Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicChild labour

Topic: Child labour

Covid may push millions more into child labour in India and other countries: UN

According to the report by ILO and UNICEF, the result of children being pushed into labour could lead to the first rise in child labour after 20 years of progress.

World Day Against Child Labour: Covid and reverse migration could push more children to work

Loss of livelihood & shut schools will likely be the biggest reasons behind the anticipated increase in child labour in India.

Police rescues 26 child labourers from Parle-G biscuits factory in Chhattisgarh

A government task force on child labour had received a tip-off that minors were employed at the Parle-G factory, said the police.

On World Day Against Child Labour, a look at the hard-hitting statistics of India

India this year ranked 113 out of 176 countries on well-being of children. The 2011 Census says around 259.6 million children in India work as labourers.

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.