Migrant Workers
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

West Bengal  /  Published 06.09.21

Worker killed in Gujarat

A 52-year-old migrant worker from Malda district was bludgeoned to death at Jamnagar, Gujarat, on Friday. Fudan Mondal’s body reached his village, Kankania, in Harishchandrapur 2 block on Sunda...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

India  /  Published 31.08.21

3 migrant workers run over by train in Odisha

Three migrant labourers, including a father and son, were mowed down by a speeding train around Sunday midnight at Berhampur in southern Odisha. Four labourers had a narrow escape in the incident. G...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 27.08.21

Letters to the editor: National Monetisation Pipeline

Sold off Sir — The Bharatiya Janata Party keeps saying that no development work was done by the Congress in 70 years. Yet, the finance minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, has now identified State ass...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 29.07.21

Watch them: Migrant workers

Migrant workers have become symbols of all that is not well with the Indian economy and society. Covid-19 brought their precarious living conditions to light. They have low wages, live in spaces far a...
By The Editorial Board


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