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FIFA World Cup 2022: Qatar Arrest Norwegian Journalists Reporting On Migrant Labour Camps

Nov 24, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The two Norwegian journalists Halvor Ekeland and Lokman Ghorbani were detained by the security forces for 30 hours and the footage they gathered from the migrant labour camp was deleted.

When A Filmmaker Accompanied Migrant Labourers At The Peak Of Covid-19 Pandemic

Nov 21, 2021 Outlook Bureau

The documentary and the book '1232 KMS' by Vinod Kapri captures an incredible journey of great fortitude against all odds.


Torrential Rains Disrupt Chardhaam Yatra; Three Dead

The deceased have been identified as labourers from Nepal, who were engaged in a hotel construction in Uttarakhand’s Pauri district.

Broken Foot: An Artist's Comment On Caste

Sep 24, 2021 Sharmila Bhowmick

Mumbai-based artist, Prabhakar Kamble spoke to Outlook about his work – Broken Foot which appears on the cover of our latest edition. On stands today.


Jharkhand Government Keen On Rehabilitation Of Migrant Workers

Skilled workers who do not want to migrate again will be given priority in employment particularly in the new projects where Jharkhand hopes to see new investment inflow over the next three to five years.

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05 August, 2021

Himachal HC Seeks Details On Covid Orphans, Measures For Migrant Workers, Tourists

Ashwani Sharma

‘More stringent measures would be taken by the State in the coming days keeping in mind the prevailing situation,’ the government’s counsel told the Court.


15 July, 2021

FIFA World Cup 2022: Unions Connect Players With Migrant Workers In Qatar

Agencies

Germany, Netherlands and Norway players wore T-shirts in team photos before games that were seen as directing scrutiny on Qatar


02 July, 2021

SC Order Towards Making ‘Food For All’ A Reality

Dipa Sinha

The stranded migrant crisis caused by the national lockdown, imposed with little notice, in March 2020 shook the conscience of the nation.


29 June, 2021

Centre, Delhi Dissent Continues Over Activating 'One Nation One Ration Card' Scheme In Capital

Outlook Web Desk

ONORC scheme is an important welfare measure to extend food security to migrants who are covered under the National Food Security Act Scheme


12 June, 2021

Gujarat Govt Hails MGNREGA Scheme As ‘Lifesaver’ During Pandemic

Outlook Web Bureau

MGNREGA was launched by the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government in 2006.


12 June, 2021

Implement ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ Scheme To Ensure Migrants Get Ration: SC To States

Outlook Web Bureau

The SC also sought answers from the Centre on how it plans to distribute ration under the 'Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojna’ to those migrant labourers who do not have ration cards.


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02 June, 2021

Pakistani Hindu Migrants In Rajasthan Demand Smooth Implementation Of Latest Guideline Of Citizenship

Tabeenah Anjum

‘It is the nexus between the administration, state, and the home affairs which are responsible for the delay in the citizenship of the Pakistani Hindu migrants,’ says Hindu Singh Sodha


24 April, 2021

Spurt In Corona, Lockdown Fears Spark Migration In Himachal Pradesh

Ashwani Sharma

More than the spread of infection, migrant labourers are scared of being stranded like last year in case of a lockdown


23 April, 2021

'Tell Me What Do I Do? Steal, Or Kill Myself?': Migrant Worker On Delhi Covid Lockdown

Astha Savyasachi

‘Corona won’t be able to reach us because we would have been dead by then. Dead by starvation,’ says Renu, whose husband lost his job two months ago.


22 April, 2021

One Virus, Second Wave And Multi-Fold Miseries Of Migrant And Informal Workers In India

Smita Khanijow

The fear of curfew and lockdown and the pull of harvest and marriage season are some other factors that are driving migration.


21 April, 2021

Delhi Government Forms A Committee For Aiding Migrant Workers Amid Week-Long Lockdown

Outlook Web Bureau

A large number of migrant workers from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and other states have thronged bus terminals and railway stations fearing the extension of the six-day lockdown announced on Monday by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.


21 April, 2021

Around 77,000 Migrant Workers Sent Home In Over 1,500 Buses: Ghaziabad Administration

Outlook Web Bureau

According to District Magistrate, around 77,000 workers were sent to their destinations in 1,537 buses.


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21 April, 2021

Is Another Migrant Crisis Looming?

Jayanta Bhattacharya

Assuage Fears Of Migrant Workers: Unions To Govt


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Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Assembly Pritam Singh during a protest near the State Secretariat against the Devasthanam Act, in Dehradun.

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Indian Player Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

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MP & Bollywood actor Sunny Deol with his son Karan Deol (L) during Karan's birthday celebrations, at Sunny Super Sound studio in Mumbai.

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Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India flags off a convoy of over 50 Lamborghinis as part of the Lamborghini Espierenza Giro India 2021, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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Lok Janshakti Party (Ramvilas) President Chirag Paswan inspects Bapu Auditorium for preparation of his party foundation day function, in Patna.

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