Sunday, June 23, 2024

Topic: Workers

North Bengal’s tea gardens, missing childhoods and unending exploitation

Fulmoni Munda’s son Taran (name changed to protect identity as per law), who would be 27 this year, had gone missing in 2011. Fulmoni, a retired tea garden worker who lives with her elder sister in the Matiali block of Malbazar sub-division in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal, believes a local goon trafficked him to work in Delhi. The elderly lady waits for her long-lost son in her small cottage with only an old passport-size photo, which hasn’t been of much help in finding him.

India to send 6,000 construction workers to Israel amid Israel’s genocidal war on Gaza

Over 6,000 construction workers from India are set to arrive in Israel during April and May, announced the Israeli government on Wednesday amidst the ongoing war on Gaza.

Chhattisgarh: four workers killed in rock collapse at NMDC site 

In another incident showing the lax attitude towards safety in the construction sector, four workers have died in an accident at a construction site...

Gaza genocide: Port workers’ union in India refuses to load, unload Israel-linked military goods

The Water Transport Workers Federation of India representing workers at 11 major Indian ports will refuse to load or unload weapons to Israel.

Thousands of workers across 18 states gather in Delhi to protest new labour codes

Thousands of workers carried out a massive rally in national capital region Delhi to dissent against the new Labour Codes passed by Indian parliament on 13 November.