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PTI
Mumbai, January 29, 2017
Defying the impact of the note-ban which has yanked down consumer sentiment, the rural wages have been on a steady upward spiral, rising by 7.3 per cent in November, suggesting a likely release of pent-up demand after demonetisation, says a report.


Sanjay Modi
New Delhi, January 24, 2017
While automation replaces machines for routine jobs, at the same time it increases the demand for high skilled jobs, non-routine jobs. It also creates opportunities for low-skilled non-routine jobs in activities such as caring and personal services that are hard to automate.


Aruna Giri N
January 23, 2017
Direct tax reforms to dominate the revenue side while infra spending and rural welfare to rule the outlays.


Saibal Sengupta
January 18, 2017
Domestic consumption has got a consistent beating over the past 3-4 quarters. GDP estimates have slipped to 7.1%. Industry output experienced a slide downward to a negative growth. Continuous inflationary pressures.


Reuters
Bengaluru, November 28, 2016
Indian companies including Tata Consultancy Services or TCS, Infosys and Wipro have long used H1-B skilled worker visas to fly computer engineers to the US, their largest overseas market, temporarily to service clients.


PTI
Washington, November 11, 2016
The new Administration under Donald Trump will focus on radical ideologies, nuclear weapons and cyber-attacks as three areas of threat in the national defence and security domain, the transition team said.


By Sarika Malhotra
Delhi, October 19, 2016
In June 2016, Modi took the initial steps towards fulfilling his promise of creating mass jobs for the young, close to two years after taking over as prime minister. A lot of pieces need to fall in place for the textile sector to create the targeted one crore jobs in three years.


BT Online
September 28, 2016
Ahead of the festive season, the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its approval to pay Productivity Linked Bonus (PLB) equivalent to 78 days wages to eligible non-gazetted railway employees (excluding RPF/RPSF personnel) for the financial year 2015-16.


PTI
September 19, 2016
Centre will soon bring a legislation for job security of contract workers, Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said on Sunday.


PTI
September 13, 2016
A ministers' panel, chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, is likely to meet on September 15 to discuss the Labour Code on Wages and the Small Factories Bill.


PTI
Thiruvananthapuram, September 2, 2016
Autorickshaws, taxies, Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) and private buses are not plying on roads across the state with the workers of various unions taking part in the strike.


PTI
New Delhi, September 2, 2016
Essential services such as banking and transport are likely to be hit on Friday as 10 central trade unions go on one-day nationwide strike, protesting against \"anti-worker\" changes in labour laws and the Centre's \"indifference\" to their demands for better wages.


BT Online
September 2, 2016
All major unions, excluding RSS-associated BMS (Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh), have joined the strike call, terming the government's assurances to look into their demands and the recent announcements for two-year bonus and hike in minimum wage as \"completely inadequate\".


BT Online
New Delhi, September 2, 2016
The unions have opposed the government's proposal to increase minimum wage for unskilled workers by up to 20 per cent to Rs 12,000 per month for Tier-I cities, saying it should consider an additional increase.


BT Online
September 2, 2016
Centre of Indian Trade Unions, another big trade union is also participating in the strike. Workers in central public sector undertakings such as Coal India, GAIL, ONGC, NTPC, OIL, HAL and BHEL will participate in the strike.


Reuters
September 1, 2016
While 7.1 percent GDP expansion was well below economists' predictions and the 7.9 percent growth registered in the preceding quarter, it was still faster than figures reported by China and the Philippines.


PTI
New Delhi, August 31, 2016
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the \"historic hike\" in minimum wages to Rs 350/day is a step forward in transforming India and labour reforms.


PTI
New Delhi, August 30, 2016
Interacting with reporters, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the bonus for 2014-15 and 2015-16 will be paid to central government employees based on revised norms.


BT Online
August 30, 2016
The financial implication of the move will translate into a Rs 1,920 crore per annum expenditure for the government.  \"The bonus entitlement for 2014-15 and 2015-16 will be released on the revised norms for central government employees. This was pending for two years. After this, the bonus will be covered under the 7th Pay Commission,\" Jaitley said.


PTI
New Delhi, July 4, 2016
Government will pay Rs 15,000 as stipend to highway construction workers during the training period to compensate loss of minimum wages and said 20,000 workers will be trained in the first phase.


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