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Residents queuing up to collect water from a tanker at Ward number 31 in Ludhiana on Saturday.(HT Photo)

Damaged supply line: Ludhiana’s Wards 29, 31 go without water for a week

Hindustan Times/Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2020 09:14 PM IST
The supply line was damaged by construction workers; MC has failed to repair it so far
AAP has set up a state state-run welfare fund for the construction workers of the national capital.(Himanshu Vyas/ Hindustan Times)
AAP has set up a state state-run welfare fund for the construction workers of the national capital.(Himanshu Vyas/ Hindustan Times)

Delhi govt’s welfare fund for construction workers: All you need to know

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2020 07:05 PM IST
Camps will be set up from August 24 to September 11 across 70 assembly constituencies to help workers register and they can get their forms verified there also.

Construction stalled in Mumbai: Sops galore to bring back labourers

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Naresh Kamath
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2020 03:22 AM IST
The sops are meant to entice back the workers who returned home to states such as Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Jharkhand and Odisha so that construction can resume on projects that are stuck for lack of labour.
Based on the results of the skill mapping exercise, the state government will reach out to industrial houses to invest in the state and create employment, a senior government official said on condition of anonymity.(HT Photo)
Based on the results of the skill mapping exercise, the state government will reach out to industrial houses to invest in the state and create employment, a senior government official said on condition of anonymity.(HT Photo)

In Bihar, construction workers form bulk of returnees

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2020 03:59 AM IST
The first round of the exercise covered over 1.2 million workers in quarantine centres . According to the state government, 1.2 million workers arrived on trains and 1.1 million travelled by road to reach Bihar in the aftermath of the national lockdown imposed on March 25 .
Despite the Delhi government allowing construction work to resume in May, the agencies involved are struggling to get labour.(ANI)
Despite the Delhi government allowing construction work to resume in May, the agencies involved are struggling to get labour.(ANI)

Delhi’s infrastructure projects hit hard by labour migration

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra and Risha Chitlangia, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2020 02:58 AM IST
But the wait for “seamless connectivity” between northeast and east Delhi—the two projects, worth 303 crore in total, are part of the Delhi government’s plan to decongest east Delhi—has now become longer.
Workers repairing cracks which have appeared near the retaining wall of bridge near Sherpur Chowk in Ludhiana on Sunday.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Workers repairing cracks which have appeared near the retaining wall of bridge near Sherpur Chowk in Ludhiana on Sunday.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)

Rail overbridge in Ludhiana develops cracks a week after it opens

By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2020 05:38 AM IST
The cracks were spotted on Sunday morning by commuters and the traffic police diverted vehicles from the spot to prevent further damage
In this Sunday, May 10, 2020, photo, migrants laborers hailing from Uttar Pradesh state with their families trying to return to their villages walk towards a bus terminus in New Delhi.(AP)
In this Sunday, May 10, 2020, photo, migrants laborers hailing from Uttar Pradesh state with their families trying to return to their villages walk towards a bus terminus in New Delhi.(AP)

Lockdown made Delhi’s poor poorer, but led to behavioural change, say researchers

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2020 07:03 PM IST
Nine out of 10 respondents reported they weren’t smoking but it hasn’t been assessed whether most of them are non-smokers or quit smoking because of the Covid-19 crisis.
A delegation of Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh met union Home minister Amit Shah on Friday (ANI Photo)(ANI)
A delegation of Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh met union Home minister Amit Shah on Friday (ANI Photo)(ANI)

Covid-19 update: BMS meets Amit Shah, submits list of demands

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 08, 2020 10:46 PM IST
The delegation also said that provisions should be made for those migrant workers who are interested in returning to their place of work; all registered constructions workers must get the relief payment through banks or in cash on basis of identification and verification of their documents.
A man with provisions handed to him by a GNEM volunteer in Gurgaon.(Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
A man with provisions handed to him by a GNEM volunteer in Gurgaon.(Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)

Lockdown Diaries: Wise words in a fraught time by Manjula Narayan

Hindustan Times | By Manjula Narayan
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2020 08:25 AM IST
The 29 authors, who contributed to Lockdown Diaries, brought fresh perspectives to a shared experience
Chandigarh traffic police have mounted a corona 'scarecrow ' on the dividing road of Sector 18-19 amid the lockdown on Monday.(Keshav Singh/HT photo)
Chandigarh traffic police have mounted a corona 'scarecrow ' on the dividing road of Sector 18-19 amid the lockdown on Monday.(Keshav Singh/HT photo)

Identify, seal contaminated pockets: Chandigarh administrator

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2020 09:19 PM IST
Punjab governor VPS Badnore also sought help from local organisations and ward members to keep these areas sealed and well sanitised
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath made a token transfer of Rs 1000 through direct benefit transfer (DBT) to bank account of each of the worker.(HT Photo)
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath made a token transfer of Rs 1000 through direct benefit transfer (DBT) to bank account of each of the worker.(HT Photo)

