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MIGRANTS NEWS

Informality: The cause of labour distress

April 27, 2021 6:47 pm

The urban labour market is largely informal, lacks a social security net, which increases labour vulnerability and distress during lockdowns .

Government must think out-of-the-box for a special package for migrants

April 26, 2021 9:17 am

Existing government programmes cannot provide gainful employment opportunities to migrants at their native places.

As thousands of migrants on move again, grain scheme for poor back

April 24, 2021 3:19 am

The new version of the scheme does not, however, include an important component of last year's PM-GKAY – 1 kg pulses per month free to each household under the NFSA.

23 buses carrying migrant workers challaned in two days

April 22, 2021 4:22 am

Around 23 tourist buses carrying migrants to UP and Bihar were challaned on April 20 and 21 as they did not have valid permit to carry passengers.

Overcrowded bus with migrants from Delhi turns over in MP, three killed

April 21, 2021 3:35 am

Police said they are ascertaining the allegation levelled by several passengers that the driver was under the influence of alcohol, and that the bus had hit a truck earlier.

Jharkhand’s migrants begin returning home

April 19, 2021 7:26 am

Fearful of another lockdown, the construction worker and 11 of his associates have returned to Jharkhand after just a few months in Bhopal.

5 EU states urge others to take in more migrants

March 21, 2021 4:39 pm

Ministers from Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Malta and Spain have met in Athens to call for changes to the EU's pact on migration and asylum. They pushed for an EU-wide repatriation mechanism.

Families begin burying murdered Guatemalan migrants

March 14, 2021 4:54 am

Families of some of the 16 Guatemalan migrants killed near the Mexico-US border in late January have begun burying their remains in the town of Comitancillo, where 11 of the victims were from.

Guatemala tries blocking caravan of 9,000 Honduran migrants

January 17, 2021 10:37 pm

Migrants entered Guatemala by pushing past about 2,000 police and soldiers posted at the border; most entered without showing the negative coronavirus test that Guatemala requires.

14 migrants found dead off of Venezuela's eastern coast

December 14, 2020 11:25 am

Venezuelan authorities are investigating, a government statement added, and they have not ruled out the possible involvement of criminal groups in the Guiria area.

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Top Frames: Syria refugee crisis, Sania's US Open triumph

September 19, 2015 8:00 am

Here's the collection of best pictures from last week's events from all around the world.

MIGRANTS VIDEOS

How Europe outsources migrant suffering at sea

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

European countries are outsourcing their humanitarian responsibilities to a dubious partner. An NYT investigation shows the deadly results.

Amritsar train accident: Magisterial enquiry launched but political blame game takes the stage

June 22, 2020 6:13 pm

The Opposition is accusing Navjot Kaur Sidhu, the wife of deputy Chief Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, for fleeing the site of the accident without checking on the victims.

Amritsar train accident: Magisterial enquiry launched but political blame game takes the stage

October 22, 2018 7:12 pm

The Opposition is accusing Navjot Kaur Sidhu, the wife of deputy Chief Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, for fleeing the site of the accident without checking on the victims.

UP, Bihar migrants flee Gujarat after rape of 14-month girl triggers violence

June 22, 2020 6:14 pm

Migrants from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and Madhya Pradesh are fleeing Gujarat after an alleged rape of a 14-month girl triggered violence against them.