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Migrant Workers
West Bengal  /  Published 22.05.21

Lockdown: Indian workers flee Bhutan

A group of 38 Indian labourers fled Bhutan under the cover of darkness early on Thursday morning as wages truncated because of Covid-19 and the resultant lockdown in the Himalayan kingdom were making ...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.05.21

Dumka: bus sent to bring workers

The Jharkhand government on Friday sent a bus to Nepal to bring back 26 labourers of Dumka stranded in Sindhupalchok district of the neighbouring country. The chief minister’s office made the a...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 20.05.21

300 buses from Kerala stuck in Assam

“When I spoke to them, I came to know they are not able to return because there are no passengers and they have no money. They need anywhere between Rs 80,000 and Rs 1 lakh for the return trip. ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 19.05.21

Pass system launched for urgent travel

The Bengal government has decided to reintroduce entry and exit passes to facilitate the travel of people in emergency cases after hundreds of migrant workers landed in distress because of harder rest...
By Vivek Chhetri, Anirban Choudhury in Darjeeling, Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.21

Test rider stalls return of workers

Over 400 migrant workers packed in 10 buses coming from Assam were not allowed to cross into Alipurduar district in Bengal as none of them could produce Covid-19 negative certificate, a pre-condition ...
By Anirban Choudhury, Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum), Alipurduar

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India  /  Published 16.05.21

Covid: Govt stops migrant survey

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By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.05.21

SC: Free rations for migrants

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By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.05.21

SC bats for community kitchens for migrants

The Supreme Court Thursday directed Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana to open community kitchens in the NCR for stranded migrant workers amid the current wave of COVID-19 pandemic and facilitate transp...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.05.21

Churches help migrants in lockdown

The society has “reached out to more than 200 representatives of migrant workers in Thiruvananthapuram to send across the word that they could communicate to us any problem they might face in ge...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.05.21

Quarantine ready for migrants

The Ranchi district administration on Friday notified areas putting migrants under seven day institutional quarantine, to follow directives from state government as part of its heightened surveillance...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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