Some 500 odd migrant workers have been assembling at various chowks in Gurgaon for the past nine months, looking for work. With dwindling savings and no hopes for a job, many of them are now preparing to go back to their homes.
In a country, where most news channels with far-reaching impact have let this crisis unfold in the background without any coverage, 1232 Kms lies in an enviable position without a contemporary film tackling a similar theme.
A group of concerned citizens realised the value of neglected water bodies and came together to form a citizen action group called Catch2o to revive water systems in and around their villages.
Udayan Mukherjee's Essential Items captures glimpses from the pandemic, unsettlingly blurring fact-fiction divide
The stories in Udayan Mukherjee's new book poignantly reflect and honour the prevailing precariousness of our lives, as they continue to unfold while we vie to reach the finishing line, much like his characters.
Centre, in Parliament's Monsoon Session, says no data available on death of migrant workers during lockdown
Responding to a question, Union minister Santosh Gangwar said the Central government has taken numerous measures to provide migrant labourers with financial assistance, food packages and other benefits
They have been given lessons on how to change oxygen cylinders, check blood pressure, body temperature and a few other basics of treating a patient
The study is based on a rapid assessment survey of 4,835 households across 48 districts in 11 states carried out between 24 June and 8 July
The highest amount of money, Rs 102 crore, was paid by the Gujarat government followed by Maharashtra, which paid Rs 85 crore and Tamil Nadu which paid Rs 34 crore to the Railways.
The Javed Akhtar interview | 'If you say you are apolitical, you are, wittingly or unwittingly, accepting the status quo'
Javed Akhtar talks about his Richard Dawkins Award win, the demerits of 'good and bad bigotry', and why there is a difference between 'inheritance' and 'nepotism'.
Yogi Adityanath directs officials to provide registration facilities through mobile apps for returning migrant workers
Adityanath directed that an integrated mechanism should be developed for employment and self-employment of youth, labourers and workers.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Bhumi Pednekar donates footwear to migrant labourers travelling long distances
Bhumi Pednekar and the footwear company, Lakhani, teamed up with an NGO to provide footwear for 1000 migrant labourers during the coronavirus
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel, in an exclusive interview, speaks on the state’s preparedness to deal with the sudden rise in the number of COVID-19 infections, measures to rehabilitate the migrant labourers who returned to the state after the lockdown began in the country in late March, state recording one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country despite combating Naxalism and more
By failing to curb Tushar Mehta's remarks against 'prophets of doom' who flagged migrant crisis, SC displays fallibility
Mehta questioned the patriotism and credentials of those who attempted to draw attention to one of the most tragic humanitarian crises in post-Independent India and referred to them as "prophets of doom"
COVID-19 lockdown leaves Delhi migrant workers with neither jobs nor social security; experts blame political apathy, lack of legal protection
JNU professor Avinash Kumar remarked that migrant workers' relations with the government are 'not based on mutual respect.'
The Home Minister added that other states had behaved responsibly, accepted migrant workers in large numbers and allowed more trains, but Bengal had not done the same.
Two-wheelers, passenger vehicles seeing resurgence in inquiries; CVs witness negligible demand: Motilal Oswal
In May, wholesale volumes are estimated to decline by 77 percent for two-wheelers, 77 percent for passenger vehicles and 90 percent year-on-year for commercial vehicles due to the lockdown and low demand.
Three children at Chhattisgarh quarantine centres pass away in the past 48 hours, officials blame 'heat and overcrowding'
Three children at different quarantine centres in Chhattisgarh have passed away in the past 48 hours.
After suspending labour laws, UP okays Migration Commission: What this means for the Indian migrant worker
Voicing outrage at how UP’s migrant workers have been treated in other states, the state BJP government declared the setting up of a Migration Commission which will apparently strive to protect the interests of migrant workers looking to leave the state.
In Bihar, songs by Bhojpuri women from Bahujan communities underline the sociopolitical cost of migration
Bhojpuri women, mostly from Bahujan communities, have been singing about their husbands in foreign lands for over two centuries now — songs that have fallen on deaf ears of not just people not speaking their tongue, but also of the Bhojpuri-speaking elite.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Bihar records 228 new COVID-19 cases today, taking total to 2,394; 11 deaths reported till date
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: As many as 228 people tested positive for COVID-19 in Bihar on Saturday, taking the total number of cases in the state to 2,394, PTI quotes the health department as saying.