May Day, the spring festival
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Expand and diversify migration pathways, says UN chief António Guterres
Returns, re-admissions must be safe, dignified and in full accordance with international law
Oxfam raises voice against sportswear production in Asia
State of India's farmers: Lost crops, lost resources, lost lives
After much delay, the Centre reluctantly released the data on farmer suicide. While the overall numbers have dipped, farmer suicide cases are …
COVID-19 migrants: Future of work and production
Work needs to be reimagined. This is an opportunity to renew rural economies and make them resilient; but it won’t to be easy
Are manual labourers in India prepared for hot summers?
With 90% of India’s workforce being increasingly unsafe due to the rising temperatures, developing labour-centric interventions becomes crucial
Free foodgrain until Diwali: What about migrants, those without ration cards?
Around 100 million Indians are excluded from the public distribution system, according to economists
How Union Budget 2021-22 can support the women workforce
Only 16% employed women were able to keep their jobs during and after the lockdown as opposed to 60% men
Increase minimum wage by Rs 199, cut calorie intake by 300, suggests expert panel
Suggestions include different national minimum wages across different geographical regions in the country to suit local requirement
As told to Parliament (February 3, 2023): No record of number of landless agricultural labourers in India
No specific census of migrant, other landless farmers has been conducted in the country, Rajya Sabha told
COVID-19 lockdown: Isn’t it time for the State to do business again?
The government has to step away from its role of a regulator succumbing to the pressure of businesses; it must recognise its power as procurer / …
World Day Against Child Labour 2020: Vulnerable children worse off due to COVID-19
The nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has left child labourers with no source of income, no …