Articles by Lockdown

But For The Train To Jiribam, Manipuris Still Love To Go Back To Chennai

Unlike Delhi, Manipuris don’t face racial discrimination in Chennai. Tamil employers also like the North-eastern work ethic

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Despite Odds, Why Barpeta’s Ashadul Ali Must Return To Cities

Floods in Assam have swept away opportunities and young folks like Ashadul Ali are wrecked by growing unemployment

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Migrants' Return: Five Friends And A Desperate East Coast Ride To Sweet Home

Stranded in Vishakhapatnam, the five friends wanted to return to Bardhaman. Their bicycle journey displayed endurance and willpower

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Caught Between Hope And Despair, Bundelkhand Migrants Slip Into Dark Mode

There’s little work at home, and the cities have let them down badly. Parvati, Santosh and Ramphal now have hard choices to make

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Of Two Bosom Friends When Death Beckoned On A Highway

Off-loaded from a truck on a dusty MP road, Mohammed Saiyub did everything to save his childhood friend Amrit Kumar, but only just …

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Braving The COVID Odds! Why This Bihar Teenager Will Make Lance Armstrong Blush

For eight days, with dad as pillion, Jyoti Kumari cycled 1200 km from Gurgaon to her village in Darbhanga

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Cruel Homecoming! Of A Dying Son And Race Against Time For A Migrant Worker

As daily labourer Ram Pukar Pandit walked back from Delhi to Begusarai, he heard his 11-month-old son had died due to stomach infection

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Braving Death, Lakhs Of Migrants Return Home To A Tense Future. Will There Be Light After Darkness?

At least a 100 died on their desperate journey back home. India’s rural economy will be tested when lockdown is lifted

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Gandhi Siblings Fire At BJP Over Lockdown Issues But Is That Enough For A Congress Comeback?

Rahul Gandhi has been vocal about the national picture while Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been focused on Uttar Pradesh where she is a Congress general secretary

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Don't Fail The Migrants; Don't Forget Them Again

This issue’s cover story is a reminder of the challenges that the migrants returning home face, and our collective responsibility towards them, writes editor-in-chief Ruben Banerjee.

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