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Hinduja brothers sentenced to jail: Breakdown of charges against the India-born richest family in Britain

Live Mint 22 Jun 2024
Many workers, only speaking Hindi, were paid in rupees to bank accounts in India, which they could not access while in Switzerland.The family’s legal team denied the allegations, arguing that the ...
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Hindujas 'appalled' by Swiss court’s jail term order; File appeal

Hindustan Times 22 Jun 2024
... vulnerable domestic workers from India at their villa in Geneva ... Some workers allegedly spoke only Hindi and were paid their wages in rupees in banks back in India that they could not access.
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UK’s richest family found guilty of exploitation but is acquitted of trafficking

Deccan Herald 22 Jun 2024
... exploiting several workers from India.</p><p>They were accused of confiscating the employees’ passports and forcing them to work 16 hours a day or longer without overtime pay in the villa.
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Trump departs from anti-immigrant rhetoric with green card proposal

Voa News 22 Jun 2024
He has previously said the H1-B program commonly used by companies to hire foreign workers temporarily — a program he has used in the past — was "very bad" and used by tech companies to get foreign workers for lower pay.
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NEET row: Who is prime suspect Sikandar Yadvendu? All you need to know

Hindustan Times 22 Jun 2024
... that Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav's personal secretary, Pritam Kumar, contacted a National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) guest house worker to reserve a room for Yadavendu.
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Chinese visa dip after Galwan clash as economic security takes centrestage

Hindustan Times 21 Jun 2024
While the Indian electronic industry claims job losses due to the denial of visas to Chinese businessmen and workers, official data released on June 14 showed India’s merchandise exports in May 2024 ...
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Visa irregularities by Chinese firms uncovered by agencies

Hindustan Times 21 Jun 2024
Post the Galwan clash in 2020, the Union government cracked down on the issuance of visas, with only 2,500 business visas and another 3,000 e-visas given to Chinese companies and workers in 2023-24.
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UK's richest family get jail terms for exploiting staff

Deutsche Welle 21 Jun 2024
The Hinduja family forced vulnerable domestic workers from India to work excruciatingly long hours at their villa in Switzerland. The court found that the workers were paid a pittance in Indian rupees, not Swiss francs ... .
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Death toll from India tainted liquor tragedy rises to 47

Gulf News 21 Jun 2024
Air India passenger finds metal blade in flight meal, airline responds Indian farm worker dumped with severed arm dies in Italy Heatwave conditions intensify in many parts of India Survivors recall horror of deadly double Indian train crash.
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Swiss Judge Set to Rule in Hinduja Family Human-Trafficking Trial

New York Times 21 Jun 2024
The Hinduja family has denied allegations against four members that they trafficked domestic workers from India and exploited them at their villa in Geneva ... .
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Retail inflations for farm, rural workers remain almost flat in May

The Times of India 21 Jun 2024
Retail inflation for agricultural labourers and rural workers in India remained flat at 7.7% ...
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Trump proposes green cards for foreign grads of US colleges, departing from anti-immigrant rhetoric

Wtop 21 Jun 2024
He has previously said the H1-B program commonly used by companies to hire foreign workers temporarily — a program he has used in the past — was “very bad” and used by tech companies to get foreign workers for lower pay.
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UK's richest family convicted of exploiting servants

RNZ 21 Jun 2024
Workers who were brought over from India alleged the family paid them as little as �7 (NZ$14) to work 18-hour days, less than a tenth of the amount required under Swiss law.
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Trump Proposes Green Cards for Foreign Grads of U.S. Colleges

Time Magazine 21 Jun 2024
He has previously said the H1-B program commonly used by companies to hire foreign workers temporarily — a program he has used in the past — was “very bad” and used by tech companies to get foreign workers for lower pay.
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Donald Trump plans ‘automatic’ green cards for foreign graduates of US colleges

Hindustan Times 21 Jun 2024
He has previously said the H1-B program commonly used by companies to hire foreign workers temporarily — a program he has used in the past — was “very bad” and used by tech companies to get foreign workers for lower pay.

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