Four labourers of closed tea estate die in Bengal

 Four labourers of a tea estate in Alipurduar district have died in the past one month since the estate declared suspension of work.

Imphal blast kills two labourers

A man, who was injured in the bomb blast in Imphal town, succumbed to his injuries at a hospital here on Monday, taking the death toll in the militant attack to two.

Govt to focus on labour law compliance: Bandaru Dattatreya

 Asserting that its focus will be on providing descent working condition for labourers and compliance of labour laws, the government today said dialogues with trade unions on various issues will continue to bridge the gap between them and the Labour Ministry.

Four buried alive in Vizag wall collapse; probe ordered

Four workers were on Thursday buried alive when a wall at a construction site in the city collapsed on them, police said.

Man runs car over 13 people sleeping on divider in Delhi, one killed

A 30-year-old man was arrested for running his vehicle over 13 labourers sleeping on a road divider, killing one of them, in the capital, police said.

Two labourers shot dead in Andhra forest

Two labourers hired by red sander smugglers were killed when police opened fire in a forest area of Andhra Pradesh`s YSR Kadapa district, police said Wednesday.

Ten Tamil Nadu labourers from Iraq return

Ten construction labourers belonging to Tamil Nadu arrived here today by an Air India flight from strife torn Iraq, airport sources said.

Thailand and Cambodia agree to quash `rumours` after worker exodus

Thailand and Cambodia agreed Tuesday to quash "rumours" of a crackdown against illegal migrant workers by the new Thai junta after the exodus of nearly 180,000 Cambodian labourers.

Five labourers injured after bridge collapses in Manipur

Five labourers were seriously injured when an under-construction bridge collapsed in Imphal East district of Manipur, official sources said on Thursday.

AAP to initiate schemes for labourers, contract workers

The Aam Aadmi Party government is initiating steps to implement welfare schemes for unorganised sectors workers in the city with an aim to fulfil another poll promise.

2 Odisha districts included in rehab programme for labourers

Union Minister Jairam Ramesh has written a letter to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik informing him about inclusion of two districts under the Centre`s programme to rehabilitate them.

Gujarat to raise daily wages of farm labourers by 25 per cent

Gujarat Government on Wednesday decided to hike daily minimum wages of farm labourers by 25 per cent at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Narendra Modi.

NMC for regularisation of daily wagers in J&K since 1994

The National Mazdoor Conference (NMC) on Thursday emphasized the need for adopting a comprehensive policy for regularisation of daily wagers and casual labourers employed in various state departments since March 1994.

Three labourers killed

Three labourers were killed and another was injured after they fell down while cleaning a boiler in a sugar mill, police said on Saturday.

Eight kidnapped labourers released in Bihar

Three days after they were kidnapped by Maoists, eight labourers were Wednesday released by the ultra-left activists in Jamui district of Bihar, police said.

Eight kidnapped labourers still untraced

Eight bridge construction workers, kidnapped by armed Naxalites in Bihar`s Jamui district late Saturday night, remained untraced despite rescue operations by security forces, police said Sunday.

Angry labourers try to set tea factory on fire in Assam

Angry labourers ghearaoed the estate management and attempted to burn down the tea factory.

88 workers died in industrial accidents in two yrs in Odisha

At least 88 labourers working in different big industries in Odisha died in accidents in the last two years, state assembly was told.

Meira asks for paying special attention to farmers & labourers

LS Speaker urged govts to pay special attention to the condition of farmers and labourers whose condition was pitiable though they were important wheels of the country.

Nine labourers shot dead in Pakistan

Nine labourers building a road in Pakistan`s Balochistan province were gunned down Thursday, media reports said.