In most states in the country, labor laws will not protect you from getting fired over a political bumper sticker.
Over half of India was left without power this morning when three of the country’s electrical grids failed. This comes after a blackout yesterday which left over 300 million Indians without power. These are now the biggest power grid failures in world history, and together they caused massive traffic jams, stalled hundreds of trains, trapped miners, and stopped crematoriums.
While the government response has been rapid, analysts say the outages show a lack of investment in basic infrastructure. Ironically, even as hundreds of millions wait for power to be restored, 400 million Indians have no access to electricity.
We now have a digital bookshelf! Explore all our books coverage or browse by genre.