bonded labour

Survivor of bonded labour, this gutsy TN woman helped 59 like her break shackles

While her family moved there, she wasn’t sent to school as her grandparents advised her parents against it, saying “Teachers beat children in schools.”

published on : 24th April 2022

Ex-bonded labourers from TN get chance to rebuild lives brick by brick

We were not able to send our first two children to school as we were employed in a brick kiln. My next two children, a boy and a girl, are now studying in Class 10 and Class 9,” a beneficiary said.

published on : 14th April 2022

Police rescue 55 'bonded labourers' including 10 women from contractor in Karnataka

The contractor had lured the labourers from Davangere, Harihara, Kalburgi, Shivamogga, Tiptur, Sira, Madhugiri, Chiknayakanahalli and Solapur (in Maharastra) promising jobs a couple of years ago

published on : 5th April 2022

Pay interim relief to 33 rescued bonded labourers, says Madras HC

A Bench of Justices Paresh Upadhyay and R Vijayakumar adjourned the case to April 18 after issuing notice to the Labour Department and Virudhunagar Collector.

published on : 2nd April 2022

Members raise concern in Rajya Sabha over bonded and child labour

Ram Nath Thakur (JDU) asked the government to consider paying unemployment allowance to labourers who have lost their jobs due to the closure of factories recently.

published on : 30th March 2022

20 year old rescued from bonded work in Delhi

A 20-year-old boy from Siliguri in West Bengal was rescued from Delhi’s Punjabi Bagh after he was found to be working as a bonded labourer for 14 months without any pay. 

published on : 28th March 2022

35 bonded labourers rescued in Vijayapura district

The rescue operation was carried out by a police team led by Deputy Superintendent of Police (DySP) of Indi sub-division Shreedhar D.

published on : 12th February 2022

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

Maharashtra: Villager booked for forcing tribal man into bonded labour

The victim in the case, Kalu Dharma Pawar, died in July this year, nearly eight months after his son, a Class 8 student, was found dead near their village - Katkariwadi, an official said.

published on : 20th August 2021