ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Taxation on Tobacco in India

An increased disposable income among Indians has expanded their tobacco purchasing power and tobacco consumption. In fact, beedis and smokeless tobacco are increasingly being used among women and children which portends that the present taxation system does not motivate users to give up smoking.

Occupational Health and Safety in India

In light of the focus on the manufacturing sector it is important to scrutinise the existing occupational health and safety provisions in Indian law and their implementation. This article argues that the current disregard for workers' health and safety could prove costly in the long run, and any growth in manufacturing must entail a clear practicable system to ensure occupational health and safety for workers.
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