Nearly 1.41 lakh Indians left Saudi Arabia in April-November last year

Around 1.41 lakh Indians left Saudi Arabia with emergency certificates and passport during and after seven-month grace period following the enforcement of Nitaqat law, government said on Thursday.

Saudi extends grace period for illegal workers

Saudi Arabia extended an amnesty for illegal foreign workers in the country by four months who are yet to regularise their documents.

Saudi `Nitaqat` law may restrict remittances to Pak: Report

Nawaz Sharif may face a major economic challenge when more than 50,000 illegal Pakistani workers in Saudi Arabia would be deported after the July 3 amnesty deadline set by the Gulf Kingdom expires.

Nitaqat law: Karuna seeks intervention of Centre, state govts

The `Nitaqat` law, meant to regularise foreign workers, makes it mandatory for local companies to hire one Saudi national for every 10 migrant workers.

Indian embassy in Saudi to process 12,000 exit papers

The verification and delivery process for a third batch of 12,000 applications for Emergency Certificates will start at India`s Embassy in Riyadh from Monday.

`Saudi taking steps in Indian workers` interest`

In a bid to allay India`s concerns over the controversial `Nitaqat` labour law, Saudi Arabia`s Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal on Saturday said "procedures" were being taken in the "best interest of Indian workers".

Scramble to help Indians hit by Saudi work policy

The Indian missions in Saudi Arabia are scrambling to help over 55,000 Indian workers leave the kingdom in adherence to its new stringent work policy.

Nitaqat law: 75,000 and still counting

Thousands of Indians set to return from Saudi Arabia due to the `Nitaqat` law.

Salman Khurshid arrives in Saudi Arabia

External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid arrived in Saudi Arabia on an official visit during which he will hold talks on a range of issues.

Energy, Nitaqat law, counter-terror on Khurshid`s agenda in Saudi Arabia

`Nitaqat` law relating to employment, counter-terrorism cooperation etc would be discussed during Khurshid`s visit to Saudi Arabia later this month.

Illegal workers face jail after July 3 in Saudi

Saudi Arabia on Friday warned illegal foreign workers that they will face prison sentences and fines once the three-month grace period runs out on July 3.

India conveys concern to Saudi Arabia over Nitaqat

India on Sunday conveyed its concerns to Saudi Arabia over possible job loss to a large number of Indians in the Kingdom due to its new labour law.