Inequality in World and India

Inequality in World and India

Oxfam released its annual study Global Inequality report  before the start of the five-day World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Findings The 26 richest people on earth in 2018 had the same net worth as the poorest half of the world’s...
Gender Inequality Index

Gender Inequality Index

The United Nations Development Programme’s GII measures the human development costs of gender inequality. A higher GII value — 0.563 in the case of India — indicates a greater disparity between men and women. India ranks 130 of 155 countries on GII. Neighbouring...
Global Terrorism Index

Global Terrorism Index

The Institute for Economics and Peace in collaboration with the National Consortium for the study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) led by the University of Maryland has released its annual Global Terrorism Index, 2018. It uses the data from Global...
World Press Freedom Index

World Press Freedom Index

The Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has released the World Press Freedom Index 2019, reflecting growing animosity towards journalists. India’s rank dropped down to 140th from 138th in 2018, two points below the previous year. The parameters that are evaluated are:...
VISION 2030 of Union Budget

VISION 2030 of Union Budget

Salient features of the Interim Budget 2019 Union Finance Minister has layout the  vision for ten most important dimensions in 2030. The First Dimension – build physical as well as social infrastructure for a $ 10 trillion economy and to provide ease of living....
National Emergency in USA

National Emergency in USA

On February 15, 2019, President of the United States Donald Trump declared a National Emergency concerning the Southern Border of the United States. President Trump, citing an “invasion” of drugs and criminals, declared a national emergency to fund...