bonded labour

Captured by cotton: Girls duped into "bonded labour" in India''s textile mills

From her two-room concrete home nestled among the lush coconut plantations of southern India, housewife Kavita has seen the region`s textile industry flourish for a decade, thanks to the labour of poor, lower caste women like herself.

Aug 06, 2015, 08:04 AM IST

MP: 14-year-old boy works as bonded labour since 2009

A heart-rending incident has come to limelight in Madhya Pradesh, where a fourteen-year-old boy has been found to be working as a bonded labour in Harda district.

May 27, 2015, 12:00 PM IST

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Watch: 4 Mini Special @8:30 pm on Zee News.

Apr 07, 2015, 22:53 PM IST

101 people rescued from bonded labour in Bihar

In a major intervention, National Human Rights Commission has got 101 people rescued from age-old bonded labour and ensured about their rehabilitation.

Apr 07, 2015, 20:54 PM IST

NHRC notice to UP over bonded labourers

The NHRC has issued a notice to the district magistrate of Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh and the state labour commissioner following media reports that 50 bonded labourers were rescued from a brick kiln in a village, officials said Friday.

Dec 05, 2014, 14:51 PM IST

Conceptualised `Udaan` actually for a film: Mahesh Bhatt

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`.

Aug 12, 2014, 18:02 PM IST

Rural development ministry to clamp down on bonded labour

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

Oct 30, 2013, 21:12 PM IST

Boy allegedly working as bonded labour, police initiates action

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.

Oct 27, 2013, 14:37 PM IST

Chhattisgarh to get cell to monitor child labour

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.

May 22, 2013, 17:06 PM IST

Movies today are made for a certain class: Javed Akhtar

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.

May 02, 2013, 14:07 PM IST

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

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.

Dec 14, 2012, 00:52 AM IST

Campaign launched to raise awareness on bonded labour

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

Oct 31, 2012, 21:24 PM IST

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

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

Oct 15, 2012, 20:22 PM IST

Ten bonded labourers freed in UP

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

Jun 08, 2012, 12:23 PM IST

12 states yet to submit reports on bonded labour

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

Sep 27, 2011, 15:17 PM IST

SC raps Centre on bonded labour in Andhra Pradesh

The Supreme Court expressed
its displeasure against the Centre for keeping on hold the
funds for conducting a survey of bonded labour in Andhra
Pradesh and sought an explanation from it.

Apr 25, 2011, 21:14 PM IST

Orissa abolishes `bartan` system of bonded labour: NHRC

After intervention by NHRC, the
Orissa government has abolished the `bartan` system prevalent
in some areas in the state under which upper caste people used
to extract work from members of some communities for a

Mar 08, 2011, 21:50 PM IST