Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicGujarat migrant workers

Topic: Gujarat migrant workers

Migrant workers are returning, industries have resumed work, Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani says

In an exclusive interview to ThePrint, CM Rupani explained that Gujarat's high fatality rate is because the state is 'transparent' on Covid death figures.

Poor not afraid of Covid but of dying of starvation, says Gujarat HC, asks for ‘humane touch’

The HC has asked the advocate general and govt pleader to come up with concrete plans to alleviate the problems of the migrants.

MGNREGA, skill-based work — options states are weighing to help returning migrant workers

With revenues drying up due to a halt in economic activities, states say providing livelihoods to the migrants won’t be economically sustainable for long.

Gujarat has a new worry after migrants flee — lack of security

Among the estimated 50,000 migrants who have fled Gujarat are hundreds of security guards who protected residential colonies, malls, banks.

Outsiders within India and the searing pace of #MeToo

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

Journalists exposed in #MeToo movement, and fleeing migrant workers

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

On Camera

YourTurn

Bucket hat meet feather boa Photographer: Kevin Winter/Getty Images North America

1990s house music and fashion are back — unfortunately, so is a 1970s economy

It may be fear of recession that’s driving today’s obsession with all things early ‘90s. The period was characterised by a dismal economy and large-scale unemployment.
Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai | Bloomberg File Photo

Three charts show trouble for Indian stocks and why its unlikely to end anytime soon

The S&P BSE Sensex Index has fallen more than 15% from its October high, nearing the 20% loss that denotes a bear market.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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