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Prasanna Mohanty
October 26, 2020
Multiple factors led to it: First they were asked to grow paddy to overcome food scarcity; mechanised harvesting left massive residue that takes longer to decompose and then paddy sowing was delayed to conserve water, overshooting residue burning into Delhi's bad winter air days


BusinessToday.In
October 23, 2020
India has assumed the chairmanship of governing body of International Labour Organisation (ILO), with Labour Secretary Apurva Chandra being elected to the post, after a period of 35 years


BusinessToday.In
October 23, 2020
India Stock Market Highlights Today: Tata Steel, followed by Maruti, ICICI Bank, Bharti Airtel, Bajaj Finance, HDFC twins and TCS were among the top gainers on Sensex pack today. On the other hand, Infosys, HCL Tech, HUL and Asian Paints were the laggards


Prasanna Mohanty
October 22, 2020
Many studies, including those by top government bodies, identify top polluters of Delhi air as industries, vehicles and dust; the annual, ritualistic bashing of Punjab farmers in winter months only helps in shifting the blame and allows government agencies to evade accountability


Prasanna Mohanty
October 20, 2020
A study by two multinational giants UBS and PwC says \"huge fiscal and quantitative easing packages\" given by governments around the world drove a V-shaped recovery of stock markets and billionaires' wealth surged to $10.2 trillion by the end of July 2020


Manu Kaushik
October 16, 2020
The large-scale migration of working professionals and students (two big sets of users) across the country - from metros to smaller towns - resulted in large organised players like OYO, Stanza Living and Nestaway revisiting their growth plans


Prasanna Mohanty
October 15, 2020
Several critical high-frequency indicators show that in August and September the improvements noticed in June and July reversed; high-frequency data, in any case, tells the story of organised sector but not unorganised sector contributing 45% to GDP


Prasanna Mohanty
October 12, 2020
India has learnt that growth in GDP does not automatically translate into growth in jobs and that GDP growth does not necessarily mean well-being of a vast majority of population. It needs to put these experiences into work and frame appropriate policy responses to the job crisis


BusinessToday.In
October 12, 2020
Making a case for another white revolution, the SBI Ecowrap report states that India is no more just a cereal granary and states are producing diversified crops and it is time that we go for white revolution


Prasanna Mohanty
October 12, 2020
The economic crisis following the pandemic and untimely national lockdown have been used by both the central and state governments to push through unilateral measures that undermine workers' interest by dismantling critical protections


Anand Adhikari
October 8, 2020
The fresh fund infusion of Rs 11,650 crore in Reliance Retail Ventures is part of the company's plan to increase the capital base


BusinessToday.In
October 6, 2020
With this investment, Reliance Retail Ventures has raised Rs 37,710 crore from leading global investors including Silver Lake, KKR, General Atlantic, Mubadala, GIC, TPG and ADIA in less than four weeks


Prasanna Mohanty
October 6, 2020
Part II of this two-part article looks at more data on the growth of temporary or informal workers in India and how it poses a serious threat not just to the wellbeing of millions of its workers but to the growth prospects of the economy in the long run


Prasanna Mohanty
October 5, 2020
Part I of this two-part article traces the growth of temporary employment in government and the practice of keeping a larger number of posts vacant even in the face of a severe job crisis


PB Jayakumar
New Delhi, September 30, 2020
From a regional player till 2013 to 107 showrooms in 21 states in 2020, Kalyan Jewellers has come a long way. It is now looking to take on Tata Group's Tanishq for the No. 1 spot in the countrys organised retail jewellery segment


Prasanna Mohanty
September 28, 2020
Neither the Wage Code 2019 nor the draft Rules 2020 notified in July 2020 under it links wage to labour productivity, strengthen implementation regime, make minimum wage universal or limit working hours to 8-hour a day to improve the lot of workers


BusinessToday.In
September 28, 2020
SBI Jobs: There will be no written exam for the recruitment of specialist cadre officers. The selection process will be based on interview and relevant work experience


Prasanna Mohanty
September 27, 2020
New labour codes severely reduce workers' security by increasing key thresholds for applicability of most protections; contractual employment has been expanded to add to workers' precarity and social protections for unorganised workers are vague


Nirbhay Kumar
September 26, 2020
The Code on Industrial Relations allows companies with up to 300 workers to fire them without prior government approval; they also make it difficult for unions to go on strike without prior 60-day notice


Sonal Khetarpal
September 25, 2020
The three labour codes seen together fail to achieve even reasonable balance between enabling of ease of doing business, and protecting & strengthening labour welfare and their rights


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