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 17.04.20

Congress seeks succour for poor, migrants

The Congress on Friday iterated the need for an action plan for the poor and the lower middle class, warning the government of a dreadful future if the most vulnerable sections of the society were not...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.04.20

Migrants pay price of staying back in Delhi

Ritesh Singh, barely out of his teens, had decided to stay back in Delhi and not return to his native place like lakhs of other migrant workers. Now Ritesh, who hails from Bihar, cannot step out for f...
By Dev Raj in Patna

North East  /  Published 07.04.20

Help sought for migrants

Over 50 social activists, writers, filmmakers, journalists, doctors members of civil society among others of Assam wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the plight of migrant workers in the wake...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 31.05.20

Returnees from Surat left to fend for themselves

Mohammad Ismail and his colleagues had desperately wanted to come back their homes in Bengal. The group of migrant workers who had lost their jobs in the lockdown in Gujarat’s Surat had hoped their ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta


Jharkhand  /  Published 31.05.20

Snake bites man at quarantine centre

A 22-year-old migrant worker, housed at a quarantine centre in Chatra district, was allegedly bitten by a snake on Sunday morning. The man who returned from Mumbai was admitted to the Chatra district ...
By Pushkar Anand in Ranchi

India  /  Published 26.05.20

39 hours on train, child dies hungry

Four-year-old Mohammad Irshad died on Monday morning, having cried out of hunger all of Sunday on a Shramik Special train that took 39 hours to reach Patna from Delhi instead of the usual 15.“My son...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 31.03.20

Supreme Court focus on ‘fake news’

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said migrant workers had panicked and headed home because of “fake news” that the lockdown would extend to three months, and directed journalists to publish the “off...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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