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Three key issues that India’s budget should address

Government finances and policy need to be reoriented towards the people, away from corporate fat cats. The focus needs to be on providing jobs, addressing inflation, and lifting incomes and wages

The remedy for India’s high infant mortality rate is to increase investment in primary health care

India’s Infant Mortality Rate and Under-five mortality rate are not showing any significant decline, and hence, India‘s rank for IMR/U5MR performance globally continues to remain in the bottom quarter of all countries despite robust economic growth rates

Daily Round-up | Thousands march in Beirut on anniversary of 2020 chemical explosion & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of protests in Lebanon demanding justice for blast victims, the indictment of those responsible for Breonna Taylor’s killing, a Mexico-Bolivia treaty, and workers’ agitations in India

In India, more families are pushed to surviving without jobs

The latest data from the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy shows that share of families with two working members has fallen drastically. This means people are surviving on much less income

What about jobs in cities, Mr. Modi?

With 7-8% joblessness for the past few years, urban job seekers are helpless and hopeless. An equally alarming trend is the fall of the work participation rate itself in cities and towns

Indian youth organization called for nationwide mobilization against unemployment

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

Indian communist parties call for countrywide protest from October 10 Indian communist parties call for countrywide protest against far-right govt. from October 10

The call for the weeklong protest against the economic crisis caused by the Indian government’s policies was given at a national convention organized by CPI(M), CPI, CPIML, AIFB and RSP.