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India’s grassroots warriors of financial inclusion

It is one of the many channels that have enabled banks to reach remote customers.

11 Jun 2019 1:25 AM

Mystic Mantra: Truth in the age of lies

It is sad that despite Joseph’s father being a model of great piety, his brothers were not inspired to inculcate the same virtuosity.

05 Jun 2019 2:35 AM

Mystic Mantra: Truth in the age of lies

“Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.”

05 Jun 2019 2:22 AM

India’s war against its citizens’ financial exclusion

Distance from branch, unsuitable products, arcane language in documents and staff attitudes are some reasons for exclusion.

22 May 2019 6:40 AM

Mystic Mantra: The vanishing art of altruism

You can have all the wealth and the health in the world, but unless you do something for the poor, you can never achieve real happiness.

22 May 2019 1:13 AM

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Microfinance needs holistic approach to prevent the debt trap

Poor households, in particular the rural poor, are exposed to unsteady flows of income.

13 May 2019 4:34 AM

What is the right recipe for financial inclusion?

The field of financial inclusion is certainly at a crossroads on account of its myopic vision of restricting its role to mere access.

08 May 2019 7:39 AM

Mystic Mantra: Why we should let go of our attachments

Gloom sets in when our conscience is stained by desires and impressions of worldliness.

08 May 2019 12:25 AM

Mystic Mantra: Modern materialism breeds moral ennui

True morality is possible only through value-based education.

01 May 2019 2:28 AM

Mystic Mantra: The gentle art of charity

Anonymous benevolence directed to causes that unlike people can give nothing in return is the noblest form of philanthropy.

25 Apr 2019 1:24 AM

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In participatory development, experts must see and respect the poor as clients

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

Harnessing the power of mobile finance for the masses

Money can now be transferred quickly, efficiently and securely with a fraction of cost of other channels.

10 Apr 2019 2:22 AM

Mystic Mantra: The importance of knowing yourself

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

How SHGs continue to end poverty, liberate women

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

Mystic Mantra: The symphony of religion and science

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

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Mystic Mantra: Sweet are the uses of adversity

Prosperity is a mind booster but adversity is not without value; it is a great teacher.

22 Mar 2019 2:27 AM

Mystic Mantra: How to avoid life’s regrets

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

Development discourse killed by policymakers’ elitism

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

Horse sense, and the promise of inclusive development

Equal attention has to be paid to implementation gaps in order to achieve success.

06 Mar 2019 2:38 AM

Mystic Mantra: Change as a way of life

The traditionalists are pessimists about the future and optimists about the past.

26 Feb 2019 2:17 AM

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