migrant crisis

1232 KM: Vinod Kapri shares teaser of film based on migrant labourers during COVID-19 lockdown

1232 KM: Vinod Kapri shares teaser of film based on migrant labourers during COVID-19 lockdown

The film premieres on Hotstar on March 24, the day Government of India under Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered a nationwide lockdown f...Read More

Shaheen Bagh to Singhu Border: The year ends as it began, on a strident note of protest, observes Bhavdeep Kang

Shaheen Bagh to Singhu Border: The year ends as it began, on a strident note of protest, observes Bhavdeep Kang

The year 2020 was a watershed in many respects, but politics and politicians remained much the same. At a time when a constructive discou...Read More

Happy Birthday Sonu Sood: From airlifting students to saving migrants, meet India's real 'superhero’

Happy Birthday Sonu Sood: From airlifting students to saving migrants, meet India's real 'superhero’

Here are some examples of his heart-warming gestures that have helped many amid the COVID-19 crisis.

Sonu Sood offers job to Hyderabad techie selling vegetables due to COVID-19 crisis

Sonu Sood offers job to Hyderabad techie selling vegetables due to COVID-19 crisis

Unadadi Sharada from Hyderabad, who was working at an MNC, lost her job due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Sonu Sood launches mobile app to help migrants find job opportunities

Sonu Sood launches mobile app to help migrants find job opportunities

Actor Sonu Sood on Wednesday launched an app to offer support to workers in finding right job opportunities in various sectors across the...Read More

Government looking at training locals to fill in skill gap due to migration

Government looking at training locals to fill in skill gap due to migration

The Maharashtra government is looking at training local workforce as the state is facing a huge challenge of skill gap due to mass migrat...Read More

Sonu Sood to write book on experience of helping migrant workers during the COVID-19 lockdown

Sonu Sood to write book on experience of helping migrant workers during the COVID-19 lockdown

Actor Sonu Sood is now all set to come up with a book recounting his experience of helping migrant workers reach their hometowns during t...Read More

Govt pulled up for claiming migrant workers didn’t face any problems

Govt pulled up for claiming migrant workers didn’t face any problems

The Supreme Court, on Thursday, pulled up the Maharashtra government for claiming that there are no problems related to the migrant worke...Read More

A crisis of morality: How a $2.8 trillion economy let down its most vulnerable, writes Sanjay Jha

A crisis of morality: How a $2.8 trillion economy let down its most vulnerable, writes Sanjay Jha

When the world’s second largest populated country with 138 crore people went abruptly into the most stringent lockdown since the outbreak...Read More

After arranging buses, Amitabh Bachchan books flights for UP migrant workers

After arranging buses, Amitabh Bachchan books flights for UP migrant workers

The flights, arranged by the 'Gulabo Sitaboo' actor, will depart for for Gorakhpur, Varanasi and Uttar Pradesh on 10 and 11 June.

Mumbai Police summons Republic TV's Arnab Goswami to appear before them today

Mumbai Police summons Republic TV's Arnab Goswami to appear before them today

Mumbai Police has summoned Republic TV news channel editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami to appear before them in connection with an offence of ...Read More

Aakar Patel suggests Sonu Sood should take Chinese troops home, 'Migrant Messiah' has hilarious take

Aakar Patel suggests Sonu Sood should take Chinese troops home, 'Migrant Messiah' has hilarious take

Amid the standoff between India and China, Bollywood actor Sonu Sood-- also known as 'Migrant Messiah' - had the perfect response to Aaka...Read More

Mission Begin Again: Maha govt to bring new policy to enroll migrant labourers who left for their hometown

Mission Begin Again: Maha govt to bring new policy to enroll migrant labourers who left for their hometown

The state cabinet will be taking a formal decision on the strategy to registered migrant labourers who left for their hometown amidst the...Read More

Stranded migrant worker holds PM Modi responsible for his condition

Stranded migrant worker holds PM Modi responsible for his condition

Even as the Maharashtra government claims it has no more demand from migrant workers for special Shramik trains, there are many still wai...Read More

Lockdown 5.0: Not just migrants, their children too, are bearing the brunt of lockdown

Lockdown 5.0: Not just migrants, their children too, are bearing the brunt of lockdown

Not just migrants, their children too, are bearing the brunt of the lockdown

Theplas come to the rescue of migrant workers stuck in Mumbai

Theplas come to the rescue of migrant workers stuck in Mumbai

Thepla, a staple household Gujarati dish, has come to the rescue of migrant workers stuck in Mumbai. A city-based Non-Government Organisa...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: These are the stories of a few migrant workers who chose to stay back in Mumbai, their 'jaan'

Coronavirus in Mumbai: These are the stories of a few migrant workers who chose to stay back in Mumbai, their 'jaan'

While many migrant workers are still struggling to go home to their respective states, there are those, who refuse to leave the City of D...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Mother writes to CM Uddhav Thackeray pleading to get son stranded in Qatar back home

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Mother writes to CM Uddhav Thackeray pleading to get son stranded in Qatar back home

Mother pleads to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray for son's return

Lies, damned lies and statistics: Why there isn't enough data to blame Railways for 80 deaths on Shramik trains

Lies, damned lies and statistics: Why there isn't enough data to blame Railways for 80 deaths on Shramik trains

Hegel always said to look at the bigger picture. So, before we sum up 80 deaths as the ineptitude of the regime, it becomes important to...Read More

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