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Mar 29, 2020
Labourers struggling under coronavirus lockdown flock to AP for NREGA scheme; pay workers to stay home, say activistsWhile many are voicing the issues faced by daily wage workers during the lockdown and with seven states across the country stopping work under the National Rural Employment Guarantee (NREGA) Act on their own, it seems like business as usual in Andhra Pradesh.
Mar 21, 2020
Tamil Nadu Dalit farmers say hydrocarbon projects snuffing out hopes of brighter future, vow to carry on fightAfter the Tamil Nadu government acquired land for hydrocarbon projects, Dalits lost access to it
Nov 05, 2019
West Bengal labourers, back from Kashmir after Kulgam attack, see little option but to return to Valley to make ends meetGroup hailing from West Bengal, Assam was brought back at initiative of West Bengal government after five labourers from state were gunned down in terror attack in Kulgam last month
Jun 08, 2019
Mumbai Mobile Creches' e-cookbook documents food memories of the city's migrant womenWith their e-book Food Memories of Migrant Women, Mumbai Mobile Creches (MMC) aims to capture the cultural multiplicity and the migrant perspective, through the documentation of several regional recipes from across India.
Mar 26, 2019
Uttar Pradesh's forest farmers await official recognition, govt benefits even after 72 years of IndependenceThe government's failure to recognise forest farmers from four villages in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district — Bhawanipur, Bichiya, Tediya, Dhakiya — has forced them to live without dignity for decades
Feb 15, 2019
Govt expert committee bats for fixing need-based national minimum wage at Rs 375 per dayApart from proposing the level of a single national minimum wage at an all-India level, the report also estimated and recommended different national minimum wages for different geographical region.
Feb 01, 2019
Tax exemptions make Budget Day a memorable one for the middle classinterim finance minister Piyush Goyal rattled out sops for the middle class, the unorganised sector and farmers in his budget speech on Friday.
Nov 01, 2018
Mumbai: Five, including two fire officials, die in Kalyan well; inhalation of toxic gas was the cause, say officialsThe firemen entered the well in Kalyan on Thursday afternoon after they were informed that three labourers got trapped inside it, a police official said.
Oct 07, 2018
1 killed, 6 injured in Noida after temporary iron fixtures at under-construction building collapseTractor-trolley carrying sand reportedly hit the shuttering bringing down six labourers who were working a few floors above the ground in Noida.
May 19, 2018
Qatar migrant crisis: Despite progressive labour laws, over 600 stranded Indian workers continue to face rights abusesOver 600 Indian workers stranded in Qatar, fighting poverty, hunger and ailment, are gradually losing hope that they will ever make it to their homeland.