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Child labour: How effective has the ban been in India?

While child labour has been strictly prohibited by the government, the data from the Census of India shows the effectiveness of this prohibition in India over the period 2001 to 2011. According to International Labour Organization, child labour is defined as “Work that deprives children of their childhood, their potential and their dignity, and that is harmful to physical and Read More

‘Jaitley is lying about labour reforms’

On Friday, September 2, trade unions associated with the Left parties have called for a countrywide general strike of workers. Tapan Kumar Sen, general secretary, Centre of Indian Trade Unions, the Communist Party of India-Marxist’s trade union, and a Rajya Sabha MP, spoke to Rediff.com‘s Syed Firdaus Ashraf on why workers across the nation are going on a strike. Why Read More