Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicMigrant crisis

Topic: migrant crisis

28 states, UTs fail to inform SC about steps taken for migrants under social welfare schemes

While Maharashtra filed an affidavit, it failed to give all details asked by the SC. The court has now given three months to all states to file fresh affidavits.

How a small Delhi group helped over 4,200 migrant workers reach home in UP, Bihar, Jharkhand

Aside from arranging the travel, the group also provides cooked food, water, juice, slippers, ORS, sanitary pads & masks to the migrants going home.

Modi govt looking to set up social security fund to support migrant workers

The government could also set up a special purpose vehicle to implement the fund, but there's no clarity yet on the size of the fund.

World Day Against Child Labour: Covid and reverse migration could push more children to work

Loss of livelihood & shut schools will likely be the biggest reasons behind the anticipated increase in child labour in India.

Gujarat HC orders release of man detained as ‘dangerous’ after he asked about migrant trains

An FIR was registered against the man, who is a Congress worker, on 10 May after a commotion broke out between migrants and police at Vavdi checkpost.

Amit Shah must focus on crisis mitigation, not indulge in whataboutery by blaming opposition

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Raj Kapoor’s Awara is all the more relevant in the context of India’s migrant crisis

The movie, known for bringing Charlie Chaplin into Bollywood, is a gripping drama that shows the vicious circle of crime and poverty.

Yogi govt completes skill-mapping of 23.5 lakh migrant workers, 18 lakh want jobs in UP

UP govt survey says 77% of these 23.5 lakh migrant workers want to stay back and work in the state, as of 2 June. Of the total, 16.6 lakh are unskilled labourers.

Rana Ayyub to Vikas Khanna, many stars in lockdown crisis. But BJP loves only Sonu Sood

Instead of being attacked by trolls, Sonu Sood’s relief efforts during Covid-19 have been praised by the BJP, with many ministers asking for his help.

States tackled Covid crisis on their own for 2 months, Modi govt should help now: Ashok Gehlot

At Off The Cuff, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot said Modi govt made a 'blunder' by announcing lockdown with 4-hr notice, it failed to gauge problems of people, especially migrants.

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.