The other proposals which received the cabinet's go ahead were amendment to Odisha Gram Panchayat Act, Panchayat Samiti Act and Zilla Parishad Act. Disaster management was included in the activities list of panchayati raj bodies, the chief secretary added.
Every third informal sector worker in India is now registered on e-Shram portal with over 14 crore registered users.
Himachal Pradesh government employees will get a salary hike of 15-20% as the new pay scales will be applicable from 1st January. This will put an additional burden of about Rs. 4000 cr annually on the state exchequer.
Later, the NDMC also issued a statement, saying the strike had been called off after the mayor and the standing committee chairman "gave assurances" to the protesting doctors that their demands will be met.
"By defaulting on the payment of salaries for the last two months, North MCD has failed to honour the agreement, hence we are free to call for strike of doctors," the November 17 letter by the MCDA to the commissioner had said.
"There is a world beyond the false rhetoric where in some houses people are not able to even run their households - what kind of 'achche din' (good days) are these," asked Rahul Gandhi
The median pay package for a CEO at an S&P 500 company hit USD 12.7 million in 2020, according to data analyzed by Equilar.
The strike by Delhi University teachers which began on Maha Shivratri is likely to intensify in the coming days.
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary shared that the workers will now get a daily wage of Rs 217 and Rs 101 for ration
Several doctors in hospitals run by the North MCD claim they have not been paid in three months
The Supreme Court directed that no coercive action should be taken against employers for violation of Centre's order on full wages to employees.
Ambani voluntarily capped his compensation at Rs 15 crore in October 2009 amid a debate over right-sizing of CEO salaries. The salary cap continued even as all other executive directors saw their remunerations go up.
The Ministry of Rural Development has sought the poll panel's approval to revise the wages paid under the MGNREGA from April 1, a move that could benefit more than several crore beneficiaries across the country.
Jet Airways pilots have said they will stop flying from April 1 if their salaries are not cleared by March 31.
The airline has defaulted on loans and has delayed payments to its pilots, suppliers and lessors for months.
The proposal will benefit 3 crore middle-class tax payers, Piyush Goyal said while unveiling the Budget proposals for 2019-20.
Protesting for their contract termination with the local authority, the sanitation workers climbed up the tower where the Health Department Office is located.
The loss-making private carrier has been defaulting on salary disbursement to its senior management along with pilots and engineer since August due to severe cash crunch.
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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