80% of India's informal workers lost jobs during COVID lockdown, 63% survived on two meals a day, shows data
Government needs to take action regarding job security, social security benefits, food security, health benefits, and safety in the informal sector in such a way that it not only manages the current crisis, but also immunises the sector from future shocks
Laid off during lockdown, Hyderabad-based techie dies by suicide due to harassment from online lender
The police is investigating several online lender app companies, which allegedly obtained sensitive data such as contacts and photographs from the mobile phones of customers and used them to defame or blackmail the victims to get the repayment
Loan sharks in Satna's poverty-stricken villages of MP make a killing as Mawasis suffer under crippling debt
Scores of Mawasis like Rajju are still deprived of banking facilities and are wedged to take loans from unauthorised loan sharks.