Friday, 30 September, 2022
TopicMigrant workers

Topic: Migrant workers

As fisherwoman’s ‘rape’ & murder stoke tension, TN cops to register details of migrant workers

In oral advisory, Tamil Nadu DGP orders police stations to collect details of various categories of outstation workers, including those who work in restaurants & factory 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.

Govt firm’s ‘incompetence’ delaying migrant workers & employment surveys, says expert panel head

Professor S.P. Mukherjee, chairman of panel constituted by Modi govt, says BECIL, a Miniratna public sector enterprise tasked with key pan-India surveys, has shown 'lack of experience'.

Why self-congratulatory balle-balle culture, not Pakistani drones, is biggest threat to Punjab

Punjab faces many mortal threats, almost all of which are internal. Without a hard look within, future generations have to be resigned to living with this constant slide.

‘How can we leave them?’ — Kashmiris step up to protect migrants, build safehouses, cook food

Migrant workers in Kashmir have been scared since a wave of terrorist violence left 11 civilians dead this month. But Kashmiris say they will do what it takes to protect them, cite 'the guilt of 90s'.

Minorities leaving in fear. A silent Modi govt and Naya Kashmir promises not helping

Us-vs-them rift is deepening in Kashmir. But be it Army personnel killed or civilians or migrant workers, outrage is always selective.

Rs 2L accident cover, link to schemes — what new govt portal offers unorganised sector workers

New Delhi: Union Labour Minister Bhupender Yadav Thursday launched the much-awaited national database of unorganised workers, e-SHRAM. An online portal, e-SHRAM will have details...

After big losses, TN garment hub’s message to govt is clear: Migrants must stop migrating

Ahead of Stalin govt's first budget, president of Tiruppur Exporters Association wants special aid to end migrant workers’ desperate return home — build them homes here.

Singapore defends employing workers from India & other countries as opposition seeks limits

Free trade agreements are a keystone for the economy and responsible for creating hundreds of thousands of jobs, Health Minister Ong Ye Kung said in an address in parliament Tuesday.

SC directs states, UTs to implement ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ scheme by 31 July

The court also directed the Centre to keep allocating food grains to the states, UTs for distribution among migrant workers for free till the pandemic situation exists.

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(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
A file image of an Indian rupee note | Illustration: Thomas White/Reuters

Modi govt cuts planned borrowing to Rs 14.21 lakh crore for second half of FY23

Centre plans to borrow Rs 5.92 lakh crore in October-March period, compared with Rs 8.29 lakh crore of borrowing in the first half of the fiscal year that will end on September.


Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.