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Crisis In The Middle: Are Indians Crushed Between Demonetisation And New Tax Regime?

Crisis In The Middle: Are Indians Crushed Between Demonetisation And New Tax Regime?

Beneath the glossy sheen of an up-and-coming economy - the dreams and aspirations of many an Indian have been diminished over the decade. Several, just forced to barely survive.

01 October 2021
Long Wait For Prosperity: A Close Look At India's Shrinking Middle Class

Long Wait For Prosperity: A Close Look At India's Shrinking Middle Class

Beneath the glossy sheen of an up-and-coming economy - the dreams and aspirations of many an Indian have been diminished over the decade. Several, just forced...

30 September 2021

Shattered Dreams: A Close Look At India's Missing Middle Class

Beneath the glossy sheen of an up and coming economy - the dreams and aspirations of many an Indian have been diminished over the decade. Several, just forced...

Much-Maligned Consumerism Also Creates The Jobs We Need

Much-Maligned Consumerism Also Creates The Jobs We Need

Greater consumerism will create jobs, social mobility. State policy will have to keep balance alongside.

20 August 2021

The Missing Middle: Note Banks Vs Vote Banks

The Political Parties do not see the Middle classes as an electorally decisive force and hence a silent indifference to it.

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29 June 2019
Opinion | Turning Around Indian Economy: Challenges

Opinion | Turning Around Indian Economy: Challenges

India is being marketed as a middle-income country with 135 crore population widely referred to as ‘consumers’, and this makes it looks attractive....


03 May 2019
'Neo-Middle Class' Worked For Modi In 2014 Elections: Leela Fernandes

'Neo-Middle Class' Worked For Modi In 2014 Elections: Leela Fernandes

Prof Leela Fernandes speaks to Outlook on urban and rural middle classes approaches to political issues/parties.


08 May 2019
Anatomy Of A Middle-Class Electorate: Neither Forward Nor Backward, Just Awkward

Anatomy Of A Middle-Class Electorate: Neither Forward Nor Backward, Just Awkward

The Indian middle class feels ­entitled to political opinion like no other social strata yet shies away from electoral action. Why?


25 December 2018
Rahul Gandhi Takes Dig AT PM Modi For Ignoring BJP Worker's Question On Middle Class

Rahul Gandhi Takes Dig AT PM Modi For Ignoring BJP Worker's Question On Middle Class

The Congress President has repeatedly questioned Modi for not holding a press conference since he became the Prime Minister in 2014.


14 October 2017
Depressing Window To Middle Class

Depressing Window To Middle Class

Weak private investment, automation and redundant skills are gnawing at white-collar jobs. A political hot potato is in the moulding.


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