Migrant Workers

Five migrant workers killed in PRLIS pump house mishap

While four migrant workers were from Jharkhand, the fifth was identified as Srinu, a native of Nidadavole in Andhra Pradesh.

published on : 30th July 2022

Telangana HC orders authorities to ensure kiln workers’ lives, legal services are in compliance with law

Additionally, the court instructed the Registry to give a copy of this order to the Member Secretary of the Telangana State Legal Services Authority.

published on : 17th July 2022

Malayali exodus, migrants’ success and falling land value in Kerala

I have been curiously watching the heated discussions on one particular topic by some of my expatriate relatives and friends on WhatsApp groups.

published on : 7th July 2022

Migrant labourers rescued as wall caves in at construction site

Deepak was rescued immediately, while it took an hour to rescue Rahul as he was trapped under a concrete slab.

published on : 12th June 2022

Two migrant workers trapped as earth caves in at Kerala construction site, rescued

The incident took place around 10.15 am when the workers were cooking food close to the construction site. A concrete foundation was laid on this land that caved in.

published on : 11th June 2022

Kozhikode: With migrant workers going home, only four students in Byraikulam school

 Any query on Government Lower Primary school,  Byraikulam, is likely to draw a blank from local residents, who remain totally ignorant about the actual name of the institution.

published on : 1st June 2022

One dies, 4 hurt in IED blast in Manipur as migrant workers from Bengal targeted

The motive behind the attack was still not known. The police said they were probing the incident.

published on : 30th May 2022

Over 27 crore unorganised labourers, migrant workers registered on portal: Centre to Supreme Court

The Centre has told the SC that approximately 27.45 crore unorganised labourers or migrant workers have been registered on a portal.

published on : 27th May 2022

Migrant workers: Rs 25 crore scam hits labour dept

The number of migrant building and other construction workers has been found to be more than three-four times larger than official list drawn up by the city police chief.

published on : 13th May 2022

50% Pocso case victims in Tiruppur are children of migrant workers

Parents employed in the garment sector said they have no option but to leave their children at home, which makes them easy targets for sexual predators.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Five Bengal labourers die in Mangaluru factory

Five labourers from West Bengal suffocated to death at a fish processing unit in the Special Economic Zone (MSEZ) on the outskirts of Mangaluru city on Sunday.

published on : 19th April 2022

Registration of guest worker agents to be made mandatory in Kerala

Though the government launched the Kerala Migrant Workers Welfare Scheme in 2010, membership registration under it is very low.

published on : 12th April 2022

BeMC presents ‘Bastra Upahar’ to the needy, migrants

The showroom has been fashioned just like the ones in malls and markets.

published on : 10th April 2022

Pandemic ponderings

A feeling of futility permeates the poems from the very onset as Mohanty traces the despair attached to the well-documented pandemic exodus, contrasting it with the pre-pandemic calm.

published on : 3rd April 2022

Kochi gets first migrant welfare office

First-of-its-kind inter-state migrant welfare office in the country will come up in Kochi soon.

published on : 31st March 2022

Families lose sole breadwinners in Bhoiguda godown fire

The 11 deceased migrant labourers, who had moved from Bihar, were the sole breadwinners in their family.

published on : 24th March 2022

Alcoholism rising among migrant workers

Alcoholism and absenteeism are rising among migrant workers in the district, and textile units where they are employed in large numbers,  complain of production loss.

published on : 23rd March 2022

Kalamassery landslip: It’s a man-made tragedy, say workers

Claim work was being done on top of land filled with loose soil, allege engineer dismissed their accident-related fears

published on : 19th March 2022

Migrant workers steal Rs I lakh using lost phone of man, arrested

Two migrant workers were arrested on Thursday for allegedly stealing Rs 1 lakh from the bank account of an Ernakulam resident using the mobile phone that the latter lost earlier this week.

published on : 4th March 2022

MP CM Chouhan writes to Mamata for Indore-Kolkata train to ferry Bengal migrants home

In the letter, Chouhan mentioned that a large number of migrant workers from various parts of Bengal have been working in various areas of MP’s economic capital Indore.

published on : 18th May 2020
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