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India, 15 migrant workers crushed to death by truck in Surat while they were sleeping

India, 15 migrant workers crushed to death by truck in Surat while they were sleeping

In India Gujarat’s Surat district, at least 15 migrant workers, were killed on Tuesday by a truck running over them, while they were sleeping. The vehicle driver has been arrested, local media reported. The occurrence…

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60% child labor in Gujarat’s sugarcane fields unpaid: Report

60% child labor in Gujarat’s sugarcane fields unpaid: Report

Thousands of people migrate to Southern Gujarat to work in the sugarcane fields in the region. Many of them are children of migrant sugarcane harvesters. According to a recent report by Netherlands-based child rights organisation,…

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Coronavirus: Why are migrant laborers on a rampage in India even when the government is providing essential items?

Coronavirus: Why are migrant laborers on a rampage in India even when the government is providing essential items?

When the Government of India took measures to contain the virus from spreading at the end of March by ordering a 21-day nationwide lockdown, migrant laborers were one of those who were severely struck. Prime…

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