Every third informal sector worker in India is now registered on e-Shram portal with over 14 crore registered users.
NHRC (National Human Rights Commission) in a letter to the Union Ministry of Labour and Employment, the states and the union territories, has asked for the implementation of its recommendations.
The variable dearness allowance is revised taking into the average consumer price index for industrial workers. The index is compiled and prepared by the Labour Bureau.
It was the British who brought thousands of coolies to Shimla when they turned the place into the summer capital of India.
The steepest fall in the CPI numbers for agricultural and rural labourers was experienced by Tamil Nadu
The three leaders have replaced Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Harsh Vardhan and Santosh Gangwar, all of whom were considered not up to the challenges at hand in their respective ministries.
The plaintiffs were the third group of foreign workers to win a case against Goodyear in the Industrial Court
Biden's climate envoy, John Kerry, has said that the possibility of forced labor in Xinjiang “is a problem”
The letter by Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) general secretary Binoy Kumar Sinha, was addressed to the Labour and Employment Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar.
However, in a statement, Amazon said it fired the employees for repeatedly violating internal policies, not because they talked publicly about working conditions or sustainability.
Home ministry sand that these labourers are often given drugs to make them work in the fields for long hours which adversely affect their physical and mental condition.
The Punjab and Haryana High Court has sought a reply from the state government by February 24.
The ministry intends to finalise the rules under labour codes by this month-end for implementation of these laws.
While the coronavirus is hurting working people, especially lower-income workers, it is mainly exacerbating underlying inequalities in the economy.
The focus should be on three pillars namely self-sufficiency, food security and social security for India to progress holistically.
The Congress leader and Bollywood actor engaged in a Twitter debate based on Haasan's party's seven-point agenda
The draft order provides that the working hours in IT sector shall be as per agreement or conditions of appointment between employer and workers.
The implementation of Code on Wages, 2019 is planned April along with other three codes on industrial relations, social security and occupational health safety
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.