Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicLabour laws

Topic: labour laws

Ease of doing business? India still has 1,536 Acts, 69,233 compliances for firms to follow

Analysis by TeamLease Compliance shows compliance burden remained onerous for firms in India. Govt says it has taken many steps but agrees more needs to be done.

How Indian factories are trying to overcome labour shortages as economy reopens

Some companies are promising free travel tickets, housing & food to draw workers to urban areas, others are hiring new faces from nearby locations.

This 1979 inter-state workmen law could help avert migrant crisis if enforced strictly

The Inter-State Migrant Workmen (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1979, was framed to prevent the exploitation of migrants.

States are going ahead with labour reforms, even if Modi govt is finding it hard to do so

The labour ministry has told a parliamentary panel that over 10 states have reformed some labour laws over the last year or more. A dozen more are considering them.

Why R Jagannathan wants Gandhian economic model, Arvind Panagariya says trade will recover

Today's political, economic & strategic punditry from Uday Balakrishnan, Satish Deshpande, Rajeev Bhargava & more.

India’s Supreme Court has a class bias and it takes whatever the govt says at face value

Judges insist that the terrible ADM Jabalpur judgment has been 'buried ten fathoms deep', but Supreme Court's actions during lockdown suggest its spirit is still strong.

Reforms don’t mean complete abolition of labour laws: Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar

As concerns were raised over changes in labour laws in various states, Kumar said the central government was committed to protecting the interests of workers.

‘Storm rips what lockdown didn’t’ — Telegraph on Amphan, Mirror on migrants taking Covid home

A round-up of the most important reports in major newspapers around the country – from TOI and HT, Express and The Hindu to The Telegraph, Mumbai Mirror and The Tribune, as well as top financial dailies.

Azim Premji defends workers’ rights as many states dilute labour laws

Writing in the Economic Times, the founder of software services provider Wipro said that dilution of such laws would only exacerbate the conditions of low wage workers.

CM Yogi has a roadmap for MSMEs: A loan fest followed by online handicrafts exhibition

Yogi Adityanath govt will hold an online exhibition in June that will promote local goods such as Bhadohi carpets, Lucknow chikan work, Banarasi sarees.  

On Camera

YourTurn

Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

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.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.