DMK MP Bharathi gets bail from court

Bharathi said his speech was twisted in the social media and his arrest is to “satisfy someone”. Chennai, June 1 (IANS) DMK’s Organising Secretary and Rajya Sabha MP R.S. Bharathi on Monday... Read more »

Migrant workers priority to reach home – Will they ever return?

“We are getting very less salary and the landlords in whose home we resided here didn’t waive the rent. So that is the reason why I am going back to my native... Read more »

At least 20 people killed in landslides in southern Assam

According to the district administration officials, among the dead seven each were reported from each in Cachar and Hailakandi, and six from Karimganj. Silchar, June 2 (IANS) At least 20 people, including... Read more »

Rahul Gandhi writes to Kerala CM on online classes initiative

“While this is a temporary alternative, its success depends on students access to digital infrastructure like computers, smart phones, television and reliable internet connections,” Thiruvananthapuram, June 2 (IANS) Congress leader and MP... Read more »

Class X girl commits suicide for being unable to attend online class

Hailing from a poor Scheduled Caste family, living in a very small house at Valancherry in Malappurram, the girl a very bright student all through her brief academic career, was deeply upset... Read more »

Delhi LG directs to help Covid victim sanitation worker’s family

The SDMC also paid homage to the deceased worker, calling him a “Corona Warrior”. New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Anil Baijal, on Monday paid his condolences to... Read more »

Kiren Rijiju, Arjun Munda inaugurate Khelo India e-Pathshala

“The program will help connect even those young archers who are in small villages and tribal areas and will make sure they get access to the best coaches via Khelo India e-pathshala.... Read more »

‘One Nation One Ration Card’ to cover all states by March 31

Besides, the Central government is also giving five kg foodgrains and one kg grams free for two months to the migrant labourers who are not beneficiaries of any other grain distribution scheme.... Read more »

Akhilesh, Shivpal come closer, try to sink differences

After withdrawing the petition seeking disqualification of Shivpal from the Assembly, Akhilesh is now ready for a ‘seat adjustment’ with his uncle’s Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party Lohia in the 2022 Assembly elections in... Read more »

Parties gear up for RS polls, 24 by-elections in MP

While joining the BJP, Guddu had hit out at the Congress as a party of “rajas and maharajas”. While Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan had worked for... Read more »

81 year old Sikh Guru feeds 2 mn people on National Highway-7

A regular ‘langar’ for years, it was only from the March 24 lockdown that it became a saviour for thousands of hungry people including stranded migrants, travelers, truckers and villagers. By Quaid... Read more »

Arjun Munda “Good governance key to tribal society uplift”

In an interview to IANS, Tribal Welfare Minister Arjun Munda said that under the guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his ministry has done a remarkable job for the past one year.... Read more »

Two SP workers held for ‘missing’ posters of Rajnath Singh

SHO Para, Triloki Nath, said that Khan and Yadav have been booked under the charges of defamation and statements of mischief. “The duo is in police custody,” Singh said on Sunday morning.... Read more »

Everything could have been done differently, better

During this lock-down we had the economic crisis, the migrant crisis, the trains fiasco, the ventilator “scam”, the deaths and the recoveries. Darshan Mondkar The Lock-down 4.0 is about to come to... Read more »

But you have remained blind with eyes… until you got screwed yourself

Now that your jobs are about to disappear, your EMI’s are looming on your head, you won’t be able to afford to pay 2,00,000 per year as your child’s school fees, your... Read more »

“When being a migrant worker became a curse”

“The government did not give us anything and the food we got was from charities. Even to get that, we faced discrimination, with locals getting first preference,” By Roli Srivastava and Anuradha... Read more »

When migrants fight for a packet of food: Migrant disaster in pics by Mahesh Bhat

Samyuktha tells me that there are few toilets for thousands of people. When I was looking at the sea of humanity and their outstretched hands for food, I was reminded of the... Read more »

When relief trains become death trains the Railway Minister needs to be sacked

Does PM Modi have the wherewithal to sack the Railway Minister? It is a moot question. He cannot afford a rebellion within his ranks after creating the disaster himself in the first... Read more »

Kathmandu Triennale: From poets to Shamans

Focussing on ideas and movements that have been marginalised both within Nepal and globally, including discourses of decolonisation, migration and displacement, indigenous knowledge, queer rights, feminism, and alternative world views, the Kathmandu... Read more »

‘Little Kashmir’ in Telangana: Tribal farmer harvests maiden apple crop

The 37-year-old knew that the hilly rugged terrain of Komaram Bheem Asifabad district is no Kashmir Valley but he was determined to prove that anything can be grown in the soil of... Read more »