Sumedha Pal
Women face wrath of security forces in Kashmir’s Soura

Three women were detained and beaten up for over twelve hours last week in the army police station.

Workers at Hyundai plant in India win dues after 12-year legal battle

After a 12-year-legal battle, 51 workers whose salaries had been cut for a 90-minute strike, were awarded the wages back with interest by a labor court in the India State of Tamil Nadu

Workers remain unpaid for three months at Modi’s flagship Statue of Unity project

Over 100 workers who earn between USD 111-194 a month have been staging protests, demanding the clearance of unpaid dues. The statue, billed as the tallest in the world, has been criticized for various irregularities, as well as by residents of the region

Workers convention India Trade unions call for end to Modi government’s anti-workers policy

The working class population was forced to embark on more than 18 country-wide general and sectoral strikes since the Hindu conservative Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power in 2014.

Death in India’s sewers: Deceased manual scavengers’ kin protest, demand justice

The ‘job’ overwhelmingly employes members of the oppressed Dalit communities (mostly from Valmiki caste), who are often forced to become manual scavengers due to lack of employment opportunities and systemic discrimination.

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