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BIHAR-Myth of Minimum Wages in Unorganised Sector

Myth of Minimum Wages in Unorganised Sector Krishna Chaitanya While the state government has decided to extend the purview of the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 to several additional occupations, it is curiously unconcerned about the poor implementation of the act. Nor has it evolved criteria for fixing minimum wages.

Social Justice, Bihar Style

Krishna Chaitanya Laloo Prasad Yadav's role in the formulation of the anti-naxal strategy recently evolved by the chief ministers is a clear indication of where his sympathies lie.

Another Naxalite Killed in Police Custody

Police Custody Krishna Chaitanya The policemen who beat Dwarika Thakur to death have been suspended to appease public opinion, but in Bihar such suspension on charges of torturing arrested persons is regarded as a badge of the policeman's professional competence. After the revocation of suspension in due course, the policeman is usually awarded a 'reward posting'.

Child Labour among Digaru Mishimis of Arunachal Pradesh

measures offered by the Reddy govern- ment, which consisted of an acre of land, a lakh of rupees, and pucca housing for each of the affected families. They immediately recognised it as a bribe offered to them, to let the criminals of the village and their accomplices among the police and administration go unpunished. They have refused to accept the relief measures until such time the Chunduru criminals and their cohorts have been awarded an acceptable punishment.

Manipuri s Thwarted Claim for Recognition

Recognition Krishna Chaitanya The long-standing and legitimate demand for inclusion of Manipuri in the eighth schedule of the constitution is beginning to acquire a militant hue.


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