Books  /  Published 04.06.20

Women in transition

It has taken a pandemic-induced global lockdown to make visible to us the millions of invisible, desperate migrant labourers whose toil sustains us and the nation. In this context, appreciation is due...
By Sutanuka Ghosh in

India  /  Published 27.02.20

CBI arrests illegal migrant after 22 years

Luck finally ran out on Roorh Ram, who was leading a comfortable life in Canada after migrating there in 1998 allegedly using fake documents to get a visa, as the CBI arrested him recently on his arri...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 13.02.20

Bengal florican takes wing for global list migration

The critically endangered Bengal florican (Houbaropsis bengalensis), the last stronghold of which in the country is Manas National Park in Assam, is likely to be included in the global list for intern...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

India  /  Published 06.02.20

Modi defends NPR new questions

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday went for the jugular on the National Population Register and dismissed the contentious additional questions as an ordinary administrative process.Replying to t...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.02.20

Valley PIL against film on Pandits

Kashmiri political activists have moved court demanding a stay on the release of Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s film on the migration of Kashmiri Pandits, claiming that it would incite violence against Kashmi...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 19.01.20

CAA not necessary but India's 'internal matter': Sheikh Hasina

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has termed the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) as 'internal matters' of India but at the same time said the act was ...
By PTI in Dubai

Opinion  /  Published 05.11.19

Skilling creates a pool of poor women workers

Women’s migration is now increasingly perceived as a signal of development and women’s empowerment, as large numbers of single women move to work or study in other states. Internal migration of wo...
By Supriya Roychowdhury in

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.19

Blood on a 20-year tradition

Mainul Haque, 40, was on the minds of many in Bahalnagar, a Murshidabad village of 3,000 people 230km from Calcutta, which was mourning five of its men on Wednesday. As a 20-year-old, Mainul had storm...
By Alamgir Hossain in Sagardighi

Opinion  /  Published 06.09.19

Migration in a post-democratic world

The prehistoric Homo sapiens spread out from their source to all continents, braving unimaginable odds, and created the possibility of humans becoming avant-garde in the process of the evolution of Li...
By G.N. Devy in

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.08.19

Elephants begin Bengal journey

Elephants have started bidding adieu, albeit temporarily, to Dalma wildlife sanctuary as a part of their annual migration to neighbouring Bengal.A herd of over a dozen jumbos left for the jungles of W...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur


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