UP chief minister transfers Rs 1,000 each to over 4 lakh daily wagers

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2020 10:20 AM IST
The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday transferred an amount of Rs 48.17 crore as the maintenance allowance for 4,81,755 street vendors, rickshaw pullers, auto drivers, e-rickshaw drivers, porters and other daily wage labourers.
Now, people will be allowed to step out for three hours to purchase essential commodities near their homes.(HT Photo)
Now, people will be allowed to step out for three hours to purchase essential commodities near their homes.(HT Photo)

Coronavirus: Himachal curfew relaxation for three hours, not six, liquor vends closed

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By HT Correspondent, Shimla
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2020 07:28 PM IST
Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur, who drew flak for his decision to cut short the relaxation timings, also authorised deputy commissioners (DCs) to take a call on timings.
The arrested minor, who has allegedly confessed to the crime has been remanded to the state protective home for delinquent children.(HT File Photo (Representative Image))
The arrested minor, who has allegedly confessed to the crime has been remanded to the state protective home for delinquent children.(HT File Photo (Representative Image))

Odisha woman raped in Goa, teen arrested: Cops

Hindustan Times, Panaji | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2020 07:28 PM IST
The victim’s body was found on February 11, dumped in an isolated place and was noticed by construction workers who informed the police.
Last year, the government of Madhya Pradesh had applied for a geographical indication (GI) tag for poha(HT FILE)
Last year, the government of Madhya Pradesh had applied for a geographical indication (GI) tag for poha(HT FILE)

Heroism, poha and Kabir Khan’s The Forgotten Army

By Deepanjana Pal
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2020 12:06 AM IST
On Thursday, at a seminar in Indore, Vijayvargiya shared how his keen radar for ‘outsiders’ pinged mightily when he encountered a group of Bengali construction workers.
The girl’s father, Tinku Pahan, a construction worker, said that he was purchasing groceries with his wife and daughter when the incident took place around 3pm.(HT image)
The girl’s father, Tinku Pahan, a construction worker, said that he was purchasing groceries with his wife and daughter when the incident took place around 3pm.(HT image)

Driver arrested for ramming car into pedestrians

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2019 02:48 AM IST
The police said at least two other persons were injured in the collision and were rushed to Civil Hospital for treatment. They are said to be stable.
These trainings will help workers in understanding the finer technical details of their job role, resulting in increase in efficiency and decrease in wastage.(HT PHOTO.)
These trainings will help workers in understanding the finer technical details of their job role, resulting in increase in efficiency and decrease in wastage.(HT PHOTO.)

CREDAI, NSDC to upskill 20,000 construction workers this fiscal

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2019 05:42 PM IST
CREDAI made a foray into skill development in 2011 and has since trained more than 1.25 lakh construction workers under various corporate social responsibility and government schemes.
The incident took place around 1.25pm near Krishna Kunj locality near Nandgram where a sewer line laying process is on for past one year and the workers were taking up the work to connect the sewer line to the manhole. (AP representative photo)
The incident took place around 1.25pm near Krishna Kunj locality near Nandgram where a sewer line laying process is on for past one year and the workers were taking up the work to connect the sewer line to the manhole. (AP representative photo)

Worker slips into 15-ft deep manhole. 4 more try to save him, also die

Hindustan Times, Ghaziabad | By Peeyush Khandelwal
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2019 07:21 AM IST
The five workers were identified by about 4pm after the cops came across one of their colleagues who told police that all were from Samastipur in Bihar.
The SUV that ploughed through the shanties in Greater Noida on Friday.(Sourced)
The SUV that ploughed through the shanties in Greater Noida on Friday.(Sourced)

Drunk man ploughs SUV through shanties in Greater Noida, kills two

Greater Noida | By Shafaque Alam
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2019 10:46 PM IST
Police said the driver of the car, identified as Rajesh Bhati (24), was under influence of alcohol at the time of the incident and failed to negotiate a turn at a T-Point near Acher Police Chowki.
Bimal Sharma, who suffered minor injuries while wriggling out from under the debris, said he heard people screaming all around him.(PTI)
Bimal Sharma, who suffered minor injuries while wriggling out from under the debris, said he heard people screaming all around him.(PTI)

Was stuck in the debris, managed to shout for help: Survivor recounts Pune wall crash

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shalaka Shinde
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2019 04:23 PM IST
Karmakar, along with local residents, immediately called the fire brigade and police who reached the spot around 1.40 am, within 10 minutes of the collapse.
Wall collapse at Alcon Stylus at Kondhva in Pune, India, on Saturday, June 29, 2019.(HT Photo)
Wall collapse at Alcon Stylus at Kondhva in Pune, India, on Saturday, June 29, 2019.(HT Photo)

Five months ago, residents warned Pune builder about the tilted wall

Pune | By Parth Welankar and Nadeem Inamdar, Pune
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2019 04:30 PM IST
The residents of Alcon Stylus alleged on Saturday that they had warned the developer of the housing society about the dangerous condition of the retaining wall of one of the buildings five months ago, but no action was taken
A 36-year-old construction worker from Tamil Nadu’s Tirunelveli district was arrested on Tuesday for murdering his wife because she apparently spent hours chatting with male friends on Facebook in defiance of his warnings, police said.
A 36-year-old construction worker from Tamil Nadu’s Tirunelveli district was arrested on Tuesday for murdering his wife because she apparently spent hours chatting with male friends on Facebook in defiance of his warnings, police said.

