Middle class

The anatomy of India’s middle class

The anatomy of India’s middle class

1 min read . 24 Apr 2019
A file photo of the Delhi Gymkhana Club. The economic democratization in the past few years has confused the social order in many Indian spaces. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint

Escaping India within India

4 min read . 29 Sep 2018
American journalist Elizabeth Flock is the author of ‘Love And Marriage In Mumbai’. Abigail Oldham

Scenes from a marriage

5 min read . 08 Jul 2018
Rather than basing conclusions on just definitions of middle class, one should look at the evolution of consumption patterns and their preferences.

India’s burgeoning middle class

8 min read . 23 Jan 2018
Only by sorting the good from the bad (and the very bad) can we understand inequality and what to do about it. Photo: AP

Angus Deaton | How inequality works

7 min read . 01 Jan 2018
The combination of economic advancement, social mobility and rapid urbanization is bringing a new fluidity to Indian politics. Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint

India: a middle-class nation?

3 min read . 28 Nov 2017