Wednesday, 29 June, 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

File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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