Migrants

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Oct 13, 2020, 17:56 PM IST

Whole world saw deaths of migrants, only Narendra Modi government was not aware of it: Rahul Gandhi slams Centre

Congress Member of Parliament from Wayanad Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday attacked the Narendra Modi government at the Centre a day after it informed the Parliament that there is no data available on migrant labourers’ death due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown across the country.

Sep 15, 2020, 13:09 PM IST

Home Minister Amit Shah held a virtual rally in West Bengal, slammed Mamata government

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said that while democracy has consolidated in the entire country, West Bengal remains the only state where political violence is propagated.

Jun 09, 2020, 16:12 PM IST

Bus carrying migrants from Kerala to Bengal overturns in Odisha's Balasore

According to the police, as many as seven migrant labourers were injured in the mishap

May 30, 2020, 16:48 PM IST

Sonia Gandhi targets Narendra Modi government over migrants, demands Centre give them Rs 7,500 for next six months

Interim Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday targeted the Narendra Modi government for not addressing the issues concerning the migrant workers and demanded that the Centre should provide Rs 7,500 to every needy of the country for next six months.

May 28, 2020, 14:37 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi doing politics of misery over migrants issue: BJP

The attack from the BJP on the former Congress president came on a day the opposition party released a documentary film on Rahul Gandhi's interaction with a group of migrant labourers last week.

May 23, 2020, 20:18 PM IST

UP Police files FIR against Congress leader Pankaj Punia for controversial tweet

The Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday filed an FIR against Congress leader Pankaj Punia over an alleged derogatory tweet by him. 

May 20, 2020, 16:54 PM IST

Lockdown 4.0: Why are the workers so helpless?

Watch the video, to know how the helpless workers are still feeling the heat of the lockdown.

May 20, 2020, 09:22 AM IST

Bus for migrants: Priyanka Gandhi's aide, UP Congress chief booked for forgery

The leaders have also been charged for running buses carrying migrants to Uttar Pradesh without obtaining necessary permission as per rules.

May 19, 2020, 22:55 PM IST

Migrant workers gather near Bandra station in Mumbai to board Shramik Special train, stopped – Watch

A large number of migrant labourers assembled near the Bandra Terminus in Mumbai on Tuesday to board the Shramik Special train, leading to chaos in the area for some time.

May 19, 2020, 19:01 PM IST

Sonia Gandhi to chair opposition meeting over migrants' plight on May 20

Congress president Sonia Gandhi will chair the meeting of leaders of opposition parties over the plight of migrant workers and alleged dilution of labour laws. According to report, around 17 opposition parties have agreed to participate in the meeting which will be held via videoconferencing on May 20 (Friday).

May 19, 2020, 16:51 PM IST

Operate more special trains to transport migrant workers: MHA directs states, issues revised SOP

The Ministry of Home Ministry on Tuesday issued a revised Standard Operating Protocol (SOP) on the movement of stranded workers by trains and buses from one state to other during coronavirus lockdown.

May 19, 2020, 13:07 PM IST

UP government responds to Priyanka Gandhi's proposal, asks Congress to send 500 buses each to Noida and Ghaziabad

The Yogi Adityanath-led government in Uttar Pradesh has accepted Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi's proposal to run 1,000 buses to bring migrant workers stranded in other parts of the country due to coronavirus lockdown back to their homes.

May 19, 2020, 11:50 AM IST

Shiv Sena attacks centre over migrants’ issue

In Maharashtra, three migrant workers died and 22 got injured after the bus carrying them collided with a truck in Maharashtra's Yavatmal district. To know more, watch the video

May 19, 2020, 10:52 AM IST

Two migrant workers in Tamil Nadu to peddle 1860 km, cross six states to reach home in Uttar Pradesh

Finding no other option to return back home, two migrant workers stranded in Tamil Nadu choose to reach their native state Uttar Pradesh on bicycle. The migrant duo named Sonu and Shailu work as candy seller in Tamil Nadu's Arakkonam town and are now returning back to Uttar Pradesh having left with no money to survive in the place.

May 19, 2020, 07:49 AM IST

Migrants duped by travel agents in Delhi, woman walks with kid on her back 28 kms in NCR

Earlier, there was a train mishap in Aurangabad, where 16 migrant workers were killed because of sleeping on railway tracks.

May 18, 2020, 17:31 PM IST

India lockdown amid coronavirus COVID-19 scare: Day 53

On day 53 of the nationwide coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown, India's battle with the coronavirus pandemic continues as the number of positive cases jump to 90,927 which includes 53,946 active infections, 34,108 recovered cases, 1 migrant patient, and 2,872 deaths, as per the Health Ministry data. India recorded the highest surge in COVID-19 cases with 4987 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours. 

May 17, 2020, 16:02 PM IST

Drama: Nirmala Sitharaman after Rahul Gandhi's sit-in with migrant workers

Sitharaman also urged Sonia Gandhi to join the efforts of the Centre in handling migrants issue.

May 17, 2020, 14:29 PM IST

Congress claims migrants detained after meet with Rahul Gandhi

The Congress on Saturday (May 16) claimed that some migrant labourers were taken into preventive custody soon after they interacted with party lead Rahul Gandhi in Delhi today. The party claimed that the police told them that they had directions to do so. 

May 16, 2020, 21:21 PM IST

BJP accuses Mamata government of doing politics on migrants

There is a lockdown in the country and most of the workers are facing problems due to this. Speaking on this, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra accused the Mamata government of doing politics on the issue.

May 15, 2020, 16:02 PM IST