Tamil Nadu
Dispatches from India: The impact of State elections

We take a look at the results of the recent round of elections in India, a report on the impact of successive lockdowns on the LGBTQ and trans communities in Jammu and Kashmir, and look at the implications of Bill Gates’ recent statement on intellectual property rights and vaccines

In Indian State polls, red wave sweeps Kerala while Modi’s BJP takes a beating

In the results to the latest round of elections in India, the ruling right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been cut to size, and the Left and regional, secular parties have made decisive gains

Dispatches from India: Left Ascendant in Kerala

In this episode we look at the upcoming elections in the States of Kerala and Tamil Nadu and the prospects of the ruling parties. We also take a look at the fate of children from the Rohingya community in Jammu, whose education has been disrupted

Dispatches from India: Farmers’ Protest: 100 Days On

In this episode, we take a look at the ongoing farmers’ agitation on the borders of Delhi which has crossed a 100 days. We also look at a protest by automotive workers in the city of Manesar and the demands by visually challenged people in the State of Tamil Nadu

Indian beedi workers struggle due to pandemic

Workers in the beedi sector in the Indian State of Tamil Nadu are facing a deep crisis as the pandemic has affected the industry and severely reduced their incomes

COVID-19: Concerns Around Airborne Transmission

Prabir Purkayastha talks to Dr. Satyajit Rath on the concerns raised by scientists regarding COVID-19 being airborne. They also talk about why India’s strict lockdown failed to meet it goals

Migrant workers India Following union intervention, stranded migrant laborers in India to be transported home

The over 130,000 workers will be transported home in a safe manner ahead of the harvest season after the intervention of the Sugarcane Cutters and Transport Workers Union

Pricol Workers on strike in August Wave of punitive actions on autoworkers in southern India

Transfer orders and summary dismissals have become the standard response by companies to the workers organizing in India’s automobiles manufacturing hub at Tamil Nadu

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