30 May 2016
Chennai: A raid by authorities rescued 328 bonded labourers, including 106 children, from a brick kiln in Thiruvallur district in Tamil Nadu.
01 May 2016
Hyderabad: Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya yesterday denied having any differences with the Finance Ministry over the EPF interest rate.
15 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his address to the nation on Independence Day, today said respect for dignity of labour should be our national trait.
04 May 2016
Lucknow: On Sunday, as International Labour Day was celebrated the world over, in the small town of Gonda, 130 km from here, a record of sorts was set, hitherto not much publicized: The creation of a staggering 47,000 rural jobs in a single day!
14 Mar 2016
New Delhi: The number of child labourers in the country has gone down from 1.26 crore in 2001 to 43.53 lakh in 2011, Lok Sabha was informed today.
31 Aug 2012
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday highlighted the dignity of labour and said that her own requirements were minimal.
25 Feb 2016
Washington: US President Barack Obama today signed a bill to ban the import of goods like fish, electronics and cocoa produced by forced labour, closing a legal loophole in an 85-year-old law that has failed to keep such products out of America.
13 Mar 2016
Kolkata: Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi feels that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' programme will prove to be a "big disaster" if child labour laws are not strengthened.
04 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Delhi Minister Gopal Rai today said the government will organise a one-day national conference of Construction Labour Board tomorrow against the Centre's decision to allegedly "snatch" powers of the board.
13 Mar 2016
Hyderabad: Labour Ministry will soon launch an investigation into the provident fund contributions made by Kingfisher Airlines for its employees when the carrier was functioning, Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya has said.