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India Needs a Review Commission on COVID Management
May 14, 2022

India Needs a Review Commission on COVID Management

By Shubham
It is critical that policymakers understand the full impact of the pandemic on the economy and human development.

India’s Government Focuses on Internal Migrants, At Last
March 06, 2021

India’s Government Focuses on Internal Migrants, At Last

By Neeta Lal
A new policy framework is the first attempt to systematically address the many issues that plague India’s internal migrant workers.
India’s Toughest COVID-19 Test Still Lies Ahead
October 30, 2020

India’s Toughest COVID-19 Test Still Lies Ahead

By Soma Basu
Winter smog, religious festivals and election campaigns pose a crucial test of India’s pandemic management.

The Pandemic Revealed India’s Invisible Workforce
June 05, 2020

The Pandemic Revealed India’s Invisible Workforce

By Neeta Lal
COVID-19 shone a harsh light on the plight of India’s migrant workers. Now legislative changes are finally in the offing to better their lot.

COVID-19 and India’s Nowhere People
April 01, 2020

COVID-19 and India’s Nowhere People

By Neeta Lal
The lockdown, and loss of jobs, lays bare the plight of India’s millions of internal migrants.

The Migrants Indian Democracy Forgot
February 07, 2019

The Migrants Indian Democracy Forgot

By Neeta Lal
The government wants Indians who live overseas to be able to vote. What about Indians who migrated within the country?

India's Overseas Labor Pains
June 09, 2016

India's Overseas Labor Pains

By Neeta Lal
A migrant worker's death sharpens criticism of India's inability to protect its overseas laborers.
The Bricks of Wrath: India’s Migrant Workers
February 26, 2014

The Bricks of Wrath: India’s Migrant Workers

By Arjun Claire
Migrant workers in Indian cities face a bleak future, but one organization is trying to bring hope.

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