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Migrants
Jharkhand  /  Published 04.07.20

Air ticket in hand and back to work

For Rajesh Ram, a cook who wasn’t making much since his return to Chatra because of the lockdown, one call from his former employer in Bangalore helped make up his mind. Last week he left for B...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.20

Bengal sees drop in active cases

Bengal saw a drop in the number of active Covid-19 cases for the second time as the patients’ count fell from 5,693 on Saturday to 5,552 on Sunday, which was aided by 518 discharges, the highest 24-...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.06.20

Hemant govt looking at Rs 100 cr farm package

The state government will roll out a farmers’ relief scheme, modalities for which are being fine-tuned, with an initial budgetary allocation of Rs 100 crore, agriculture minister Badal Patralesh has...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 08.06.20

Villagers hatch poultry plan

Residents of three villages in Hooghly’s Goghat have hatched a plan to help 16 jobless migrant workers who are back home from Gujarat and Maharashtra. To help the 16 migrants put their lives back on...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.06.20

Chappal bank for migrants

To provide a cushion to the barefooted migrant workers and other daily wage earners walking on the heated roads in summer, Dhanbad district administration, in association with the Federation of Dhanba...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 07.06.20

Low free grain figure

State governments have been able to supply free foodgrain to only 20.36 lakh migrants who don’t have a ration card against the target of 8 crore such migrants, according to data released by the Unio...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.06.20

More flights to bring back migrants

Four more chartered flights, carrying more than 200 stranded migrants, is scheduled to land in Ranchi’s Birsa Munda Airport from Monday from Leh in continuation of efforts spearheaded by chief minis...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 03.06.20

Give cash from PM fund to migrants, says Mamata

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday issued a direct appeal to the Prime Minister to grant from the PM CARES Fund a one-time assistance of Rs 10,000 each to migrant workers and those in the uno...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.06.20

Jharkhand: fear of major spike

Jharkhand has managed to test barely 14 per cent of the 4 lakh migrant workers who have returned to the state and doctors managing Covid cases fear the number of cases, that has seen a six-fold spike ...
By Saurav Roy in Ranchi

India  /  Published 02.06.20

Death after query on quarantine

A bicycle store worker has died of injuries after he was clubbed with a bamboo pole when he confronted a returned migrant in the market and asked him why he was not conforming to quarantine norms in E...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)


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