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Humans of Bombay
"It is none of our business," the Bench said.
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Sandeep Desai's voice crackles with laughter as he tries to narrate the events of the first day he actually set out to 'beg' on a Mumbai local. Desai, a former marine engineer and a management profess...
Inequalities at birth contribute to unequal adult outcomes, often through selective exclusion from human capital markets and unequal labour market participation. Socio-economic segregation in the education sector is only reinforcing this cycle of inequality -- childhood deprivation travelling well into adulthood and often on to subsequent generations. The Right to Education Act (2009) attempts to change this narrative of early childhood socialisation through a selective balancing of the scales, mandating reservation of 25% seats in private unaided schools for economically weaker sections and disadvantaged groups.