World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday November 10, 2013
Two people have been killed in clashes in Saudi Arabia amid a nationwide crackdown on illegal expatriates, police said on Sunday.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday June 2, 2013
Kerala Minister for Diaspora K.C. Joseph will visit Saudi Arabia and Kuwait this week to monitor arrangements for the smooth transfer of Keralites who have to leave these countries due to their new labour laws.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 25, 2013
In a bid to allay India's concerns over the controversial 'Nitaqat' labour law, Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal today said "procedures" are being taken in the "best interest of Indian workers".
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday May 7, 2013
The Indian embassy in Riyadh has asked Indian workers in Saudi Arabia to either regularise their stay or return to India in view of the new labour policy in that country.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday April 29, 2013
India and Saudi Arabia will set up a joint committee to address the problems faced by Indian workers in that Gulf nation in the wake of its new labour policy.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday April 28, 2013
Saudi Arabia has plans to improve competence of local workers to replace the eight million expatriate workers in the country, Xinhua reported on Saturday.
World News | Reuters | Sunday April 7, 2013
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah on Saturday ordered a three-month delay to a crackdown on migrant workers which has led to thousands of deportations, to give foreigners in the kingdom a chance to sort out their papers.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 3, 2013
The Centre has responded positively to Kerala's request to bear full ticket fares of expatriates in Saudi Arabia wishing to return to the state due to the implementation of a new labour law in that country, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 2, 2013
The Indian Embassy in Riyadh today urged the Indian expatriate community not to panic after reports in media claimed Saudi Arabia plans to reserve 10 per cent jobs for locals, a move which will hit over 3 lakh low- and semi-skilled Indian workers especially from Kerala.