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Second migrant crisis may be coming
Villages now struggle to cope with returnees who have no income and no immediate chance of employment.
House panel notes gaps in help for migrant labourers, questions government's response
The parliamentarians also raised issues like failure of...
Migrant workers on the brink of another crisis: ILO
The International Labour Organisation, on Wednesday, said tens of millions of migrant wor...
BJP, Congress responsible for migrants crisis: Mayawati
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati held BJP and Congress, both parties responsible for prevailing condition of migrant labourers. “B...
SC pulls up Maharashtra govt for claiming everything fine on migrant workers' issue
A bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, Sanjay Kishan Kaul and M R Shah said it does not "appreciate the tenor" and the claims made and asked the state to file a fresh affidavit listing the steps taken to mitigate the problems of migrant workers amid the COVID-19 crisis.
SC asks searching questions to Centre over migrant workers crisis
Millions of migrant workers were stranded across the country without food, shelter and transportation after the nationwide lockdown was announced from March 25 at 4-hour notice to combat the spread of global pandemic, Coivd-19. They then started walking hundreds of miles to reach their homes, leading to miserable plight.
Migrants crisis: SC reserves order for June 09, says all states must create employment
The Supreme Court on Friday reserved its order for June 9 on a suo motu plea over the plight of migrant labourers stranded across the countr...
Migrants crisis: Labourers don’t want to go to other states for work, says Nitish Kumar
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar during the launch of 'Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan' said that labourers now don’t want to go to other stat...
View: How Uttar Pradesh is turning a crisis into many job opportunities
There are about 90 lakh MSME units in the state. A day after GoI announced a stimulus package for MSMEs, UP CM Adityanath announced a package to be given to 2,002 MSME units.
Only 5,000 out of 24 lakh registered skilled migrants got jobs in 116 districts
This grim scenario is reportedly due to the offer of low wages not in keeping with the skills of the job-seeker, the job not being of the standard of the skill possessed, and some near impossible conditionalities put up by the prospective employer.
Migrants crisis: Congress MLA Aditi Singh slams her own party over bus issue
Rebel Congress MLA from Raebareli Aditi Singh on Wednesday lashed out at her own party for playing "cheap politics" over the issue of arrang...
View: Creating a digital job market can go a long way in solving India's migrant crisis
In its June 9 order, the Supreme Court had asked state governments to create help desks for returning migrant labourers, and note down their skill sets and prepare a database at the village and block level, so that they could easily find employment near their homes.
Companies step up efforts to bring migrant workers back
Almost empty hands now, a number of migrant workers have themselves evinced interest to return back.
Migrants crisis: West Bengal govt didn’t cooperate to run special trains, says Piyush Goyal
The Union Railways Minister, Piyush Goyal on May 21 said that the West Bengal Government not actively cooperated with Railways Ministry to l...
Migrants crisis: UP Congress chief Ajay Lallu detained for staging dharna over buses for labourers
Uttar Pradesh Congress President Ajay Kumar Lallu was detained on Tuesday evening by the Agra Police when he staged a dharna at the Uncha Na...