Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicLabour laws

Topic: labour laws

Communists should lead by example, says Ilaiah & IIM professor disagrees with Urjit Patel

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

Modi cannot be blamed for failing to revamp India’s manufacturing sector

Vajpayee, in 2001, withdrew his promise to amend the draconian labour laws of the country when he saw that his own party was against it.

How youth activism is kicking unpaid internships to the curb

Displacing the cliché “pay your dues” with the call to “pay your interns” is a significant achievement for a young movement.

A photo on Delhi Metro sparked a debate on domestic help. Now pass a law to protect them

The Modi government’s new labour code would include domestic workers. But, with the general election coming up in 2019, it is not likely that BJP will be willing to push through such a major change.

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.