Top Court Asks Centre, States To Comply With Order To Send Migrants Home

[ad_1] New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre and States to ensure compliance of its June 9 order and transport all those migrant labourers wanting to go to their respective villages within the stipulated time period given by it. A bench of the topĀ court headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan had passed the […]

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States Can’t Hire Workers From UP Without Permission: Yogi Adityanath

[ad_1] Yogi Adityanath said other states will not be able to take people from UP without permission. Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said that any state government which wants to employ migrant workers from his state will have to seek permission first. He did not elaborate on how UP planned to ensure […]

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Government Extends Ambit Of Free Grains, Launches “One Nation, One Ration Card”

[ad_1] Those not holding state or centre PDS cards will also get free food grains Detailing upon the second tranche of measures under the ‘Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday, announced government’s plans aimed at migrant workers and poorer sections of the country. The finance minister announced the extension of provision […]

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Centre Preps “Image Correction” Exercise To Blunt Criticism Over Migrants

[ad_1] The government is making efforts to persuade migrants to stay put to ensure social distancing. New Delhi: The centre will launch an “image correction” exercise to counter what is seen as not doing enough to help stranded and hungry migrant workers amid the lockdown necessitated by the coronavirus pandemic, sources have said. The centre […]

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Only Those Stranded, Centre Reminds States on Migrant Movement

[ad_1] Coronavirus: Since Friday, Centre has been runing special trains to ferry migrant labourers. New Delhi: The allowance made for stranded migrant labourers to return home amid the countrywide lockdown is not open to everyone, the states have been reminded by the Centre. Over the last few days, lakhs of migrant workers have registered to […]

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“Stay, Will Pay Your Rent”: Arvind Kejriwal To Migrants Amid Lockdown

[ad_1] Arvind Kejriwal said the government has made sleeping arrangements at schools. New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has again appealed to migrant labourers to stay wherever they are instead of making it back to their states, pointing to the risk of infection spreading to villages, where it has not reached yet. Promising all […]

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14-Day Mandatory Quarantine For Lakhs Of Migrants Returning To UP, Bihar

[ad_1] Coronavirus Lockdown: Thousands of migrants labourers have returned to Bihar amid COVID-19 scare. Lucknow/ New Delhi/ Patna: A 14-day quarantine in state-run camps is mandatory for lakhs of migrant labourers who are returning to their hometowns in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar in special buses amid a nationwide lockdown over coronavirus or COVID-19. Thousands desperate […]

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