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An FIR was registered against the man, who is a Congress worker, on 10 May after a commotion broke out between migrants and police at Vavdi checkpost.
Nearly 12 lakh of Maharashtra's 38 lakh migrant workers have left the state over the past weeks during the lockdown, affecting more than 40 sectors.
When 15-year-old Jyoti Kumari took her ailing father on her bicycle and drove 1,200 kms over seven days, she didn’t know she would become a global celebrity.
The pharma industry has seen a fall of about 99% in new product launches since April 2019, when 349 products were launched.
Labour minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar has said little on the 8 crore migrant workers displaced because of the crisis. Colleagues say low profile is part of his working style.
The survey was commissioned by the Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board & conducted by a marketing agency over a three-day period from 30 April to 2 May.
Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi says the workers are keen to head to Telangana as they are paid Rs 1,200 a day as opposed to the Rs 300 a day they earn in Bihar.
Migrant workers returning to UP, Bihar say big cities were bad to them. But experts say they may be forced to go back as states are unlikely to have infrastructure, jobs to support them.
A round-up of the most important reports in major newspapers around the country – from TOI and HT, Express and The Hindu to The Telegraph, Mumbai Mirror and The Tribune, as well as top financial dailies.
As of Monday morning, Bihar has a total of 277 Covid-19 cases. Eight districts in the state have cases in double digits, with Munger emerging as the worst hit.