Radhika Krishnan

Criminal Procedure (Identification) Act : An Attack on Individual Rights, Liberty and Privacy

In early April this year, the Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill was passed by both houses of the parliament and has subsequently become a piece of law that will be enforced. This Act, which we will refer to as CPIA in this article, is the latest in a long list of draconian legislations designed to allow the state to target and surveil citizens.

ILO Report on Impact of COVID on Jobs in the MSME Sector

The International Labour Organization recently released a report on the impact of the COVID pandemic on enterprises and workers in the formal and informal economy in India. This report, which essentially focuses on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in India, has tried to capture various aspects of the trajectory of the MSME sector in India during the pandemic.