Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicWorkers

Topic: workers

Gandhi told Gujarat striking millworkers not to be angry at boss or gamble, gossip

'Gandhian Thought and Communication', edited by Biswajit Das, explains why it's crucial to understand Gandhi's involvement in the strike from his point of view.

Manuals for European women, satires, paintings: How British Raj depicted Indian workers

European women residing in India wrote several ‘housewives’ manuals for newcomers. One section specifically focussed on the dos and don’ts with regard to ‘servants’.

64% workers globally would trust a robot manager more than their human boss

Sales of industrial robots in India jumped by 39 per cent in a year, while China is aiming to become one of world’s most automated nations by 2020.

What BJP MPs are talking in private about Narendra Modi and 2019

If I leave the BJP now, will the Congress give me ticket? BJP MPs are wondering.

MGNREGA wage clearance improves, but still not reaching workers on time

Rural Development Ministry says crediting wages in workers’ accounts within the 15-day time limit will be its key focus in FY 2018-19.

Pakistan’s new census: What has changed in 20 years

Pakistan’s new census, held after nearly two decades, and marred by series of attacks on census workers, shows what has changed in its demographic

On Camera

YourTurn

Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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