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Jun 25, 2017
Clearing the Cactus WallIn the sixth edition of 'Bards of Resistance', read the powerful poetry of leading Gujarati poet and Dalit activist, Raju Solanki
Jun 23, 2017
The Promised Land: Migration from Kerala shows a steady declineThe latest migration survey shows that emigration from the state to West Asia has reached the inflexion point in 2016. The decreasing trend had started in 2011 with many of the traditional centres of emigration experiencing a decline.
Jun 22, 2017
The Promised Land: Migrant workers endure squalid conditions in KeralaWhen the neo-rich out-migrants came home from the Gulf countries and wanted to build new houses, they could not find enough workers to do the job. Since there was a labour shortage in Kerala, builders went to West Bengal and other north eastern states looking for construction workers.
Jun 21, 2017
The Promised Land: Kerala's female emigrants key reason behind rise in remittancesDemographers feel that the contribution of female emigrants could be one reason for the steady rise in remittances to Kerala despite a surge in the recent reverse flow of emigrants.
Jun 20, 2017
The Promised Land: It's a hard life for children, parents of Kerala's migrant workersMigration may have benefited Kerala but it has made life miserable for the members of their families left behind by the migrants.
Jun 19, 2017
The Promised Land: Tribulations of Kerala's Pakistani citizensMigration has raised the social and economic status of millions of Keralites. But the few hundred Keralites, who had migrated to Pakistan before and after Partition, have been alienated by their homeland.
Jun 18, 2017
A rose of revolt: Two poems in BengaliIn the fourth part, meet Manohar Mouli Biswas — a legend in his own right who holds a mirror to Bengali society
Jun 16, 2017
The Promised Land: The loneliness of the 'Gulf wives' in KeralaIn 2011, 1.01 million women, whose husbands were working in the Gulf, were living in Kerala, according to a study. They constitute nearly 13 percent of the married women in Kerala.
Jun 15, 2017
The Promised Land: Kerala's reverse exodusThe survey conducted by S Irudayarajan and KC Zachariah of the Centre Development Studies (CDS) revealed a steady rise in the reverse flow from 1990s, when the impact of the global economic recession was felt by businesses in the Gulf.
Jun 14, 2017
The Promised Land: How remittances from migrants account for 36.3% of Kerala's NSDPDiscovery of oil in the Gulf in the 1930s was a landmark event in the history of Kerala. The commercial exploitation of oil in the 1950s and 60s opened up big job opportunities for Keralites.