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Asia: South & Central Millions strike in India over Modi's labor reforms

The prime minister plans to launch the biggest overhaul of labor laws in decades, giving companies greater flexibility in hiring and firing workers.

Rupak De Chowdhuri/REUTERS

Protesters wielding Communist flags clashed with police in Kolkata on Wednesday as millions of workers across India went on strike, the latest display of opposition to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's economic reform package.

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