Three labourers dead as part of JCB machine falls on them

Three labourers were killed when a part of a JCB crane machine fell on them in suburban Powai in Mumbai.

Jan 01, 2018, 23:33 PM IST
President Kovind urges mining companies to make policies for welfare of labourers'

President Kovind urges mining companies to make policies for welfare of labourers'

The occupational safety, health and welfare of persons were employed in all mines — coal, metalliferous and oil — all over the country comes under the sphere of the Central Government.

Aug 17, 2017, 15:12 PM IST

Four labourers die in Hyderabad manhole

Four labourers died while cleaning a sewerage manhole in Hyderabad on Saturday, police said.

Aug 13, 2016, 23:22 PM IST

Under construction building collapses in Hyderabad, several labourers trapped

A building under construction collapsed in Jubliee Hills here on Sunday, trapping eight to 10 labourers, police said.

Jul 24, 2016, 14:46 PM IST

UP govt to open residential schools for children of labourers

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to open residential schools for the children of labourers, state Labour and Employment Minister Shahid Manjur said here on Sunday.

Jan 25, 2016, 01:34 AM IST

Three dead after inhaling poisonous gas in Kerala

Two labourers of a sewerage cleaning contract company and an auto driver died of asphyxiation after inhaling poisonous gas here Thursday, Kerala police said.

Nov 26, 2015, 15:50 PM IST

Katni: Irresponsibility of road construction labourers leads to death of youth

The incident took place in Katni, Madhya Pradesh, when a young man fell inside a pit along an under-construction road.

Sep 21, 2015, 12:09 PM IST

People being treated like dirt: SC on migrant workers

"People are being treated like dirt", the Supreme Court said on  as it flayed Odisha and Andhra Pradesh governments for the dismal condition of workers expressing anguish over the "inadequate" steps taken by them in this regard.

Sep 18, 2015, 20:31 PM IST

Two labourers die after falling in manhole

Two labourers who entered into a manhole to clean it near Karnataka Minister H Anjaneya's official quarters here today died due to suffocation, police said.

Aug 19, 2015, 01:59 AM IST

Maoists attack bridge construction site in Bihar; 9 injured

A group of Maoist ultras attacked a bridge construction site in Banka district, thrashing workers, shooting indiscriminately and torching vehicles stationed there during the wee hours on Monday.

Jul 20, 2015, 16:38 PM IST

Kerala planning legislation to address migrant labourers issue

 The Kerala government on Wednesday said it is mulling a new legislation to address the issue of migrant labourers in the wake of their huge influx to the state in search of unskilled jobs.

Jul 15, 2015, 14:16 PM IST

NDA is pro-worker, but India needs labour reforms: Minister

 The NDA Government on Saturday defended the labour reforms being proposed by it, saying laws need to be changed as per the requirements of the country, and asserted that it stood for welfare of workers and prevention of their exploitation.

Jun 27, 2015, 23:39 PM IST

RPF constables beat labourer to death, injure two others

Railway Protection Force (RPF) constables picked up three labourers on the suspicion that they were involved in a theft and allegedly thrashed them, leaving one of them dead and two others seriously injured.

Jun 26, 2015, 14:15 PM IST

SC seeks report on labourers kept in illegal confinement

 The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought a report from the Pune police on the plight of 19 workers who are being allegedly kept in illegal confinement by a local sugar cane crusher owner.

Jun 24, 2015, 19:21 PM IST

Four labourers dead, over ten injured in clash at IIT Mandi

A clash broke out on Saturday between labourers of a Shimla-based contractor and members of a labour union leaving at least four people dead and over ten injured in the north campus of IIT Mandi.

Jun 20, 2015, 17:47 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal launches 'Shramik Vikas Mission' for labourers

Assuring easy access to healthcare and education for labourers in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched the 'Shramik Vikas Mission' at an event here on the occasion of Labour Day.

May 02, 2015, 00:17 AM IST

Odisha govt hikes minimum wages for daily labourers

Odisha on Friday hiked to Rs 200 the minimum wages for daily labourers engaged in various industries and other construction activities in the state.

May 01, 2015, 15:24 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi lauds workers on May Day

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who has been raising farmers' issues ferociously, Friday paid tribute to the working class on May Day, saying their hard work and sweat have contributed to building of the nation.

May 01, 2015, 12:49 PM IST

CPI hopes to work with CPI(M) for labourers

CPI on Sunday greeted Sitaram Yechury on being elected as CPI(M) General Secretary and expressed hope that both parties would be able to work together and strive for progress of the working class in the country.

Apr 19, 2015, 22:05 PM IST

Labourers vandalise BPCL refinery premises in Mumbai, 28 held

A group of labourers created ruckus at the Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) refinery in Mahul-Chembur area here on Sunday, following which 28 of them were arrested on alleged charges of rioting, police said.

Apr 19, 2015, 20:39 PM IST