How the new Social Security Code will benefit employees
The proposed Social Security Code integrates eight laws, covering provisions relating...
Netcore completes ESOP buyback for past and existing employees
In a parallel exercise, Netcore’s holding company also completed a buyback sch...
Government ready to debate with Rahul Gandhi on CAA: Amit Shah
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday challenged Congress leader Rahul Gan...
Government pushes for zaid crops to mitigate Kharif deficit
The recent focus on zaid crops has paid off well as area under cultivation during this period has been on rise since last few years. As compared to kharif sowing which is being done across 107 million hectare, zaid planting, mostly pulses, is done across less than 2 per cent of that area.
FM urged to equalise tax benefits for govt and non-govt employees in Budget 2020
The Income-tax Act, 1961 differentiates between a government employee and non-government employee. However, this should not be the case. There are numerous tax benefits available only for the government employees only.
Punjab government passes resolution against CAA
Resolution moved by Punjab government against Citizenship Amendment Act has been passed in the state assembly.Punjab government passes resol...
Oyo notifies employees about layoffs via emails
Layoffs in Delhi and Jaipur were communicated to the staff on Monday, while in Gurgaon employees were notified on Tuesday.
Adopt our model or Ram temple may take long to build, VHP tells government
The temple’s design and expanse over the 67 acres of government-acquired land in Ayodhya will also determine the location of a proposed 251-metre statue of Lord Ram in the town. This would be tallest statue in the world.
Apathy of previous governments forced farmers to commit suicide: Yogi Adityanath
Adityanath said the state government was aiming to open Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) in all gram panchayats that will bring about a major change in the agriculture sector and help farmers in many ways.
Banned NDFB gives up arms, signs agreement with government
According to the pact, the National Democratic Front of Boroland under the leadership of its 'president' B Saoraigwra will abjure violence and join in peace talks with the government. The tripartite agreement was signed by representatives of the NDFB and the central and Assam governments, the officials said.
Startups cutting employee costs
Oyo, Ola, Paytm, Quikr, Zomato and Rivigo have handed out pink slips or are likely to.
No other way than implementing citizenship law: Kerala Governor
The Kerala government earlier this week moved the Supreme Court against the Citizenship Amendment Act, seeking to declare it violative of the principles of equality, freedom and secularism enshrined in the Constitution. It was the first state government to challenge the act and the Kerala Assembly was the first to pass a resolution against the law.
How Social Security Code 2019 will impact employees' gratuity, protect their EPF dues
The code provides for a uniform definition of "wages" across all legislations covered. This is aligned with the definition provided under the "Code on Wages" and proposed amendments to PF. Here's how specific provisions could benefit employees.
Government relief only hope, else telecom sector headed for duopoly: Analysts
Industry experts are divided over the likely outcome of the sector heading towards a duopoly with two private telcos-Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel plus one PSU- BSNL with a limited reach. While Vodafone Idea is reeling under the debt of Rs 53,000 crores as AGR payment, Airtel is better financially placed to pay its statutory dues of Rs 35,000.
India Inc opens doors to transgender employees
KPMG, Infosys, Accenture, Nestaway, Sodexo and others have policies have introduced policies as well as hiring plans to ease the transition of the marginalised community into the formal workplace. Education, discrimination in access to housing and ignorance of society as to why gender dysphoria happens are the major challenges the community faces.
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