Migrant Labourers
India  /  Published 27.10.20

Migrants in river-mouth battle for farmland

Villagers said that waterlogging followed heavy rainfall triggered by a low pressure system in the Bay of Bengal. A low pressure system had formed in the Bay on October 10 and then it was followed by ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 11.10.20

Body back home from Riyadh after 45 days

The mortal remains of a migrant labourer, who died in Saudi Arabia’s Riyadh on August 26, came home in Dighalkandi village of Nadia’s Murutia after 45 days on Saturday morning. Family mem...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Murutia (Nadia)

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.09.20

Marandi attacks govt on migrant workers

“Modi took the initiative in this regard by banning several foreign articles, including Chinese products and services. We also need to promote the interests of our farmers because when the indus...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.07.20

‘The BJP has left Covid to the hand of God’

TTOnline: The Jharkhand government organised a flight to bring back migrants? What made you do that? Hemant Soren: It’s a surprise that no one seems to have known that we have such a large sect...
By Shantanu Datta in

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 30.06.20

Bus overturns in Ramgarh

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 27.06.20

Migrant job report ready

The Bengal government has compiled a report suggesting that at least nine districts in the state could have qualified for the Centre’s Rs 50,000 crore scheme to provide jobs to migrant workers who r...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.06.20

Sakhis key to migrant database drive

Sakhi Mandals, the women self-help groups in Jharkhand, armed with a web app have become the backbone of the state government’s effort at making a database of migrant workers who have returned from ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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