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Migrant labourers

Around 77,000 Migrant Workers Sent Home In Over 1,500 Buses: Ghaziabad Administration

Apr 21, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

According to District Magistrate, around 77,000 workers were sent to their destinations in 1,537 buses.

Is Another Migrant Crisis Looming?

Apr 21, 2021 Jayanta Bhattacharya

Assuage Fears Of Migrant Workers: Unions To Govt

In Pics: Migrants Rush Home As Delhi Enters Lockdown, Massive Crowds At Bus Stands

Police officials said over 5,000 people gathered at Anand Vihar including at ISBT as well as the railway station and the numbers were rising.

Don’t Need A Re-Run Of The Migrant Crisis: Delhi HC Tells Centre, AAP Govt

Apr 19, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Centre, state failed in migrant workers crisis in Covid-19 lockdown: High Court

Covid-19 Surge: Will India Witness A Second Exodus Of Migrant Labourers?

If talks of lockdown turn into reality and if it gets implemented for a month or more, then a reverse migration of daily wage labourers can be expected from impacted cities, say experts

10 April, 2021

Arrogant Government Allergic To Good Suggestions: Rahul Gandhi Hits Out At Centre

Outlook Web Bureau

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also urged the Centre to put money into the hands of the common people to revive India’s economy

08 April, 2021

Migrant Workers Start Leaving Gujarat As Lockdown Fear Strikes Again

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Government officials, however, on Thursday claimed the number of those leaving was very low.

15 March, 2021

Agra Labourer Succumbs To Injuries After Being Thrashed By Employer

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The accused, identified as Rajendra owns a tent house in Fatehabad Police Station area of Agra, allegedly thrashed his employee Jeetu on Saturday night

12 January, 2021

The Diminishing Power Of Labour

V Venkateswara Rao

While the coronavirus is hurting working people, especially lower-income workers, it is mainly exacerbating underlying inequalities in the economy.

29 December, 2020

Sabysachi Mishra: The Boy Next Door With A Heart Of Gold

Sandeep Sahu

Sabyasachi Mishra never said no to anyone and went out of his way to help out people in distress at the height of the Covid pandemic.

27 December, 2020

Sonu Sood: The ‘Villain’ With A Heart Of Gold

Lachmi Deb Roy

The pandemic and subsequent lockdowns brought out the best and worst in us. Bollywood actor Sonu Sood belongs to the former category.


22 December, 2020

Delhi To Withdraw FIRs Against Migrant Workers Lodged During Lockdown


Cases were registered against migrant workers returning to their states for violations of prohibitory orders during early days of the lockdown

05 December, 2020

Draw Definite Plan To Rehabilitate Migrant Workers Left Jobless Due To Pandemic: HC tells MP Govt


Court's direction comes after a social organisation raised objection to the way the government filed a reply to its petition regarding relief to the labourers.

02 November, 2020

Irked Over Being Sent To Quarantine, Man Kills Complainant's Son


Migrant labourer arrested along with five others for killing 12-year-old.

07 October, 2020

Occupational Code Ignores Plight Of Migrant Women

Mishty Varma

Laws exist to protect women from sexual harassment at the workplace. However, no laws make the process of migration to the workplace safer for women leading to physical and sexual violence

29 September, 2020

Sonu Sood Honored With UNDP’s Special Humanitarian Award

Outlook Web Bureau

Recognizing his relentless altruistic efforts, the United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) has honoured Sonu Sood with its Special Humanitarian Award.

19 September, 2020

97 Migrants Dies On Board Shramik Special Trains: Piyush Goyal


Railway Minister Piyush Goyal provides the statistics in the parliament's monsoon session responding to a question posed by TMC MP Derek O'brien.


17 September, 2020

Modi Govt Faces Backlash From Opposition For Unplanned Lockdown, No Data On Migrants


Members of the Upper House participated in a discussion on 'COVID-19 pandemic and steps taken by the Government of India.' 'Why don't you have figures? Every state knows who died. They should be given compensation," says Congress leader Anand Sharma

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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