Articles about Oxfam

India's richest 100 earned Rs. 13 lakh crore since March-2020

25 Jan 2021

India's richest 100 earned Rs. 13 lakh crore since March-2020

India's top 100 billionaires saw their wealth increase by Rs. 13 lakh crore since March last year even as the COVID-19 pandemic led to severe job losses, Oxfam said in its latest report.

35% kids not receiving mid-day meals, says survey; UP worst

15 Sep 2020

35% kids not receiving mid-day meals, says survey; UP worst

Around 35% of children did not receive mid-day meals during the coronavirus lockdown despite government orders, a survey conducted across five Indian states has found.

Indian billionaires hold more wealth than full-year Budget, finds report

20 Jan 2020

Indian billionaires hold more wealth than full-year Budget, finds report

In a glaring reminder of income inequality, a new study has found that the total wealth of India's 63 billionaires exceeds the Union Budget of India for the fiscal year 2018-19.

India's 9 richest-people hold as much wealth as poorest 50%

21 Jan 2019

India's 9 richest-people hold as much wealth as poorest 50%

In a country like India where half of the population is poor, the billionaires are getting richer every day, says the Oxfam Inequality Report 2019 released on Monday.

India's richest 1% pocketed 73% of domestic wealth in 2017

22 Jan 2018

India's richest 1% pocketed 73% of domestic wealth in 2017

The rich in India are getting wealthier as the poor scrape to make ends meet.

Gates's wealth to be half of India-GDP in 25 years

25 Jan 2017

Gates's wealth to be half of India-GDP in 25 years

A report by Oxfam stated that Bill Gates's wealth would be half of India's GDP in 25 years. He could become the world's first trillionaire.

The world's richest and what they control

03 Dec 2016

The world's richest and what they control

Across the globe, with rising differences over the wealth owned by the richest and the poorest, the United States is perched on top with the maximum billionaires.