March 29, 2020 12:02 am
According to the Surat Diamond Association sources, there are around 5000 small, big and middle size diamond factories in Surat which have more than 6 lakh diamond workers.
June 29, 2019 1:58 am
On Friday morning, 80 of the polishers were informed by the firm’s owners that they were being laid off. They then gathered outside the company premises and requested the security guards to allow them to talk to the manager or the owner. They were not allowed to enter.
October 16, 2018 6:01 am
Demanding reinstatement of their job, the diamond polishers, mostly hailing from Saurashtra, said that on Saturday when they reached the Varachha unit of the company, they were told not to work and search for another job.
July 15, 2015 1:27 am
The incident happened around two weeks ago amid diamond firms laying off workers due to the slump in the industry.
May 31, 2015 12:47 am
Although Nagjibhai Warya has been working for over 15 years, he says that no tenure is long enough for a diamond factory owner to trust an employee.
August 31, 2013 3:32 am
Two years ago,his wife had also committed suicide by hanging in the same house.
June 15, 2009 3:06 am
Ironically,the most successful Gujarati movie in recent times is based on the struggles of a diamond polisher....
January 06, 2009 12:24 am
Another diamond polisher committed suicide in Surat on Sunday...