Districts step up vigil as many truck drivers return home
Several districts that are home to thousands of truck drivers and their helpers have stepped up checks for symptoms of Covid-19 after lockdown measures were eased to boost inter-state movement of goods.
Nagpur: Migrant workers travel in trucks to reach their home states amid lockdown
Migrant workers continue to travel by trucks to reach to th...
24 migrant labourers killed, 36 injured in truck collision in Uttar Pradesh
Elaborating on the incident, Circle Officer, Auraiya, Surendranat...
Madhya Pradesh: 8 migrants killed in bus-truck collision in Guna
At least 8 migrant workers have been killed and over 56 were injured after the truck in which they were travelling collided with a bus comin...
No separate passes required for movement of trucks: MHA to States
The Union Home Ministry had earlier written to all state governments to ensure smooth movement of trucks and goods carriers irrespective of essential or non-essential cargo carried by them.
Watch: Truck carrying LPG cylinders catches fire in J&K’s Udhampur
A truck carrying Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders caught fire in J&K’s Udhampur district. The truck was on its way to Kashmir in Mant...
5 dead, 11 injured after truck overturns in Madhya Pradesh
"A total of 18 people were in the truck laden with mangoes. When the truck overturned near Patha village in Narsinghpur, five labourers died and 11 got injured" said Deepak Saxena, District Collector of Narsinghpur. He further said, "The labourers were going in the mango laden truck from Telangana's Hyderabad to Agra in Uttar Pradesh."
Maharashtra: 4 migrant workers killed, 15 injured after bus collides with truck in Yavatmal
Four migrant workers killed and 15 were injured after a bus they were travelling in crashed into a truck, in Maharashtra’s Yavatmal on May 1...
Ensure uninterrupted movement of trucks, goods carriers: MHA to States
The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Thursday asked States and UTs to ensure free movement of trucks, goods carriers including empty ...
Truck carrying 5000 liters of sanitiser catches fire in Hyderabad
A truck carrying 5000 liters of sanitiser caught fire in Hyderabad on April 22. However, fire brigade officials doused the fire, later. The ...
Indo-Tibetan Border Police escorts over 900 goods trucks to Ladakh amid lockdown
Zoji La Pass, May 10 (ANI): Amid ongoing coronavirus lockdown, Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) ensured safe passage for over 900 trucks ca...
2 SHOs suspended, Rs 2 lakh ex gratia for kin of migrant workers killed in UP road accident
According to a statement issued in Lucknow, the state government has decided to give Rs 2 lakh to the kin of each deceased and Rs 50,000 to those seriously injured in the accident. The chief minister has also condoled the death of the migrant labourers.
Endless caravan of misery as migrants trudge home
A caravan of misery is winding its way down India’s highways as the exodus of migrant workers from its Covid-scarred cities and industrial townships head for home on foot, battered bikes, crammed into the backs of trucks, any which way they can.
MHA asks states to facilitate movement of trucks across the country
In a letter to chief secretaries of all States, Home secretary Ajay Bhalla said that instances of trucks not being allowed to move freely could create a shortage of essentials amid the nationwide lockdown on account of Covid-19.
Coronavirus lockdown: 18 people found travelling in concrete mixer truck in Indore, FIR registered
At least 18 people were found travelling in the mixer tank of a concrete mixer truck by police in Indore, Madhya Pradesh amid coronavirus lo...
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