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SOS Mediterranee, which operates the rescue vessel Ocean Viking, posted a photo of the wreck of a rubber boat and said, citing sources, "our worst fears have come true".

More than 100 Europe-bound migrants feared dead in shipwreck off Libyan coast

AP |
PUBLISHED ON APR 23, 2021 02:17 PM IST
In the years since the 2011 NATO-backed uprising that ousted and killed longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi, war-torn Libya has emerged as the dominant transit point for migrants fleeing war and poverty in Africa and the Middle East.
The Civil Guard says that it found 11,700 people last year inside the Melilla port’s security perimeter. (AP Photo/Bruno Thevenin)(AP)
The Civil Guard says that it found 11,700 people last year inside the Melilla port’s security perimeter. (AP Photo/Bruno Thevenin)(AP)

Europe-bound North African migrants found traveling among glass, toxic ash

AP | , Madrid
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 04:41 PM IST
  • Among the 35 people found only on Friday trying to travel to Europe from the Spanish port of Melilla, an enclave in North Africa, four hid among bottles and other glass partially broken in pieces and with sharp edges that were destined for recycling
B Ajurm Patro(HT photo)
B Ajurm Patro(HT photo)

Covid-19: Seven months after fleeing lockdown, migrant worker says ‘don’t have courage to go back to city’

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 07:21 AM IST
Ajurm lifted bricks and carried mixture of cement and sand for Rs 350-400 a day in a construction site in KK Nagar area of Chennai. Her mason husband earned Rs 700 and son another Rs 400 as a painter.
A health worker in a PPE kit collects a sample for Covid-19 test at a market in Mumbai.(PTI)
A health worker in a PPE kit collects a sample for Covid-19 test at a market in Mumbai.(PTI)

BMC gets proactive to check spread of Covid-19 as migrants return to Mumbai

HIndistan Times, Mumbai | By Sagar Pillai
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 06:42 PM IST
The BMC has initiated steps to prevent the spread of Covid-19 following the return of migrants to Mumbai.
Many of the migrant workers who had returned to their homes in Uttarakhand during the pandemic have returned to their places of work.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Many of the migrant workers who had returned to their homes in Uttarakhand during the pandemic have returned to their places of work.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Uttarakhand estimates two-thirds of migrants have returned to places of work

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Suparna Roy
PUBLISHED ON OCT 26, 2020 07:36 AM IST
Migrants are choosing to go back to their jobs as there was a sense of security, steady income and a lifestyle they have gotten used to, said a top official of the Migration Commission.
Migrant workers, who had left during the Covid-19 lockdown to their home state of Uttar Pradesh, returning to Ahmedabad.(File Photo)
Migrant workers, who had left during the Covid-19 lockdown to their home state of Uttar Pradesh, returning to Ahmedabad.(File Photo)

Unused rural funds hint migrants may be back at work in cities

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Saubhadra Chatterji, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2020 03:38 AM IST
As millions of migrant workers started returning home after the lockdown was enforced on March 25 amid a jobs crunch in the big cities, the government devised the Rozgar Abhiyan to provide jobs to skilled and unskilled workers.
An estimated 10.4 million migrants travelled back home during the lockdown, the government informed Parliament on Monday, saying it had no data on job losses among migrant workers since the outbreak.(Reuters file photo)
An estimated 10.4 million migrants travelled back home during the lockdown, the government informed Parliament on Monday, saying it had no data on job losses among migrant workers since the outbreak.(Reuters file photo)

Covid-19: Fake news led to migrants’ exodus, says home ministry

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2020 02:14 AM IST
Migrant workers were also concerned about the availability of basic necessities like food, drinking water, access to health services and shelter during the lockdown enforced on March 25, it said.
Migrant workers are now being wooed back to cities by their former employers as business activities resume gradually.(Ajay Aggarwal /HT PHOTO)
Migrant workers are now being wooed back to cities by their former employers as business activities resume gradually.(Ajay Aggarwal /HT PHOTO)

