India  /  Published 20.01.22

SC to hear govt lapse on migrants

 The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to examine a complaint that lakhs of migrant workers were facing grave food and livelihood crises amid the pandemic because of the government’s allege...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 19.01.22

Data war: collection, protection

The Narendra Modi government is known to be allergic when it comes to honouring deadlines. The Centre recently missed the deadline for fully vaccinating India’s adult population. It has now fail...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 17.01.22

Weekend curfews hit day workers

After Friday, construction labourer Guna Nayak has had to wait till Monday to resume work, courtesy the weekend curfews imposed two weeks ago in Delhi. The migrant worker from Odisha’s Kendrapa...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.01.22

Migrant deadline missed

The Centre has failed to complete its database of unorganised workers and migrant labourers by the December 31 deadline set by the Supreme Court, with an economist questioning the adequacy of its priv...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.01.22

War of words along the Line of Control

Across the world, the formulation and execution of affirmative policy to correct real or perceived historical wrongs is a tricky affair. Current developments along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kas...
By Luv Puri


World  /  Published 26.12.21

Boat sinks, 16 migrants dead

At least 16 people died when their boat overturned off the Greek island of Paros in the central Aegean Sea on Friday, in the third maritime disaster involving migrants this week, the country’s c...
By Reuters in Athens

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.12.21

Migrant workers get govt help

The Jharkhand government on Thursday launched a special project aimed at conceiving of plans for safe migration - a first of its kind move, which chief minister Hemant Soren said was conceptualis...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

World  /  Published 11.12.21

54 killed in Mexico migrant truck crash

Fifty-four mostly Central Americans were killed on Thursday when the truck they were in flipped over in southern Mexico, in one of the worst accidents involving migrants who risk their lives to reach ...
By Reuters in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Mexico

World  /  Published 06.12.21

Pope: Don’t exploit migrants for politics

Pope Francis condemned the exploitation of migrants for political purposes on Sunday during a visit to the Greek island of Lesbos, lamenting that Europe had entered “an era of walls and barbed w...
By Reuters in Lesbos (Greece)

World  /  Published 27.11.21

France lashes out at UK

 French officials lashed out at Britain on Friday over a letter from Prime Minister Boris Johnson advising France to take back migrants who reach British shores, escalating a diplomatic spat just...
By Aurelien Breeden in Paris


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