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BJP Government’s performance on employment generation

BJP Government’s performance on employment generation

The BJP electoral manifesto of 2014 had put employment generation as one of its top priority (just below price rise)– ‘The country has been dragged through 10 years of Jobless Growth by the Congress-led UPA Government. Under the broader economic…

Mumbai, Oct 27: Press conference on Bhima Koregaon arrests

*URGENT PRESS CONFERENCE IN THE BHIMA KOREGAON ARRESTS* Stretching to the very last day of the temporary relief of house arrest granted by the Supreme Court vide order dated 28th September 2018, the Sessions court in Pune rejected the bail…

Attacks on migrants in Gujarat – denial of right to life and livelihood.

Attacks on migrants in Gujarat – denial of right to life and livelihood.

PUDR demands arrest, prosecution of attackers. PUDR strongly condemns the attacks on migrants from Bihar, UP and Madhya Pradesh, who are being forced to flee from Gujarat as a result of violence unleashed by the Thakor community. About 50,000 Hindi…

The State of Working India

The State of Working India

This article is based on excerpts from the State of Working India (SWI) 2018 brought out by the Centre for Sustainable Employment​ at Azim Premji University. The full report can be downloaded here​.  

How justified is the violence of Hindutva and the state ?

How justified is the violence of Hindutva and the state ?

There was major police action against Sudha Bhardwaj, Gautam Navlakha, Varvara Rao, Vernon Gonsalves and Arun Ferreira on 28 August, 2018. Before this police arrested Professor Shoma Sen, Adocate Sudhir Gadling, Sudhir Dhawle, Mahesh Raut and Rona Wilson on 6…

What is the way out of the NRC crisis?

What is the way out of the NRC crisis?

More than 40 lakh residents of Assam who applied did not find a place in the draft list of the NRC (National Register of Citizens) released on 30 July, 2018. The actual number of excluded people would be more, since not everyone…