Indian Workers

  • US shipbuilder faces five more charges of enslaving Indian workers 14-08-2013 04:02 AM

    Five more lawsuits accusing a US shipbuilder of luring 500 Indian guest workers to the US with false promises and forcing them to work under barbaric conditions have been filed in two states. Three of the new lawsuits against Signal International, which has shipyards in Mississippi, Texas and Alabama, were...
  • Enslaved in Saudi Arabia, 200 Indians seek help from embassy 09-06-2013 08:58 AM

    Dubai: Nearly 200 Indians in Saudi Arabia, who had accused two Bangladeshi labour-recruiting agents of duping them, were allegedly beaten up by the duo after they complained about their situation to Indian officials. According to the victims, the duo visited their site and assaulted them for complaining to Indian Embassy...
  • Salman Khurshid on three-day visit to Saudi Arabia 24-05-2013 06:15 AM

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid will pay a three-day visit to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia starting from Friday, the first visit by an Indian foreign minister in the last five years, during which the kingdom's Nitaqat work policy, regional and international issues would be discussed. As many as...
  • 56,700 Indians face deportation from Saudi: Khurshid 24-05-2013 05:05 AM

    New Delhi: As many as 56,700 Indians face deportation from Saudi Arabia in the next one-and-half months and ten officials have been dispatched to the kingdom to help the Indian mission prepare emergency certificates for their exit, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said on Thursday. "As of now, 56,700 Indians...
  • 3,000 Indian workers held in UAE for rioting 08-07-2008 10:56 AM

    Mumbai: The BCCI is on Wednesday expected to decide on the request made by Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) to shift the second tour game of the England team from BKC Ground to DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai. I'm meeting the BCCI chief [N Srinivasan] tomorrow [to discuss the matter]....
  • Indian workers protest 'slave-like' treatment by US firm 12-06-2008 07:42 PM

    Boyd Rankin, the tall Ireland fast bowler, has announced that he will stop representing his home country at the end of 2012 in an attempt to play Test cricket for England. The 27-year-old pacer has in the past expressed a desire to play Test cricket, and his decision means that...
  • Indian worker goes missing in Afghanistan 22-04-2008 01:52 PM

    Sharjah: Allrounder Shahid Afridi took five wickets while Younis Khan and Imran Farhat both hit half-centuries as Pakistan beat Afghanistan by seven wickets in the day-night international on Friday. Afridi claimed 5-36 as Afghanistan were bowled out for 195 in 48.3 overs before Younis hit an unbeaten 70 and Farhat...
  • Five Indian workers arrested in Dubai 15-04-2008 02:43 AM

    Adelaide: Australian skipper Michael Clarke has signed a three-year bat sponsorship deal and the new bat has been manufactured in a factory in Jalandhar, a North India city. Clarke, who won the toss and elected to bat in the Adelaide Test on Tuesday, came out to bat with a new...
  • 'Abandoned' Indian workers in US seek UN help 09-04-2008 12:58 PM

    Lahli: A manic opening day in chilly Lahli saw 18 wickets fall at the Bansi Lal Stadium, with Haryana stumbling to 82 for 8 in reply to defending champion Rajasthan's 89 all out. Opting to field on a lively surface, Haryana were soon making inroads into Rajasthan's batting. Harshal Patel,...
  • Two Indian workers beaten up by Dubai employers 09-04-2008 01:18 AM

    Dubai: Opener Alastair Cook was the only batsman to get some good practice as England's batting crumbled against some spirited ICC Combined XI bowling in their three-day tour opener here on on Sunday. The left-hander held the batting during his patient knock as none of the England batmen could score...
  • Indians march to White House to return H2B visas 31-03-2008 11:34 AM

    Canberra: The face-off is still some days away but Indian batsman Rohit Sharma has already spotted a chink in the Australian armour, saying the hosts have problems against swing bowling and his team would look to capitalise on this when the Test series starts in Melbourne on December 26. That...
  • Mississippi protest: Indians sue American employer 28-03-2008 08:00 AM

    Virender Sehwag's coach AN Sharma said he is delighted with Sehwag's knock and said it was his dream that he reaches that landmark. ...
  • UAE orders wage review for migrant labour 05-11-2007 07:11 PM

    Sydney: Xavier Doherty was the surprising selection in an extended squad of 17 players announced on Monday for Australia's first Ashes cricket Test against England. Young batsmen Callum Ferguson and Usman Khawaja and fast bowler Ryan Harris were also included in the squad which was named on Monday at a...
  • 4,100 arrested Indian workers in Dubai let off 31-10-2007 06:25 PM

    Ahmedabad: Fresh from their 2-0 triumph over Australia, a full-strength India go into a three-Test rubber against New Zealand here on Thursday with the focus on Sachin Tendulkar who just needs one more century to record an amazing feat of 50 Test tons. The hosts, the world's number one ranked...
  • 3 Indian workers kidnapped in Nigeria 19-05-2007 03:01 PM

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  • Indian tortured to death in Malaysia 28-04-2007 11:50 AM

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  • Indian worker found dead in Bahrain 05-10-2006 10:54 AM

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