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Migrant Labourers
West Bengal  /  Published 02.05.21

Couldn't say no to Didi: Manoj Tiwary

Politics was always on cricketer Manoj Tiwary’s radar but in his mind, there was a sense of finality once he saw the plight of migrant labourers during the Covid-19 induced lockdown last year. ...
By Kushan Sarkar in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 10.04.21

Teen accused of killing brother in Ekbalpore

An 18-year-old boy, who worked as a mason at a building in Ekbalpore, was arrested on Friday for allegedly killing his brother, who was four years junior to him. Mujahid Ansari, 14, was found lying i...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ekbalpore

India  /  Published 14.02.21

House praise scheme PM panned

A parliamentary panel has extolled an employment programme that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had six years ago termed a “living monument to (the Congress’s) failures” but which his g...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 28.01.21

Tourism carnival boon for returnees

According to sources, the carnival had started on January 14 and continued till January 24 across different locations such as Rajabhatkhawa in the Dooars, Bungkulung, 12th Mile, Lolegaon, Takdah, Rimb...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

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

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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


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