migrant labourers

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

Share info on potholes, flexes, says BBMP commissioner

BBMP staffers aren’t doing enough to remove flexes and banners seen in many parts of the city, he was told. 

published on : 26th February 2022

Andhra Pradesh second in 'One Nation, One Ration card' initiative by Centre

The Centre introduced the portability facility during the Covid-19 pandemic to cater to the ration needs of the migrating labourers across the country. 

published on : 13th February 2022

Attack on cops at Kitex labour camp: 173 migrants yet to get bail

The application deserves  to be dismissed,”  the Sessions Court, Ernakulam, said while dismissing the bail plea of a group of accused. 

published on : 2nd February 2022

4 killed, 10 injured after truck overturns near Kondruprolu

The truck was on its way from Duvvada in Visakhapatnam district to Narayanpuram in Unguturu mandal of West Godavari district. 

published on : 15th January 2022

Kitex camp violence: Eyewitnesses say police failed to read ground situation

Say though police vehicles reached spot on three occasions, there weren’t enough personnel to control violent mob 

published on : 28th December 2021

Kitex camp violence: Police association demands detailed probe

Though the statement did not take the name of Kitex or its Managing Director Sabu M Jacob, the timing of the statement is self-explanatory.

published on : 28th December 2021

Fearlessness of migrant workers during Kizhakkambalam Christmas violence shocks Kerala cops

The police believe the incident cannot be taken as a spontaneous reaction because a preliminary assessment revealed that the attack on police teams were planned and organised.

published on : 27th December 2021

After TNIE report, Sivakasi mill that allegedly abandoned bonded migrant labourers comes under scanner

Meanwhile, the workers said they were abandoned at Virudhunagar railway station without money and food.

published on : 23rd October 2021

J&K: Ripened apples fail to cheer farmers in Valley as migrant workers exit

Exodus of migrant labourers and forecast of bad weather amid the apple harvest season are keeping fruit growers in Kashmir on edge. 

published on : 21st October 2021

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