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Migrant labourers

Torrential Rains Disrupt Chardhaam Yatra; Three Dead

Oct 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The deceased have been identified as labourers from Nepal, who were engaged in a hotel construction in Uttarakhand’s Pauri district.

Broken Foot: An Artist's Comment On Caste

Sep 24, 2021 Sharmila Bhowmick

Mumbai-based artist, Prabhakar Kamble spoke to Outlook about his work – Broken Foot which appears on the cover of our latest edition. On stands today.

Jharkhand Government Keen On Rehabilitation Of Migrant Workers

Skilled workers who do not want to migrate again will be given priority in employment particularly in the new projects where Jharkhand hopes to see new investment inflow over the next three to five years.

Himachal HC Seeks Details On Covid Orphans, Measures For Migrant Workers, Tourists

Aug 05, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

‘More stringent measures would be taken by the State in the coming days keeping in mind the prevailing situation,’ the government’s counsel told the Court.

FIFA World Cup 2022: Unions Connect Players With Migrant Workers In Qatar

Germany, Netherlands and Norway players wore T-shirts in team photos before games that were seen as directing scrutiny on Qatar

02 July, 2021

SC Order Towards Making ‘Food For All’ A Reality

Dipa Sinha

The stranded migrant crisis caused by the national lockdown, imposed with little notice, in March 2020 shook the conscience of the nation.

29 June, 2021

Centre, Delhi Dissent Continues Over Activating 'One Nation One Ration Card' Scheme In Capital

Outlook Web Desk

ONORC scheme is an important welfare measure to extend food security to migrants who are covered under the National Food Security Act Scheme

12 June, 2021

Gujarat Govt Hails MGNREGA Scheme As ‘Lifesaver’ During Pandemic

Outlook Web Bureau

MGNREGA was launched by the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government in 2006.

12 June, 2021

Implement ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ Scheme To Ensure Migrants Get Ration: SC To States

Outlook Web Bureau

The SC also sought answers from the Centre on how it plans to distribute ration under the 'Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojna’ to those migrant labourers who do not have ration cards.

02 June, 2021

Pakistani Hindu Migrants In Rajasthan Demand Smooth Implementation Of Latest Guideline Of Citizenship

Tabeenah Anjum

‘It is the nexus between the administration, state, and the home affairs which are responsible for the delay in the citizenship of the Pakistani Hindu migrants,’ says Hindu Singh Sodha

24 April, 2021

Spurt In Corona, Lockdown Fears Spark Migration In Himachal Pradesh

Ashwani Sharma

More than the spread of infection, migrant labourers are scared of being stranded like last year in case of a lockdown


23 April, 2021

'Tell Me What Do I Do? Steal, Or Kill Myself?': Migrant Worker On Delhi Covid Lockdown

Astha Savyasachi

‘Corona won’t be able to reach us because we would have been dead by then. Dead by starvation,’ says Renu, whose husband lost his job two months ago.

22 April, 2021

One Virus, Second Wave And Multi-Fold Miseries Of Migrant And Informal Workers In India

Smita Khanijow

The fear of curfew and lockdown and the pull of harvest and marriage season are some other factors that are driving migration.

21 April, 2021

Delhi Government Forms A Committee For Aiding Migrant Workers Amid Week-Long Lockdown

Outlook Web Bureau

A large number of migrant workers from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and other states have thronged bus terminals and railway stations fearing the extension of the six-day lockdown announced on Monday by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

21 April, 2021

Around 77,000 Migrant Workers Sent Home In Over 1,500 Buses: Ghaziabad Administration

Outlook Web Bureau

According to District Magistrate, around 77,000 workers were sent to their destinations in 1,537 buses.

21 April, 2021

Is Another Migrant Crisis Looming?

Jayanta Bhattacharya

Assuage Fears Of Migrant Workers: Unions To Govt

20 April, 2021

In Pics: Migrants Rush Home As Delhi Enters Lockdown, Massive Crowds At Bus Stands

Outlook Web Bureau

Police officials said over 5,000 people gathered at Anand Vihar including at ISBT as well as the railway station and the numbers were rising.


19 April, 2021

Don’t Need A Re-Run Of The Migrant Crisis: Delhi HC Tells Centre, AAP Govt

Outlook Web Bureau

Centre, state failed in migrant workers crisis in Covid-19 lockdown: High Court

Photo Gallery

Members of the Muslim community conduct Friday prayers in an open site amid heavy police presence, during protests by residents and members of various pro-Hindu organisations, at Sector 12 area, in Gurugram.

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Bihar Governor Fagu Chauhan presents a memonto to President Ram Nath Kovind at Raj Bhawan, in Patna.

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A worker arranges lanterns at a shop ahead of the Diwali festival, in Thane.

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A security person stands guard near the venue of Union Home Minister Amit Shah's scheduled public meeting, in Jammu.

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Workers weigh groundnut at Khetiwadi Utpann Bazar Samiti yard at Bedi in Rajkot.

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu