Shramik trains

Happier than when I got Michelin star: Vikas Khanna on conducting 'world's largest food drive'

Happier than when I got Michelin star: Vikas Khanna on conducting 'world's largest food drive'

Khanna also collaborated with the CRPF and NDRF in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh respectively to distribute packets of cooked food (5 poori sab...Read More

Debt-ridden families are desperate to go back home

Debt-ridden families are desperate to go back home

With no money for them to continue living here amid the lockdown, Pappu Khan from Bhiwandi was compelled to borrow hand loan from his con...Read More

Let us go home or let us die: Migrant workers' desperate plea to state and central governments

Let us go home or let us die: Migrant workers' desperate plea to state and central governments

‘It is not we who brought the virus in India but still we are being treated as if we are some virus,’ migrant workers blame police and go...Read More

Bombay HC asks Maha govt to submit report on steps taken for migrant workers by June 2

Bombay HC asks Maha govt to submit report on steps taken for migrant workers by June 2

Taking note of the congregation of migrant workers at railway stations and bus stands in Maharashtra as they wait for their return to the...Read More

Seniors, pregnant women, kids must avoid travel on Shramik trains, says Indian Railways

Seniors, pregnant women, kids must avoid travel on Shramik trains, says Indian Railways

In view of the rising number of deaths reported on the Shramik special trains, the Indian Railways on Friday appealed to citizens above 6...Read More

Over 3500 Shramik Special trains carrying over 48 lakh passengers organised till date: Railway Ministry

Over 3500 Shramik Special trains carrying over 48 lakh passengers organised till date: Railway Ministry

Indian railways started Shramik special trains to bring migrants back home amidst the lockdown

3,604 Shramik Special trains ferried more than 48 lakh migrants since May 1

3,604 Shramik Special trains ferried more than 48 lakh migrants since May 1

New Delhi: The Indian Railways has ferried over 48 lakh migrant workers on board 3,604 'Shramik Special' trains since May 1, according to...Read More

Kerala govt slams 'super spreader' Rail Ministry for sending train from Mumbai without prior information

Kerala govt slams 'super spreader' Rail Ministry for sending train from Mumbai without prior information

On Tuesday, Kerala's Finance Minister Thomas Isaac attacked the Centre and accused it of trying to spread the virus in the state by not i...Read More

'Planning takes time': Piyush Goyal takes a dig at Uddhav for not providing details of Shramik trains from Maharashtra

'Planning takes time': Piyush Goyal takes a dig at Uddhav for not providing details of Shramik trains from Maharashtra

Railways Minister Piyush Goyal stated that the Maharashtra government has not provided the details of 125 Shramik special trains, which w...Read More

3300 from Jammu and Kashmir evacuated by 4 trains

3300 from Jammu and Kashmir evacuated by 4 trains

Around 3300 Jammu and Kashmir residents including 1200 students who were stranded in various parts of Maharashtra have been evacuated by ...Read More

Shramik trains headed from Maha to UP diverted sans passengers' knowledge; Railways says rerouting was due to congestion

Shramik trains headed from Maha to UP diverted sans passengers' knowledge; Railways says rerouting was due to congestion

Mumbai: The desperate journey home of migrant workers headed from Maharashtra to Uttar Pradesh on some Shramik Special trains just got lo...Read More

Protesting scarcity of food and water, Shramik train passengers hurl brickbats at Unnao station

Protesting scarcity of food and water, Shramik train passengers hurl brickbats at Unnao station

Migrants on a train to Bihar resorted to hurling brickbats in the railway station here on Saturday morning while protesting scarcity of f...Read More

Karnataka mulling to press pause button to Shramik trains from Maharashtra

Karnataka mulling to press pause button to Shramik trains from Maharashtra

With the new cases, the overall total cases in Karnataka stands at 1,959, with active cases at 1,307

2,600 more Shramik trains in next 10 days: Railways

2,600 more Shramik trains in next 10 days: Railways

Till date over 35 lakh people were transported in the interstate services

Lockdown 4.0: Since May 1, 385 trains have ferried over 5 lakh migrants home, says home minister Anil Deshmukh

Lockdown 4.0: Since May 1, 385 trains have ferried over 5 lakh migrants home, says home minister Anil Deshmukh

About five lakh migrants in 385 trains were ferried to their home states. "A total of 325 trains have taken migrant labourers back to the...Read More

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More Shramik trains on the anvil

Our Bureau New DelhiThe Home Ministry on Monday asked all the states and UTs to cooperate with the Railways in running more “Shramik” spe...Read More

Coronavirus in Mira-Bhayander: Social distancing goes for a toss: Migrants throng hospital for medical certificates

Coronavirus in Mira-Bhayander: Social distancing goes for a toss: Migrants throng hospital for medical certificates

Crammed in serpentine queue's, illiterate migrant workers also face daunting task of seeking travel nods via online application

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