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Kashif Kakvi

A sore spot for South Asian history has been its borders. With the job market falling short, India’s workforce explores employment beyond borders, but not without adverse repercussions. Tourists and migrant workers are easy targets for scamsters in foreign countries. The duping of vulnerable citizens, sudden loss of employment, arbitrary annulment of marriage, expiry of […]

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Rituparna Palit

The stringent lockdown triggered a mass exodus from cities across India, with panic-stricken migrant workers desperately trying to leave for their homes in rural parts of India. You have all seen there images filling up your timelines. With little information available, migrant workers – just like you and me – desperately wanted to be with their families and find a way back to their rural homes. These journeys that were forced upon migrant workers were often very long- some even up to 1000 kilometres.

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People Like Us

Stories of the difficulties of jobless migrants have dominated headlines in India ever since the lockdown began on March 25. But while stories have emerged of hunger and misery of the migrant workers across the country, there are many good Samaritans who have reached out to tens of thousands of migrants who headed back to […]

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Siya Bhatia

The Supreme Court has said all migrant labourers must be sent back to their home states within 15 days. The apex court also asked for skill mapping of the migrants who have come back and plans to give them employment now.

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