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65 lost Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan migrants found in Mexico

SC Directs Centre, States To Ensure Migrant Workers Are Sent Back Home Within 15...

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Centre and states to comply with its June 9 order to send the Migrants home within a period of 15 days.
Farm workers plant paddy on a field near Mohali, UNI

COVID CASES SPIKE IN RURAL INDIA.

Corona cases are now rising in rural India. Rajasthan saw a steady spike in Covid cases, surpassing numbers in urban areas as migrants poured in from states where they were working in. About 30% of Covid cases in the state are now from rural districts.
65 lost Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan migrants found in Mexico

SC allows lawyer to deposit Rs 25 lakh for sending home migrant workers.

In his PIL before the SC, filed through advocate Ejaz Maqbool, Mumbai-based lawyer  Sagheer Ahmed Khan sought directions to ensure transportation of migrant workers from Mumbai to their native places in Uttar Pradesh.
Rahul Gandhi and Rajiv Bajaj

DRACONIAN LOCKDOWN DECIMATED ECONOMY: RAJIV BAJAJ.

In the Rahul and Bajaj conversation Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said that the world didn’t go through a lockdown even during the World War, as it has faced today due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Modi govt destroying democratic institutions, but winds of change are coming; 2014 results an aberration: Sonia Gandhi

SONIA TAKES UP MIGRANT ISSUE IN A VIDEO MESSAGE.

The video is part of the party’s ‘SpeakUp’ campaign to help raise the voice of the poor, migrants, small businesses, and the middle-class people before the central government.

MIGRANTS DIE IN SHRAMIK TRAINS.

The nine deaths on different Shramik Special trains heading to Uttar Pradesh and Bihar occurred since Monday but were reported by the Railways and civil authorities in the two states on Wednesday.
Supreme-Court

SC PASSES INTERIM ORDER FOR MIGRANTS’ RELIEF.

The Supreme Court, which has taken cognisance of the problems being faced by migrant workers travelling home in the wake of lockdown, on Thursday said such people shall be provided meals at stations by the states.
Supreme-Court

SC interim order provides various reliefs to migrant workers.

The apex court passed interim order in the suo motu matter on the COVID-19 migrant crisis. A Bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, SK Kaul and MR Shah ordered that migrant workers will not have to pay either train or bus fare to reach their home states.
65 lost Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan migrants found in Mexico

Migrant workers’ case: Surjewala files intervention plea in SC.

New Delhi, May 27: Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala has filed an intervention plea in the Supreme Court in the migrant workers' case.
Singapore Airlines to launch longest flight for New York

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS TO START BFORE AUGUST, SAYS MINISTER

Domestic flights are all set to resume from Monday. All domestic flights operating from Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport will operate from Terminal 3.  Specific guidelines and SOPs have been issued by the government in regard to the flights.
Mamata Banerjee

Mamata says don’t send Shramik trains to to West Bengal till May 26.

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday requested the ministry of railways to not send any Shramik Special trains to the state till...
Rahul Gandhi

Rahul shares video of migrant’s plight, BJP says, ‘DO NOT POLITICISE THE ISSUE’.

Congress has released a video on Rahul Gandhi’s interaction with migrant workers. In the 17-minute video, Gandhi is seen sitting on a footpath with the migrants and interacting with them. The party said that through a number of new video formats and innovative communication.
coronavirus

Covid badly hits Bihar, migrants comprise half the cases.

For several days now, Bihar had been showing signs of a big surge in its novel Coronavirus cases. On Thursday, the state reported 380 cases, which was nearly 25 per cent of its entire caseload till now.
Why are trains in India always running late? CAG provides the answer

More trains demanded by UP and Bihar.

Bihar has asked for 54 additional trains daily but in nine district-wise routes. The nine routes have three halts, each in a district, carrying passengers from four far-flung districts.
yogi-priyanka

Political row over migrants, FIR against congress leaders.

The political row between Congress and the UP government over providing buses to stranded migrants seems to be heating up with the UP Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma demanding an apology from Congress for misleading authorities.

Home Ministry directed all states to cooperate on migrants to send them back.

Meanwhile, the Union Home Ministry has directed all states to cooperate in order to mitigate the distress of migrant workers, who are walking towards their native places on foot from various parts of the country.
yogi-priyanka-gandhi

Priyanka-Yogi’s war of words.

After the Uttar Pradesh government agreed on Monday to Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi's offer to provide 1,000 buses to take migrant workers home, the state government had set riders that the Congress party said were unacceptable.

