abandonment that haunt him.
06 Feb 2019 7:04 AM
Empowering women is the solution to many problems on a global level, right from poverty.
31 Jan 2019 7:21 AM
The words of the adhan succinctly embody the basic principles of Islam and its teachings.
29 Jan 2019 12:51 AM
The fragile foundation of basic education augurs a dim horizon for India’s future human capital.
28 Jan 2019 12:18 AM
The light of the scriptures, which was once a powerful beam that illuminated has slowly thinned out.
25 Jan 2019 12:08 AM
Only 4 per cent households were covered under widow pension, 2 per cent retirement pension and 1.5 per cent under disability pension.
21 Jan 2019 4:58 AM