Migrants in UP pack their bags as former employers lay out red carpet for their return

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rajesh Kumar Singh | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2020 10:23 AM IST
Several migrants who had returned home are now being offered flight tickets and better wages to return.
The Lucknow-based National Bureau of Fish Genetics Resources (NBFGR) will help migrant workers in eastern Uttar Pradesh to set up fisheries.(Representative image/HT PHOTO)
The Lucknow-based National Bureau of Fish Genetics Resources (NBFGR) will help migrant workers in eastern Uttar Pradesh to set up fisheries.(Representative image/HT PHOTO)

East UP migrants to get support for starting fisheries business

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 09, 2020 11:34 AM IST
NBFGR experts will provide training to these migrants to farm a variety of freshwater fish and crustaceans like prawns and crabs.
Work on railway infrastructure projects is returning to the previous year’s level, railway board chairman VK Yadav told Hindustan Times(AP)
Work on railway infrastructure projects is returning to the previous year’s level, railway board chairman VK Yadav told Hindustan Times(AP)

Railways to create over 1.1mn man-days work for migrants in 6 states

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2020 03:53 AM IST
The plan to accelerate the construction of infrastructure is targeted at Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.
Since the country has already entered Unlock 2.0, projects that were stalled due to the lockdown have resumed work, though with just half of their capacity as most of the labourers are yet to return.(Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Since the country has already entered Unlock 2.0, projects that were stalled due to the lockdown have resumed work, though with just half of their capacity as most of the labourers are yet to return.(Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Migrant workers slowly returning to cities; locals being trained to fill immediate gap

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2020 02:00 PM IST
According to recent data by Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority, thousands of workers have been brought back by engineering firms to complete the metro projects, including Dahisar East-Andheri East metro 7 line.
Migrant workers set up cricket willow manufacturing unit at Sahodara in Gaunaha block in West Champaran district of Bihar(HT photo)
Migrant workers set up cricket willow manufacturing unit at Sahodara in Gaunaha block in West Champaran district of Bihar(HT photo)

Bihar migrant workers set up cricket bat manufacturing unit

Hindustan Times, Bettiah | By Sandeep Bhaskar
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2020 10:29 PM IST
The workers are hoping to ply their bat-making skills back home in Bihar’s West Champaran district and make a living for themselves.
The bench said it is the responsibility of the state to find out which group of migrants are getting food, transport and other facilities or not getting them.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
The bench said it is the responsibility of the state to find out which group of migrants are getting food, transport and other facilities or not getting them.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

SC pulls up Maharashtra govt for claiming everything fine on migrant workers’ issue

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2020 03:20 PM IST
A bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, S K Kaul and M R Shah asked the state to file a fresh affidavit listing the steps taken to mitigate the problems of migrant workers wanting to return to their native places amid the Covid-19 crisis.
About 250 workers were assigned the task to load heavy air-conditioners on to the iron frames at the Covid-19 facility at the Radha Soami Satsang Beas.(HT Photo)
About 250 workers were assigned the task to load heavy air-conditioners on to the iron frames at the Covid-19 facility at the Radha Soami Satsang Beas.(HT Photo)

Migrants who stayed back helping shape Delhi’s biggest Covid-19 facility

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shiv Sunny, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2020 07:12 AM IST
Migrants see the work at the Covid-19 facility as an opportunity to earn after a prolonged period of unemployment as well as a chance to contribute to the country during a pandemic.
An employee fills fuel in a vehicle at a filling station.(PTI)
An employee fills fuel in a vehicle at a filling station.(PTI)

News updates from Hindustan Times: After a day of pause, fuel prices witness another hike and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2020 09:04 AM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Migrants who had gone back to their home states aboard Shramik Special trains during the lockdown maybe returning as restrictions on lockdown have eased.(ANI)
Migrants who had gone back to their home states aboard Shramik Special trains during the lockdown maybe returning as restrictions on lockdown have eased.(ANI)

