Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022



One dead, 18 labourers missing from strategic road construction site near Indo-China border in Arunachal Pradesh

July 20, 2022 2:42 am

Kurung Kumey Deputy Commissioner Nighee Bengia told reporters that 19 labourers were engaged at the Damin-Huri road construction site, roughly 200 km away from Koloriang, which is the district headquarters.

Telangana: Municipal Commissioner suspended after two labourers die at worksite

October 12, 2021 6:26 pm

The Hyderabad regional director of municipal administration (RDMA) in a report blamed Municipal Commissioner D Lavanya for failing to ensure safety of workers during sullage drain works.

Over 1,000 labourers left homeless as fire guts 700 shanties in Gurgaon’s Nathupur

April 04, 2021 12:48 am

Officials from the fire department said they were alerted to the incident at 2.08 am, and two fire tenders from the Sector 29 fire station were rushed to the spot.

Hands that held books and pens, now dig wells to support family

August 06, 2020 1:20 pm

While Sandeep wants to study further, the most immediate concern for him is supporting his poor family through financial hardship aggravated by the ongoing pandemic.

When a filmmaker walks the mile with migrants, from Delhi to Bihar

May 14, 2020 11:15 am

National Award-winning filmmaker Vinod Kapri travels 1,232 km with a group of labourers, as he tells the story of the good, the bad and the unexpected

Centre: Help firms get workers to supply essentials

April 06, 2020 6:09 am

In a letter to Chief Secretaries of all States/UTs, Consumer Affairs Secretary Pawan Kumar Agarwal stated that several companies have reported difficulties in getting labour.

Mumbai: Three labourers found dead in manhole

October 27, 2018 3:01 am

The bodies were retrieved by firemen. “All were declared brought dead at the civil hospital in Kalwa. We are investigating what caused the deaths,” said a senior officer from Thane police.

Eleven labourers killed in Arunachal Pradesh road mishap

January 23, 2015 8:37 pm

The vehicle first collided with roadside railings and then fell off the road into a deep gorge.

Four workers killed in sleep by falling rice sacks

December 27, 2014 2:21 am

Police received a call around 9.40 am. A case under Section 304A (negligence) of IPC was registered.

Beaten by Karnataka employer, 10-year-old may lose hand

January 18, 2014 4:42 am

The doctors said the delay in treatment has damaged the boy’s left hand.