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Raising the 'Labour Question' in a Deliberative Democracy

Today, in India, “deliberative democracy” is failing to translate into social, economic and political justice for its citizens, especially the 450 million workers in the unorganised sector. This is because of the growing gap between the elected representatives and the electors themselves, particularly a deep disconnect between the policies and politics of the state and the needs and demands of the working Indian masses (Yadav 2010). This deep disconnect has come to the fore more vividly amidst the pandemic. The question is: What option do the millions of excluded, overlooked and invisibilised Indian labourers have? Do they quietly accept their sad destiny because it has been served to them by their chosen representatives?

Constructive Conflict and the Workplace

Impropriety and unethical treatment at the workplace leaves young employees in a tricky position—suffer silently or speak up and jeopardise one’s career.

Changing Ideas of Justice

Is it time to introduce restorative justice to the Indian judicial system?
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