Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 00:38
Thirteen children trafficked into Delhi and forced to work in cosmetics factory for up to 15 hours every day, were on Friday rescued by the Delhi police and labour department following a complaint.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 19:49
The National Human Rights Commission directed Karnataka and Odisha governments to submit a report on an incident in which a child labourer was hit with an iron rod allegedly by a brick kiln owner in Gulbarga.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 21:06
Twelve children working as bonded labourers were rescued from west Delhi, police said.
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.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 21:42
Worst forms of child labour continue to exist in many sectors in India, but the country has made moderate advancement towards eliminating the menace, according to an official US report.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 21:10
A bench of Chief Justice N V Ramana and and Justice Manmohan in an order directed the Chief Secretary and the Secretary of Labour department to appear before the court on November 13.
Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 20:51
The number of child labourers worldwide has dropped by a third since 2000, the UN labour agency said on Monday, but warned that progress was not being made fast enough.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013, 10:35
The Delhi Police, which faced severe criticism from several quarters for the "insensitive" portrayal of street children in newspaper advertisements, has finally withdrawn the controversial ad.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 21:26
Abolition of bonded labour is still a distant dream in Nepal, even as statistics show the number of child labour has dropped to 1.6 million.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 21, 2013, 19:43
Thirty-six child labourers from Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal were rescued on Sunday from six garment factories in Seelampur and Usmanpur areas of north-east Delhi.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 20, 2013, 11:54
As many as 86,000 children are working in mines in Madagascar, an International Labour Organisation (ILO) official has revealed, adding some of them work to help parents in sapphires or gold careers.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 15:22
Tackling child labour issues will be a priority, Shish Ram Ola, who has taken over as new Labour and Employment Minister, said.
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