RSS-affiliate trade union urges withdrawal of anti-labour provisions
Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh, the RSS-affiliate trade union has urged the government to withdraw the anti-labour provisions of the Industrial Relations Code, 2019. BMS said, casualisation and contractualisation of workforce will lead to below quality productive activities in industrial sector and create an India of “casualised” labour.
India in touch with Pak for ‘unhindered’ consular access: MEA on Kulbhushan Jadhav
Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar on...
1.09 crore trees cut in last five years: Environment Ministry
In response to a query in Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Environment, Fo...
CMPDIL to help Singareni Collieries set up washeries
CMPDI will prepare tender documents, conduct technical assistance in evaluation of offers, approve design drawings & offer periodic supervision during execution. For the coal handling plants with washery, CMPDI will prepare tender documents, offer technical assistance in evaluation of offers and approve design drawings. The MOU is for a period of 3 years.
Govt has cancelled Nithyananda's passport: MEA
The government has cancelled passport of controversial self-styled godman Nithyananda and rejected his application for fresh one, External Affairs Ministry said on Friday.
Power ministry unveils norms for allocating coal linkage to plants without PPAs
Earlier, PPA was a pre-requisite for getting coal linkage. But, the government relaxed the norms under SHAKTI, or the Scheme for Harnessing and Allocating Koyala (Coal) Transparently in India, policy this year in March. For this purpose, the power ministry on Monday issued the methodology for the same.
Govt wants PSUs to hire more apprentices for service business
The govt is of the view that though most PSUs are hiring apprentices for technical and manufacturing job roles, the number of apprentices in the service sector is lagging behind. The aim is to fill the gap in supply and demand for skilled workforce and meet the aspirations of the Indian youth through gaining on-the-job training.
Karnataka govt scripting labour law for app-based services
The labour department has prepared a set of draft rules which is being vetted by National Law School of India University (NLSIU) professors Babu Mathew and V Nagaraj. The department will take their inputs before taking a call on how to go about the exercise.
Onion prices shoot up to Rs165/kg; govt says imported onions to arrive by Jan 20
Onion prices have been ruling high for past few weeks due to fall in production of the Kharif crop following unseasonal rainfall in key growing states, including Maharashtra. The price of onion was ruling at around Rs 120/kg in Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata, while it was around Rs 100/kg in Delhi on Friday, as per the latest data.
Govt introduces Labour Code on Industrial Relations bill in Lok Sabha
The industrial relations code is the third of four labour codes that have got approval from the Cabinet. The Bill consolidates essential elements of three laws—the Trade Unions Act, 1926, the Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946, and the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947—helping improve ease of doing business.
JNUSU submits memorandum to HRD Ministry
Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union President Aishe Ghosh stated that a memorandum has been submitted to Ministry of Human Resource ...
JSPL hopeful of getting Gare Palma coal block: VR Sharma
In the October to December quarter (Q3), we will be surpassing all our records.
Several countries agree J&K internal matter of India: MEA in Lok Sabha
The Ministry of External Affairs has informed the Lok Sabha that several countries have agreed that matters related to Jammu and Kashmir are internal to the country following proactive outreach by the government.
Labour ministry drops the plan to corporatise EPFO
The ministry’s proposal to corporatise the EPFO had faced severe criticism. In its latest draft code released in September, it had proposed a corporate structure to be headed by a CEO.
Modi’s labour reform push may remove key hurdle for investors
The current changes are part of a process to streamline 44 different federal labor laws into four codes.
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