reverse migration

Chanakya Thoughts: Is reverse migration the right thing to do in a crisis?

Chanakya Thoughts: Is reverse migration the right thing to do in a crisis?

"I have done it all, and I have a lot more to do. These are the two stages in career a person goes through."First category is the one who...Read More

Here's why this is the right time to support agriculture

Here's why this is the right time to support agriculture

While it is tempting to think of post-harvest and festival season starting September to be probably the turning point in the economy wher...Read More

Return of migrants is in everyone’s interest

Return of migrants is in everyone’s interest

Time is short to repair the imminent permanent damage to the economies of host states

Belated but inexplicable activism of apex court

Belated but inexplicable activism of apex court

After initially adopting a hands-off approach to the migrants’ plight, rejecting PILs seeking directions to the Centre and States to orga...Read More

Independence of superior judiciary in question

Independence of superior judiciary in question

Not challenging the government is reneging on judiciary’s oath to uphold the fundamental rights of all citizens.

FPJ Edit: Misdirected Make in India campaign will add to economy woes

FPJ Edit: Misdirected Make in India campaign will add to economy woes

Let us face the bitter truth. The economy is slowing down, irreversible it would seem. There is nothing to show that growth will pick up ...Read More

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta’s 'complaint' reeks of apathy and insensitivity to the migrant labourers’ crisis

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta’s 'complaint' reeks of apathy and insensitivity to the migrant labourers’ crisis

As the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, India is faced with an additional humanitarian crisis: unprecedented flight of migrant ...Read More

Recent imputations against the Supreme Court deepen discord in the legal system

Recent imputations against the Supreme Court deepen discord in the legal system

A section of the “activist” lawyers have been imputing that the Supreme Court has not done enough to pull up the Modi government — if not...Read More

FPJ Edit: Lockdowns or not but the virus must go

FPJ Edit: Lockdowns or not but the virus must go

India’s strategy in dealing with the deadly COVID-19 has been a mixed bag. The total number of cases reported from across the country has...Read More

FPJ Edit: Mitigating the hardships of migrants

FPJ Edit: Mitigating the hardships of migrants

A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan on Thursday directed that the States share the train and bus far...Read More

Supreme Court wakes up from slumber

Supreme Court wakes up from slumber

Just as the Supreme Court had implicit trust in Indira Gandhi's government during 1975-77 , when it declared the right to life was a “gif...Read More

FPJ Edit: We have to learn to live with the virus

FPJ Edit: We have to learn to live with the virus

Fifty-eight days after the lockdown was first imposed, parts of the country are beginning to open up. The national capital, despite a hig...Read More

Rs 20 lakh crore package contains numbers, not relief, says Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac

Rs 20 lakh crore package contains numbers, not relief, says Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac

The (Rs. 20 lakh crore) offer actually works out to only Rs 76500 crores in direct money transfers. The Modi government has bucked the tr...Read More

FPJ Edit: Plight of migrants: In some way we are all guilty

FPJ Edit: Plight of migrants: In some way we are all guilty

They have extended the lockdown yet again. India will remain shut till May-end, but the economy will begin to open in instalments despite...Read More

Is it fair to hold PM Narendra Modi solely accountable for the collective failure of lockdown?

Is it fair to hold PM Narendra Modi solely accountable for the collective failure of lockdown?

Unlike the corporate and intellectual worthies, the Chief Ministers have not demanded for lifting of the lockdown for fear of uncontrolle...Read More

An unending horror tale that mocks India’s growth story

An unending horror tale that mocks India’s growth story

India has approximately 500 million migrant labourers. Amid the historic reverse migration, pre-existing exploitative terms, subsistence ...Read More

Migrant workers fiasco may cost India dearly

Migrant workers fiasco may cost India dearly

Indecision and tardy movement of migrant workers has harassed them to no end. A wider contagion in the country may also be in the offing,...Read More

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