Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicBihar migrant workers

Topic: Bihar migrant workers

‘We pleaded with the owners’ — Grief & blame at Haryana brick kiln after 2 kids drown in pit

Labourers claim the owners of Ujala Kiln in Jhajjar district had dug an 8-10 feet deep pit to drain out accumulated rainwater. Police call it an accident and refuse to file an FIR.

‘Jobless migrants may do illegal activities’: Bihar Police letter puts Nitish govt in a spot

The Bihar Police withdrew the letter, claiming it was an error of judgement. However, the opposition is using the issue to question the Nitish Kumar govt on its promise of jobs.

Super 30 founder Anand Kumar offers free IIT-JEE coaching to ‘cycle girl’ Jyoti Kumari

Several political leaders, including Rabri Devi and Chirag Paswan, have offered to sponsor Jyoti Kumai's education expenses.

Hundreds of migrants in queue at Delhi’s Chhatarpur, all desperate for a ticket home

With a very limited number of seats available on Shramik Special trains, the crowd outside a screening centre in Chhatarpur is increasing, leading to chaos.

9-month pregnant woman travels 900 km from UP to Bihar, then made to wait hours for delivery

Rekha Devi reached a transit centre in Bihar's Gopalganj Thursday morning after travelling from Greater Noida with family. She delivered a girl child at district hospital in the evening.

Smiles behind masks, orderly lines, social distancing as stranded migrants arrive home

ThePrint's photographers capture moments of students, workers and families arriving in their home states of Bihar and West Bengal via special trains.

MGNREGA, skill-based work — options states are weighing to help returning migrant workers

With revenues drying up due to a halt in economic activities, states say providing livelihoods to the migrants won’t be economically sustainable for long.

5 ‘R’s that can prevent another migrant workers’ crisis like Covid-19

The coronavirus crisis is an opportunity for the Centre, state governments and district administrations to improve the lives of migrant workers.

On Camera

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1990s house music and fashion are back — unfortunately, so is a 1970s economy

It may be fear of recession that’s driving today’s obsession with all things early ‘90s. The period was characterised by a dismal economy and large-scale unemployment.
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Three charts show trouble for Indian stocks and why its unlikely to end anytime soon

The S&P BSE Sensex Index has fallen more than 15% from its October high, nearing the 20% loss that denotes a bear market.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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