Articles by Rejimon K
Nov 22, 2017
As Kerala mulls liquor vending machines, NGO releases report saying 34% people consume alcohol everydayAt a time when the Kerala government is mulling installing liquor vending machines in the state, an NGO has come out with an alarming report that claims 34 percent of the state's population consume alcohol everyday
Oct 31, 2017
President Ram Nath Kovind wins accolades from Left in Kerala for praising the stateDuring his visit to Kerala on Friday, Kovind called the state the 'Global face of India'.
Oct 27, 2017
Qatar steps up efforts to protect migrant workers' rights, but activists are not celebrating just yetThe Qatari government is initiating wide-ranging reforms in its labour system to protect and respect migrant workers’ rights. Migrant workers constitute 88 percent of the population there.
Oct 16, 2017
'Ate from garbage bins, worked more than 20 hours a day,' says Kerala woman who escaped from Saudi Arabia after 8 monthsManjusha Om, a 38-year-old woman from Kerala who fell victim of trafficking managed to escape her employer in Saudi Arabia after eight months
Sep 21, 2017
Centre's crackdown on shell cos hits govt-backed recruitment firm; non-resident Keralites in a lurchSafe recruitment opportunities for Keralites abroad and their welfare is likely to be hit as Centre has disqualified NORKA Roots.
Sep 14, 2017
Father Tom Uzhunnalil rescued: Coordination likely missing between India, Oman and the VaticanWere the Governments of India and Oman, and perhaps even the Vatican on the same page in the release of Father Tom Uzhunnalil?
Sep 13, 2017
Transgenders in Kerala continue to face discrimination as poor grasp of issues negate govt effortsTransgenders in Kerala continue to face discrimination and hostile conditions as poor realisation of transgender issues become visible in Kerala government's half-hearted efforts
Sep 08, 2017
India's move to scrap bank guarantee for women Domestic workers in Kuwait will harm their rightsThe removal of the bank guarantee recruitment norm has put at risk a large number of Indians working as house maids in Kuwait
Aug 25, 2017
Govt makes eMigrate system mandatory for sailors as list of stranded seamen in foreign waters gets longerAccording to the new move, from 1 September this year, foreign ships who want to employ Indians will have to apply through eMigrate, which will ensure minimum wages and other rights protection.
Aug 16, 2017
Kerala hit by spate of unexplained 'copycat suicides'; families, activists struggle to explain reasonsDivakaran's suicide is no isolated case. He was only the latest of several youngsters, all members of Scheduled Tribe communities, who have killed themselves in and around Padole, a small hamlet on the foothills of Kerala's Western Ghats