Migrant workers

Day after stabbing incident, two migrant workers attacked in Kochi's Nettoor

Hardly 24 hours after two youths stabbed a 42-year-old for questioning their act of teasing his daughter, Nettoor witnessed another incident of manhandling on Sunday.

published on : 29th November 2021

Migrants now enter agri fields in Nellai

The farmers across the district have begun transplanting paddy saplings from nurseries to field for pisanam cultivation, thanks to the rains.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Interstate carriages used to smuggle drugs to Kerala

Migrant workers buy contraband from their hometown at cheap rates and sell it to middlemen & others in state at exorbitant prices

published on : 6th November 2021

Kids of migrant workers ‘missing’ from school data

According to the data available with Department of Industrial Safety and Health, there are 3,219 (approx) migrant workers in the district as of September 2021.

published on : 30th October 2021

Migrant Bengali couple found hanging in Tumakuru

Police are yet to discover the motive of the suicide, since the couple only left behind a scribbled note with the phone numbers of their relatives.

published on : 28th October 2021

Police foil two migrant workers’ murder plans

According to the police, the contractor owed Rs 48,000 to Burhan Ahmed, who was working on the construction site of a hostel for a private hospital near Karukutty.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Virudhunagar: Mill owner dumps bonded labourers at railway station?

Of the 25 labourers, 24-year-old Topram was seriously ill and had to be taken to the government hospital. But, officials were the last to ‘know’ about the incident, source said.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Two LeT commanders among four terrorist eliminated in J-K, were involved in killing of migrant workers

Security forces eliminated four militants who were involved in the killing of migrant labourers in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

published on : 20th October 2021

Locals, migrant workers gang up to smuggle ganja: Sleuths

In several cases, sleuths found that migrant workers helped the local youths source cannabis from West Bengal, Odisha, Chattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh.

published on : 13th October 2021

2 migrant workers fall off building, die in Kerala's Palakkad

The incident occurred around 5pm when the wooden plank on which the labourers were standing broke.

published on : 5th October 2021

Migrant workers return to Coimbatore as Covid cases fall

Amid a dip in the number of Covid-19 cases being reported, industrial units in Coimbatore are witnessing a surge in migrant workers returning from their hometowns. 

published on : 29th September 2021

Over 1 crore informal workers registered on e-Shram portal

The e-Shram portal is part of an effort to create a database of unorganised workers from different sectors like construction, apparel manufacturing, fishing, gig and platform work among others.

published on : 19th September 2021

Guest Vax: Half of Ernakulam’s migrant workers vaccinated against Covid

Ernakulam district has successfully vaccinated over 50 per cent of its guest workers.

published on : 15th September 2021

Kochi Corporation ties up with UK varsity to arrange housing for migrants

The Kochi Corporation, in association with the University of Reading, UK, has initiated a housing project for the city’s migrant population. 

published on : 11th September 2021

Singapore to ease restrictions on migrant workers in dorms from Monday: Report

As a pilot starting from next Monday, the first identified location is Little India, a precinct favourite among migrant workers from South Asia.

published on : 9th September 2021
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