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Labourers
Jharkhand  /  Published 02.07.20

Migrants decide to stay, grow coriander

Migrant labourers rendered jobless due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown now see a ray of hope in the coriander business. Large numbers of migrant labourers had returned to their native villages in...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

India  /  Published 01.07.20

House committee prod on migrant registration

A parliamentary committee is set to advise the government to register migrant labourers in their home and destination states so that they can get social security cover, at a time the pandemic-induced ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.06.20

Bus overturns in Ramgarh

Eighteen people were caught without wearing masks by police on Hazaribagh district collectorate campus on Monday. The police deployed at the three gates of the collectorate led by Sadar subdivisional ...
By Our Bureau in

India  /  Published 29.06.20

Supreme Court deadline for migrant job plan

The Supreme Court on Friday granted a fortnight to states to come up with suitable plans of action to provide employment or other sources of livelihood to the lakhs of migrant labourers who have retur...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.20

Crash kills ambulance driver, Covid-19 patient

A youth who had tested positive for Covid-19 at a quarantine centre in East Midnapore’s Kolaghat was killed and a 21-year-old patient from a quarantine centre in Gopalnagar suffered serious injuries...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Panskura

Opinion  /  Published 14.06.20

Rights and wrong

Amidst the fear and chaos generated by the Covid-19 pandemic, we witnessed the plight of migrant labourers across India. Even as the economy stands wrecked by the lockdown, various state governments, ...
By Bhaskar Kumar in

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.20

NH12 repair on pause over pay

The long-delayed widening and repair work on NH12 on the Farakka-Malda has received a further blow. Around 1,300 workers, skilled and unskilled, have stopped work since May 17 over unpaid salaries, ev...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.06.20

Jharkhand-BRO stand-off ends

Border Roads Organisation will recruit nearly 12,000 workers from Jharkhand and the first batch of 1,500 will leave Dumka on Friday.“The first train carrying 1,500 labourers from Santhal Pargana wil...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 09.06.20

Migrant death bares ambulance gap

The death of a migrant labourer has brought to light a loophole in the emergency response system in Odisha in the time of Covid-19.Bipin Mallick, 37, could not be shifted to the hospital on time from ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 08.06.20

Bengal unnveils ration coupons

Lakhs of migrant workers who have returned or will return to Bengal in the wake of the Covid-induced prolonged lockdown, and have no ration cards, will get free ration for two months through coupons, ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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