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Theme: Informal Economy
India India leads world in informal employment. The Hans India . (15 May 2018)

Waste pickers provide a critical environmental service, extracting recyclable goods from the waste stream and preventing them from accumulating in landfills and dump sites. And domestic workers clean, cook and sometimes care for children or the elderly in private homes.

India Street food, the new eating trend among city techies The Hans India . (25 July 2017)

Employees of the many software companies opt for food trucks/street food over their canteen food, either for a change of palate or the food quality. There has been a tremendous growth in the number of food trucks and street vendors in the city, especially around Hitec city which is dominated by IT companies.

India Amaravati echoes gender equality The Hans India . (11 February 2017)

Pavitra Sangamam, as it is called for becoming a meeting point for the Godavari river with the Krishna through the Pattiseema lift scheme, let the women, the silent majority, break their silence and reiterate the demand for equality in all the public spheres, by hosting a three-day national women parliament. 

Home-based workers want recognition by labour laws The Hans India . (10 February 2015)

Self-employed home-based workers, who met at a global meet here Monday, sought a formal recognition as "workers" and urged their respective governments to devise labour laws to safeguard their rights.