Migrant Workers
India  /  Published 17.04.20

Journey home cut short at start

Mangal Gope had been hoping the lockdown would end on April 14. When the young migrant worker’s hopes were dashed, he made up his mind. He would hit the road to his native Jharkhand.The 23-year-old ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 16.04.20

Take flight

Sir — As a number of flamingos were spotted during the lockdown at the wetlands in Navi Mumbai, some residents have suggested that the area be converted into a sanctuary. However, one wonders if suc...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 16.04.20

Migrants' unrest in Mumbai: Scribe gets bail

A Mumbai court on Thursday granted bail to a television journalist arrested for `spreading misinformation' with his report that the government was thinking of starting Jan Sadharan train services for ...
By PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 15.04.20

Bandra chaos finger at railway letter leak

The Maharashtra government has suggested that Tuesday’s chaos at Bandra involving migrant workers could be part of a conspiracy to destabilise the state’s coalition set-up, insisting that the sour...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 15.04.20

Left out: Those who are stuck jobless in the UAE

The present Indian government is proud of its many achievements, one of which is the claim that it was one of the first countries to rescue its citizens from overseas when Covid-19 first struck. So wh...
By The Editorial Board


India  /  Published 11.04.20

Surat: 80 migrant workers detained for rampage

Police have detained around 80 migrant workers, mostly from Odisha, for allegedly going on a rampage and setting many handcarts afire in Surat demanding that they be allowed to return to their native ...
By PTI in Surat

Opinion  /  Published 02.04.20

Ruled by decree

Where we all are today has left us deeply shaken and worried, but this will pass. We do not yet know when or how, but the Corona shadow will pass. We will still have those clouds to contend with that ...
By Sankarshan Thakur

West Bengal  /  Published 31.03.20

Migrants’ return continues

Hundreds of migrant workers were seen on Tuesday trying to enter Bengal from Bihar through NH31 and NH34 even though chief minister Mamata Banerjee had made it clear on Monday that none should be allo...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

India  /  Published 31.03.20

SC: prevent migration, set up portal

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to prevent the migration of people and set up within 24 hours a portal for disseminating real-time information on the pandemic to counter the panic prompt...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.06.20

Death Walk close to the bone

“John’s voice and singing style are ideal for communicating the migrant workers’ pain, anger and despair,” Ali said.Chavu Nada Pattu is part song, part rhythmic narrative. Ali calls it somethi...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


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