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Saturday, Sep 26, 2020

Migrant workers

May 15, 2020 12:54
Since May 1, 2020, Indian Railways has carried 10 lakh “shramiks” in 800 trains to their home state. read more
May 15, 2020 12:31
The plea by lawyer Alakh Alok Srivastava had pointed out death of migrant labourers in train and road accidents while they were walking back home. read more
May 14, 2020 18:11
Around 67 crore beneficiaries in 23 states covering 83% of PDS population will be covered by national portability by August, while complete portability will be achieved by March next year. read more
May 14, 2020 15:20
The move will help the government in contact tracing passengers affected by Covid-19, the railway ministry said. read more
May 14, 2020 14:18
Police officials in Angul said a group of 15 migrants were walking towards Purinakote area of Keonjhar district from Palasa in Andhra Pradesh, amid the Covid-19 lockdown. read more
May 14, 2020 08:02
The labourers were travelling in the truck from Maharashtra to their native place in Uttar Pradesh. read more
May 13, 2020 21:33
The waiting list will be applicable to trains plying from May 22, the bookings for which will commence from May 15. read more
May 13, 2020 18:01
The government’s information directorate has put details of payment made by the state government to Indian Railways and its communication with the Centre on running special trains to bring back its people stranded on other states. read more
May 12, 2020 19:16
While states such as Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh were criticised for amending existing labour laws, the governments in these states have defended the move on the grounds that it will pave the way for more employment avenues. read more
May 12, 2020 11:48
An administrative official, who didn’t want to be named, said, “The restrictions were lifted as pressure was mounting with streams of labourers coming from Maharashtra side including labourers from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana too.” read more
May 12, 2020 10:13
Many migrant workers are reaching going to as far as Indore from Mumbai in autorickshaws. Others, who can’t spend money, are heading towards their hometowns on bicycles. read more
May 10, 2020 17:50
Lockdown: According to the railway ministry, it ran a total of 366 Shramik Special trains till Sunday with over 360,000 migrant workers from various states. While 287 trains had already reached their destinations, 79 trains were in transit. read more
May 10, 2020 16:04
Uttarakhand has sought five trains to evacuate its residents stranded in the lockdown from Thiruvananthapuram, Hyderabad, Pune, Surat and Ahmedabad. read more