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Halt amendments to labour laws

The HinduA file picture of MDMK General Secretary Vaiko. Photo: K. Pichumani. The MDMK, an ally of the BJP in Tamil Nadu, on Saturday demanded that the Union government drop proposed amendments to some labour laws which would “sacrifice” the… Continue Reading →

Rajasthan – Critique of the amendments being proposed to the labour laws

Critique of the Government of Rajasthan’s proposed Amendments of the Factories Act, 1948, Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 and Industrial Disputes Act, 1947   The BJP Government of Rajasthan has proposed certain amendments in the Factories Act, Contract… Continue Reading →

#India – ‘Disadvantaged groups have little access to public goods’

Author(s): Jitendra  Date:Jun 12, 2014 Most severely and consistently excluded groups are women, Adivasis, Muslims and the disabled, confirms India exclusion report by NGO The report notes government schools provide poor quality education and that the poor who look to private… Continue Reading →

#India – Labour laws have been counter-productive: Amartya Sen

Mihir S Sharma  |  New Delhi   July 23, 2013 , BS   Q&A with Nobel prize-winning economist   Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen, who has just written An Uncertain Glory: India and its Contradictions with Jean Dreze, tellsMihir S Sharma that he… Continue Reading →

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