Stories of Change: Celebrating our feminist heroes

 When Dolly won the bronze medal in a kick-boxing championship in Delhi, the moist eyes of her brother, Amit meant more than happiness. He recalled the struggles to get his sister enrolled for the sport.Hailing from Bucchabasti in Purkazi block, Uttar Pradesh, Amit is a member of one of...

Amitabh Behar appointed Chief Executive Officer of Oxfam India

Oxfam India has appointed Amitabh Behar as the Chief Executive Officer to lead the organisation’s fight against inequality, poverty and injustice in the country, besides carrying forward its humanitarian work. From today, he will succeed Nisha Agrawal, who was the founding CEO of Oxfam India and...

Corporate Tax Exemptions

Amidst the growing trends of economic inequality in India, policy makers are continuing to endorse policies to reduce corporate income tax (CIT) rates and provide discretionary tax incentives to corporates in achieving some economic and social gains. But evidence suggests, that India’s corporate...

Engaging the young

India has the world’s largest youth population—356 million—according to the UN. We asked the heads of four non-profits how this demographic is relevant to themFor the love of the countryAakar Patel, executive director, Amnesty International India Aakar Patel. Photo: Hemant Mishra/MintI have...

'It's time to discuss, rebuild doctor-patient bond'

MUMBAI: A group of doctors, fed up with the tag of commercialization attached to the Indian medical fraternity, has come up with a Munnabhai-style campaign to counter it. On the occasion of Doctor's Day on July 1, these doctors will use a letter—purportedly written by a patient - thanking his/...