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US embassy in India launches $200 million environment-friendly project, celebrating strength of US-India relation

US embassy in India launches $200 million environment-friendly project, celebrating strength of US-India relation

US embassy in India: On Friday, US embassy in India announced the launch of a $200 million environmentally-sustainable project at US Embassy, marking the 62nd anniversary of the ground-breaking of the original Chancery building, built…

Migrant workers
Why India Needs To Acknowledge Its Migrant Population

Why India Needs To Acknowledge Its Migrant Population

Migrant Population: Migrant workers have never been as important as they have become to India today. Post the pandemic, migrant workers were desperate for survival. They were forced to return to their hometowns, sometimes even…

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Mahatma Gandhi’s statue outside India Embassy in US defaced by Khalistan supporters

Mahatma Gandhi’s statue outside India Embassy in US defaced by Khalistan supporters

On Saturday, hundreds of protestors gathered outside Indian Embassy, in Washington to protest in solidarity with the Indian farmers protesting on Delhi border for last few weeks, against the newly introduced farm laws by the…

Labour rights
Striking rise in child labour amid pandemic leaves future of Indian children in jeopardy

Striking rise in child labour amid pandemic leaves future of Indian children in jeopardy

Pandemic has brought unprecedented conditions for people across the world, unfortunately the most adversely impacted being the poor and those living in dire circumstances. One such group is people living in rural India, and the…

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Demonstrators supporting farmers protests in India, gather outside Indian Embassy in UK

Demonstrators supporting farmers protests in India, gather outside Indian Embassy in UK

On Sunday, the demonstrators standing in solidarity with farmers protesting outside Delhi, in India, gathered outside Indian High Commission in London. The police tried to control to protesting crowd to make sure social distancing norms…

Labour rights
As farmers protest in India surges, it’s becoming a bigger challenge for the Modi Government

As farmers protest in India surges, it’s becoming a bigger challenge for the Modi Government

The new farm bills have left farmers in India under a huge dilemma. Farmers particularly in Haryana and Punjab are skeptical of what the markets will offer and how the private companies will treat them.…

Migrant workers
The effects of COVID-19 on migrant workers

The effects of COVID-19 on migrant workers

The Coronavirus is still negatively affecting societies and markets worldwide. In particular, the economic and health-related barriers mostly concern foreign workers overseas. Because of travel limitations, migrant workers in foreign countries are often losing their…

Migrant workers
NZ: Ardern subtly avoids migration crisis, country denies entry to migrants on pretext of Covid

NZ: Ardern subtly avoids migration crisis, country denies entry to migrants on pretext of Covid

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who recently sworn in for her second term in the office, has been facing fresh migration crisis. Many of the country’s migrants including temporary visas holders and residents, have…

Labour rights
Garment workers are regularly exploited at factories in South India, BBC reports

Garment workers are regularly exploited at factories in South India, BBC reports

Workers in garment factories supplying goods for big brands including Marks and Spencer, Tesco, Ralph Lauren, and Sainsbury’s have stood up against the more obscure side of the flickering fashion industry, guaranteeing “slave-type working conditions”…

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More Vande Bharat flights to operate between India and China: Indian Embassy in China

More Vande Bharat flights to operate between India and China: Indian Embassy in China

India and China are in talks to commence operations of more flights between the countries under the Vande Bharat Mission (VBM). Chinese officials have relayed that they are in talks with their Indian counterparts over…