Ensure safe release of Indian workers arrested in Kuwait: Congress to govt

Congress leader Anand Sharma on Friday asked the Centre to take up the matter concerning the arrest of Indian workers in Kuwait with the government there, and said all those responsible for perpetrating atrocities should be brought to justice.

13 Indian workers stranded in Saudi Arabia to return soon

Thirteen Indian workers stranded in Saudi Arabia after being duped by an Indian job agent are set to leave the country with their Saudi agent agreeing to pay for their return journey.

13 Indian workers stranded in Saudi Arabia to return soon

Thirteen Indian workers stranded in Saudi Arabia after being duped by an Indian job agent are set to leave the country with their Saudi agent agreeing to pay for their return journey.

Three Goan workers refuse to leave Libya

Even as Indian expats have been brought out of strife-torn Libya, three people from Goa have refused to leave the country because they feel safe there, a statement said Tuesday.

Over 10,000 workers got emigration clearance for Iraq in 3 yrs

Government had issued emigration clearance to over 10,350 workers for Iraq in the last three years which was discontinued last month following wide-spread violence in the oil-rich Gulf country.

Kin of Indian workers in jail in S Arabia meet Swaraj, seek help

Family members of some Indian workers who are in jail in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to seek the government`s intervention in securing their release from the Middle-Eastern country.

Sushma Swaraj to meet again with the kins of stranded Indian workers in Iraq

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swarajwould be meeting again with the Family members of stranded Indian workers in Iraq who are likely to hold a protest in New Delhi on Monday, June 30 to mount pressure on the Centre for safe return of their wards to their homes.

Indian workers in Iraq face wrath of locals

Forty seven Indian workers in Kurdistan in strife-torn Iraq are facing attacks from local workers as the Iraqis feel they are taking away their jobs, a Kerala worker said, adding they wanted to return to India.

Efforts on to repatriate bodies of Indian workers

Authorities are trying to speed up process to repatriate the bodies of the nine Indian workers who were killed in a road accident here, officials said.

Indian workers will not be affected by new bill: Singapore

Singapore has assured Indian workers they will not be affected by a new bill that gives special powers to police in Little India, the scene of the country`s worst riots in over 40 years.

Govt steps have helped reduce problems of NRIs in Gulf: Vayalar

With an aim of addressing problems faced by Indian workers in Gulf countries, the government has taken measures and as a result complaints of exploitation have come down significantly, Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi said on Wednesday.

Social security scheme for Indians launched in UAE

Aiming for the welfare and security of overseas Indian workers, the government has launched a special social security scheme at the consulate here.

Centre`s intervention sought for release of Indian workers captivated in Saudi Arabia

A JD(U) MP on Saturday demanded central government`s intervention for the release of 40 Indian workers, who have been put behind bars in Saudi Arabia allegedly for protesting against the death of a youth while working in a private construction company there.

200 Indians made to clean toilets in Saudi, assaulted

Nearly 200 Indians in Saudi Arabia, who had accused two Bangladeshi labour-recruiting agents of duping them, were allegedly beaten up by the duo after they complained about their situation to Indian officials.

`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".

Indian Embassy gets 15k passports of workers stranded in Saudi

Saudi Arabia has handed over about 15,000 passports of stranded Indian workers, surrendered by Saudi sponsors, to the Indian Embassy in Riyadh, in a bid to resolve cases of immigration law violations.

New evidence of indentured Indians` mass graves in Suriname

New evidence has emerged that could give significant pointers to the location of the graves.

Govt to take up plight of 18,000 Indian workers with UAE

Government assured the Rajya Sabha that it will take up with the UAE government the plight of around 18,000 Indians working without proper documents.

Arrested Indian workers in Kuwait safe: Official

Indian embassy in Kuwait has sought the intervention of the Kuwaiti authorities to ensure the welfare and safety of 1,000 Indian domestic workers.

Pension scheme for overseas Indian workers to take

A meeting of Indian Ambassadors has been convened on Monday to discuss measures to fast track the pension scheme for overseas Indian workers.