The rise of the Local vs Migrant Divide in Labour

November 7, 2019 students 0

Sharma lives in a corner of Mambakkam apparently segregated for migrant labourers. He lives with 20 others like him in a rented house. “The locals don’t like us especially since the mass firings began. They don’t like the fact that we are employed while they aren’t.”

State Wrap

November 5, 2019 students 0

Tamil Nadu tackling the death of a 3-year-old, desecration of Thiruvallur’s statue, arguments against the Contract Farming bill and Shashikala’s Benami issue.

Western Ghats

Tamil Nadu losing its lungs: Western Ghats

August 27, 2019 students 0

The cutting of forest to build roads and railways are considered among the prime reasons for deforestation in the ghats. The undesirable agriculture practices and pressure of increasing population in the region has added to the reasons for depletion of green ranges.