Trump’s $4.4 trillion budget proposal provides for $716 billion in spending on military programmes and for maintaining the US nuclear arsenal.
While India’s economy grows, gender inequality is a problem that needs to be addressed immediately, data shows.
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Although it seems that single people have finally arrived, they still don’t enjoy the legal benefits that are granted to married people.
Besides disentitling women from availing maternity benefits, the draft labour code also seeks to eliminate the role of trade unions, a threat to the democratic rights of workers.
After the government cancelled certain cesses that were meant for labourers’ welfare in preparation for the GST, activists suspect that many such moves may be around the corner.
As their repeated appeals to the administration go unheard, these women say death seems better than this humiliation.
The Agewell Foundation has discovered that most elderly people face financial hardship, especially when it comes to medical costs.
The latest Budget speech perpetuates a chronic blindness to basic social needs. Children are not mentioned at all and nor are (say) nutrition, social security or maternity entitlements.
The government’s idea of devolving Union taxes to the States and expecting them to meet the funding gap for welfare schemes has not worked