New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has come up with a prototype Multi-Constituency Remote Electronic Voting (RVM) Machine to improve the voting rights of the migrant workers, media reports said.
New Delhi/IBNS: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took to social media to slam the Narendra Modi government which has said there is no question of compensation as there is no data on the migrant workers' deaths during the anti-Covid-19 lockdown.
Kochi/UNI: Three migrant workers were arrested over the gang rape of a 14-year-old girl at Manjummel in Ernakulam district in March, police sources said on Tuesday.
New Delhi/IBNS: The union cabinet on Wednesday cleared a scheme to provide low-rent housing facilities in the cities to the migrant workers who have greatly suffered due to the anti-Covid-19 lockdown earlier this year, media reports said.
Lucknow/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the Garib Kalyan Rojgar Yojana in Uttar Pradesh on June 26 to provide employment to 1.25 crore people, mostly migrant workers.
New Delhi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched 'Gareeb Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan' worth Rs. 50,000 crore to provide livelihood to the migrant labourers in their own villages.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the states to identify the migrant workers stranded in different parts of the country due to anti-Covid-19 lockdown and send them back home within 15 days, media reports said.
Mumbai/IBNS: Actor Sonu Sood met Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday night within hours of being mocked by the ruling Shiv Sena's MP and spokesperson Sanjay Raut over his relief works.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday appealed to the central government to pay a one-time Rs. 10,000 to the migrant workers including people in unorganised sector battered by the pandemic Covid-19 which had forced the closure of all sectors for over two months in the country.
New Delhi/IBNS: With his government completing one year in power since winning the general elections for the second straight term in 2019, PM Narendra Modi wrote a letter to his 'countrymen' to seek their blessings for reaching the mark and at the same time mentioned the 'tremendous suffering' that migrant workers and labourers are facing due to the COVID-19 crisis.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled the railways will have to provide trains for migrant workers upon the state governments' requests, drawing a line in the showdown between the Centre and various states over the plight of the country's poor amid lockdown, media reports said.
Kathmandu/IBNS: After blaming India for the surge in Coronavirus cases in his country, Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has taken it too far accusing their big neighbour of sending Nepali migrant workers back home without prior testing for Covid-19, media reports said.
Ramgarh/UNI: At least two dozen migrant workers were seriously injured as a bus overturned in Kehjia Ghati under Rajrappa Police Station area of this district.
Lucknow/IBNS: In the backdrop of the migrant workers' crisis during the lockdown, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday ruled that no such worker from his state can be hired by other parts of the country without his government's permission.
Lucknow/IBNS: Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu has been arrested in connection with the protests by his party members over the inter-state movement of buses meant for migrant workers, media reports said.