March 03, 2021 8:07 pm
Born in the eastern state of Odisha - which sends droves of migrant workers to brick kilns and construction sites across the country, Das said he was "deeply disturbed" by television images showing jobless migrants walking home to distant villages
March 02, 2021 2:47 pm
A NITI Aayog policy draft has proposed the contours of a national policy on migrant workers. Several key recommendations in the draft can be compared to a government working group report from 2017.
January 29, 2021 7:51 am
While at least 47 per cent respondents said they had to dip into their savings to pay for household expenses, 66 per cent said they had difficulty in affording house rent during lockdown.
January 23, 2021 8:13 pm
Patel, the architect of the Central Vista redevelopment project in New Delhi, was addressing the 15th convocation ceremony Saturday. A total of 532 students from the academic year 2019-20 graduated and were conferred degrees virtually on the occasion.
January 17, 2021 2:23 pm
The EPFO has settled 197.91 lakh claims related to final settlement, death, insurance, advance claims and disbursed Rs 73,288 crore till December 31, 2020.
January 16, 2021 9:02 am
Based on the available state-level data, some states in India have already achieved herd immunity while other states are catching up.
January 15, 2021 8:10 am
Nearly three-fourth of the population depends on government facilities; of the 2.60% who suffer from chronic illnesses, most have diabetes.
January 01, 2021 10:23 am
As the pandemic disrupted most academic calendars in 2020, Kota, the country’s biggest coaching hub, was forced to make the digital switch in a matter of days.
January 01, 2021 10:50 am
As the trains remained halted for 171 days, teams of workers fanned out across the DMRC network to not just make the system Covid-ready, but also carry out other long-pending repairs and upgrades.
December 31, 2020 9:02 am
We must use our economic crisis to set some bigger things right. 2021 will be a year to welcome if it returns us to the growth trajectory we deserve.
October 22, 2020 11:11 am
The pandal, organised by Barisha Club Durga Puja committee in Behala, Kolkata, features a migrant worker mother in place of the goddess.
August 08, 2020 12:44 pm
A large number of migrant workers left for their home states after a nationwide lockdown was imposed on March 25 in view of the rising cases of novel coronavirus infection in the country.
June 30, 2020 6:45 pm
Bengal recorded the highest single-day spike of 624 fresh Covid cases on Monday, taking the state's tally to 17,907, while 14 more people succumbed to the disease raising the death toll to 653.
June 28, 2020 11:04 pm
With nearly 20,000 fresh infections reported in the past 24 hours, India now has over 5.28 lakh COVID cases. As many as 410 deaths were reported, taking the number of casualties to 16,095.
June 27, 2020 7:58 pm
Books shops in Kolkata's College street wear a deserted look amid the ongoing coronavirus lockdown.
June 14, 2020 6:39 pm
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a sanitizing chamber called ‘GermiKlean’ to sanitise uniforms of security forces.
June 10, 2020 10:23 pm
With movement restrictions in containment zones at Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad, mails and couriers are piling up at different post offices as mail carriers are unable to visit houses for doorstep deliveries.
June 09, 2020 8:29 pm
Shopping malls and places of worship across the country, barring states like Maharashtra and Goa, are ready to throw their doors open to people from Monday after remaining closed for nearly two-and-a-half months due to the lockdown prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 09, 2020 4:43 pm
As part of the "unlockdown 1" phase the MHA has permitted these places to open up from today with a certain level of precautionary measures to control the spread of coronavirus.
June 07, 2020 10:43 pm
With relaxations amid unlocking of coronavirus induced lockdown guidelines, locals were seen strolling and jogging at Mumbai's Marine Drive on Sunday after a gap of nearly three months.