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
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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
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
‘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 …
UBI can be a game changer
Experiments carried out in Indore have shown positive behavioural changes among people
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
'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 …
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 …
Budget 2020-21: Will MGNREGA become an overarching rural development scheme
The upcoming budget will see many schemes being brought under the rural employment prtogramme; a direct cash transfer may be declared to top this up