The migrant crisis is almost invisible due to unpreparedness on all fronts—vaccines, hospitals, medicines. It does not mean there is no crisis this year
A brief timeline of the Narendra Modi Government’s action (and inaction) in India from the time World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 a ‘pandemic’ on March 11
To avoid a total collapse of the economy, the Indian government needs to push up demand by spending more on cash transfers to the poor and on goods and services
India has third highest number of COVID-19 cases in the world and is recording close to or over 50,000 cases a day. What explains this relentless surge in cases in the country?
The survey by the Domestic Workers Sector Skill Council (DWSSC) also stated that they are facing discrimination and stigma as employers doubt them of being carriers of the virus
The forced exodus of India’s migrant workers has caused a huge humanitarian and social crisis. Journalist Bhasha Singh, who has been reporting from the ground, talks about the issues faced by them on their way home
Which other government would have passed off a slew of concessions to foreign and domestic monopolists as a “rescue package” for the people of the country?
24 laborers who were on their way home from India’s capital city of New Delhi were killed when a truck carrying migrant workers rammed the vehicle they were on
Sitaram Yechury, General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), talks about the Indian government’s failure to prepare for the COVID-19 pandemic
In this episode of Dispatches from India, we look at arrests by the police in India of people on charges of being involved in the Delhi riots of February
On the occasion of International Workers’ Day, president of the Centre of Indian Trade Unions K. Hemalatha talks about the conditions of Indian workers who are bearing the brunt of the lockdown
At least 3,000 migrant workers in the Indian metropolitan Mumbai took to the roads on April 14 demanding transport to go back home.