Time and again, artisans have crafted idols of Goddess Durga to make a point about social justice. Yet, these artisans are themselves one of the most underpaid segments of India's informal economy.
India's migrant worker crisis during the lockdown brought misery to thousands. But it also showed what social media is capable of - building inclusive networks of solidarity at a time when the State fails to act.
The Anganwadi system has been the bedrock of India's early child care system. The new National Education Policy encourages an expansion of this regime.
The ongoing pandemic has exacerbated the risk of child labour for children from vulnerable sections of the population.
Construction workers contribute significantly to the national formal economy, but themselves remain perennially informal. This needs to change.
Latest research shows that reductions in Carbon emissions during the COVID-19 pandemic are not enough to reverse the climate crisis.
Disruptions in garment supply chains in India on account of the pandemic-induced lockdowns have seriously dented the already-dismal living and working conditions of workers.
Data shows that the COVID-19 pandemic in the Indian context is intimately linked to the differential access to clean air and water, particularly in urban centres.