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The standoff between farmers and farmworkers in Sirkazhi persists

For the past two days, police stand guard to farmlands in Thiruvaali village as farmers employ machines to harvest paddy

published on : 7th March 2018

Eye camp records seized after botched surgeries make workers blind

The daily wage workers alleged that the eye camp for free cataract surgery left them blind

published on : 6th July 2017

Four migrant workers severely injured as drunk SUV driver loses control

The workers were walking along the pedestrian platform as a rashly driven SUV, whose driver was allegedly drunk, rammed the vehicle on them.

published on : 17th June 2017

HRW slams abuse of Russia World Cup workers

The Human Rights Watch has accused the hosts and FIFA of letting exploitation of workers at the 2018 World Cup construction sites go unnoticed.  

published on : 14th June 2017

Karnataka sanitation workers to launch strike from June 12

The forthcoming strike by  40,000 contracted civic workers for regularisation of work is likely to affect 12 city corporations and 260 city municipalities. 

published on : 7th June 2017

Striking workers delay rocket launch in France

The launch of a French rocket called Ariane 5 which would have placed two communications satellites for Brazil and South Korea into orbit was delayed on Monday by striking workers.

published on : 21st March 2017

Manhole deaths: Vijayawada Municipal Corporation compensates kin from its own funds

Sources say principal secy of municipal administration directed VMC Commissioner to take immediate action

published on : 18th March 2017

Manhole horror in Vijayawada: Two workers die in sewer

Another worker who went to their rescue fell unconscious and has been shifted to the New Government General Hospital where his condition is critical.

published on : 15th March 2017

Bangalore’s manhole horror: They were paid Rs 500 to clean our sh**t

Yarayya was one of the manual scavengers who was hurriedly roped in to clean a manhole on the Kaggadaspura main road past midnight on Monday.

published on : 9th March 2017

Surely, we can’t stand with them when they clean manholes?

BWSSB had issued a notice to the company, warning it that its bills would not be cleared if the work is not proper.

published on : 9th March 2017

Bengaluru manhole horror: To clear pending bill, workers were rushed to their death

The supervisor who also died in the incident, was allegedly pressurised to fix the manhole in CV Raman Nagar by Ramky contractors.

published on : 9th March 2017

Good question: If manual scavenging was illegal, how was he doing it for eight years

Manhole cleaners don’t only work in hell-like conditions, they live in similar conditions.

published on : 8th March 2017

Two JeM workers arrested, pistols recovered in Baramulla

The police also recovered two Chinese pistols from their possession.

published on : 3rd March 2017

BMC poll: Sena, BJP supporters clash in Mumbai

Some Shiv Sena workers, who were celebrating the party's lead, burst crackers outside BJP's office on Dadasaheb Phalke Marg in Dadar, leading to a clash between supporters of the two parties.

published on : 23rd February 2017

Turkey detains 26 people after car bomb blamed on PKK

The PKK has been waging an insurgency against the Turkish state since 1984 during which over 40,000 people have been killed.

published on : 18th February 2017
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