Sunday, 3 July, 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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Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.


Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.