migrant worker

Kochi Corporation to issue ID cards to all migrant workers

As per the new move, the Kochi Corporation is planning to issue ID card to all migrant workers who come to work in the city.

published on : 4th May 2019

Worker buried under 540 tonnes of fruits at godown rescued after 13-hour struggle in Chennai

The accident happened at a private cold storage godown where the compartments are made of asbestos and thick sheets, making it one of the risky operations for the fire service personnel.

published on : 1st May 2019

Workforce crunch due to polls hits crucial projects in Andhra Pradesh

Most workers, who are from other States, have left for their respective native places, to vote.

published on : 24th April 2019

Migrant worker found dead in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore

Preliminary investigations revealed that Sooran Marx, a native of Birbhum district in West Bengal was working with a private firm in Kerala.

published on : 23rd April 2019

UAE eases family visa rules; criteria now income, not profession

Fancy job titles are required no more; a male expat can now sponsor his wife and kid if he earns a monthly salary of Dh 4,000 (Rs 75,000) or Dh 3,000 (Rs 56,000) plus company accommodation.

published on : 2nd April 2019

Migrant workers move up blue-collar job ladder in Kerala

Kerala has perhaps the highest pay for blue-collar jobs in the whole of South Asia. The workers here get at least Rs 250-300/day higher than the national average

published on : 22nd March 2019

Government takes steps to protect rights of migrant workers in Gulf nations

The report reads that globalisation has created a lot of mobility in the labour market and this mobility is conducive to the requirements of labour surplus countries like India.

published on : 3rd January 2019

Three Bodo militants arrested from Perumbavoor

Following a tip-off received from Central Intelligence agencies, a team led by Perumbavoor DySP G Venu arrested the persons from their hideout on Wednesday night.

published on : 29th November 2018

VHP demands ID card for migrant workers of Tripura

VHPs South Tripura district president Biplab Sen claimed in the memorandum that the migrant workers were involved in Love Jihad, cow slaughter, theft and other anti-social activities.

published on : 10th November 2018

Malappuram school launches programme to teach migrant workers local lingo

Functionaries of the Olakara Government LP School’s Parent Teachers Association (PTA) have launched an exclusive literacy programme for migrant labourers in and around Peruvallur.

published on : 24th October 2018

Directorate of Public Health to continue filariasis survey in parts of Tamil Nadu

So, we again continued mass drug administration. But we doubt that there is probability of cases in migrant worker areas.

published on : 1st October 2018

Two migrant workers die while cleaning sewage tank

Two migrant workers, natives of Jharkhand, died while cleaning the effluent storage tank at a textile printing unit in Periyasemur, near here, on Sunday.

published on : 24th September 2018

Scheme for migrant workers to enjoy 'portable rights' underway in Kerala

The unique movement aims to ensure the basic rights workers enjoy in their respective home state, even as they labour in other states.

published on : 17th September 2018

Chennai: Cops rescue two migrant workers assaulted in Teynampet over child lifting suspicion

Two migrant labourers from Bihar, employed at a Metro Rail construction site, were assaulted by a mob suspecting them to be child lifters at Teynampet on Saturday night.

published on : 2nd July 2018

Panic-stricken migrants flee the state; police launch investigation

The City Police on Monday launched a detailed investigation into reports that large numbers of panic-struck migrant labourers were returning to their home states following a scare campaign.

published on : 10th October 2017