Around 10 lakh migrant labourers left for their parent states in April and May. Since the Unlock 1.0 began on June 1, nearly three lakh have returned to work.
| Patna Durbar | 2-minute read
Bihar has launched measures to create livelihoods for migrant workers who’ve returned.
Even government supporters must acknowledge that enough could not be done to address the tribulations of our migrant workers.
| BREAKING NEWS INTO PIECES | 5-minute read
We are not short on sympathy. We just do not have empathy. We cannot put ourselves in the shoes cut out of a Bisleri bottle split in halves and walk 1,100 kilometres in them.
| Shorts In The Dark | 4-minute read
It's difficult to choose a story of suffering to highlight, each being more horrific than the other.
| KOCH DIARIES | 3-minute read
The invisible poor will go back to being invisible. That Dark Side of the country cannot be captured. Four rotis can't do it.
A new “more equal” world has to replace the old unequal world with a paradigm propagating equality from spatial and temporal dimensions.
Such a long march of migrant workers has never been witnessed in India’s history.
Why does your stomach growl when left empty - or is it always growling?
For a country riven with polarising issues and counter-narratives even during times of the pandemic, Naveen Patnaik’s human touch is an approach that is worth emulating.