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51.5 per cent rise in the number of child labourers rescued, rehabilitated this year

Uttar Pradesh has the highest numbers of child labourers, but no child was rescued in the state in 2017 and 2018.

published on : 20th November 2018

Pushed into daily labour, Telangana polls revive artisans hopes

The combined earnings of a family, then, was around `400-500. But now, there are not many takers for their craft, forcing many to switch and become daily wage labourers.

published on : 17th November 2018

Tamil Nadu: Nine-year-old spends half a decade as bonded labourer for a Rs 2,000 loan

The nine-year-old tribal boy was rescued after spending five years as a forced labourer and was admitted to a government residential school at Tirupattur on November 14.

published on : 15th November 2018

Children paid 60% less for same working hours in Telangana

The several labour laws that mandate minimum wages to be paid to the persons employed is grossly violated when it comes to children and adolescent workers in the State.

published on : 15th November 2018

Central Business District of Bengaluru a hub for child labour

As part of a three-day survey we conducted in the Central Business District areas of Bengaluru, we found several children and infants on the streets till as late as 6 pm to 11 pm.

published on : 14th November 2018

359 children rescued between April, October

Childline authorities have rescued 359 children during raids and rescue operations from April to October in Krishna district.

published on : 13th November 2018

May Day meant for labourers, not office-goers: Tripura CM Biplab Deb

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said that May Day is meant for workers and labourers and none else.

published on : 12th November 2018

Woman mauled to death by wild animal in Maharashtra

Pug marks of tiger and leopard were also noticed near the body, he said, adding that police and forest officials visited the spot and were investigating the incident.

published on : 10th November 2018

Tripura drops May Day from list of state holidays; Opposition vexed

A notification issued by Under-Secretary S K Debbarma on Saturday said the government employees would be allowed to avail four holidays in a year from the list of 12 'restricted holidays'.

published on : 5th November 2018

Migrant labourer electrocuted at railway station

A migrant labourer who tried to hitch a ride atop a tanker wagon at Ernakulam North railway station got electrocuted after coming in contact with the high-tension overhead electric cable on Friday. 

published on : 3rd November 2018

Indian mission in Kuwait comes to aid of engineers hit by new labour policy

The Indian community in Kuwait is apprehensive of the changes in Kuwaiti government's new labour policies.

published on : 31st October 2018

Apple Watch supplier under fire over accusations of child labour at China

SACOM interviewed 28 students at the plant in Chongqing municipality over the summer, and all of them said they had not voluntarily applied to work there, according to the report published last week.

published on : 30th October 2018

Migrant labourers get a lesson in Malayalam script at Kerala government school

A lower primary school in the quaint village of Peruvallur in Kerala’s Malappuram district has gone the extra mile to satiate its quest to teach. 

published on : 28th October 2018

Ministry of Defence launches probe into possible security breach at Mookunnimala

MoD officers have taken stock of the situation as a lot of migrant labourers without any valid ID documents are working at quarries located in the area.

published on : 26th October 2018

Bengaluru: Labourer dies after mud caves in on him

A 24-year-old labourer died while three others sustained minor injuries when a heap of mud caved in on them at a construction site at Navya Nagar near Jakkur on Wednesday.

published on : 25th October 2018
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