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New Delhi [India], October 28 (ANI): As voting for phase-1 of Bihar Assembly elections began on Wednesday, Congress leader and MP Shashi Tharoor reminded voters of the struggles that migrant workers went through at the beginning of nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic.
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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 23 (ANI/PRNewswire): The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the world to a standstill. Countries across the globe have been overwhelmed by an unending stream of unprecedented social, economic and humanitarian problems. In March 2020, hoping to counteract the
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Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], October 22 (ANI): Amid a dampened festive mood owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, Durga Puja committees in Kolkata are coming up with various unique ideas and themes for the pandals.
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Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], October 16 (ANI): Chhattisgarh has stood first in terms of providing free or priced rice under PDS to migrant workers who returned to their states after the lockdown was imposed to contain the spread of COVID-19, says a survey done in 34 districts of six major
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Kolkata (West Bengal) [India] October 16 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Geeta Venkadakrishnan made herself available wherever there was a crisis and her help could alleviate anybody's pain. In the times of the COVID pandemic, right from the day of lockdown, when people were sitting in the comfort
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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 7 (ANI/NewsVoir): The COVID-19 situation has caused unprecedented challenges in India as well as globally and has left many reeling from its impact. It has been particularly harsh on certain marginalized sections of our community such as the migrant w
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Nepalgunj [Nepal], September 30 (ANI): Around 22,000 Nepali migrant workers have left for India via Nepalgunj border point in the last four weeks, as the neighbouring country eases the COVID-19-induced lockdown in phases, say police.
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Surat (Gujarat) [India], September 29 (ANI): It was my first air journey, said an excited Satish Soni, a migrant worker who returned to Gujarat's Surat to join his job back. As he was not getting bus or train tickets, his employer booked him a flight ticket to Surat.
Siliguri (West Bengal) [India], September 27 (ANI): At a time when migrant workers are facing severe crisis owing to the COVID-19 lockdown, an entrepreneur from Siliguri recruited some of those workers in his organic farm so that they can earn their livelihood.
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New Delhi [India], September 20 (ANI): Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that 97 migrants died onboard Shramik special trains during the COVID-19 induced lockdown.
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], September 18 (ANI): Kerala government has issued revised instructions for quarantine norms for guest workers, specialised workers visiting Kerala from other states and standard operating procedure (SOP) for registration in Covid-19 Jagratha portal to ensu
New Delhi [India], September 16 (ANI): Union Labour and Employment Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar on Wednesday said that a number of "unprecedented steps" have been taken by the Union Government for labour welfare and employment including for migrant workers across India during COVID-19 pand