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Conceptualised `Udaan` actually for a film: Mahesh Bhatt

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 18:02

Mahesh Bhatt`s film on bonded labour could not release but the filmmaker-producer says he has utilised the concept for a new TV show `Udaan`.

Rural development ministry to clamp down on bonded labour

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 21:12

The rural development ministry has joined hands with non-governmental organisations to combat bonded labour in 10 districts across six states.

Boy allegedly working as bonded labour, police initiates action

Last Updated: Sunday, October 27, 2013, 14:37

The district police here have initiated action to rescue a nine-year scheduled tribe boy from a livestock farmer under whom the boy was working as a bonded labour.

Chhattisgarh to get cell to monitor child labour

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 17:06

Chhattisgarh government on Wednesday decided to set up a dedicated cell to conduct a survey of child and bonded labourers in every district of the state and take steps for their rehabilitation.

Movies today are made for a certain class: Javed Akhtar

Last Updated: Thursday, May 02, 2013, 14:07

Veteran scriptwriter and poet, Javed Akhtar, feels movies today are made for a certain class of audience and filmmakers only target metro cities for their project`s release.

Maha to ensure brick makers don`t employ bonded, child labour

Last Updated: Friday, December 14, 2012, 00:52

Maharashtra government assured the Bombay High Court that its labour department officials would ensure that bonded and child labour are not employed in the ensuing season.

Campaign launched to raise awareness on bonded labour

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 21:24

A national level advocacy campaign was launched today to mobilise people on the need to effectively curb bonded labour system.

Bonded labour is rampant, state govt to conduct survey: SC

Last Updated: Monday, October 15, 2012, 20:22

SC directed all the states and Union territories to conduct a survey on existence of bonded labour in their regions.

No effective implementing of anti bonded labour laws: Agnivesh

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 28, 2012, 18:57

Activist Swami Agnivesh on Tuesday alleged that central and state governments were not properly implementing legislations on checking bonded labour and ensuring minimum wages.

Ten bonded labourers freed in UP

Last Updated: Friday, June 08, 2012, 12:23

Ten bonded labourers working in a brick kiln were rescued after a raid in Chavar Navada village here, police said.

12 states yet to submit reports on bonded labour

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 15:17

The Supreme Court had in May 2004 ordered that all states and union territories should submit their status report to NHRC every month.

Over 40 % bonded labour cases not resolved: NHRC

Last Updated: Friday, September 23, 2011, 18:14

NHRC blamed the nexus of police, bureaucracy and employers for delayed resolution of the cases.