Tuesday, May 24, 2022


Venezuelan migrants receive food and medicine from the Red Cross near the Colombia-Venezuela border, February 2021. Schneyder Mendoza/AFP via Getty Images

Colombia gives nearly 1 million Venezuelan migrants legal status and right to work

Colombia will grant legal status to all Venezuelan migrants who fled there since 2016 to escape their country’s economic collapse and political crisis. The bold...

CPI(M)Suggests Free Ration and Expansion of MGNREGA to Deal with Covid-19

From free ration to enhancement of MGREGA, these are suggestions given by CPI(M) to the Centre amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Caste Marginalisation: Death in Septic Tanks

NCSK data shows that from January-June, fifty people have died cleaning sewers while there are 740,078 homes that continue to employ manual scavengers.

Looming Crisis in Employability: Women amongst the Worst Affected Section

ECONOMY / There is a widespread crisis in national employment and women are amongst the worst affected sections as far as loss of employment is concerned.

Proposed Urban Employment Scheme and the Need for Minimum Wage Guarantee

EMPLOYMENT Azim Premji University’s research body producing proposal towards minimum employment guarantee in Indian small towns. The New Leam Staff Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections...

Crisis in Public Education and Scarcity of Government Sector Employment in Light of the...

There needs to be a long-term vision based on how focused work needs to be done in order to address the challenges of education and employment facing our nation.

Khadi and Handloom: India’s Indigenous Reply to Shrinking Jobs and Ecological Damage

The handloom and Khadi sectors are vital to the sustainable growth of India’s villages because they provide employment to lakhs of households. Environmentally sustainable and based on India’s artisanal potential- the industry deserves greater public attention.

Youth Adhikar March: An Emerging Possibility in the Age of Darkness

EDITORIAL The rains in Delhi could not diminish the spirit of the youth. Seeing them in the streets of Delhi raising their demands and concerns...

Unemployment in the Age of Automation

RUTHLESS TECHNOCRACY While robots and smart machines may soon take away most of our jobs, the striking challenges of unemployment and entrenched poverty that are faced by a nation like India may remind us of the precedence of social justice over a stubborn drive for automation.

Unemployment in India and Robots at Airports

Airports in India will have robots to assist flyers. In a nation in which unemployment is a great issue, will restless mechanisation lead to inequality?

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