Sunday, 4 December, 2022
TopicLabour laws

Topic: labour laws

Workers being targeted after farmers, this is Modi ji’s rule, says Rahul Gandhi

Taking to Twitter, the Congress leader attacked PM Modi over the labour reform bills saying under his rule the poor are exploited and 'friends' nurtured.

How Modi govt’s 3 new labour codes were passed in Parliament, and the changes they will bring

In episode 575 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta explains why the three labour codes passed in the Parliament Wednesday are mired in controversy and the reforms they will bring about.

Easy to fire workers, social security for migrants, gender equality — 3 labour codes decoded

The codes on industrial relations; occupational safety, health and working conditions; and social security aim to simplify archaic labour laws and give impetus to economic activity.

Passage of labour reform bills will ensure workers’ well-being, boost economy, says PM Modi

In a series of tweets, PM Modi said these 'futuristic legislations' universalise minimum wages, timely payment and give priority to occupational safety of workers.

Rajya Sabha passes 3 key labour reform bills amid boycott by opposition parties

Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar said that the purpose of labour reforms is to provide a transparent system to suit the changed business environment.

Lok Sabha passes 3 labour codes as opposition parties boycott over MPs’ suspension

The three codes — on industrial relations, health & safety and social security — aim to reform archaic Indian labour laws and benefit employers & employees.

Govt introduces three labour bills, Manish Tewari calls them ‘blow to rights of workers’

Labour Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar withdrew the three bills that were introduced last year and introduced the three new ones.

Govt to relax penal provisions in draft social security code to improve ease of doing business

Changes have been proposed in revised and final version of proposed Code on Social Security, 2020, which is likely to come up for passage in monsoon session of Parliament.

Illegal to increase factory work hours from 8 to 12 — parliamentary panel to labour ministry

Members of the panel on labour, which met Monday, also said there should be a social security number for all migrants so that they can register in the proposed national portal.

Skill mapping, MoUs, changes in labour laws — how Chhattisgarh plans to employ 7 lakh migrants

Chhattisgarh is working on a plan to provide permanent jobs to about 7 lakh migrant labourers. It has completed skill mapping of 2.5 lakh of these.

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Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

Recalling 8 stories of supreme heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 Bangladesh war 

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.