The accused, identified as Rajendra owns a tent house in Fatehabad Police Station area of Agra, allegedly thrashed his employee Jeetu on Saturday night
Although various market bodies said they support the cause for which the 'bandh' was called, they however, could not shut down their shops or outlets due to multiple reasons.
The ministry intends to finalise the rules under labour codes by this month-end for implementation of these laws.
Traders and transporters are not participating in the 'Bharat Bandh' because they haven't been approached by farmers yet for support on the issue, a statement says.
Ten trade unions call a general strike against 'anti-people, anti-worker policies of BJP
The Rajya Sabha passed three key labour codes by voice vote, even as opposition parties continue to boycott the current session over the suspension of eight MPs.
Labour law relaxations will lead to the creation of low-wage employment that will slow the process of economic revival in the coming months.
While the Yogi Adityanath-led government has approved an ordinance to exempt various industries in UP from different labour laws for three years, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced wide-ranging changes in labour legsilation to stimulate economic activity.
'We...are aware of the fact that we have to repay the banks but all we want is that we pay with respect and honour,' the trade bodies said.
"I have decided to boycott the meeting convened by Sonia Gandhi on January 13 in New Delhi as I don't support the violence that the Left and Congress unleashed in West Bengal yesterday," she said.
Since August 20, the Muthoot Finance Employees’ Union has been on a state-wide strike alleging various 'anti-labour practices'.
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CK Saji Narayanan, chief of BMS, says they would stage protests in all the districts demanding among other things, scrapping of "fixed-term employment", which he said was "destroying" the labour sector.
"Is this the attitude of the Government of India towards poor people," it asked the counsel appearing for the Centre while expressing anguish over the submission.
Sadar Bazar, Lajpat Nagar, Chandni Chowk, Karol Bagh and Chawri Bazar were amongst the markets that were closed.
“BMS decided to boycott ILC due to the centre’s anti-labour policies," RSS trade union President said.
Officials of Delhi Development Authority (DDA) held a meeting with LG Anil Baijal at his residence to discuss issues over the sealing drive.
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
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