National Human Rights Commission takes notice issued to Secretary of State for cognizance.

The National Human Rights Commission took cognizance of suicide against a migrant mother who was dragging a suitcase with her child to sleep, issued notice to the chief secretaries in this matter.

Death strikes homebound migrants.

At least 24 migrant labourers were killed and at least 36 others injured when a speeding mini-truck climbed over a stationary truck trolley in Uttar Pradesh’s Auraiya district The mini-truck was carrying 18 migrants and the truck trolley had around 42 others when the accident happened.  

8 labourers died and over 54 suffered injuries by a speeding bus in Madhya...

Eight labourers died and over 54 suffered injuries after the truck they were travelling in was hit by a speeding bus in Madhya Pradesh's Guna earlier this morning. The incident was reported hours after six migrant workers were run over by a bus on a highway in Uttar Pradesh.
APN’s popular debate Mudda

“Train passengers will have to behave responsibly”

Indian Railways has announced that it would resume 15 premium passenger trains, starting May 12, after 51 days of suspension since March 22. But how will social distancing be followed on the trains?
railwaytrack

Labourers mowed down by goods train near Maharashtra.

Amid Corona crisis tragedy struck homeward bound migrants. A train mowed down group of migrant killing at least 16. The railway ministry has launched a probe into the incident. The Maharashtra government has  announced Rs 5 lakhs each as ex gratia to families of the deceased.
Rahul Gandhi

Rahul for lifting restrictions, says govt needs to formulate post-lockdown policy.

Addressing a digital press conference on Friday, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said its hightime  that lockdown be lifted from the country. He said that opening up has to be a transition. “You need to have a strategy.”
Evacuation operation

Evacuation operation begins to brings stranded Indians home.

Air  India isn’t only bringing back Indians stranded abroad under the Vande Bharat mission, it’s now opened bookings to fly people out of India to the US, UK and Singapore on the special flights it will operate in the first week of the massive repatriation exercise.
Coronavirus on scientific background

States refuse migrants from Maharashtra.

A tussle on issue of taking back migrants seems to be brewing across the nation. The West Bengal government refused to accept migrants from Maharashtra, even as the state government was awaiting its consent to send 2,400 workers on two trains from Thane to Shalimar station in Howrah.
LONG MARCH: Central American migrants, moving in a caravan through Mexico, disembark from a freight train as they walk on a railway track after stopping the train on a rail line, in Irapuato, Guanajuato state, Mexico, Reuters/UNI

Karnataka asks migrants to stay back, announces relief package for lockdown affected.

A few hours after Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa ‘requested’ migrant labourers to stay back, the state government decided to cancel all trains arranged to transport migrants to other states.
Republic of Maldives

15,000 stranded Indians to be evacuated from abroad.

Indian citizens will be evacuated from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the UK, Malaysia, the US, the Philippines, Bangladesh, Singapore, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Oman in 64 scheduled flights in the first week.

Govt dismisses Cong’s accusation; Says train fares not being charged from migrants.

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday accused the central government of charging train fares from migrant workers. She said her party was willing to bear the train fare expenses of migrant workers. The Central government has started special trains to ferry migrant workers home.

“Migrants’ movement has been politicized”

Controversy over the Railways charging train fare from stranded migrants has triggered a political slugfest. The Congress has announced that it will pay for the travel of the migrants. The government claims no fare will be charged from them. APN’s popular debate Mudda

More trains to bring back migrants soon.

Migrants can now heave a sigh of relief. After bringing back migrants to Jharkhand from Telangana the Indian Railways now plans to run many such trains. Six special trains had been scheduled to run on Friday as per the demands received from various state governments.
65 lost Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan migrants found in Mexico

Home Ministry allows Indian Railways to transport migrant workers by rail.

Bring the migrants home appears to be quite a challenge for states. Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi on Thursday demanded that the Centre run special trains to ferry migrant workers and students.
Brick factory workers load carts with bricks to take them into warehouse in Dhaka, Reuters/UNI

Stranded migrants can go home now

Migrant labourers who do not have coronavirus symptoms can move to their home states now, the Centre said today, issuing a set of guidelines for it.
65 lost Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan migrants found in Mexico

65 lost Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan migrants found in Mexico

 65 migrants from Bangladesh and Sri Lanka were found by federal police in the port city of Veracruz, according to Mexican authorities.  The federal Public...
“Govt should act fast to nail culprits”

“Govt should act fast to nail culprits”

With hate crimes on the rise, panellists feel the unity of the country should not be compromised and toxic regionalism should be contained After the...

