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Category: regional_livelihood
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In India, 90% sanitation workers don’t have health insurance even amid the coronavirus crisis 31.7.2020 Scroll.in
The findings are based on a survey conducted in five states and two metros.
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"Why Restriction Only For Artistes": Senior Actors On Exclusion From Sets 16.6.2020 NDTV News - India-news
As industries resume operations amid the coronavirus pandemic, the central government has advised senior citizens - people above the age of 65 - to "stay safe at home".
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After Centre reopened inter-state travel, coronavirus cases surge across rural India 31.5.2020 Scroll.in
States like West Bengal and Karnataka have urged New Delhi to limit inter-state travel.
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Returning migrants: Boon or bane for states? 29.5.2020 Rediff: Business
For states like West Bengal, Bihar, Odisha, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh, where migration is high, the return of workers could be as much an opportunity as a liability. All states have launched portals to register migrant workers; additional fields like nature of employment and remuneration in the past 2-3 years are being added to help in skill mapping.
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Does Karnataka’s rural economy have space for returning migrant workers? 21.5.2020 Scroll.in
Thirty farmers from Tumkur, Chikkaballapur, Ramanagara and Bangalore Rural districts were interviewed for this report.
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Lakhs of homeless Indians are not getting any lockdown relief. This is how it can be fixed 15.5.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Only a handful of states have arranged food provisions, healthcare and sanitation facilities for the homeless.
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Punjab 1st state to withdraw hike in minimum wages 12.5.2020 Rediff: Business
The Karnataka government is also expected to follow suit and withdraw its decision to raise the variable DA.
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The Political Fix: Why are Indian states junking labour laws in the middle of the Covid-19 crisis? 11.5.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
A weekly newsletter on Indian policy and politics from Scroll.in.
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Covid-19: Karnataka to allow construction work, services of professionals in non-containment zones 23.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The order will come into effect at midnight on Thursday.
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Karnataka Lifts Some Curbs Starting Thursday Amid COVID-19 Lockdown 22.4.2020 NDTV News - South
While the Karnataka government has gone back and forth on lifting restrictions amid the COVID-19 lockdown, the latest is that from Thursday, some new activities would be permitted outside containment...
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Opinion: How Did Government, Babus Not Consider Migrant Workers - By Yashwant Sinha 15.4.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Today, these workers are in the news for all the wrong reasons. Their savings are meagre, they have lost their livelihood, they and their families have nothing to fall back upon and all they want to...
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Indian health workers would have to die before their families get coronavirus insurance funds 6.4.2020 Scroll.in
Most health workers do not have hospitalisation cover. A new government scheme only covers death by Covid-19.
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NREGS wages go up, thanks to inflation 1.4.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
As new rates come into force from Wednesday, the national average wage stands at Rs 202 per day, which is Rs 20 higher than 2019-20. None of the states has registered zero increase while the lowest hike is Rs 13 and the highest Rs 34. The welcome changehas been possible because of a spike in retail inflation for agriculture labourers - Consumer Price Index (Agriculture Labour).
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Coronavirus lockdown: UP provides 1,000 buses to ferry stranded migrant workers 28.3.2020 Scroll.in
Bus drivers and conductors were roped in on Friday night to help those stranded in Noida, Ghaziabad, Bulandshahar, and Aligarh, among other places.
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Coronavirus lockdown: 30 steps government should take to ease the suffering of the poorest Indians 26.3.2020 Scroll.in
Suggestions from one of the country’s leading development economists.
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Waiver of loans of weavers sought 20.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Congress legislator H.M. Revanna on Friday urged the State government to announce a loan waiver for weavers, who are currently in distress, to the tun
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‘110 deaths due to manual scavenging in T.N. since 2004’ 17.3.2020 Hindu: Rx
State records highest number of casualties followed by M.P. and Karnataka
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COVID-19: as poultry farmers’ losses mount, leaders seek proactive intervention from govt. 16.3.2020 Hindu: Fitness
AIKS, SSS seek subsidy to help farmers tide over crisis, urge State to intensify efforts to dispel misconceptions linking meat consumption to novel coronavirus
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Government wants private firms to give 80% jobs to locals: Shettar 14.3.2020 Hindu: National
‘Companies keen on investing in tier II, tier III cities will get concession’
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Coronavirus in India: 75 cases, 1 dead 13.3.2020 Rediff: News
The Indian embassy in the United States has set up 24-hour helplines to address questions on the recent travel restrictions implemented by New Delhi in a bid to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.
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