Friday, Dec 03, 2021

Labour/Trade Unions

Agra Labourer Succumbs To Injuries After Being Thrashed By Employer

Mar 15, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The accused, identified as Rajendra owns a tent house in Fatehabad Police Station area of Agra, allegedly thrashed his employee Jeetu on Saturday night

Delhi Shops Stay Open During Trade Bandh Fearing Losses

Feb 26, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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.

Put Labour Codes On Hold, Start Fresh Discussions: Trade Unions To Government

The ministry intends to finalise the rules under labour codes by this month-end for implementation of these laws.

Markets, Transport Sector To Remain Open Tomorrow: Trade Unions

Dec 07, 2020 PTI

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.

Trade Strike On Nov 26 to Support Next Week's Farmers' Agitation

Ten trade unions call a general strike against 'anti-people, anti-worker policies of BJP

23 September, 2020

Three Key Labour Reform Bills Passed In Rajya Sabha Amid Opposition Boycott


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.

16 May, 2020

Barking Up The Wrong Tree: Scrapping Labour Laws to Combat Economic Slowdown In Corona Times

Akhil Alha

Labour law relaxations will lead to the creation of low-wage employment that will slow the process of economic revival in the coming months.

08 May, 2020

UP, MP Govts Make Changes To Labour Laws To Revive Industries

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

14 February, 2020

'We Owe You Money, Not Respect': Hit By Shutdown, Kashmir Trade Bodies Allege Harassment By Banks

Naseer Ganai

'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.

09 January, 2020

Mamata Banerjee Says Will Boycott Opposition Meeting Convened By Sonia Gandhi


"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.

23 September, 2019

Gold Financing Giant Loses Sheen As Strike At Muthoot’s Kerala Outlets Enters 2nd Month

Siddharth Premkumar

Since August 20, the Muthoot Finance Employees’ Union has been on a state-wide strike alleging various 'anti-labour practices'.


24 November, 2018

Meet Viji P, Who Fought For Saleswomen’s Right To Sit

Harsha Raj Gatty

Viji has now been selected by the BBC as one among the 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world.

04 September, 2018

Modi Govt Causing 'Extreme Labour Exploitation, Harassment', Says RSS-Backed Trade Union

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

01 May, 2018

'Shocked' SC Hits Out At Govt For 'Exploiting' The Poor

Outlook Web Bureau

"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.

28 March, 2018

Major Markets In Delhi Shut Today As Traders Protest Against Sealing Drive

Outlook Web Bureau

Sadar Bazar, Lajpat Nagar, Chandni Chowk, Karol Bagh and Chawri Bazar were amongst the markets that were closed.

20 February, 2018

Indian Labour Conference Postponed After RSS-Affiliated BMS Threatens To Boycott Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

“BMS decided to boycott ILC due to the centre’s anti-labour policies," RSS trade union President said.


03 February, 2018

Sealing Drive: Delhi Traders Continue Shutdown For The 2nd Day

Outlook Web Bureau

Officials of Delhi Development Authority (DDA) held a meeting with LG Anil Baijal at his residence to discuss issues over the sealing drive.

Photo Gallery

Former Punjab DGP Sarbdeep Singh Virk joins BJP in the presence of Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and MOS Commerce and Industry Som Prakash, at the party headquarters in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary

A health worker takes a swab sample of a passenger entering the city to test for COVID-19 at a railway station in Ahmedabad. India on Thursday confirmed its first cases of the omicron coronavirus variant in two people...

AP Photo/Ajit Solanki

Former Punjab DGP Sarbdeep Singh Virk joins BJP, at the party headquarters in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary

Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar addresses a press conference in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Kamal Kishore

Commodore Rituraj Sahu, Naval Officer-In-Charge of West Bengal, interacts with media persons during 'Navy Week', at INS Netaji Subhas in Kolkata. Commodore P R Kulkarni(L), Indian Navy Warship Production Superintendent,...

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