Migrant labourers

J&K: Ripened apples fail to cheer farmers in Valley as migrant workers exit

Exodus of migrant labourers and forecast of bad weather amid the apple harvest season are keeping fruit growers in Kashmir on edge. 

published on : 21st October 2021

Kerala: Two daily wagers from Bengal run over by train near Kazhakuttom

Their phones and earphones were recovered from the site which indicates that James Oran and Ganesh Oran could have been listening to music or talking to someone when the accident took place. 

published on : 7th September 2021

Ernakulam tops in Covid vaccination of migrant labourers

District Labour Officer P A Firoz said the remaining migrants would also be vaccinated as per the availability of doses.

published on : 1st August 2021

Odisha hand-chopping case: Ninth convict sentenced to 10 years RI

The convict Parshuram Nayak (45) of Nuaguda in Kalahandi district was an associate of middlemen, who had cut off the right palms of the labourers as punishment.

published on : 19th July 2021

Out of seasonal hostels, children of migrants turn labourers: Study

Education of children of migrant labourers of the State has come to a halt with schools closed and classes going virtual since the Covid-19 outbreak.

published on : 19th July 2021

Labourers working in defence projects 'exploited', CM Hemant Soren to take up issue with Rajnath

The BRO denied the accusations of the chief minister and claimed that there are a number of labourers who are working for the organisation for a decade.

published on : 20th June 2021

As migrants stay back, Punjab faces no labour crunch for paddy sowing this year

There is labour surplus as farm labourers from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, who had returned to Punjab after the lockdown restrictions were lifted, stayed back despite the deadly second wave.

published on : 14th June 2021

COVID-19 lockdown: Trains leave Chennai Central snatching away hopes of migrants

Hundreds of migrant labourers are crowding the Chennai Central as they wait for tickets in the two trains leaving Chennai COVID-19 special train and Dhanbad Express.

published on : 16th May 2021

Task forces at village level to take care of migrant labourers

In view of the second wave of Covid-19, the state government has given additional responsibilities to the task forces constituted at the village and gram panchayat level.

published on : 11th May 2021

Steps taken to ensure welfare of migrant labourers

For this, a district-level monitoring committee has been constituted.

published on : 9th May 2021

Delhi CM did theatrics over people fleeing lockdown, same in Maharashtra, Haryana, Punjab: BSP chief Mayawati

She demanded that vaccines should be administered for free, especially the poor, Dalits and tribals, and economic assistance should be given to them.

published on : 8th May 2021

COVID-19: Stringent curbs for six days from today in Kerala

Violators will be punished under sections of the Epidemic Diseases Act.

published on : 4th May 2021

Kerala takes steps to safeguard guest workers

The nation saw mass exoduses when Lockdown 0.1 was announced and migrant labourers started fleeing to their native places, many barefoot.

published on : 27th April 2021

No repeat of migrant misery, says minister Shivaram Hebbar

State government to issue valid identity cards to construction workers through Labour Department

published on : 22nd April 2021

Provide food, accommodation to migrant labourers: Mayawati urges Centre, state govts

BSP chief lauded the Centre's move to organise the four-day-long 'Tika Utsav', a special vaccination drive launched on April 11, to ramp up inoculations against the coronavirus disease.

published on : 14th April 2021
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