Tamil Nadu man held for killing wife over Facebook use: Cops

Chennai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2019 07:47 AM IST
Gomathinayagam, who lives in Sankarankoil town about 200 km from Chennai and has three children, confessed to having murdered his wife Muthumari, 33, six days ago on repeated questioning by the police.
Police said the post-mortem examination of the girl’s body confirmed rape and the suspect was booked for rape, murder and also under the provisions of POCSO Act.(Representational Photo)
Police said the post-mortem examination of the girl’s body confirmed rape and the suspect was booked for rape, murder and also under the provisions of POCSO Act.(Representational Photo)

24-year-old construction worker arrested for rape and murder of nine-year- old girl

Hindustan Times, Ghaziabad | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2019 10:11 AM IST
The body of the girl was recovered from the sixth floor of the building. The Kavi Nagar police had go through the details of 250 families of workers before zeroing in on the suspect.
On a typical day in the slums of Nathupur, a village that borders Cyber City and DLF Phase 3, men can be seen sifting through the garbage that arrives in trucks.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
On a typical day in the slums of Nathupur, a village that borders Cyber City and DLF Phase 3, men can be seen sifting through the garbage that arrives in trucks.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Better jobs, facilities on wish list of Nathupur residents

Gurugram | By Sonali Verma
PUBLISHED ON APR 28, 2019 12:57 AM IST
Nathupur is home to thousands of migrants from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Rajasthan and other states, who have been living in the 2,500-odd slums for more than 10 years.
According to the police, they conduct a psychological test of the suspect to know if he has committed similar crimes in the past—a practice to be adopted henceforth by investigators in cases involving children.(HT Photo)
According to the police, they conduct a psychological test of the suspect to know if he has committed similar crimes in the past—a practice to be adopted henceforth by investigators in cases involving children.(HT Photo)

Neighbour arrested for raping 5-year-old in Sec 56

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Leena Dhankhar
PUBLISHED ON APR 23, 2019 05:19 AM IST
According to the police, the suspect was caught by the mother of the minor when he was with the child and was later arrested from the spot.
500 Aadhaar cards found in garbage bin(AFP)
500 Aadhaar cards found in garbage bin(AFP)

500 Aadhaar cards found in garbage bin

Mumbai | By Ram Parmar
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2019 09:32 AM IST
The cards were spotted by construction workers at Yeshwant Nagar. They informed a citizen, Tulsiram Chowdhary, who in turn alerted local authorities.
The police arrested the four based on the CCTV footage.(PICTURE FOR REPRESENTATION/HT)
The police arrested the four based on the CCTV footage.(PICTURE FOR REPRESENTATION/HT)

Four arrested for stabbing Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation engineer

Hindustan Times | By Sajana Nambiar, Dombivli
PUBLISHED ON MAR 30, 2019 12:31 AM IST
The police said the four arrested men are construction workers and the motive behind the attack is yet to be ascertained
EPFO may replace LIC as fund manager for PM’s pension plan(HT File)
EPFO may replace LIC as fund manager for PM’s pension plan(HT File)

EPFO may replace LIC as fund manager for PM’s pension plan

New Delhi | By Rajeev Jayaswal
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2019 09:57 AM IST
The Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-dhan (PM-SYM), a contributory scheme that offers a pension of Rs 3,000 per month to those employed in the unorganised sector, from cobblers to construction workers, excludes those covered by the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) and EPFO.
Palam Vihar residents stop work on Dwarka e-way again over alignment(Photo by Yogendra Kumar/Hindustan Times)(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Palam Vihar residents stop work on Dwarka e-way again over alignment(Photo by Yogendra Kumar/Hindustan Times)(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Palam Vihar residents stop work on Dwarka e-way again over alignment

Gurugram | By Dhananjay Jha
PUBLISHED ON MAR 18, 2019 02:59 AM IST
Earlier on February 1, residents of New Palam Vihar had stopped work on the elevated road of the NPR that is being executed by Larsen&Toubro Limited, a construction company appointed by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI).
Gurugram construction worker dies in freak accident. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Gurugram construction worker dies in freak accident. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Gurugram construction worker dies in freak accident

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2019 05:07 AM IST
The SHO said that they have started investigating the case and will soon question the builder. He added that Sukari is survived by his wife and three children.
Goyal had said it would benefit 10 crore workers in the next five years.(HT Photo)
Goyal had said it would benefit 10 crore workers in the next five years.(HT Photo)

Informal sector workers can join PMSYM pension scheme from Feb 15

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2019 09:42 AM IST
The scheme, announced by Finance Minister Piyush Goyal in the Budget for 2019-20, is targeted at unorganised sector workers with monthly income of up to Rs 15,000.
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