Author: Tinku Paul

The Nowhere Migrant

Reading Time: 3 minutesTinku takes a hard look at the underbelly of labour trafficking. Railway coolies are paid a paltry sum to undertake this risky job. One poor man sells another for just Rs 50/-. It’s distress migration, where the migrants have no choice. Here’s an expose. Economics of labour migration projects labour as an input of production that has […]

Is Poverty the Biggest Crime?

Reading Time: 5 minutes  This article highlights many important crimes of the inept legal system that led languishing incarceration of many poor and innocent people. The major issue is the inability of poor prisoners to pay surety amount for bail, resulting in their prolonged and even lifetime imprisonment, violating their human rights. We believe that all humans are born equal […]