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Oct 17, 2018
Surat Police books Bihar native for rape, murder of 3-year-old girl; tensions high, security heightened as precautionThe girl was raped and murdered in Surat's Godadra area allegedly by a man, identified as Anil Yadav, who lived in a house of the ground floor of her building where her body was found.
Oct 09, 2018
Mumbai will come to a standstill if North Indians stops working, says Sanjay Nirupam; Shiv Sena claims city belongs to Marathi manoosCongress leader Sanjay Nirupam said Mumbai will come to a standstill and its people will not even get food to eat if the north Indian community in the metropolis decides to stop working
Aug 22, 2018
Kerala, After The Flood: Local 'Samaritans' shun migrant workers from Bengal, Odisha and Assam; govt comes to their aidMigrant workers claimed that many relief camps and volunteers in Kerala were told to leave their camps. There are about 8 to 10 lakh workers from West Bengal who have been working in Kerala. Most of them are in Ernakulam, Pathanamthitta, Wayanad and Palakkad districts, which are the worst-affected in the floods.
May 25, 2018
For migrant labourers in Mumbai, mobile downloads are as close as they can get to their favourite movie starsFrom action to romance, Pawan Singh’s punches to Kesari Lal’s humour, dubbed versions of Telugu blockbusters to recorded orchestra music — migrant workers get their weekly dose of 70 mm entertainment on their phone screens, all for Rs 20 at their neighbourhood mobile phone shop
Jan 15, 2018
Afrazul murder: Hate crime in Rajsamand reflects changing political economy of south Rajasthan districtWhat are the conditions prevalent in southern Rajasthan and Rajsamand under which an incident such as the murder of Afrazul could have occurred?
Nov 25, 2017
Delhi pollution: State govt informs EPCA that contractors refused to pay labourers during construction banThe ban on construction activities during the emergency levels of pollution had left migrant labourers in the lurch as contractors refused to pay them, the Delhi government informed EPCA
Oct 10, 2017
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan assures migrant workers' safety, says they are always welcome in the stateVijayan said district administrations and police have been directed to take action against spread of such rumours through social media.
Sep 14, 2017
Indian Workers' Resource Centre to help migrant workersThe Indian Workers' Resource Centre Indian government has set up a resource centre in Sharjah (United Arab Emirates) to help migrant workers in the Gulf.
Jun 22, 2017
The Promised Land: Migrant workers endure squalid conditions in KeralaWhen the neo-rich out-migrants came home from the Gulf countries and wanted to build new houses, they could not find enough workers to do the job. Since there was a labour shortage in Kerala, builders went to West Bengal and other north eastern states looking for construction workers.
Nov 14, 2016
Demonetisation and ATM chaos: Who is the worst hit? Daily wage-earners, say expertsDaily wage labourers can't afford to lose a day's wages by standing in long queues to change banned notes.