Bonded labour

29 labourers rescued after six years of bondage near Bengaluru

The labourers would slog for 13 hours a day from 6 am and got only Rs 35 per day.

published on : 18th November 2019

Child beaten to death by landlord in front of her bonded labourer parents

Recently, Uthandi decided to admit his second daughter (5) to school.

published on : 2nd November 2019

Bonded labour: 61 boys rescued in one day

Boys allegedly lived in small rooms, made to work from 10 am to 12 midnight on most days

published on : 7th September 2019

Eight bonded labourers rescued from Chennai, six of them minors

Eight bonded labourers, including six minors, were rescued from two pani puri making units in Chennai in the past week.

published on : 6th September 2019

Rice mill owner in Tamil Nadu gets three years jail term for engaging bonded labourers

The court also imposed a total compensation of Rs 3 lakhs, to be paid to the six labourers at the rate of Rs 50,000 each.

published on : 28th August 2019

Indian domestic workers rescued from Kuwait narrate tales of horror, harassment

At a press conference held on Monday, rescued workers narrated how they were physically and mentally abused by agents who demanded around two lakhs in return for their freedom.

published on : 6th August 2019

Rescued bonded labourers lead anti-trafficking rally

Though his brother filed a police complaint, police spent three months enquiring and took no action.

published on : 31st July 2019

Six held in Telangana for engaging 54 boys in bonded labour

The children were provided stale food and were also not given proper accommodation and other required amenities.

published on : 16th July 2019

Bonded labourers rescued from Kancheepuram face threats from ex-bosses

Since they are not issued release certificates and paid compensation, this 28 rescued bonded labour from Irula community live in uncertainty.

published on : 16th July 2019

Rescued from bonded labour, but stranded by system in Telangana?

Chenchu tribals, who were rescued from bonded labour in 2016, continue to await release certificates, and in turn, rehabilitation

published on : 13th July 2019

Telangana Labour department lays out action plan to tighten BLSA Act

In a recent consultation meeting among the Department of Labour and other stakeholder departments, a draft of the aforementioned action plan was mooted and discussed.

published on : 13th July 2019