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Oxfam wants India to sign Global Arms Treaty

Asking India to support the proposed 'Global Arms Trade Treaty' set to be discussed at the United Nations General Assembly next month, a confederation of NGOs from across the world Wednesday said......

Indian-origin retired Major in UK returns honour in protest

A former Indian-origin soldier-turned-politician in the UK has returned his Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in protest against what he feels is the misuse of the honour......

Aftershocks haunt Nepal's villages, relief out of reach

Quake after quake continue to jolt the Himalayan nation. Aid is arriving in Nepal, but its far flung villages remain cut off, two weeks after the April 25 horror. Villagers live amid debris and the......

Rescuers race against time, fear reigns in quake-hit Nepal

  Image: A family rush for safety during a strong aftershock after an earthquake, in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters Racing against time, rescuers on Sunday waded through......

The government did not allow this lady to travel abroad!

Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai, who was debarred from flying overseas on Sunday, speaks to A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai was not allowed to board a flight to London......

Time to end tax havens: Richest 1% own 58% of India's total wealth

Globally, just 8 billionaires have same amount of wealth as the poorest 50% of the world population. In signs of rising income inequality, India's richest 1 per cent now hold a huge 58 per cent of......

62 people in the world have same wealth as 3.5 billion

Wealth of the richest 62 people rose 44% in the five years since 2010, while that of the bottom half fell by 41% Just 62 individuals had the same wealth as 3.5 billion people - the bottom half of......

Climate deal needed if Bill Gates' billions are to help poor nations

During the Paris talks, experts said, negotiators must map out ways for rich countries to provide funds poor countries need to prepare to receive new technology. Heads of state and big-name......

Mass exodus: 400 million people headed to cash-strapped Indian cities

The time is ripe for debate on city governments in India While local governments in China get 25% of total public revenue, it is only 3% in India, indicating the parlous state of finances in......

A staggering $18 trillion unaccounted money stashed in tax havens

A worker counts U.S. dollar bills and Philippine pesos inside a money changer in Manila. Photograph: Romeo Ranoco/Reuters Around  $18 trillion worth unaccounted money is stashed in tax......
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A bad year for workers, and other bad news

: Cmon! You relayed some bad news last week as well! Oh, my apologies. Maybe it's a statement of mind. In any case, we only interpret the world... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/columns/the-cheat-sheet/oxfam-inequality-ilo-workers-in-2017/article9488055.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Oxfam report shows 1% own 58% of India's wealth; it's time for FM Jaitley to revive direct taxes

An Oxfam report ahead of the annual World Economic Forum meet in Davos bemoans the fact that 1 percent of Indian population has cornered 58 percent... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/business/oxfam-report-shows-1-own-58-of-indias-wealth-its-time-for-fm-jaitley-to-revive-direct-taxes-3209184.html
Walk to reclaim safe spaces for women

BENGALURU: Come Saturday, citizens will wake up to a clarion call to reclaim safe public spaces for women. #IWillGoOut, which began as a Facebook... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/walk-to-reclaim-safe-spaces-for-women/articleshow/56636480.cms
March against sexual harassment

In solidarity against sexual harassment and misogyny, the grassroots social movement #IWillGoOut is set to organise gatherings across the country... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-karnataka/March-against-sexual-harassment/article17052852.ece
Oxfam slams top 1% of wealthy in India; here's why FM Arun Jaitley must snub calls for taxing them more in Budget 2017

There is, of course, the question of how reliable the data is since the wealth is essentially based on the stock-market value of the shares owned... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/opinion/oxfam-slams-top-1-of-wealthy-in-india-heres-why-fm-arun-jaitley-must-snub-calls-for-taxing-them-more-in-budget-2017/512165/

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