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Economic impact of coronavirus, Unemployment, Coronavirus in maharashtra, Migrantlabourers

Migrant workers fear starvation. Not coronavirus

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
Lockdown, Covid-19, Nitish Kumar, Bihar

Nitish Kumar bats for migrant workers

Bihar has launched measures to create livelihoods for migrant workers who’ve returned.


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Coronavirus in india, Lockdown, Covid-19, Migrantlabourers

How migrants are the real Covid heroes

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
Lockdown, Covid-19, Shramik special trains, Migrantlabourers

Responsible Citizens vs Millions of Migrants

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
Labourers, Migrants, Auraiya, Migrantlabourers

Spare a thought for migrants

It's difficult to choose a story of suffering to highlight, each being more horrific than the other.


 |  KOCH DIARIES  |  3-minute read
Dslr, Hunger, Train tragedy, Migrantlabourers

Moon, roti and a massacre

The invisible poor will go back to being invisible. That Dark Side of the country cannot be captured. Four rotis can't do it.


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Equal rights, Inequality, Covid-19, Migrantlabourers

How the pandemic is an opportunity to create a ‘more equal’ world

A new “more equal” world has to replace the old unequal world with a paradigm propagating equality from spatial and temporal dimensions.


 |  9-minute read
Aurangabadaccident, Covid-19, Coronavirus pandemic, Migrantlabourers

The long march back home of India's wingless migrants

Such a long march of migrant workers has never been witnessed in India’s history.


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Gujarat day, Coronavirus, Hunger, Migrantlabourers

DailyOh! Trains finally taking migrants back home. Lockdown to stay till May 16

Why does your stomach growl when left empty - or is it always growling?


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Coronavirus in india, Covid-19, Naveen Patnaik, Migrantlabourers

Family, not migrants: Why India needs to emulate the Naveen Patnaik approach

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.