A stitch in time: Policy flip-flops have seen India lose in garments exports but, it might not be too late
Countries like Bangladesh & Vietnam are growing rapidly as garment manufacturing is moving here from China.
View: The upcoming Budget and other moves will bring the economy back on track
It is time for commentators on the economy to offer their wish...
Labour ministry extends public utility service status for products related to oil
This include production and manufacturing of mineral oil, m...
Bharat Bandh: Banking, transport services may be hit due to strike today
Nearly 25 cr people are likely to take part in the strike to protest against govt's "anti-people" policies.
Government to slash time taken to start new business to 5 days
The government is set to slash the time taken for starting a new business from 18 days to five days.
Social Security Code Bill introduced in Lok Sabha
The Bill proposes setting up a social security fund using corpus available under corporate social responsibility. This fund will provide welfare benefits to all workers, including gig workers. As per the bill, millions of organised sector employees may soon have the option of reducing their provident fund contribution.
Jaishankar, Sri Lankan foreign minister hold talks; discuss sensitive fishermen issue
The Sri Lankan foreign minister, who arrived on Wednesday night on a three-day visit, during the talks stated that as announced by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa all the 52 boats being held by Lanka will be released, Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said.
BMS asks government to send code on social security to parliamentary panel
In a statement issued on Wednesday, BMS said the code will not benefit the entire 500 million workforce of the country. It said its main concern regarding the code was “the lack of its universal character, since the existing thresholds for applicability of provident fund, employee state insurance, gratuity, maternity benefits have not been removed".
Face consequences if you go on strike: Govt to employees
The Central Trade Union, except Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh, and their affiliates in different sectors are mobilising workers and employees for their proposed nationwide general strike on January 8, to protest against some of the central government policies and press for 12-point common demands.
Bid to spur consumption: Save less, spend more is new social security mantra
New Bill gives employees option to reduce their PF contribution, resulting in higher take-home pay.
Bharat Bandh live updates: Strike by trade unions gets mixed response
10 Central trade unions have called fot the strike which is being supported by many other organisations. The protestors' demand during the Bharat Bandh includes Centre to drop the proposed labour reforms. A Bill in this regard was passed and proposes to merge 44 labour laws into four codes -- wages, industrial relations, social security, and safe working conditions.
Labour ministry to provide cashless secondary and tertiary medical care services under AB-PMJAY
A decision to this effect was taken at the ESI Corporation's 178th meeting held on Friday under the chairmanship of labour minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar.
India is becoming a popular destination for foreigners to chase their startup dreams
A host of foreign nationals are relocating to India to fulfil their startup ambitions despite stumbling blocks.
Government suggests nine-hour working day in draft labour code
“The number of hours which shall constitute a normal working day… shall be of nine hours,” said the draft rules, floated for public opinion.
Many states, union territories reported 'nil' data on farmer suicides: Home Ministry
Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy said this in response to a question by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi seeking to know if the farmer suicide data for the past four years was available.
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