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    COMMENTARY : World’s 1% Individuals Will Have Two-Third of The Wealth in 2030

    In an age where poverty and associated dignity of people irrespective of their economic background is becoming difficult to attain, it has been acknowledged that in the year 2030 world’s 1% population will have two-thirds of the wealth. Growing global inequality has been an issue that nations across the globe are facing.

    United Nations Raises Alarm on Declining Women’s Rights in Fourth World Conference for Women

    On the 25th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference for Women, the UN Underlined the decline in women’s rights in the face of the pandemic

    Yoshihide Suga – who is the man set to be Japan’s next prime minister?

    Former prime minister Shinzo Abe’s resignation last month due to illness was a surprise. But once the leadership contest was declared, 71-year-old Suga - the chief cabinet secretary - was widely expected to be Japan’s next prime minister.

    People are dying in US prisons, and not just from COVID-19

    Randall Jordan-Aparo, Darren Rainey and Latandra Ellington are not household names. But like Michael Brown, George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, they were killed by...

    Community/The Coronavirus Pandemic and the Debate Around Work and Play

    A young scholar looks at his own life before and during the pandemic in this engaging commentary

    Reservations in Promotions – Not a Fundamental Right?

    The commentary is a response to the recent Supreme Court judgement on reservation in promotions that challenges the position of reservation in the Constitution making it no longer a right to social justice but a completely discretionary power of the State to grant it.

    The Resurgence of Ed-Tech Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic: Implications for an Altered Educational Landscape

    With e-learning becoming the overarching norm amid the pandemic, here is a thorough look at its implications, challenges and dilemmas for our times.

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Today’s Movement for Racial Justice

    This is indeed a moment in history when we may acquire the much needed insight and inspiration from Bonhoeffer’s extraordinary life and legacy.

    ‘Righting’ the wrong: Rights of rivers in India

    Over the past few years, courts in India came out with several orders declaring rivers, members of the animal kingdom and lakes as entities granting them rights equivalent to a living person.

    Vidya Balan’s Natkhat is a Powerful Call Out Against Patriarchal Parenting

    Natkhat is a short film starring Vidya Balan. It questions taken for granted patriarchy and the need to rethink parenting for a more gender-sensitive world order.

    Finding the middle ground with the Changpa herders in Ladakh

    Changpa herders of Ladakh share a special relationship with their livestock and the wildlife, especially wolves, that co-occur in these high altitude lands.