Monday, June 27, 2022


Venezuelan migrants receive food and medicine from the Red Cross near the Colombia-Venezuela border, February 2021. Schneyder Mendoza/AFP via Getty Images

Colombia gives nearly 1 million Venezuelan migrants legal status and right to work

Colombia will grant legal status to all Venezuelan migrants who fled there since 2016 to escape their country’s economic collapse and political crisis. The bold...
Migrant Workers

Migrant Workers Need a Bridge Between ‘India’ and ‘Bharat’,Not a False Promise 

Millions of impoverished migrant workers need secure and dignified employment and not the consolation of empty promises. 

Food Poisoning Renders Over a Dozen Migrant Workers Seriously Ill in Bihar Quarantine Centre

Migrant workers suffer major food poisoning after eating at a quarantine centre in Bihar’s Karki. 
Bengal’s Tea Estates

With North Bengal’s Tea Estates Closed, Wage Labourers Struggle for Survival

The lockdown has brought about unprecedented hardships for wage labourers in North Bengal’s tea estates from Jalpaiguri to Alipurduar.

A School in Himachal Pradesh Turns Messiah for Stranded Migrant Workers

A school in Solan district comes to the aid of migrant workers at a time when the lockdown brings unprecedented hardships for the class.
Migrant worker, child

Illiterate Migrants Learn to Read & Write at Champawat’s Tanakpur Relief Camp

Illiterate migrant workers at Tanakpur relief camp in Uttarakhand’s Champawat district are learning to read and write amid the lockdown. Can other states learn a lesson or two?
Anand Vihar

Apathy and Negligence Characterise Plight of Migrant Workers as India Battles COVID-19

The State lets its migrant working population die, as it marches home. The larger society abets the State through its sheer apathy and indifference.
Anand Vihar

COVID-19/Proper Planning ,Transportation Could Have Helped India’s Migrant Workers 

The lockdown has brought about unprecedented hardships for the migrant population in India. Could better planning not have reduced their miseries?

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