Migrant Workers
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

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.20

Migrants hurt in bus crash

 At least 15 persons, including children, were injured when a bus carrying migrant workers and their families from Bihar to Cooch Behar turned its side in the Dhupguri block of Jalpaiguri distric...
By TT Bureau in Jalpaiguri

India  /  Published 17.05.20

Allow Congress to ferry migrants home: Priyanka to UP CM

Congress general-secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday urged Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath to allow the party ferry migrant labourers back home in buses arranged by it and kept read...
By PTI in New Delhi


North East  /  Published 16.05.20

CM exhorts officials to ‘be humane’

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday exhorted officials to invoke the spirit of humanity, reflected in music maestro Bhupen Hazarika’s iconic song, Manuhe manuhor babe, while dealing ...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 16.05.20

Migrant tragedy: Man in iconic photo back in Bihar

Rampukar Pandit, who became a snapshot of India’s migrant tragedy with his photograph speaking on the phone on a Delhi roadside, is back in Bihar, broken at not being able to meet his son before he ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Uttar Pradesh  /  Published 16.05.20

UP Cong demands CM's resignation over migrants' death

Accusing the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh of being insensitive towards the plight of migrants, the state unit of the Congress on Saturday demanded chief minister Yogi Adityanath's resignation over ...
By PTI in Lucknow

India  /  Published 15.05.20

Impossible for courts to monitor movement of migrants: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday said it is impossible for courts to monitor or stop the movement of migrant workers across the country and it is for the government to take necessary action in this regard....
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 14.05.20

Jobs for migrants in Bengal

The Bengal government has asked all district administrations to prepare a database of migrant workers who have returned or are to return over the next few weeks and also mention their expertise so tha...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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