'Migrants' - 34 News Results

65 lost Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan migrants found in Mexico

SC Directs Centre, States To Ensure Migrant Workers Are Sent Back Home Within 15...

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Centre and states to comply with its June 9 order to send the Migrants home within a period of 15 days.
Farm workers plant paddy on a field near Mohali, UNI

COVID CASES SPIKE IN RURAL INDIA.

Corona cases are now rising in rural India. Rajasthan saw a steady spike in Covid cases, surpassing numbers in urban areas as migrants poured in from states where they were working in. About 30% of Covid cases in the state are now from rural districts.
65 lost Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan migrants found in Mexico

SC allows lawyer to deposit Rs 25 lakh for sending home migrant workers.

In his PIL before the SC, filed through advocate Ejaz Maqbool, Mumbai-based lawyer  Sagheer Ahmed Khan sought directions to ensure transportation of migrant workers from Mumbai to their native places in Uttar Pradesh.
Rahul Gandhi and Rajiv Bajaj

DRACONIAN LOCKDOWN DECIMATED ECONOMY: RAJIV BAJAJ.

In the Rahul and Bajaj conversation Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said that the world didn’t go through a lockdown even during the World War, as it has faced today due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Modi govt destroying democratic institutions, but winds of change are coming; 2014 results an aberration: Sonia Gandhi

SONIA TAKES UP MIGRANT ISSUE IN A VIDEO MESSAGE.

The video is part of the party’s ‘SpeakUp’ campaign to help raise the voice of the poor, migrants, small businesses, and the middle-class people before the central government.

MIGRANTS DIE IN SHRAMIK TRAINS.

The nine deaths on different Shramik Special trains heading to Uttar Pradesh and Bihar occurred since Monday but were reported by the Railways and civil authorities in the two states on Wednesday.
Supreme-Court

SC PASSES INTERIM ORDER FOR MIGRANTS’ RELIEF.

The Supreme Court, which has taken cognisance of the problems being faced by migrant workers travelling home in the wake of lockdown, on Thursday said such people shall be provided meals at stations by the states.
Supreme-Court

SC interim order provides various reliefs to migrant workers.

The apex court passed interim order in the suo motu matter on the COVID-19 migrant crisis. A Bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, SK Kaul and MR Shah ordered that migrant workers will not have to pay either train or bus fare to reach their home states.
65 lost Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan migrants found in Mexico

Migrant workers’ case: Surjewala files intervention plea in SC.

New Delhi, May 27: Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala has filed an intervention plea in the Supreme Court in the migrant workers' case.
Singapore Airlines to launch longest flight for New York

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS TO START BFORE AUGUST, SAYS MINISTER

Domestic flights are all set to resume from Monday. All domestic flights operating from Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport will operate from Terminal 3.  Specific guidelines and SOPs have been issued by the government in regard to the flights.
Mamata Banerjee

Mamata says don’t send Shramik trains to to West Bengal till May 26.

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday requested the ministry of railways to not send any Shramik Special trains to the state till...
Rahul Gandhi

Rahul shares video of migrant’s plight, BJP says, ‘DO NOT POLITICISE THE ISSUE’.

Congress has released a video on Rahul Gandhi’s interaction with migrant workers. In the 17-minute video, Gandhi is seen sitting on a footpath with the migrants and interacting with them. The party said that through a number of new video formats and innovative communication.
coronavirus

Covid badly hits Bihar, migrants comprise half the cases.

For several days now, Bihar had been showing signs of a big surge in its novel Coronavirus cases. On Thursday, the state reported 380 cases, which was nearly 25 per cent of its entire caseload till now.
Why are trains in India always running late? CAG provides the answer

More trains demanded by UP and Bihar.

Bihar has asked for 54 additional trains daily but in nine district-wise routes. The nine routes have three halts, each in a district, carrying passengers from four far-flung districts.
yogi-priyanka

Political row over migrants, FIR against congress leaders.

The political row between Congress and the UP government over providing buses to stranded migrants seems to be heating up with the UP Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma demanding an apology from Congress for misleading authorities.

Home Ministry directed all states to cooperate on migrants to send them back.

Meanwhile, the Union Home Ministry has directed all states to cooperate in order to mitigate the distress of migrant workers, who are walking towards their native places on foot from various parts of the country.
yogi-priyanka-gandhi

Priyanka-Yogi’s war of words.

After the Uttar Pradesh government agreed on Monday to Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi's offer to provide 1,000 buses to take migrant workers home, the state government had set riders that the Congress party said were unacceptable.

