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Labourers
West Bengal  /  Published 07.05.20

Govt car for misled group

The migrant labourers who had been walking along railway tracks from Raxaul on the Nepal border since April 28 to reach home 650km away in East Burdwan after a train took them in the opposite directio...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.05.20

1,198 more return to Dhanbad

A total of 1,198 persons reached Dhanbad station from Surat by a special, 22-coach Pravasi Express (09343) train around 3.45am on Thursday.The migrant workers and their family members were sent to the...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.05.20

1175 return from Kerala in train

A total of 1,175 migrant labourers and a couple of patients from 10 districts in Jharkhand reached Dhanbad station from Kerala around 11.45am on Monday in a special train, a day after the return of 95...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 03.05.20

A chance flies past military

India’s military should have used its deep resources to help “repatriate starving migrants” instead of indulging in “flypasts and petal showering”, a former navy chief and 1971 war hero said...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.19

Kashmir workers brought back home

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By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 02.11.19

Database on migrant labourers

The Kulgam carnage in which five labourers were shot dead by suspected militants has prompted some Bengal districts to prepare a database of such migrant workers.The districts that have initiated the ...
By Snehamoy chakraborty and Alamgir Hossain in Bolpur(Birbhum)

India  /  Published 06.06.20

Plea to keep Delhi hospitals open to all

Health rights groups have appealed to the Delhi government not to close its hospitals to patients from outside the capital amid suggestions the administration would take a decision on the matter on Su...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.04.20

1000km by sea on boat to get home

Locked down on land, they chose nights in the open sea.A band of migrant workers from Odisha and Andhra Pradesh undertook a daring sea journey from Chennai in a bid to reach home, covering 1,080km in ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 21.04.20

Run over on long walk home

Two young labourers heading home on foot died after being run over by a freight train in a Chhattisgarh district, adding to the list of collateral casualties of the Covid-19 lockdown that entered its ...
By PTI in Korba

India  /  Published 15.04.20

Harvest loss fear gnaws at migrants

Migrant labourers who leave their villages in search of work during non-agricultural months are stranded in cities across India, leaving their families fearful that their harvest-ready crops will with...
By PTI in New Delhi


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