Migrant Workers
West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.20

Open test hubs, Tea Board urged

Tea industry representatives have requested the Tea Board of India to set up Covid-19 testing centres in the Dooars belt.Tea Association of India secretary (the Dooars branch) R.A. Sharma said they wa...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.06.20

State digest

The director of personnel of the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), Atul Srivastava, died suddenly of a cardiac arrest late on Wednesday night.Bokaro Steel Plant (BSL) executives and employees p...
By Our Bureau

West Bengal  /  Published 10.06.20

Quarantine for arrivals from hotspots slashed

The Bengal chief minister has said mandatory institutional quarantine for returnees from Covid-19 hotspot states of Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Delhi and Madhya Pradesh will be brought down from...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.20

Migrants to clear out of HS exam centres

District officials across the state have launched a hunt for new quarantine buildings in the wake of the education department setting a deadline of June 20 to vacate and sanitise schools currently hou...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.06.20

Migrant suicide after test

A migrant worker from Purulia hanged himself in a Jharkhand hospital on Tuesday after a positive result for Covid-19 in a provisional test.Kartik Sao, 40, father of a 12-year-old son and nine-year-old...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


Opinion  /  Published 09.06.20

Do the math: Contesting migrant numbers

It is an alarming sign when the right arm of the government does not quite know what its left arm is up to. The shocking lack of coordination between two arms of the Central government has come to lig...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 07.06.20

18 demand swab test after quarantine

A group of migrant workers who have completed 14 days of quarantine in South Dinajpur have refused to leave the centre unless their swab samples were tested. In all, 18 workers who reside in different...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 07.06.20

Kerala to Kalna, an epic ride

Even before the nationwide Covid-induced lockdown in March, migrant worker Arka Mondal, 27, was ready to leave Kerala for Kalna in East Burdwan at a moment’s notice.Arka, employed as a welder for th...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 07.06.20

Migrant welcome with bump on head

Call it a bumpy homecoming. A young migrant worker, who had just alighted from a Kerala train and was standing in queue for the mandatory health screening at Burdwan railway station on Sunday morning,...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.06.20

Database for Bokaro returnees

It has been a blessing for the returned migrant workers desperately in need of jobs to ensure they can stay back home, as well as for job givers.Bokaro district administration has launched a unique da...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bokaro


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