National Human Rights Commission takes notice issued to Secretary of State for cognizance.

The National Human Rights Commission took cognizance of suicide against a migrant mother who was dragging a suitcase with her child to sleep, issued notice to the chief secretaries in this matter.

Death strikes homebound migrants.

At least 24 migrant labourers were killed and at least 36 others injured when a speeding mini-truck climbed over a stationary truck trolley in Uttar Pradesh’s Auraiya district The mini-truck was carrying 18 migrants and the truck trolley had around 42 others when the accident happened.  

8 labourers died and over 54 suffered injuries by a speeding bus in Madhya...

Eight labourers died and over 54 suffered injuries after the truck they were travelling in was hit by a speeding bus in Madhya Pradesh's Guna earlier this morning. The incident was reported hours after six migrant workers were run over by a bus on a highway in Uttar Pradesh.
APN’s popular debate Mudda

“Train passengers will have to behave responsibly”

Indian Railways has announced that it would resume 15 premium passenger trains, starting May 12, after 51 days of suspension since March 22. But how will social distancing be followed on the trains?
railwaytrack

Labourers mowed down by goods train near Maharashtra.

Amid Corona crisis tragedy struck homeward bound migrants. A train mowed down group of migrant killing at least 16. The railway ministry has launched a probe into the incident. The Maharashtra government has  announced Rs 5 lakhs each as ex gratia to families of the deceased.
Rahul Gandhi

Rahul for lifting restrictions, says govt needs to formulate post-lockdown policy.

Addressing a digital press conference on Friday, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said its hightime  that lockdown be lifted from the country. He said that opening up has to be a transition. “You need to have a strategy.”
Evacuation operation

Evacuation operation begins to brings stranded Indians home.

Air  India isn’t only bringing back Indians stranded abroad under the Vande Bharat mission, it’s now opened bookings to fly people out of India to the US, UK and Singapore on the special flights it will operate in the first week of the massive repatriation exercise.
Coronavirus on scientific background

States refuse migrants from Maharashtra.

A tussle on issue of taking back migrants seems to be brewing across the nation. The West Bengal government refused to accept migrants from Maharashtra, even as the state government was awaiting its consent to send 2,400 workers on two trains from Thane to Shalimar station in Howrah.
LONG MARCH: Central American migrants, moving in a caravan through Mexico, disembark from a freight train as they walk on a railway track after stopping the train on a rail line, in Irapuato, Guanajuato state, Mexico, Reuters/UNI

Karnataka asks migrants to stay back, announces relief package for lockdown affected.

A few hours after Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa ‘requested’ migrant labourers to stay back, the state government decided to cancel all trains arranged to transport migrants to other states.
Republic of Maldives

15,000 stranded Indians to be evacuated from abroad.

Indian citizens will be evacuated from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the UK, Malaysia, the US, the Philippines, Bangladesh, Singapore, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Oman in 64 scheduled flights in the first week.

Govt dismisses Cong’s accusation; Says train fares not being charged from migrants.

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday accused the central government of charging train fares from migrant workers. She said her party was willing to bear the train fare expenses of migrant workers. The Central government has started special trains to ferry migrant workers home.

“Migrants’ movement has been politicized”

Controversy over the Railways charging train fare from stranded migrants has triggered a political slugfest. The Congress has announced that it will pay for the travel of the migrants. The government claims no fare will be charged from them. APN’s popular debate Mudda

More trains to bring back migrants soon.

Migrants can now heave a sigh of relief. After bringing back migrants to Jharkhand from Telangana the Indian Railways now plans to run many such trains. Six special trains had been scheduled to run on Friday as per the demands received from various state governments.
65 lost Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan migrants found in Mexico

Home Ministry allows Indian Railways to transport migrant workers by rail.

Bring the migrants home appears to be quite a challenge for states. Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi on Thursday demanded that the Centre run special trains to ferry migrant workers and students.
Brick factory workers load carts with bricks to take them into warehouse in Dhaka, Reuters/UNI

Stranded migrants can go home now

Migrant labourers who do not have coronavirus symptoms can move to their home states now, the Centre said today, issuing a set of guidelines for it.
65 lost Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan migrants found in Mexico

65 lost Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan migrants found in Mexico

 65 migrants from Bangladesh and Sri Lanka were found by federal police in the port city of Veracruz, according to Mexican authorities.  The federal Public...
“Govt should act fast to nail culprits”

“Govt should act fast to nail culprits”

With hate crimes on the rise, panellists feel the unity of the country should not be compromised and toxic regionalism should be contained After the...

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