Articles by Migrants

A Futile ‘Sacrifice’

"BJP government is mocking the 'sacrifice' of the 855 martyrs by bringing in the Citizenship Amendment Bill, which has sparked violent protests across the Northeast."

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The Subcontinental Menu

In this week's The Subcontinental Menu, read about the first female manager at Assam's tea estate and a band of Dalit women from landless families in Bihar, among many others.

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Deep Throat

A regular column on the essential buzz

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Anger Is Brewing Against BJP In Assam

Assam is in a political flux after two recent exercises—the updated national register of citizens this summer and the citizenship amendment bill, which endorses non-Muslim minority immigrants from Bangladesh as Indian citizens.

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Back To The Future

Revival of an anti-foreigner stir sets the tone for tense days in Assam

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Imagine There Is No Migrant

Anti-migrant biases aren’t limited to Gujarat. Such poor folk are targeted as ‘outsiders’ everywhere.

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Leave! This Land Isn’t Your Home

An infant’s rape allegedly by a migrant and local rage over joblessness trigger an exodus from Gujarat

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Drawn By Development, North Indians Continue To Migrate To South

Lakhs of people mig­rated from north India to the south in pursuit of employment opportunities. The trend of southward migration picked up somewhere around the 1980s, str­engthening impressively in the subsequent decades.

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Time To Cross The Bridge

Immigrants issue will lay a new path, but bilateral ties cannot afford to tilt

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