Migrant Workers
India  /  Published 06.06.20

Run train, give grain and forget. It doesn't work

If the migrants were locked down at four hours’ notice, their return too appears to have been facilitated with little thought about the morning after.Irshad Ali, 27, who was relieved to find a seat ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.06.20

Over 1,000 workers return home from Kerala

As for brining migrants back home, Jharkhand has many firsts to its credit. The train that had left Hyderabad for Hatia on May 1 was the first one used to ferry workers.A group of 180 such workers wer...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 17.05.20

Ensure that helpline for migrants work: HC to Delhi govt

The Delhi High Court has directed the AAP government to ensure uninterrupted working of their helpline numbers for migrant workers so that they can approach nodal officers who shall be easily availabl...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.05.20

Have guns, will travel to space

The irony could not have been starker.As millions of Indians sat glum-faced before their television screens, unsure of when the lockdown would end, and migrant workers streamed silently across the cou...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 14.05.20

Returnees face ostracism in coronavirus fear

Families of four of the 10 migrant workers, who had walked from Bihar’s Raxaul to Jhajha and were brought back to their homes in East Burdwan by the Bengal government, are allegedly facing ostracism...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan


India  /  Published 13.05.20

Migrants killed on way back home

Three migrant labourers and an infant girl were killed and 46 were injured in two road accidents in Uttar Pradesh while they were on their way home from other states during the lockdown, officials sai...
By PTI in Kanpur

India  /  Published 12.05.20

UP officer kicks migrant

An Uttar Pradesh government official has been caught on camera kicking a migrant labourer trying to get into a bus after returning from Mumbai.Shri Ram Yadav, the chief revenue officer (CRO) of Pratap...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 12.05.20

Govt is shifting blame: Yechury

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday accused the Narendra Modi government of trying to pass the blame for the migrant crisis onto the state governments when it was the Centre’s unilatera...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.05.20

Migrant dies on Shramik Speical train

 A 34-year-old migrant worker died on board a Pune-Prayagraj Shramik Special train on Monday and his post-mortem has been conducted, officials said on Tuesday.Akhilesh Kumar, who used to work at ...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 12.05.20

Trains for stranded in Vellore and Bangalore

A special train from Vellore in Tamil Nadu started its journey with about 1,200 stranded people from Bengal on Monday and another from Bangalore was scheduled to start late on Monday night, sources at...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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