Minimum Wages Policy in Karnataka

SMITA MUTT An Analysis of Karnataka’s Minimum Wage Policy: How They are Notified, Contested and Upheld The procedure of setting minimum wages in India is a balance between legislative statute and policy regulation, the understanding of which requires vigilance and careful study from the lawyers, academics, activists and union leaders who are actively engaged in…

From Haymarket Square to Hosur Road: State of workers in India in 3 charts

Sachin Tiwari The revolution never came. Battles of workers’ rights were won but the war often lost across the world. This is what unites the Haymarket Affair of 1886 with the garment workers’ protest on Hosur Road in Bengaluru a fortnight back. From 1886 to 2016, the world has tried every conceivable arrangement of the economic…