Migrant Workers
Opinion  /  Published 31.10.20

Etched in time

Sir — The stabbing of three persons inside the Notre-Dame basilica in the French city of Nice close on the heels of the beheading of a school teacher for showing cartoons of Prophet Mohammad to ...
By The Telegraph in

World  /  Published 30.10.20

140 drown as ‘migrant boat capsizes’

At least 140 people drowned when a boat carrying migrants sank off the Senegalese coast over the weekend in the deadliest shipwreck this year, the International Organisation for Migration, a UN agency...
By Michael Levenson in New York

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.10.20

Bokaro youths 'held captive' in Chennai

Over 100 youths of a Bokaro village, who had gone to Chennai after being promised work and a good pay, have now complained that the contractor who took them there a month ago had held them hostage. T...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

West Bengal  /  Published 26.10.20

‘Covid warriors’ on puja pandal duty

Hundreds of cured novel coronavirus patients, who have been named “Covid warriors” by the state government, were on duty at many popular Durga Puja pandals across Bengal during the four da...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

India  /  Published 19.10.20

Migrants: govt to collect data

By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.10.20

Migrant workers help clean up ponds

Dhanbad Municipal Corporation is busy cleaning ponds, at least 90 of which are spread across 55 wards of five circles of the city, engaging migrant labourers in many of the water bodies. Among the po...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.20

Hunt for ‘character certificates’

Tanjila Biwi, 32, of Gangadhari village near Nowda, has been running from pillar to post ever since she received a “frantic phone call” from her husband who wanted a “character certi...
By Alamgir Hossain, Subhasish Chaudhuri in Behrampore

Calcutta  /  Published 14.10.20

Migrant Mother as the goddess

By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 13.10.20

A vector called privilege

On January 15, 1897, The New York Times wrote of Bombay’s plague epidemic as an urban crisis: “More than half of its population has run away!” Let us break this ‘popu...
By Sohini Chattopadhyay in

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.20

Give us jobs and ration, chant migrant returnees

Some 200 migrant workers, jobless after being forced to come back home here amid the Covid-induced lockdown, went to the office of the district magistrate and demanded jobs under the 100-days work sch...
By in Jalpaiguri


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