India's nationwide lockdown in late March to curb the spread of COVID-19 rendered millions of migrant workers jobless, as factories and workplaces were ordered to shut and people were asked to stay at home.
Addressing a joint press conference in the national capital on November 12, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that concerned ministries are working closely with the states to create online portals for migrant workers.
Migrant labourers, who had left for their native places during coronavirus lockdown, are being brought back by their employers to project sites in cities.
A Sub-Inspector in Bengaluru has taken the role of a teacher to ensure children of migrant workers don't have to compromise on their studies amid the shutdown of teaching institutions due to Covid-19 pandemic.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman adderessed mediapersons ahead of launch of 'Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan' by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
While addressing a press conference via video conferencing in the national capital on June 15, the Chairman of Railway Board, Vinod Kumar Yadav spoke on migrant workers.
Migrant workers alleged lack of adequate facilities at a quarantine centre in Phansidewa area of Darjeeling.
Migrant workers alleged lack of adequate facilities at a quarantine centre in Phansidewa area of Darjeeling. According to the migrants, toilets are not good and there is lack of suitable drinking water. "The condition of the toilet is not good and th
Rural India is now becoming the new hot spot of the deadly virus and if the health services are not strengthened the situation may become out of control.
A group of migrant workers was seen travelling in trucks in Odisha's Cuttack on May 30. The migrant workers were travelling towards their native places.
Amitabh Bachchan did his bit to help the underprivileged families and migrant workers amid the crisis. The megastar, who will be seen next in Gulabo Sitabo, arranged for more than 10 buses to his home-state Uttar Pradesh to send migrant workers home.
Roof of the Tennis Pavilion, located in Palace Grounds of Bengaluru collapsed on May 29 following heavy rain.
The Chairman of Railway Board, Vinod Kumar Yadav announced that 'Shramik' special trains will continue to run till the time the migrants don't reach their destinations.
As the railways have started the ticket bookings of trains in offline mode. Migrant workers queue up outside Kurla LTT railway station under hot condition.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath held a meeting with Industrial Association in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow on May 29.
Migrant workers staged a protest at Bypass road in Amritsar after claiming that the train they were supposed to board to return to their hometowns got cancelled at last moment.
Policemen were seen allowing workers to enter the station without proper screening. In such a situation, when the laborers will reach their village, obviously there may be a danger of spreading coronavirus.
Stranded migrant workers travelled in trucks to reach Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in hope to board the trains for their hometowns.