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.
Centre, state failed in migrant workers crisis in Covid-19 lockdown: High Court
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
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also urged the Centre to put money into the hands of the common people to revive India’s economy
Government officials, however, on Thursday claimed the number of those leaving was very low.
The accused, identified as Rajendra owns a tent house in Fatehabad Police Station area of Agra, allegedly thrashed his employee Jeetu on Saturday night
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Cases were registered against migrant workers returning to their states for violations of prohibitory orders during early days of the lockdown
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.
Migrant labourer arrested along with five others for killing 12-year-old.
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
Recognizing his relentless altruistic efforts, the United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) has honoured Sonu Sood with its Special Humanitarian Award.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal provides the statistics in the parliament's monsoon session responding to a question posed by TMC MP Derek O'brien.
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
The Centre said migration of large number of migrant workers was triggered by panic created by fake news regarding 'duration of lockdown and people were worried about adequate supply of basic necessities.'
The Ministry of Labour and Employment in its reply to a parliamentary question, seeking details of the number of migrant workers’ deaths and the compensation offered to them said, “no such data is available”.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrives at Parliament during its Winter Session, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal with Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
Congress leader Anand Sharma interacts with AAP MP Sanjay Singh, during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
TMC MP Nusrat Jahan during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
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