Before her time in government, Fazili was a clinical lecturer at Yale Law School's community and economic development clinic, where she helped start a CDFI bank and a local anti-foreclosure initiative, and expanded the clinic's work to international microfinance. She also worked at ShoreBank, the nation's first CDFI (community development financial institution) bank. Her work in finance has spanned consumer, housing, small business and microfinance. She received her law degree from Yale Law School and her bachelor of arts in social studies from Harvard College. … [Read more...] about Joe Biden names this Indian-American woman as Deputy Director of National Economic Council
A Vishwa Hindu Parishad delegation including its International Working President Alok Kumar, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh leader Kulbhushan Ahuja, the treasurer of Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Trust Govind Dev Giri and temple construction committee head Nripendra Mishra met President at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on January 15. … [Read more...] about Ram temple trust received around Rs 100 cr donation
Mr. Kumar, who works as a construction labourer in Kolhapur, says he was visiting his in-laws’ house in the village when he decided to meet the family of Tribhuvan Yadav, with whom his wife had friendly ties. “Even I sat there to listen to the prayer for a few minutes…there was no religious conversion going on,” he said. He claims he did not know the other two accused and only met them in jail. “I am a Hindu Rajbhar (Other Backward Class or OBC),” he said, when asked what religion he followed. … [Read more...] about New U.P. ordinance also evoked in cases of alleged conversion to Christianity
"The idea of fixed-term employment originated in Europe in the early 2000s, but in literature, such jobs are seen as stepping stone towards permanent roles,” Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations Fellow Radhicka Kapoor, who has done extensive research on India’s labour market, said. … [Read more...] about Rules for hiring contract workers eased
Finally, this year is unique as most people, including the movers and shakers, woke up on January 1 at home or in a staycation villa within the country. … [Read more...] about 10 things that will make 2021 different!