NYAY a positive step: UBI pilot study lead researcher
Calling it a good intiative, Sarath Davala questions how the Congress will implement such a scheme
Simply put: Nyay scheme
One per cent of Indians hold 51.53% of the country’s wealth
The world's top 26 billionaires now own as much as the poorest 3.8 billion, according to Oxfam International. For its part, India added 18 …
On the world’s largest and longest UBI experiment
The experiment is ongoing in 'sequestered' 200 villages in Kenya for the next eight years and India has some lessons as it plans for a similar scheme
Congress promises Rs 72,000 per year minimum income for poor
Calling it the Nyaya scheme, Rahul Gandhi said it will be an extension of UPA government’s flagship MGNREGS
What lessons does COVID-19 offer for India's urban poor policy
The government should learn from this pandemic and create a robust, equitable and sustainable infrastructure that should be inclusive for all …
जानें, कोरोना संकट के बाद सरकार को क्यों देना चाहिए बेसिक यूनिवर्सल इनकम
बड़े स्तर पर लोगों तक नगदी न पहुंचने के कारण हम कुल मांग में कमी के साथ-साथ एक बड़ी मंदी का सामना कर रहे ...
10 सवाल: दर्द की दवा बनेगी यूनिवर्सल बेसिक इनकम!
यूबीआई समर्थकों का एक बड़ा वर्ग मानता है कि भुखमरी और गरीबी कम करने में यह योजना मददगार साबित होगी
BASIC ministers pledge support for robust and fair rule book on Paris Agreement
They stress on the need for a comprehensive and party-driven negotiating text by Bangkok intersession in September 2018
Rahul Gandhi may bet big on NYAY but how viable is it
It’s confusing how the Congress arrived at the figure of Rs 12,000/month for a family to get out of poverty; and how they’re going to …
Unconditional basic income: Signature collection for European Citizens’ Initiative begins
ECI calls on the European Commission to draw up a proposal to introduce universal and unconditional basic income across the European Union
Will the farmer benefit from cash support?
A first after many years, farmers are at the centre of political attention. Ahead of the general elections, there is a rush of cash support …
Why we need basic universal income in post-COVID world
Without much larger injections of cash, we would still be facing a reduction in aggregate demand and an inevitable recession
Covid-19: Nine initiatives for the poor
Companies and non-profits are providing food and sanitation kits to the marginalised communities
गरीबों के नाम रहेगा 2020
नए साल में देश में गहराई से जड़ें जमा चुकी असमानता फिर चर्चा में आएगी
BASIC nations concerned over gaps in pre-2020 climate actions, urge developed world to take lead
Ministers from BASIC nations urge developed countries to honour their commitments and increase climate finance to at least $100 billion per annum …
Doha outcome adopted. US reserves its right to walk out later
US does a Kyoto again. It rejects the idea of equity by refusing to associate itself to any new agreement that is under the Convention.
BASIC group emphasises raising pre-2020 ambition and implementation of Paris Agreement
This is the first meeting since the Paris Summit in December 2015
‘Universal Basic Income won’t make people lazy, but afford them more choice’
SDP leader and MP Prem Das Rai speaks to Down To Earth about his party’s plan to role out UBI in Sikkim and how it will help create a …
गरीबों को न्यूनतम आय गारंटी दी जाए
न्यूनतम आय गारंटी योजना लागू होती है तो गरीबों की सुरक्षा के लिए पैसा ट्रांसफर के काम में तेजी लाने की आवश्यकता होगी
UBI can be a game changer
Experiments carried out in Indore have shown positive behavioural changes among people
Freedom from single-use plastics: A dream or an achievable target?
After Modi in his August 15 address appealed to make India free from single-use plastics, the country now needs a robust roadmap to weed it out
BASIC nations stick to 'equity and fairness' principles in climate talks
In the run up to Lima climate negotiations, emerging economies in BASIC group say their mitigation efforts are 'far higher' than that of …
COP24: BASIC willingness to be transparent must bring Katowice consensus closer
At COP24, developing countries agreed to report on climate actions on par with developed countries
'UBI can help people plan their lives properly'
As govt announces basic income for small farmers in its interim budget 2019, Down To Earth talks to Sarath Davala, who led a pilot study on UBI …