Migrant Workers
Business  /  Published 14.05.20

100% coverage of 'One Nation One Ration Card' by March 2021: FM

The government on Thursday announced a Rs 3.16 lakh crore package of free foodgrains for migrant workers, concessional credit to farmers and working capital loan for street vendors as part of the seco...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 14.05.20

North cases rise, train to reach today

North Dinajpur district health department said a migrant worker who had returned from Gujarat tested positive for Covid-19 and another labourer was suspected to be infected with the pathogen.The detec...
By TT Bureau in Gangtok

West Bengal  /  Published 10.05.20

1,600 km on cycle to meet ailing son

The extraordinary resolve shown by a 30-year-old migrant worker from Haldia’s Chaulkhola area has added a heartening chapter to the otherwise grim plight of migrant workers that came to light across...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Haldia

India  /  Published 08.05.20

Protest at rail station

Over 1,000 migrant workers thronged Mangalore railway station on Friday morning for trains to go home and resorted to a five-hour protest when they realised that the Karnataka government had not arran...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 08.05.20

2,000 migrants gather outside govt office following rumour

Flouting lockdown norms, nearly 2,000 migrant workers gathered at a government office in the Gota area here on Friday hoping they will somehow find a way to reach their native places, said police.The ...


India  /  Published 08.05.20

No new cases from 216 districts in 24 hours

5 labourers jump off train, quarantined  Five labourers jumped from a slow-moving Shramik Special train bound for Gonda on Friday following which they were detained and sent to a quarantine ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.05.20

Karnataka U-turn

The Karnataka government on Thursday agreed to resume trains for homebound migrant workers, two days after its last-minute cancellation of all such trains provoked an outcry from the labourers and the...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 06.05.20

Rlys: over 1 lakh migrants ferried

The Railways on Wednesday said it has run 115 Shramik Special trains since May 1 and ferried home over one lakh migrants stranded in various parts of the country due to the coronavirus-induced lockdow...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.05.20

Coronavirus lifts lid on exploitation of workers

The coronavirus pandemic has confirmed and exposed what had long been suspected — that migrant workers, weak on physical, social and human capital and tied down by an unwritten exploitative contract...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.05.20

Highest number of patiensts recovered in past 24 hours

Cases rise to 42,836, death toll now 1,389The death toll due to Covid-19 rose to 1,389 and the total number of cases climbed to 42,836 in the country on Monday, registering an increase of 83 deaths an...
By PTI in New Delhi


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