NHRC issues notice to DMRC over labourer's death

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) over reports of a labourer's death and injuries to another due to negligence.

FILE: Three killed as underconstruction building collapses in Rajasthan

Three persons were killed on Friday and as many injured when a three-storey underconstruction building collapsed in Jayanti Nagar near Goverdhan gate here, police said.

MP labourer dies in oxygen cylinder explosion

A 35-year-old labourer died while three others were injured when an oxygen cylinder exploded at an industrial zone in Surajpur district of Chhattisgarh, police said.

Rajasthan: Meet Rabu Khan, the commentator who has never been to school

Rabu Khan from Rajasthan is an English commentator who is a labourer by profession.

Labourer killed by leopard in Uttarakhand

A labourer was killed after being attacked by a leopard in Ekeshwar area of Pauri district in Uttarakhand sparking protest by villagers.

Labourer killed in Agra over a mere Rs 100

An unskilled labourer was killed by the grandson of a retired army Major in the Katra Wazir Khan locality here late Tuesday evening over a payment of a paltry Rs.100.

Labourer held for raping tribal woman in Odisha

A 22-year-old daily labourer was arrested for allegedly raping a tribal woman from Dumuripada in Kandhamal district, police said on Wednesday.

Child labour: Ice cream is a job, not a treat, for Afghan girl

The gaggle of girls outside a school in Herat are all about the same age, but one of them sticks out.

CPI(M) warns Centre against amendment in Labour laws

CPI(M) today warned the Central government against any amendment in Labour laws as they were an outcome of struggle and not from any favour.

Workers at `fatal` unfinished Brazil World Cup stadium go on `indefinite` strike

Workers at the unfinished Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paolo, where three workers were killed during construction, have reportedly gone on indefinite strike.

Stroke of luck keeps labourer away from building collapse in Goa

Sanjiv Goswami, a casual labourer, has not stopped thanking his friend, who called him over to Margao town to help him out in some government related work.

Two found dead in J&K

Two persons, including a non-local labourer, were found dead in mysterious circumstances in Baramulla and Leh districts, police said on Thursday.

Labourer injured near Kolkata

A labourer was on Friday injured as a hydraulic drilling machine he was operating overturned.

Four men chop-off labourer`s hands in Pakistan

Four men chopped off the hands of a labourer in Pakistan’s Punjab province after accusing him of involvement in a theft, police officials said Wednesday.

Unidentified men push labourer into furnace in Punjab

A labourer suffered burn injuries on his face when some unidentified persons reportedly forced his head into a furnace.

Militants kill six labourers in Pakistan

Six labourers were gunned down by militants in Pakistan`s restive Balochistan Province on Sunday.

Labourers pelt stone after worker injured in factory in Jamshedpur

A handful of contract labourers today indulged in stone pelting after one of their colleagues sustained injury inside Tata Steel works here.

Labourer’s hand chopped off for demanding dues

A labourer`s hand was allegedly chopped off by his employers in Jharkhand after he allegedly demanded his three months’ dues.

Maha to adopt dead labourer woman`s daughters

Maharashtra has decided to adopt the four daughters of Vijaymala Pattewar, the labourer woman from Beed district who died during an illegal abortion.

Labourer dies, 4 injured in factory blast

A labourer died and four
others were injured in a blast at a metal factory in Jagadhri
area here, police said.