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A total of 11 bonded labourers including five kids were rescued on Wednesday from the brick kilns at Paalur in Kancheepuram district.
Seven MPs from Britain's opposition Labour Party on Monday announced they were breaking away and forming an independent group in protest at the party's support for Brexit.
While the number of prosecutions has come down from 2,481 in 2015 to just 545 in 2018, the number of convictions has also seen a decline from 748 to 581 during the same period.
It is said that Manju’s close associates Raju and Murali lured the labourers from Krishnagiri by promising better salary five months ago.
On information, firefighters rushed to the spot. Sripaul was later lifted from the pit using a rope. He was taken to Sivakasi Government Hospital.
Three child labour victims of Andhra Pradesh were rescued by the Government of Odisha and brought to the State on Monday under operation Muskaan.
The 15-bed hospital, plagued by staff crunch, sees 60-70 patients on a daily basis.
The 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner, who is in the UAE, said that the provisions for children's rehabilitation have become better in countries such as Brazil, Chile, Nigeria and South Africa.
Most workers in the construction sector are unable to avail the benefits the State offers, merely due to their lack of awareness regarding the system.
Apart from that 63 cases of child/bonded labour were registered and 43 employers were also arrested, the government has said in its report.
In a notice to UP's Chief Secretary, the National Human Rights Commission has also sought the details regarding the relief and rehabilitation that has been provided to the families of the deceased.
Eight boys and three girls from Begusaria district of Bihar were rescued from a bangle making unit in Chandrayangutta here on Wednesday.
Confirming the news, S Saravanan, Sub Collector, Kancheepuram, said that an inquiry would be held later in the day.
Indian Medical Association state secretary Dr Sulphi N said the project would save thousands of lives a year if implemented properly.
Government buses, autos and call taxis ran as usual in Chennai and other parts of the State.