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Kerala’s migrant presence provides safety blanket for illegal immigrants

Though the state labour department had initiated a process to issue biometric identity cards to migrant workers coming from different parts of the country, it is yet to materialize. 

published on : 21st September 2020

34% of foodgrains allocated for migrant workers distributed

Govt told Parliament it allocated about 4 LMT foodgrains per month for May, June

published on : 20th September 2020

Some doctors oppose allowing asymptomatic migrants to work, others say it will benefit them

 An order issued by the General Administration Department allowing asymptomatic migrant labourers to work in exclusively marked zones has triggered a controversy.

published on : 17th September 2020

MHA says migration during COVID-19 lockdown was triggered by fake news about its duration

The minister, however, said that the center took all necessary measures to ensure that during the period of the inevitable lockdown, no citizen should be deprived of basic amenities

published on : 16th September 2020

Insensitivity towards deaths of migrant workers

It is insensitive, to say the least, for the Union government to refuse to compensate migrant families who lost their near and dear ones making the trek back home.

published on : 16th September 2020

TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee criticises Centre for 'no data on migrant labourers' deaths'

Union Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar told Lok Sabha that the government does not have data on the number of migrants who died or were injured while returning to their native places during lockdown.

published on : 15th September 2020

Migrants prefer work in villages, not cities

The paper found that the fixed costs like travel cost, or the risk of going out and not finding work are not large.

published on : 15th September 2020

Centre issues fresh guidelines for welfare of returning migrants

The advisory made it clear that migrant workers should not be put to any financial hardship on account of testing and any treatment/quarantine required to be undertaken by them.

published on : 10th September 2020

Nepali migrant workers start returning to work in India

More than a thousand workers from Nepal have been crossing the Customs at Kailali District of Southern Plain of Nepal to rejoin their jobs in India.

published on : 6th September 2020

Government apathy: Sans jobs, migrants from Odisha's Ganjam head back to workplaces

Sources said the funds were released in June and were supposed to be utilised within 125 days. 

published on : 4th September 2020

Cop turns teacher for migrant children in Bengaluru

Each morning at 7, as many as 30 children from a hamlet in Nagarbhavi gather at an open space to learn from their friendly neighbour, a 30-year old police-teacher.

published on : 4th September 2020

Migrant workers: SC expresses displeasure over non-filing of affidavit by states

Although various states have filed their reply but the states of Maharashtra and NCT of Delhi have not filed their affidavits in compliance of our order dated July 31, 2020, said the bench,

published on : 1st September 2020

Without migrant workers, infra projects delayed

NHAI projects worth Rs 14,410 crore have been hit in the State due to labour shortage 

published on : 29th August 2020

A long return trip to forget scars of exodus

... compel contractors and developers to fall back on migrant workers who are slowly returning 

published on : 26th August 2020

Two lakh migrant workers added to electoral rolls in Bihar, more to be included in coming days

State CEO HR Srinivasa directed the DMs through videoconferencing to arrange spacious places for counting of votes and also strong room facilities for keeping the votes in safely.

published on : 25th August 2020
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