Migrants are returning, trains from UP, Bihar, WB fully booked: Railways

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2020 08:43 AM IST
At present, railways is running 15 pairs of premium Rajdhani trains connecting Delhi with different parts of the country, which began on May 12, and 100 pairs of long-distance trains, which began on June 1.
At present, railways is running 15 pairs of premium Rajdhani trains connecting Delhi with different parts of the country and 100 pairs of long-distance trains, which began on June 1(HT Photo)
At present, railways is running 15 pairs of premium Rajdhani trains connecting Delhi with different parts of the country and 100 pairs of long-distance trains, which began on June 1(HT Photo)

Migrants returning from Bihar, UP shows economic activity on rise: Railways

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta| Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 10:10 PM IST
Most special trains from states like Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal to cities like Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Bangalore are running on 100% occupancy over the next four days, the data showed.
Actor Radhika Apte says the migrant situation in India is ‘horrible’ in this Covid-19 crisis.
Actor Radhika Apte says the migrant situation in India is ‘horrible’ in this Covid-19 crisis.

Radhika Apte: I don’t like the term ‘new normal’

Hindustan Times | By Rishabh Suri, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 07:35 PM IST
Actor Radhika Apte, who is in London currently, says that the situation there is getting better amidst the Covid-19 crisis, and also that once we find a vaccine for it, we will go back to being normal.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath made the remark during a presentation in Lucknow on mobile applications -- ‘Aabhaa-Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ and ‘Seva Mitr’ -- and ‘Rojgaar Junction’ portal.(ANI)
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath made the remark during a presentation in Lucknow on mobile applications -- ‘Aabhaa-Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ and ‘Seva Mitr’ -- and ‘Rojgaar Junction’ portal.(ANI)

Adityanath directs officials to provide registration facility to migrant workers through mobile apps

Lucknow | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON JUN 25, 2020 12:34 PM IST
Adityanath directed that the integrated mechanism should be developed for employment and self-employment of youth, labourers and workers, a statement said.
Home to nearly 70% of India’s 1.3 billion population, India’s villages have little access to health care and are struggling to support themselves through the country’s prolonged economic slowdown.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Home to nearly 70% of India’s 1.3 billion population, India’s villages have little access to health care and are struggling to support themselves through the country’s prolonged economic slowdown.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

New Covid-19 hotspots are emerging in rural villages across India

By Bloomberg | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2020 10:07 AM IST
Initially isolated from the epidemic that has swamped the capital New Delhi and financial center Mumbai, rural areas were exposed when millions of migrant workers who lost their jobs in the cities when the government implemented a strict nationwide lockdown on March 25 went home.
File photo: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar.(HT photo)
File photo: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar.(HT photo)

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar lauds PM’s employment scheme for migrant workers

Patna, Bihar | By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2020 12:16 PM IST
PM Modi launched the ‘Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyaan’ with an outlay of Rs 50,000 crore for migrant workers who returned to their home states during the coronavirus-induced lockdown.
Workers cleaning the Gharar riverbed in Banda in Uttar Pradesh take a break.take a break(HT PHOTO)
Workers cleaning the Gharar riverbed in Banda in Uttar Pradesh take a break.take a break(HT PHOTO)

Migrants toil to revive ‘dead’ Gharar in village in UP’s Banda district

Hindustan Times, Kanpur | By Haidar Naqvi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 18, 2020 04:07 PM IST
The workers claim they started the cleaning work on their own to save their village from flooding during the monsoon.
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has aggressively led the process of setting up of a commission for workers in the state.(ANI Photo)
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has aggressively led the process of setting up of a commission for workers in the state.(ANI Photo)

