Pandemic and it’s After-Effects on Migrants

COVID-19 virus took the world by surprise affecting nearly every country in the world. By March 23, 2020, the Prime Minister of India, Mr Narendra Modi, declared a nationwide lockdown that caused panic amongst the general public. As of August 23, 2020, Coronavirus cases have risen to 23,467,593 and the death toll has surpassed 810,180Continue reading “Pandemic and it’s After-Effects on Migrants”

Migrant Crisis in India

The emergence of the COVID-19 crisis challenged not only humans but also the sustainability of many institutions around the world. Many nations are still grappling to cope up with the deadly effect of COVID-19. Many large economies have come to a halt. The world is on the verge of a global recession. Amidst all thisContinue reading “Migrant Crisis in India”

On the Road!

Dejected, at being left all alone, They are desperate to go back home! Miserable, that they can’t find solace, In the towns they thought were their own! Those pangs of hunger. That push them out on the road; Those empty pockets, That struggle to keep them afloat; Those heartless wretches, That make them yearn forContinue reading “On the Road!”

Migration and its Impact on The Economy

“Migration is an expression of the human aspiration for dignity, safety and a better future. It is part of the social fabric, part of our very make-up as a human family” – Ban Ki-moon Migration is one of the most important issues of the state’s economy. It is stated as the movement of people fromContinue reading “Migration and its Impact on The Economy”

Immigration Law

Immigration law alludes to the national resolutions, guidelines, and lawful points of reference overseeing migration into and expelling from a nation. Carefully, it is unmistakable from different issues, for example, naturalization and citizenship, although they are regularly conflated. Immigration laws differ the world over, just as per the social and political atmosphere of the occasions,Continue reading “Immigration Law”

The Issue Of Migrants: A Question Of Humanity

The ongoing pandemic has wreaked havoc on all of our lives, affecting our day-to-day activities and making us adapt and adjust. However, certain communities of people have to face a much harsher reality due to their underprivileged state of existence. In the past few days, the problems being faced by the migrants stuck in strangeContinue reading “The Issue Of Migrants: A Question Of Humanity”

Pandemic: No strings attached w.r.t Article 21 of Workers

The world, including India, is tussling with a microscopic, deadly enemy named Coronavirus. The contagious nature of the virus has resulted in many of these countries implementing draconian measures, even going as far as imposing complete military lockdowns. India, home to billions, has asked its citizens to stay home to prevent contagion. Scientifically, the onlyContinue reading “Pandemic: No strings attached w.r.t Article 21 of Workers”

Laws with Respect to Refugees: Time to Rethink

The Citizenship Amendment Bill, as proposed by the government, has a deep-rooted humanitarian concern, as it provides shelter to the religiously persecuted minorities. But, this umbrella is restricted to the people belonging to certain communities i.e. Hindu, Parsis, Sikh, Buddhist, Jains and Christians and that too from selected countries, i.e. Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh. TheContinue reading “Laws with Respect to Refugees: Time to Rethink”

Failure to Protect Migrant Workmen amid COVID – 19:

Does the Inter-State Migrant Workmen (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1979 need Reform? “I seen hundreds of men come by on the road an’ on the ranches, with their bindles on their back an’ that same damn thing in their heads . . . every damn one of ’em’s got a littleContinue reading “Failure to Protect Migrant Workmen amid COVID – 19:”

COVID-19 and Violation of Rights

During the Covid-19 pandemic, countries around the world are implementing repressive means and methods to curb the spread and keep the situation under control. It is true that no nation was prepared for this sudden outbreak and the rules and regulations imposed aim at protecting the citizens from the health hazard.  For a country withContinue reading “COVID-19 and Violation of Rights”

Tackling the Indian Migrant Workers’ Crisis

With over 70,756 cases of COVID-19 in India, with 2,293 deaths so far, this outbreak brought another problem along with it. The dismal plight of the migrant workers. What is even more saddening is the unfortunate spread of false news among these people that has instilled fear and anxiety among these people. Several people migrateContinue reading “Tackling the Indian Migrant Workers’ Crisis”