migrant workers

KISMAT comes to the aid of guest workers

Sohan Kumar (name changed), a guest worker from West Bengal, has been working in various hotels and restaurants for nearly a decade in Thiruvananthapuram.

published on : 4th May 2021

Mysuru City Corporation starts shelter home for migrant workers

The corporation on Friday issued a press statement stating that the Nanjaraj Bahadur Choultry will be converted into a shelter home

published on : 1st May 2021

Cases explode as migrants make merry

Mayurbhanj reports 308 new infections in last 24 hours; most of the fresh cases contacts of returnees

published on : 30th April 2021

Migrant camps sit on ticking bomb, exclusive CFLTCs for them soon

TPR in migrant camps is almost double that of state and testing in camps is relatively low 

published on : 30th April 2021

COVID-19: Kerala opens call centres, control rooms to help migrant workers

Bilingual officials are assigned in these centres to answer the queries and doubts raised by the guest workers.

published on : 29th April 2021

Another migrant crisis looms in TN as industrial units hit by Covid again

After its first stint, Covid has now returned stronger than ever. Express holds a mirror to the distress the virus has caused among different sections

published on : 25th April 2021

Two labourers walk 600 km from Bengaluru to Belagavi on their way to MP

A gateman at a railway crossing near Gandhi Nagar in Belagavi stopped them when he found them walking on the tracks on Thursday.

published on : 24th April 2021

Deja vu in Bengaluru: 2 homebound MP migrants walk 600 km to Belagavi

However, the duo left for MP by Goa Express on Thursday thanking all the activists from Belagavi who came to their rescue on time in Belagavi.

published on : 23rd April 2021

Control rooms and helpline for migrants

State Labour Welfare Department has established control rooms and dedicated helpline to address grievances related to their jobs and accommodation.

published on : 23rd April 2021

Curfew has panicky migrants boarding trains back home

It’s circa March, 2020 once again. Soon after the State government imposed a night curfew from Tuesday, a large number of migrant workers from the city have begun to leave for their native places.

published on : 22nd April 2021

2020 flashback as migrant workers again head home from Andhra Pradesh

At Pandit Nehru Bus Station students in good numbers were seen heading home after the government closed schools for classes 1 to 9 students. 

published on : 22nd April 2021

DDMA panel to ensure food, shelter for migrants in Delhi

Wagers from UP and Bihar continue to leave Delhi amid Covid surge

published on : 21st April 2021

Migrant workers and kids in trouble once again

Rahul (name changed) felt helpless as he left with his parents to their hometown in Murshidabad, Kolkata, amid the sudden spurt in Covid-19 cases in the state.

published on : 20th April 2021

COVID-19: Is Tamil Nadu staring at another spell of reverse migration?

Scores of workers from northern States were on Monday seen waiting outside Chennai’s Central railway station with heaps of luggage.

published on : 20th April 2021
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