An association of contractors in Saudi Arabia has rejected a bid by the Indian government to increase wages for its workers in the kingdom, a report said.
The move could stall construction projects and force some companies out of
Indian migrant workers in Bahrain are cashing in on a slump in the rupee, which hit an all-time low against the US dollar this week, a report said.
The currency has dropped in value by 16.5 per cent since May - making it more prof
Employees coming to Bahrain from India must sign a contract and keep a copy of it, said Indian Ambassador Mohan Kumar.
He was speaking at an open house held at the embassy premises in Adliya on Friday.
"Employees in managerial post
Police have been called in to investigate the alleged beating and deportation of Indian factory worker Nasser Khan from Bahrain.
Our sister newspaper Gulf Daily News (GDN) reported yesterday that hundreds of employees at M R S Fashions had
An estimated 50,000 to 150,000 Indian workers have returned from the Gulf - mainly UAE - due to economic slowdown in the region, an Indian minister said.
Replying to a question, Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi told the lower
India has no intention of prescribing a minimum wage for Indian workers abroad, Bahrain in particular, a senior official was quoted as saying.
The Indian Embassy in Bahrain had earlier issued notification, quoting the Ministry of Overseas
The Indian Embassy is urging people from the country to evaluate benefits before accepting jobs offers in Bahrain.
Ambassador Balkrishna Shetty said that considering the current situation of rising value of the Indian rupee, high cost of l