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Unorganised Workers
India  /  Published 17.10.21

Over 4 cr entries on e-Shram portal

The Ministry of Labour and Employment on Sunday said the number registrations has crossed 4-crore mark on e-Shram portal in less than two months of its launch. According to a labour ministry statemen...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.08.21

Finally, worker register to open from Thursday

Mohammad Arif, a wedding singer from Meerut who is paralysed below the waist, has had no work since the Covid second wave hit in early summer. The 48-year-old father of five used to sing at weddings ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 03.08.21

Letters to the editor: Comprehensive database of migrant workers, Covid-induced hair loss

Act now Sir — It is a relief that the Centre has promised to create a comprehensive database of migrant workers in the coming months (“Watch them”, July 29). Hopefully, the database...
By The Telegraph

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.07.21

Coal town labourers clash at BCCL site

Two warring groups of unorganised labourers pelted stones at each other during a clash at Godhar Coal dump of Bharat Coking Coal Limited on Friday demanding priority in work allotment. Several labour...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 05.07.21

Careless state: Migrant workers

India has a huge number of unorganized workers who do not have a fixed residence in their place of work. They are temporary migrants who move from one job site to another. They have no rights that can...
By The Editorial Board

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India  /  Published 04.07.21

GASP joins hand with WUS to boost GDP

The US-based Global Alliance for a Sustainable Planet (GASP) has joined hands with IIT Kanpur-incubated start-up WUS to create environmental and social impact with a special focus on enhancing the &qu...
By Our Bureau, Agencies

India  /  Published 30.06.21

SC deadline on food for migrants

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By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 03.03.21

Education hopes rekindled

A coaching centre that started a month ago from the ground floor of a Patuli apartment block has enrolled close to 50 children whose right to education has been robbed by the pandemic. The students o...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.01.21

3 brick kiln workers choke to death

Three labourers of an illegal brick kiln, who were sleeping in a tent within the factory compound, were found dead on Friday morning at Tetulmari in Dhanbad with police suspecting that they may have d...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 09.10.20

When cotton sari matters a lot more

When Sudarshan Barui, 23, received his first salary in September, he bought four new saris. One of them was for his mother and another for his grandmother. The remaining two were for women he had nev...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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