Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicWorkers's rights

Topic: Workers's rights

Working late is a thing of the past in Belgium. They now have a ‘right to disconnect’

A new law passed in Belgium allows civil servants to switch off work emails, texts and phone calls received out of hours, without fear of reprisals.

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.

Do Modi govt’s labour code amendments hurt worker rights or are they good for industry?

A long-standing demand of investors has been to reform India’s outdated labour laws and do away with the ‘inspector raj’ system.

This is why 1 May came to be celebrated as May Day the world over

More than 65 countries have official holiday on May Day and a few others unofficially observe this day. In India, 1 May coincides with Maharashtra Day.

On Camera

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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