Delivering services at beneficiaries’ doorstep earned the PM goodwill in rural areas

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OPINION: Without question, the U.S. economy is booming. Millions of Americans have gone back to work. The unemployment rate is at a historic low. But one question remains. Is the economy working for everyone?

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OPINION: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared that the era of caste-based appeasement politics is over....

OPINION: There is no way to get to anything resembling a secure retirement system without expanding Social Security. We also need to fix the broken employer-based retirement system, but fixing pensions and expanding Social Security...

OPINION: It seems obvious: better social services. So why are things like food stamps and housing not part of the conversation? 

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Two issues were concealed under the din of elections. The first is the depth of the agrarian crisis with rising costs, falling prices and diminishing livelihoods. The second is the declining rate of employment in urban India, even...

Prime Minister Imran Khan will launch the ‘Ehsaas Qarz-e-Hasna Scheme’ and the Asset Transfer Scheme next month under the umbrella of “Ehsaas” Programme.

Under the Ehsaas Qarz-e-Hasna Scheme, over 80,000...

Children’s need must come first. In a development which supports and nurture children, including their health, education, nutrition and child protection services, the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) along...

In a bid to simplify the process of application for old-age and widows pension scheme and the scheme for disabled persons, the department of social justice and empowerment has done away with the separate affidavit for the submission...

UNICEF today presented the first batch of 2,857 bicycles to the Ministry of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare to support and improve the ability of Community Childcare Workers (CCW) to provide child protection services in...

Les chauffeurs de tuk-tuk et les employés domestiques pourraient bientôt bénéficier d’une protection sociale.

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The Czech government has approved an increase in parental benefits, due to take effect from January 2020. In a press release from the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, it was announced this week that parents of newborns and...