Modern-day economics that is also anti-welfarist in nature is devoid of human concerns. Reactions on social media on the ongoing farmers' protests in India reaffirm this.
The farmer leader from West UP, who is currently leading the anti-government protest at Delhi's Ghazipur border, has a troubled legacy of sectarian riots. How does one read that in today's context?
Six communities in Assam have been demanding the Scheduled Tribe (ST) classification since decades, but political parties haven't done much. The current BJP-led state government has been delaying it too.
By breaking up rural agrarian communities and handing over land to corporates, the new laws could forever invalidate harvest festivals like Lohri, Sankranti, Bihu and Pongal.
The suggestion Trump has been censored is simply wrong. It misleads the public into believing all “free speech” claims have equal merit. They do not.
The massive farmers' protest that is currently underway in India is only a climactic manifestation of years of decay brought about by greater corporatisation of Indian agriculture.
Online 'freelance' workers, such as those working with app-based services, kept Indian cities going during the harsh COVID-19 lockdown. But they remain vulnerable to exploitation and uncertainty.
The Labour Bureau's choice of a new base year, and the manner and timing of the change, raises more than one pertinent questions.
India’s New OSHW Code Appreciates Migrant Workers’ Realities, but Fails To Ensure Comprehensive Protection
The Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code (OSCHWC), 2020 takes into account ground realities of present-day migration landscape, but remains limited in scope.
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.