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Migrant Workers
India  /  Published 13.03.20

Migrant workers’ bill tabled

The Meghalaya government has tabled a legislation for protection and safety of migrant workers by identification and mandatory registration for all of them.On Friday, the first day of the Assembly’s...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

India  /  Published 30.03.20

Migrants sprayed with chemical

A group of about 100 migrants heading home from Delhi was hosed down with a disinfectant solution in Bareilly town on Sunday, attracting wide condemnation and an admission from local authorities that ...
By Piyush Srivastava and PTI in Lucknow

India  /  Published 29.03.20

Yogi sends buses, Arvind earns blame

Delhi’s ruling Aam Aadmi Party is battling a BJP social media offensive blaming it for the exodus of migrant workers, all because it tried to help labourers set on leaving catch Yogi Adityanath’s ...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.06.19

Pune wall collapse deaths: Tragic reminder of deep gap

As many as 15 people have been crushed to death in Pune in a tragedy that has shone a torch on not only suspected reckless construction but also the wide income disparity in the country and the compul...
By Our Bureau and PTI in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 17.03.20

Tabs on migrant workers for screening

The Bengal government has decided to prepare a database of migrant labourers so that a health screening can be done when they return home from Covid-19-hit states such as Kerala and Maharashtra.Lakhs ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

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Opinion  /  Published 18.12.18

The largest export: Migrant workers

No, it is not engineering goods or jewellery; it is human beings. The money they sent back in 2017 was $69 billion; it financed 43 per cent of the trade deficit. India received more in remittances tha...
By Ashok V. Desai

Opinion  /  Published 30.04.19

How urban challenges affect the workplace

With migrants and millennials flocking to cities for opportunities, the downtowns are already experiencing a space crunch. The trend is not local but global. Tokyo, Toronto, New Delhi, New York, Beiji...
By Bidisha Biswas

India  /  Published 18.05.20

Mother borrows, some sell goats

Mohammed Sheikh’s mother had borrowed money from a moneylender so her son could pay his share of the bus fare for the journey back home to Nadia, over 2,200km from workplace Bangalore.Sheikh, a smal...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 18.05.20

Cong to FM: Waste of time, really?

A string of Congress leaders on Monday castigated finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman for her dig at Rahul Gandhi’s meeting with a group of homebound migrants, appearing to signal the start of a pol...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.05.20

Govt's economic package only 0.91% of GDP: Chidambaram

The Congress on Monday said the fiscal stimulus package announced by the government is 'hopelessly inadequate' given the gravity of the economic crisis as it amounts to only Rs 1.86 lakh crore, which ...
By PTI in New Delhi


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