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'All my hopes were with my son': A grieving migrant father’s plight in Greece
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'All my hopes were with my son': A grieving migrant father’s plight in Greece

A migrant father made the perilous sea journey from Turkey to Greece to give his son a chance at a better life. His son died during the voyage, and the father is now charged with his death by Greek authorities.

Watch: Trailer of Vinod Kapri's 1232 KMS, a documentary on migrant exodus during lockdown
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Watch: Trailer of Vinod Kapri's 1232 KMS, a documentary on migrant exodus during lockdown

1232 KMS, the story of seven migrant workers who defied all odds to reach home during the nationwide lockdown, will release on 24 March on Disney+Hotstar

Sonu Sood moves Bombay High Court to challenge BMC notice for illegal construction
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Sonu Sood moves Bombay High Court to challenge BMC notice for illegal construction

BMC had filed an FIR against Sonu Sood for allegedly converting a six-storey residential building in Mumbai’s Juhu into a hotel without the approval from the civic body.

Pandemic forced the industry to shut shop; filmmakers like me have lived with this uncertainty all along, writes Devashish Makhija
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Pandemic forced the industry to shut shop; filmmakers like me have lived with this uncertainty all along, writes Devashish Makhija

"For filmmakers driven by an artistic impulse, and not market mechanics, the pandemic changed absolutely nothing."

Why anti-migrant rhetoric is all bluster, no action: Nudge and wink policy allows politicians, businessmen to reap benefits
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Why anti-migrant rhetoric is all bluster, no action: Nudge and wink policy allows politicians, businessmen to reap benefits

For all the Right-wing anti-migrant rhetoric now popular in many parts of the world, economic imperatives are powering migration flows that no amount of rule-making or wall-building can prevent.

Europe must open up to new ideas about the secular State at the earliest
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Europe must open up to new ideas about the secular State at the earliest

Neutrality is insufficient when communities already see religion as an important part of their personal identity, one they want to hold on to along with their civic identity. It should be possible to have both.

Forty-five migrants killed after boat capsizes in Mediterranean Sea, off coast of Libya, says UN
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Forty-five migrants killed after boat capsizes in Mediterranean Sea, off coast of Libya, says UN

Thirty-seven survivors, mainly from Senegal, Mali, Chad and Ghana, were rescued by local fishermen and later detained by Libyan officials onshore

Bhonsle is reflective of our times, as the migrant vs local conflict is a growing global concern: Manoj Bajpayee
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Bhonsle is reflective of our times, as the migrant vs local conflict is a growing global concern: Manoj Bajpayee

Manoj Bajpayee opens up on his upcoming migrant drama Bhonsle and why it draws parallels with the times we are living in

Shramik Special train with 682 passengers leaves Pune for Jharkhand; 100th train to depart from city since 1 May
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Shramik Special train with 682 passengers leaves Pune for Jharkhand; 100th train to depart from city since 1 May

The 100th 'Shramik special' train from Pune, carrying over 680 passengers, mostly migrant workers, students and their families, departed for Jharkhand on Wednesday, the district administration said.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Amitabh Bachchan arranges flights for 500 migrants travelling to Varanasi
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Amitabh Bachchan arranges flights for 500 migrants travelling to Varanasi

Amitabh Bachchan was reportedly moved by the plight of the migrant workers amid the coronavirus lockdown and decided to help them

Coronavirus Outbreak: India pacer Mohammed Shami distributes food and water to migrants travelling back home
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Coronavirus Outbreak: India pacer Mohammed Shami distributes food and water to migrants travelling back home

Shami has also set up food distribution centres for the poor migrants near his house in Sahaspur, Uttar Pradesh.

SC order on migrant workers a welcome move, but with most labourers already ferried home, it has come a bit too late
India

SC order on migrant workers a welcome move, but with most labourers already ferried home, it has come a bit too late

Supreme Court directive to the Centre and the states on how the migrant workers' reverse migration should be handled is a welcome move

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Film producers' association writes to Uddhav Thackeray requesting resumption of film and TV shoots
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Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Film producers' association writes to Uddhav Thackeray requesting resumption of film and TV shoots

Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: 275 new COVID-19 cases and four deaths (in last 24 hours) reported in Uttar Pradesh, taking the total number of cases in the state to 7445, the state health department.

Most Indians to continue with restrictions after lockdown, finds News18 survey; public transport, theatres lose favour, 79% won't shake hands
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Most Indians to continue with restrictions after lockdown, finds News18 survey; public transport, theatres lose favour, 79% won't shake hands

The novel coronavirus may have changed behaviour and socialising choices of Indians at least for the rest of the year, indicates a News18 survey

Seven deaths reported on Shramik Special trains; most of them had pre-existing health conditions, claims Indian Railways
India

Seven deaths reported on Shramik Special trains; most of them had pre-existing health conditions, claims Indian Railways

The seven deaths — four on-board trains travelling to Bihar and three terminating in Uttar Pradesh — happened over the past few days, and were reported on Wednesday.

In Tamil Nadu, NGOs and volunteers pave way for migrant workers as govt machinery struggles to cope with COVID-19 crisis
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In Tamil Nadu, NGOs and volunteers pave way for migrant workers as govt machinery struggles to cope with COVID-19 crisis

From arranging dry ration, medicines, soaps and water to helping migrant workers with online railway booking, volunteers in Tamil Nadu have provided unrelenting support since day one

Migrant exodus likely to peak next month, says NITI Aayog affiliate; warns return to cities may take over a year
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Migrant exodus likely to peak next month, says NITI Aayog affiliate; warns return to cities may take over a year

When will migrants return to the cities? No one knows the answer, but the experts handling the labour issues for decades, believe that only 10 percent of migrant workers have returned to their home states and that the numbers could increase in June and July

Gorakhpur-bound shramik special train from Mumbai diverted via Odisha due to 'heavy traffic congestion', says Western Railways
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Gorakhpur-bound shramik special train from Mumbai diverted via Odisha due to 'heavy traffic congestion', says Western Railways

Incidentally, when the train reached Rourkela station in Odisha on Saturday morning, reports said passengers were confused and suspected that the driver had lost his way.

With railways to run special trains for migrants without consent from destination states, concerns arise over containment efforts
India

With railways to run special trains for migrants without consent from destination states, concerns arise over containment efforts

With states like Jharkhand, Bihar, Odisha, and Assam, reporting a sudden spike in cases as migrants return home in thousands and 200 Shramik Special daily trains to run from 1 June without consent from states, there is concern that this may overwhelm healthcare of these states.

Protests in UP over buses for migrants: State Congress chief gets interim bail till 16 July, asked to furnish personal bond of Rs 20,000
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Protests in UP over buses for migrants: State Congress chief gets interim bail till 16 July, asked to furnish personal bond of Rs 20,000

Ajay Kumar Lallu was dragged and removed by the police from the Agra-Rajasthan border in Uncha Nangla area where he had staged a sit-in protest.