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MIGRANTS NEWS

MP constitutes migrant labour commission to provide employment to those who returned due to Covid

June 27, 2020 10:57 am

``We will make their livelihood so comfortable that they will not have to go outside the state to earn their livelihood,'' Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Friday.

PM Modi launches Rs 50,000 cr Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan for migrant workers

June 20, 2020 5:49 pm

PM Modi said: "It is our endeavour that workers get jobs near their home. Until now, you were developing cities... now you will help your village."

67 lakh migrants return to 116 dists in 6 states

June 11, 2020 7:38 am

Sources told The Indian Express that the final numbers would be much more as the data available so far does not include West Bengal and Chhattisgarh, two major destinations for returning migrants.

Send migrants home within 15 days, provide them employment: Supreme Court

June 09, 2020 7:51 pm

The Supreme Court also directed state governments and Union Territories to formulate a scheme to provide employment to workers, asking that their skills be mapped.

SC signal to Centre, states: 15 days to transport all stranded migrant workers

June 06, 2020 2:53 am

UP says 21.69 lakh brought back; Bihar says skill-mapping done for 10 lakh

‘Migrant’ has become a label that declares someone a perpetual outsider

June 05, 2020 9:19 am

The creation of a new class called the migrants makes us forget that they are people and all rules that apply to people, apply to them as well. Many ask, “Why are the migrants leaving? Why can’t they be persuaded to stay? Surely, they would stay if food was actually being provided?” and so on.

In UP, just three per cent of returning migrants tested are positive

June 04, 2020 11:53 am

According to the Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme data, currently, as many 11.68 lakh migrants who have returned to the state are under surveillance. Of them, 74,237 migrants have been tested for the infection and 2,404 have turned positive — a positivity rate of 3.2 per cent.

Time has come for complete overhaul of obsolete legislation regulating migrant labour in India

May 30, 2020 10:51 am

In light of the announcement by the government on launching a scheme under PMJAY for the migrant labour/urban poor to provide ease of living at an affordable rent, optimal utilisation of these funds should be considered over the medium term.

Rajkot: Migrant worker waiting for bus crushed by garbage van

May 29, 2020 10:01 pm

The incident took place in front of the bus station of Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) at Shashtri Maidan around 4 pm Thursday.

Trains on their mind: Death of a mother at a railway station, a conversation in Heaven

May 29, 2020 9:58 am

PB Mehta writes: Mohandas Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Hansa Mehta, Rabindranath Tagore, Bhim Rao Ambedkar, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Sri Aurobindo, Sarojini Naidu, Jayaprakash Narayan, Deendayal Upadhyaya are milling around. Narada shows up to needle them.

MIGRANTS PHOTOS

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.