Yogi Adityanath to head UP commission to safeguard workers jobs, rights

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2020 04:24 PM IST
The workers commission aims to provide sustainable employment to workers including the migrant workforce that returned to the state in the last 2 months.
File photo: Migrants arriving on a Shramik Special leave the Charbagh railway station in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh,(Ht photo/ Deepak Gupta)
File photo: Migrants arriving on a Shramik Special leave the Charbagh railway station in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh,(Ht photo/ Deepak Gupta)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Covid-19 cases decline in Bihar, UP, Jharkhand and MP amid slowdown in migrants’ return and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2020 01:01 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
tThe first batch of 1,200 stranded migrants arrived by a Shramik Special train from Mumbai on May 19, followed by another 1,305 three days later.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
tThe first batch of 1,200 stranded migrants arrived by a Shramik Special train from Mumbai on May 19, followed by another 1,305 three days later.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Uttarakhand HC seeks action plan from state govt, railway min for return of those stranded in Mumbai

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Neeraj Santoshi
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2020 12:42 PM IST
The court, which will hear the case next on Thursday, gave the direction in response to an intervention application in a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by Pritam Singh, seeking to know about the efforts being made to repatriate the stranded people from Mumbai.
A woman carries a child as they wait with other migrant worker families to have their temperatures checked before being allowed to board a train tomorrow for their hometowns.(AP)
A woman carries a child as they wait with other migrant worker families to have their temperatures checked before being allowed to board a train tomorrow for their hometowns.(AP)

As migrants’ return slows down, Covid-19 cases decline in Bihar, UP, Jharkhand and MP

Hindustan Times, Ranchi/Lucknow/Patna | By Bedanti Saran/Rajesh Kumar Singh/Ruchir Ranjan
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2020 12:04 PM IST
As compared to about 12% increase in cases in Bihar in the first week of June, there was 10.81% rise in the second week.
Women labourers in traditional attire and safety jackets use tagari pans to shield from the sun while working at the construction site of an elevated road, in Jaipur, Rajasthan on Wednesday.(Himanshu Vyas/HT Photo)
Women labourers in traditional attire and safety jackets use tagari pans to shield from the sun while working at the construction site of an elevated road, in Jaipur, Rajasthan on Wednesday.(Himanshu Vyas/HT Photo)

70k rural roads, 5 million houses among job avenues for migrants

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Saubhadra Chatterji
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2020 02:52 AM IST
The availability of additional workforce, i.e migrants returning to their villages, would also help the government meet its annual target of building roads and PMAY (Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana) houses in time and avoid the rush to only grab MGNREGS jobs.
Migrant workers being thermal screened at the railway station as they arrive from Bihar via a Danapur-Pune Express train in Pune, Maharashtra on Wednesday.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
Migrant workers being thermal screened at the railway station as they arrive from Bihar via a Danapur-Pune Express train in Pune, Maharashtra on Wednesday.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

NLU arranges train to ferry over 1,600 migrants home

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2020 04:46 AM IST
An application to allow an urgent the special train to transport 1,650 migrant workers amid coronavirus-triggered lockdown was made last week before the district magistrates of Ahmedabad and Surat. The request was sanctioned on June 9.
Arnab Goswami has been summoned by Mumbai Police on Wednesday(ANI)
Arnab Goswami has been summoned by Mumbai Police on Wednesday(ANI)

Arnab Goswami summoned by Mumbai Police, to appear before Pydhonie police station at 11am on Wednesday

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Manish K Pathak
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2020 10:51 AM IST
In FIR, complainant Irfan Abubakar Shaikh has alleged that Arnab Goswami tried to create hatred against the Muslim community though his show on April 29.
The court also asked state governments and Centre to list all schemes of employment for workers who have returned and open counseling centres at block/district level to ensure they are informed of their benefits under various schemes.(Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times)
The court also asked state governments and Centre to list all schemes of employment for workers who have returned and open counseling centres at block/district level to ensure they are informed of their benefits under various schemes.(Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times)

Supreme Court directs states, union territories to facilitate return of migrant workers within 15 days

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Posted by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2020 11:28 AM IST
The government has also been asked to provide information to migrant workers about employment opportunities and facilitate those who wish to return to their place of original employment.
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