All that glitters: Safety concerns in India’s Mica industry

29th January 2021


In the first part of their report on Indian mica mines and processing units, Pranav Sinha and Nidhi Gupta look at the industry’s devastating safety record

“We dug with our bare hands. We found my younger daughter, who had clawed and dragged herself out of the soil despite her broken leg. But Laxmi was dead by the time we found her; she was not breathing

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