UAE: Indian woman lawyer helps over 2,000 stranded Indians return home

An Indian lawyer in the UAE is helping over 2,000 stranded and jobless blue-collar compatriots with free legal paperwork...

Sonu Sood stopped from meeting migrants at Bandra Terminus

Actor Sonu Sood, who has been arranging transport for migrant workers stranded in Mumbai and has faced criticism from th...

As cities unlock, fate of migrant workers in gig jobs remains locked

With the lockdown being relaxed in phases, many believe that the gig economy will be back to normal sooner than later and help migrant workers earn their livelihood.

Law school alumni help 179 Karnataka migrants fly back to Chhattisgarh

As many as 179 migrants, who were stranded in Karnataka due to the COVID-19 lockdown, returned to Chhattisgarh on Thursd...

For Indian expats returning home, COVID’s shattered a dream too many

For S Suresh, a server working in a Dubai bar, life had gotten better since he left his native Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu....

Back in their villages, only hope for migrants is UPA-era MNREGA

More than any long term measures, the migrant workers seeking immediate relief after their recent nightmarish experience are pinning their hope on the MNREGA, once ridiculed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a living monument of the failure of the erstwhile Congress-led UPA government.

The invisible women in the sea of migrant labourers

The word ‘migrant’ in the time of coronavirus lockdown conjures up images of tired, desolate men walking hundreds of kil...

Migrant workers: Labour without liberty

Experts believe that he decision of states to amend labour laws will be a body blow to the working class, especially migrant workers, and that taking the ordinance route for this was unconstitutional.
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