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BusinessToday.In
October 8, 2020
India Stock Market Highlights Today:  HCL Tech, TCS, Infosys and Tech Mahindra were among the top gainers on both BSE and NSE today. On the other hand, Bajaj Auto, GAIL, ONGC, Indian Oil and Asian Paints were among the top losers today


Ajita Shashidhar
October 7, 2020
A recent report by diversity and inclusion company, Avtar Group says that diversity hiring in 2020 has gone up this year by 32 per cent as opposed to 23 per cent last year


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


BusinessToday.In
October 6, 2020
India Stock Market Highlights Today: All 30 Sensex constituents were trading in the green. Index heavyweight HDFC led the rally on the Sensex chart, followed by Asian Paints, IndusInd Bank, HDFC Bank, Mahindra and Mahindra and State Bank of India.


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


Ajita Shashidhar
New Delhi, September 30, 2020
From electronic products, furniture and cars to apparel, fashion accessories and food, smaller towns are outpacing metros and big cities in consumption revival. Will this sustain?


Nirbhay Kumar
September 29, 2020
Labour unions have opposed new rule which allows companies with upto 300 employees to lay-off staff and close the firm without government approval. The threshold for this was 100 employees earlier


BusinessToday.In
September 28, 2020
The government is going to assess efficacy data of all concerned companies (working on COVID-19 vaccines) before inking a purchase contract with them and will buy vaccines at least for essential workers


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


BusinessToday.In
September 22, 2020
Farm bill: In the next four days, Congress chief ministers, Pradesh Congress Committee presidents, Congress legislative party leaders along with MPs, MLAs, and senior leaders will walk from the PCC office to Raj Bhavan


Rashi Bisaria
New Delhi, September 21, 2020
Farm bills passed in Rajya Sabha amid protests by opposition MPsThe Rajya Sabha has passed the Farmers' and Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020 and Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020, through voice vote amid protest by opposition MPs and farmers' protests across Punjab and Haryana. The bills were passed in the Lok Sabha last week.Tata Consultancy Services sets up 11 COVID-19 isolation centres for staf...


Prasanna Mohanty
September 21, 2020
Contrary to Centre's claims, a parallel private market for farm produce and negation of states' regulatory power are aimed at helping private businesses at the cost of farmers. The last thing distressed farmers need is exposure to unregulated market forces


Reuters
September 19, 2020
In a filing on Wednesday, it accused Tiffany of mismanaging the pandemic's financial fallout and arguing this has triggered a material adverse effect (MAE) that nullifies their agreement


Sonal Khetarpal
September 18, 2020
Flexing It's cofounder and CEO Chandrika Pasricha says the numbers of firms looking at hiring consultants on their platform has increased by a whopping 75% in FY20, driven largely by large corporates and enterprises clients


BusinessToday.In
September 17, 2020
Irdai chairman S C Khuntia said that the regulator is looking to introduce risk-based supervision norms, which is required so that those companies which carry higher risks get more supervision


Team BT
New Delhi, September 17, 2020
BT's panel of experts on how to fire up the four engines of the economy - and where to find the money


BusinessToday.In
September 11, 2020
Yesterday, the Israel cabinet proposed a two-week full-fledged lockdown beginning from September 18, the eve of Rosh Hashanah--a Jewish New Year festival


PTI
September 9, 2020
Restrictions were imposed on opening of markets across the state since the outbreak of COVID-19 in March, with a complete lockdown till July that followed graded opening of shops and commercial spaces with curtailed timings and certain curbs


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