Covid-19 in India

Maharashtra government organises special buses for migrants

Maharashtra government organises special buses for migrants

May 13, 2020

For the third day running, the Maharashtra government organised over 100 buses to ferry migrants who have been blocked in Mumbai ever since the lockdown was announced nearly two months ago. The crowds had begun gathering at the junction of highway to Nashik at Majiwada in Thane c...

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First migrant special train leaves from Mumbai to Basti

First migrant special train leaves from Mumbai to Basti

May 8, 2020

On the 44th day since the lockdown began, leaving millions of migrants stranded, Mumbai saw the first special train ferrying 1,140 migrants back to their homes in Basti district of Uttar Pradesh.

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Experts caution against rise in child trafficking post lockdown

Experts caution against rise in child trafficking post lockdown

May 2, 2020

While the focus of coronavirus coverage has been on the doctors, patients, migrant workers and the lot, children in India, especially from disadvantaged backgrounds, face dangers of a different order.

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Rural India bears the brunt of coronavirus fallout

Rural India bears the brunt of coronavirus fallout

April 21, 2020

While the spread of covid19 has mainly been in urban India, the worst impact of the pandemic is being felt in its villages.

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