August 31, 2021 7:58 am
It may fall on the private sector, as much as the government, to figure how to change this if India has to sustainably grow. What can be done in terms of corporate policy and labour policy to improve livelihoods?
July 22, 2021 7:59 am
Priya Deshingkar writes: It stands up for the rights of the weakest and recognises their critical contribution to the economy. But challenges of implementation remain.
July 30, 2021 6:02 pm
Beyond the obvious reduction in incomes and consumption levels, there are several concerns about the healthcare outcomes of migrant workers after two successive waves.
May 22, 2021 6:54 pm
Poet Sudeep Sen on his new book of poems, Anthropocene, that brings together themes of climate change and pandemic
May 09, 2021 11:16 am
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May 08, 2021 7:45 pm
Chandigarh based director Ivan Ayr, 37, on his second feature film Meel Patthar (Milestone) and how capitalistic systems make victims of those at its core
April 20, 2021 7:01 am
States such as Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, and Bihar, which were overwhelmed by the massive numbers of returnees last year, are hoping to be able to handle a similar situation better.
April 02, 2021 7:30 am
Over 11 crore people worked under the scheme during the financial year 2020-21 — the first time since its inception in 2006-07 that the MGNREGS numbers crossed the 11-crore mark in a year.
July 21, 2021 5:23 pm
On the Covid-19 lockdown in India, Tumbe said that while internal migration takes place in all countries, India was probably the only country that faced a massive migration crisis.
July 21, 2021 5:38 pm
One year since the Covid-19 lockdown was imposed, there’s been little change in the hunger levels and unemployment rate among migrant workers, especially women.
April 20, 2021 6:56 pm
A large crowd of migrant labourers lined up at Delhi's Anand Vihar bus terminal after the government announced a weeklong curfew to stem the spread of coronavirus.
April 08, 2021 7:58 pm
Fearing another lockdown in wake of a spike in Covid-19 cases across the country, migrant workers and their families have started leaving toward their homes again.
December 15, 2016 5:35 pm
From the migrant crisis to the civil war in Syria and the US elections, here is a collection of some of the best moments in 2016.
May 30, 2016 1:12 pm
Over 700 migrants are feared dead in three Mediterranean Sea shipwrecks south of Italy in the last few days as they tried desperately to reach Europe in unseaworthy smuggling boats, the U.N. refugee agency said.
December 23, 2015 1:09 pm
As the migrants crisis became the most talked issue internationally, thousands of displaced people fleeing war and poverty have been hunting for refugee and asylum. Here are top pictures that portray their distress.
October 10, 2015 1:08 pm
Barack Obama extends his hand to Vladimir Putin during their meeting at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Russia on Wednesday (September 30) carried out its first airstrikes in Syria in what Russian President Vladimir Putin called a pre-emptive strike against the militants.
September 27, 2015 12:59 pm
Eid al-Adha marks the end of the annual Hajj pilgrimage to the Mecca. The trip to Silicon Valley forms part of Narendra Modi’s visit to the US’ west coast – the first by an Indian prime minister in more than three decades. Pope Francis arrived Tuesday on the first visit of his life to the United States, bringing his humble manner and his “church of the poor” to a rich and powerful nation polarized over economic inequality, immigration and equal justice.
September 12, 2015 8:00 am
Japan evacuated about 100,000 people from their homes, after rare torrential rains unleashed floods; President Barack Obama awards the 2014 National Humanities Medal to Jhumpa Lahiri; An engine on the British Airways plane caught fire before takeoff.
September 08, 2015 7:24 pm
Syrian men, women and children arrive aboard a dinghy after crossing from Turkey, on the island of Lesbos, Greece.
June 22, 2020 6:07 pm
European countries are outsourcing their humanitarian responsibilities to a dubious partner. An NYT investigation shows the deadly results.