Migrant Workers
Uttar Pradesh  /  Published 19.05.20

Migrant buses: Congress warns legal action against BJP

The Congress on Tuesday accused the Uttar Pradesh government of indulging in petty politics over its offer to run buses for migrant workers and warned legal action against those defaming the party.'La...
in Lucknow

India  /  Published 05.06.20

SC mulls granting 15 days for transporting migrants

The Supreme Court on Friday said it intends to give 15 days to the Centre and states for transporting all stranded migrant workers to their native places, commencing hearing on their plight during the...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 02.06.20

Quarantine centres for flout

The Bengal government has decided to take those jumping home quarantine to institutional quarantine centres amid reports that a lot of people are flouting the key rule of Covid-19 protocol which is re...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.06.20

Jharkhand mourns migrant deaths

Right to Food Campaign (RtFC) and its partner organisations observed two minutes silence on Monday at various places across the state to mourn the lockdown induced deaths of migrant workers. The count...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 25.05.20

Rural job crisis ‘deepens’

The unemployment rate in rural India has increased by over 2 percentage points in the past week, according to the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), a private research group.The CMIE weekly ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 23.05.20

Priyanka's buses, BJP's web of lies

The row over Priyanka Gandhi Vadra arranging for buses for migrants in Uttar Pradesh has exposed, yet again, how difficult it is for good intentions to get past bureaucratic and political red tape in ...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.20

Cyclone breaks lockdown patience

They braved the lockdown but the devastation caused by Cyclone Amphan was too much to bear.Disturbing visuals of a ravaged South 24-Parganas beamed continuously on television have forced a dozen migra...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.05.20

Cop starts kitchen to ensure proper food and scope to earn for quarantined migrant workers

Deputy commissioner Ramesh Gholap has started a Shramik Samman Kitchen to ensure proper food and scope to earn for quarantined migrant workers.Speaking to The Telegraph on Saturday, DC Gholap said tha...
By Manoj Kumar in Koderma

India  /  Published 19.05.20

9 migrants from Calcutta die in highway crash

Nine labourers heading home to Bihar from Calcutta died on Tuesday when the truck they had hitched a ride in collided head-on with a bus in Bhagalpur district in another highway tragedy involving migr...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.06.20

Consent norm to help migrants: Hemant

Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren has said that migrant workers from the state would have to henceforth seek the government’s permission before leaving. “The government wants the work...
By The Telegraph in Ranchi


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