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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

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

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

One year of Narendra Modi Sarkar sequel: 10 wins and defeats worth considering
Politics

One year of Narendra Modi Sarkar sequel: 10 wins and defeats worth considering

In many ways the Modi Sarkar 2.0 shouldn’t have had the blood, sweat and tears of the most vulnerable people it is meant to serve.

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Rajasthan reports highest single-day spike in cases as 242 more test positive; case count climbs to 5,202, toll touches 131
India

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Rajasthan reports highest single-day spike in cases as 242 more test positive; case count climbs to 5,202, toll touches 131

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Rajasthan on Sunday recorded the highest single day spike of 242 new cases and five more fatalities, officials said. The number of cases in the state stands at 5,202 and fatalities at 131.

As migrant workers prepare to leave megacities, fixing gaps in PDS and DBT will be key to preventing large scale unrest back home
India

As migrant workers prepare to leave megacities, fixing gaps in PDS and DBT will be key to preventing large scale unrest back home

The shramik trains can take a few thousand of migrant workers back to their home towns. For the rest, whose numbers will still be considerable, their main problem, as lockdown continues, will be hunger, not the virus, and a further deepening of existing social and income inequalities.

Odisha, gearing up to quarantine 5L returning migrants, faces mammoth task; social distancing only hope and also biggest challenge
India

Odisha, gearing up to quarantine 5L returning migrants, faces mammoth task; social distancing only hope and also biggest challenge

As Odisha readies to receive more than five lakh migrants after over a month of lockdown, quarantining them in government facilities for complete 14 days will be a mammoth task, more so while ensuring social distancing

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh to get ID cards, UN says move aimed at preserving their right to return to Myanmar
World

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh to get ID cards, UN says move aimed at preserving their right to return to Myanmar

The plastic IDs, issued jointly by the Bangladesh government and the UNHCR to the Rohingya refugees, contain a number of anti-fraud features.

Spain's maritime service rescues 19 Algerian migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean
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Spain's maritime service rescues 19 Algerian migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean

Spain's maritime rescue service says that it has saved 19 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea in a small boat