Jharkhand  /  Published 12.02.21

Hemant for action plan on migration

Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren has called upon the Centre to form an action plan along with states on issues of migration and social security for workers.  "Our workers are the ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Books  /  Published 07.01.19

The battle over the early Indians

Excerpted from Early Indians by Tony Joseph, published by Juggernaut, Rs 531...
By Tony Joseph

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

West Bengal  /  Published 17.11.18

Italian artist's exhibition at Indian Museum

Indian snake charmers in South America, elephants and tigers in India, strife scenes in Africa — Italian contemporary artist Pietro Ruffo’s cartography and tapestries in the exhibition titled, Co...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 26.10.18

The real reasons why Indians leave

It is a record all right. Seventeen million Indians had left the country in 2017, says a report prepared by the Asian Development Bank, making India the nation with the highest number of emigrants in ...
By The Editorial Board


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

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

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

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

Books  /  Published 14.03.19

How India moved

The argument that migration is not a recent phenomenon in India in scale or variety is now well established. However, Tumbe’s projection of the view that greater spatial mobility is a prerequisite f...
By Anindya Jyoti Majumdar


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