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Migrant labourers

FIFA World Cup: Infantino says double standard behind World Cup critics

Infantino listed Europe's problems on the eve of Qatar kicking off its home tournament that has been dogged for years by criticism of the emirate's record on human rights.

published on : 19th November 2022

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

Bengal workers toil in Thanjavur’s fields as local hands give them pass

Besides low cost labour, the unavailability of local hands is cited as reason for engaging more migrant workers in the farmlands in the region.

published on : 27th October 2022

Jammu and Kashmir: Two labourers from UP killed in grenade attack; LeT 'hybrid terrorist' arrested

"Hybrid terrorists" are unlisted radicalised people who carry out terror strikes and slip back into their routine lives often without leaving any trace.

published on : 18th October 2022

Police chalk out action plan to counter drug trafficking by migrant labourers

The police have expanded the probe to a racket operating from Andhra Pradesh that brings in the contraband to Kerala.

published on : 20th September 2022

Police to streamline collection of information on migrant labourers

 Before Covid outbreak, cops had a mechanism to prepare list of labourers from other states

published on : 26th August 2022

Tumakuru accident exposes state of public transport for migrants in Karnataka

Many such vehicles which ferry migrant labourers to cities like Bengaluru remain off the radar of transport authorities across the state.

published on : 26th August 2022

So rice! Malayalis off paddy fields, Bengal workers step in

Thufan, 23, from Murshidabad in West Bengal, wears a T-shirt with ‘Palakkadan Karshaka Munnettam’ written on it as he gets ready for the day’s work at a paddy field in Kuthanur.

published on : 24th June 2022

Migrant Biharis will be part of caste count, says CM Nitish Kumar

“This caste-based count will be different in the sense that it will provide all relevant details about the people,” the CM said.

published on : 6th June 2022

Three dead, 11 critically injured as truck runs over sleeping labourers near Delhi

The truck loaded with coal rammed into the median divider and veered towards a group of about 18 migrant labourers who were sleeping on the roadside. 

published on : 20th May 2022

TN Budget: State to offer support centres for migrant labourers

Though garment and export units have welcomed the announcement, labour unions claimed it to be superficial.

published on : 19th March 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