Migrant Labourers

Odisha train crash: Bengal family loses three sons and all breadwinners

The three sons had promised their mother that they would come back after two months with their hard-earned money to take care of their children’s education and a better life for the family members.

published on : 5th June 2023

CID tightens screws on brick kilns exploiting migrant labourers

The labour department has also failed to maintain records and put pressure on the brick kilns owners to abide by the agreement with workers.

published on : 17th April 2023

All parties now on a hunt to woo migrant voters in border regions

They have been promised attractive wages, food, transport and other facilities. 

published on : 16th April 2023

Migrant labourers rumour case: BJP spokesperson appears before Thoothukudi central police station

"The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court granted anticipatory bail for Umrao, with 14 conditions to be followed by him.

published on : 11th April 2023

Tweet claiming attacks on migrant workers in TN: Petitioner should be more responsible, says SC

An FIR was lodged against advocate Prashant Kumar Umrao, accused of spreading false information about attacks on migrant labourers from Bihar in Tamil Nadu, under various sections of the IPC.

published on : 6th April 2023

Bengaluru to Odisha, 3 migrants’ long walk back home

The trio was reportedly tortured by their employer in Bengaluru and denied wages

published on : 4th April 2023

Health scheme to cover migrants, factory workers

Under the scheme, health check-ups will be held at the factories to screen non-communicable diseases including high blood pressure and diabetes. Migrant labourers also will benefit under the scheme.

published on : 21st March 2023

12 children fall ill after eating poisonous fruits in Himachal's Una

The children living with their families in Lalsinghi village swallowed poisonous fruits from a nearby forest when their parents had gone to work last evening.

published on : 11th March 2023

Top officials allay fears of migrant workers

Thoothukudi collector Dr K Senthil Raj also interacted with migrant workers employed at Udangudi super critical thermal power plant, and promised to address their grievances.

published on : 10th March 2023

5 killed as car rams into labourers in Himachal; driver had licence only for two-wheeler

In another accident, three persons were killed after their car fell into a gorge near Khari on the Shivpur-Bhavai road Sirmaur district late on Monday night.

published on : 7th March 2023

Dignified life: Housing for labourers in industrial area across Karnataka

According to the Labour Department, this will help labourers to live a life with dignity and not in thatched houses on the roadside. They can reside there till they work. 

published on : 6th March 2023

Tejashwi Yadav refutes allegations of 'attacks' on Bihar workers in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin already had a telephonic conversation with his counterpart Nitish Kumar and assured him that migrant workers are safe in Tamil Nadu.

published on : 5th March 2023

Terrorists fire upon 2 migrant labourers in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag

The injured were shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment.

published on : 13th November 2022

Migrant workers stuck at various state borders should be permitted to return home: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

She also said compassion was the key to fight COVID-19 and not hostility towards the victims of coronavirus.

published on : 23rd April 2020

Thiruvananthapuram: Employers disregard police directive, go soft on documention of migrant labourers

 The probe into the murder of a migrant labourer the other day in Attingal has revealed a dangerous trend.

published on : 13th March 2019

Kerala flood: Special train brings hundreds of migrant labourers to Kolkata

The passengers, mostly labourers from West Bengal, reached Howrah station late last night in the 21-coach special train from Thiruvananthapuram.

published on : 21st August 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