Migrant Workers
West Bengal  /  Published 26.10.21

CM call to create jobs

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday instructed various functionaries of the government — from ministers to bureaucrats — to explore all possible options to create employment opportuni...
By Avijit Sinha, Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.21

2 workers jump off train, hurt

Two migrant workers sustained serious injuries as they jumped off the Malda bound Farakka Express while it was moving through Malda town on Thursday in a bid to catch a bus for home. Both were rushed...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

India  /  Published 17.10.21

Over 4 cr entries on e-Shram portal

The Ministry of Labour and Employment on Sunday said the number registrations has crossed 4-crore mark on e-Shram portal in less than two months of its launch. According to a labour ministry statemen...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.10.21

Jharkhand migrant workers to return

Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren’s prod has set the stage for the safe return of 150 migrant workers from the state who had been allegedly assaulted in Himachal Pradesh. The workers are sc...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 03.10.21

3 get life for murder of minor

Three persons were on Friday sentenced to life imprisonment for killing a 16-year-old migrant worker 10 years ago. Five others, also linked to the crime, have been jailed for three years and a fine o...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda


West Bengal  /  Published 01.10.21

Migrant poll boost

Polling in Samserganj and Jangipur Assembly seats in Murshidabad on Thursday turned out to be a peaceful affair and recorded high turnout of voters, mostly migrant labourers who had come home to exerc...
By Alamgir Hossain in Samserganj

India  /  Published 29.09.21

Silence after order on free rations

No state barring Telangana and Meghalaya has so far sought additional foodgrain from the Centre for providing free rations to migrant workers in pursuance of a Supreme Court judgment in June, an RTI r...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.21

Bus crash kills six workers

Senior police officers and officials of North Dinajpur district administration have blamed the pathetic condition of NH12 – which is maintained by the National Highways Authority of India for th...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.21

Bus crash, 70 injured

A private bus carrying migrant workers and their family members from Jharkhand to Lucknow went off NH12 at Rupahar near here on Wednesday night, injuring many of the 70-odd passengers. North Dinajpur...
By The Telegraph in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 06.09.21

Free rations for migrants

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to give free foodgrains to migrant workers living in Bengal under the “one nation one ration card” programme. “The Centre provides rice at...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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