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The Closure of Assam’s Iconic Paper Mills Have Pushed Workers To the Brink

With the NCLT waiting to decide the fate of the two now-shuttered paper mills at Nagaon and in Cachar, workers who have been left in the lurch want the government to act.

Why Bhagat Singh’s Revolutionary Ideals Were Way Ahead of His Time

Beyond his anti-Imperialist and socialist vision, the Indian revolutionary also wanted the British to give him the rights to information and privacy at a time when they barely existed.

As COVID-19 Chokes Garment Supply Chains in India, Workers Suffer

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.

COVID-19 Pandemic Reaffirms the Importance of Right to Clean Air and Water for Indians

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.

Migrant Workers and their Children in Kerala Continue to Face Crippling Problems

From high drop-out rates among children to lack of awareness, migrant workers in Kerala, especially those employed in plantations, face severe challenges in living a dignified life.

The Poetics of Abolition: From Female Suffrage in the US to Social Reformation in...

Processes of emancipation across time and space have always had a poetic impulse in them.

Why Is It Difficult to Implement Minimum Wages Act in India?

The implementation of minimum wages legislation in India remains hamstrung by a host of systemic and practical challenges.

The Warrior from Nyarong Is No More: An Ode to Tibet’s Rebel ‘Mother’, Ama...

Imprisoned for 27 years in a Chinese prison, Ama Adhe recently passed away in her Dharamsala home, leaving behind an entire generation of Tibetan activists whom she inspired.

India Prepares to Introduce ‘Fixed Term Employment’ Amidst Strong Opposition

Will regular employment in India be a thing of the past once Fixed Term Employment (FTE) is in place under the proposed Code on Industrial Relations?

Will Hong Kong See an Exodus of American and British Firms After New Data...

With China imposing a 'New Security Law' in Hong Kong, analysts speculate a limited exodus of American and British firms due to stricter data rules.