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Anuradha Nagaraj
For Anuradha Nagaraj's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Mar 24, 2023
India's shrinking coal jobs fuel 'distress' migration to cities
Even in places where mining continues, local residents are being alienated and pushed out, turning them into "energy migrants" struggling to find jobs.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
Nov 14, 2022
Cyber criminals hold Asian tech workers captive in scam factories
Thousands of people, many with tech skills, have been lured by social media advertisements promising well-paid jobs in Southeast Asia only to find themselves forced to defraud strangers.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Aug 1, 2022
Technicians left jobless as India's solar sector fails to match training with demand
Government data shows less than a third of trainees in a flagship project by India's Skill Council for Green Jobs have found jobs in the solar industry.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 9, 2022
Indian workers suffer as heat waves turn factories into 'furnaces'
Many Indian cities recorded their highest average temperatures this summer, breaching century-old records, with multiple heat wave alerts announced by local administrations.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Feb 3, 2022
India's forest-planting push leaves Indigenous women out in the cold
Indigenous women are finding themselves in conflict with new Indian laws that mandate large-scale tree-planting to compensate for declines in forest cover.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Oct 26, 2021
Migration set to rise in India as climate change makes weather more extreme
In 2020 alone, India suffered its worst locust attack in decades, three cyclones, a nationwide heat wave and flooding that killed hundreds of people.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jul 29, 2021
'No safety nets': Debts weigh on grieving Indian families
Tens of thousands of Indians are facing the triple burden of bereavement, joblessness and debt after a brutal second wave of COVID-19.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 23, 2021
In India's storm-battered Sundarbans, villagers have no place to call home
Having a house with no walls has meant a much longer stay at an overcrowded relief center for one family, despite health concerns amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / FOCUS
May 14, 2021
Vaccine lottery: Indian states grapple with how to share COVID-19 jabs
India is a major producer of COVID-19 vaccines, but by Monday it had fully vaccinated only 34.8 million people u2014 about 2.5% of the population, government data shows.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 4, 2021
Pandemic 'shecession' reverses women's workplace gains
Women were more likely than men to lose their jobs in 17 of the 24 rich countries where unemployment rose last year, data shows.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Feb 17, 2021
Inspired by protests, India's female farmers revive their own demands
As protests against agricultural reforms catch global attention, India's neglected female farmers are seizing the moment to dust off their own long-standing demands — from land rights and farm credit to grains subsidies.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Society
Jan 27, 2021
'Wages must be paid': In southern India, age-old custom banned as slavery
India outlawed bonded labor u2014 or debt bondage u2014 in 1975, but it continues to be the most prevalent form of slavery.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Sep 10, 2020
South Asian migrants seek justice as wage theft worsens in pandemic
Migrants face difficulty seeking justice when things go wrong u2014 as they have for large numbers in recent months as the pandemic has closed borders.

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