Unemployment in India
All India protest by CPI-M Communist Party of India (Marxist) stages protest against government’s anti-people policies

The CPI(M) has demanded cash and grain transfers, 200 days of work under the rural employment scheme, an unemployment allowance and an end to the privatization of state enterprises

Dispatches from India: Episode 5: Unemployment soars

In India, migrant workers have been struggling to get home even as farmers try to overcome challenges during harvest. Meanwhile, unemployment rates continue to soar.

Indian national strike Why are 250 million Indian workers going on strike?

Workers across India are going on strike on January 8, in what is perhaps the biggest such protest in history. We look at the key demands of the workers, as well as the policies of the far-right wing Narendra Modi government which have led to the workers coming to the streets.

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

India South Africa ATW 59 Ep 59: Indian Left parties slam Modi government and more

We also look at the preparations for a strike by motor workers in South Africa.

Indian elections: failure on jobs front will sink Modi government

All the hype about Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s schemes and ‘nationalism’ will not wash away the pain of joblessness

Students march in Delhi 5,000 students march in India against education policies of Modi government

Students from leftist organizations participated in the march, seeking various demands, including free and accessible education and gender justice in campuses

Indian youth protest unemployment, crackdown on dissent

Thousands of youth from various student unions, youth organizations, and movements from across the country gathered in New Delhi, condemning the failures of policy of the Modi government and its attack on universities

Over 100,000 farmers to march to India’s parliament on November 29-30

The farmers will demand a special session of parliament to discuss the agrarian crisis, and the National Commission on Farmers’ 2006 report. The report had recommended crop acquisition by the state at a minimum support price (MSP) which is 50% above the full cost of production, among other steps

‘Where is my job’: nearly 10,000 Indian youth march, demanding employment

The youth were protesting the failure of prime minister Narendra Modi to keep his promise of providing 20 million jobs a year. India has in fact seen an absolute decline in the number of jobs

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