farm labourer

Six years a slave: Indian farm workers exploited in Italy

About 30,000 Indians, mainly Sikhs from Punjab state, live in the Pontine Marshes. A growing number of these labourers are taking drugs to cope with long hours, poor conditions and very low pay.

published on : 11th July 2021

As migrants stay back, Punjab faces no labour crunch for paddy sowing this year

There is labour surplus as farm labourers from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, who had returned to Punjab after the lockdown restrictions were lifted, stayed back despite the deadly second wave.

published on : 14th June 2021

Lockdown: Lecturer in Maharashtra turns farm labourer to support family

A post-graduate in Marathi from the Shivaji University in Kolhapur district, Gore started writing his maiden novel 'Fesati' during his post-graduation days.

published on : 25th September 2020