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    Inequality social dysfunction and misery

    Graham Peebles | Updated at 12:05am on June 11, 2018

    YEAR on year the economic divisions and sub-divisions in the world deepen, and the associated social ills increase: The rich, comfortable, and the very extremely...

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    Development policy must not tilt against rural people

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 19, 2018

    BENEFITS of economic growth not reaching rural people adequately, which is worrying, suggests that successive governments have been bent on urban-centric development and have largely...

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    Rural people get less share of benefits

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 01:30am on May 18, 2018

    Disparity between cities and villages is widening as most benefits of economic growth go to urban people depriving rural folks, the majority population, as successive...

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    Rural-urban gap widens

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 11:31pm on May 06, 2018

    The rural-urban divide in education has widened due mainly to lack in facilities in the rural areas, which been reflected in the results of Secondary...

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    Growth to bring no good amid highest disparity: economists

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:03am on April 28, 2018

    Economists at a discussion in Dhaka on Friday said that the country’s economic growth would bring no positive results amid widening income disparity that became...

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    GDP growth mired in income inequality, unemployment

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 19, 2018

    A HIGH growth rate of the gross domestic product, which has been more than 7 per cent for the third consecutive year and is estimated...

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    Unemployment, inequality overshadow GDP growth

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 01:45am on April 18, 2018

    High rate of GDP growth, over 7 per cent for the third consecutive year, has failed to address chronic unemployment and growing inequality that, according...

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    Time for equal pay for equal work

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 12, 2018

    April 10, 2018 is Equal Pay Day. It’s a day when organizations draw attention to the disparities in pay between women and men doing equal...

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    Linguistic equality and Hindi imperialism

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 12:05am on April 06, 2018

    IT WAS an ordinary moment. The governor of Meghalaya Ganga Parasad was delivering his speech in the Meghalaya legislature...

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    Inequality, poor governance major challenges

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:03am on March 19, 2018

    Growing inequality, unemployment and lack of good governance are major challenges for the country in addition to costly borrowing and less trade facilities during its...