Migrant Workers
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)

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


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