Migrant Labour

After TNIE report, Sivakasi mill that allegedly abandoned bonded migrant labourers comes under scanner

Meanwhile, the workers said they were abandoned at Virudhunagar railway station without money and food.

published on : 23rd October 2021

J&K: Ripened apples fail to cheer farmers in Valley as migrant workers exit

Exodus of migrant labourers and forecast of bad weather amid the apple harvest season are keeping fruit growers in Kashmir on edge. 

published on : 21st October 2021

Assam native molests minor girl, held

The girl was travelling with her family in a car, which after a short was had to be pulled over following a weird sound from the vehicle as it reached near the hospital.

published on : 16th October 2021

Kancheepuram cops shoot dead man accused of robbery

The Kancheepuram police shot dead a 30-year-old migrant labourer near Padur on Monday afternoon and nabbed another man.

published on : 12th October 2021

Kerala: Two daily wagers from Bengal run over by train near Kazhakuttom

Their phones and earphones were recovered from the site which indicates that James Oran and Ganesh Oran could have been listening to music or talking to someone when the accident took place. 

published on : 7th September 2021

Migrant labourer electrocuted at Integral Coach Factory

A 23-year-old migrant labourer was allegedly electrocuted at the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) on Friday evening.

published on : 8th August 2021

Ernakulam tops in Covid vaccination of migrant labourers

District Labour Officer P A Firoz said the remaining migrants would also be vaccinated as per the availability of doses.

published on : 1st August 2021

Odisha hand-chopping case: Ninth convict sentenced to 10 years RI

The convict Parshuram Nayak (45) of Nuaguda in Kalahandi district was an associate of middlemen, who had cut off the right palms of the labourers as punishment.

published on : 19th July 2021

Out of seasonal hostels, children of migrants turn labourers: Study

Education of children of migrant labourers of the State has come to a halt with schools closed and classes going virtual since the Covid-19 outbreak.

published on : 19th July 2021

Unions connect soccer players with migrant workers in Qatar

"We know that our rights as players are linked to those rights of the workers in Qatar," said Alex Wilkinson, president of the Australian soccer players' union after their interaction with them.

published on : 16th July 2021

After five years in jail for murder he never committed, migrant labourer acquitted by Kerala HC

A terrible miscarriage of justice meted out to a migrant worker — who has been languishing in jail for more than five years for a crime he never committed — has come to light.

published on : 1st July 2021

Labourers working in defence projects 'exploited', CM Hemant Soren to take up issue with Rajnath

The BRO denied the accusations of the chief minister and claimed that there are a number of labourers who are working for the organisation for a decade.

published on : 20th June 2021

As migrants stay back, Punjab faces no labour crunch for paddy sowing this year

There is labour surplus as farm labourers from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, who had returned to Punjab after the lockdown restrictions were lifted, stayed back despite the deadly second wave.

published on : 14th June 2021

COVID-19 lockdown: Trains leave Chennai Central snatching away hopes of migrants

Hundreds of migrant labourers are crowding the Chennai Central as they wait for tickets in the two trains leaving Chennai COVID-19 special train and Dhanbad Express.

published on : 16th May 2021

Migrant worker dies in Haryana, wife seeks justice

The deceased Sudarshan Mallick’s wife Jayanti has filed a complaint against the contractor Narayan Rout. Both belong to Baunsabag village under Tihidi police limits.

published on : 15th May 2021
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