The situation is a direct result of policy choices made by the government which has repeatedly talked of curtailing subsidies, minimizing intervention in governance, encouraging the private sector to run the economy, reducing public expenditure and – specifically – getting rid of the procurement and distribution system for foodgrains
In this ground report, we spoke to families that were displaced due to the mob violence during the anti-Muslim riots in Delhi, India.
The sectarian violence has been primarily targeted against Muslims who have been peacefully protesting against the discriminatory Citizenship (Amendment) Act since the past two months.
Armed right-wing mobs are roaming around the city, beating up people, shouting inflammatory slogans and burning vehicles and property. The police have been accused of inaction and in many cases, collusion with the rioters
Workers are striking for more jobs while the Narendra Modi government is busy implementing the far-right wing agenda, refusing to see the huge army of unemployed
At an All-India convention on Right to Employment, the Democratic Youth Federation of India, has given a call for militant agitations in February 2020
Ravi Srivastava introduces labour rights in India in order to understand the current conversation on the proposed changes to the existing labour laws.
The government has recently announced revisions in the minimum wages for 73 categories of scheduled employees. However, garment workers were excluded from this list
Jammu and Kashmir’s status as an autonomous state in the Indian union changed overnight as its citizens were kept under a complete lock down with all means of communication shut.
One year has passed since 5 activists and human rights defenders were arrested in India on trumped up charges in what was largely seen as a crackdown on dissent
We look at the voting patterns and the reasons behind the increasing rightward shift, despite the incumbent BJP failing to solve various working class issues during its first term in power.
The NDA alliance led by far-right party BJP achieved a landslide victory in the historic Indian parliamentary elections