The world class hub of the footwear industry has hit the dust with thousands on the verge of despair. But the Mayawati regime and the centre cares two hoots
Akash Bisht Ludhiana/ Mandi Gobindgarh, Hardnews
Protectionist streak is visible in the stimulus package that has been announced by the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to kickstart demand in Indian economy
As always, workers have to bear the brunt of any adjustment and restructuring by business in a period of recession. That is how capitalism works.
The contagion of the economic slowdown has spread far and wide and Indian economy, despite being in better shape then the rest, has begun to bleed.