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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


Joe C Mathew
October 6, 2020
RSS affiliated trade union Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) has called for nationwide protests against PM Narendra Modi-led government's recent amendments to the labour laws


PTI
October 2, 2020
Department of Fertilisers under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers has been ranked 3rd out of the 65 Ministries / Departments with a score 4.11 on a scale of 5 on Data Governance Quality Index


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 23, 2020
Introducing the bills, Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar stressed that the objective of labour reforms is to have labour laws in line with the changing world of workplace and provide an effective and transparent system, balancing the needs of workers and industries


PTI
September 19, 2020
The Lower House later approved the first batch of the supplementary demands for grants, mainly to enable the government meet expenses for combating the COVID-19 pandemic


Prasanna Mohanty
August 30, 2020
Developed economies have sound, fiscally-supported systems to respond to workers' distress in normal times, which they scaled up several notches with higher fiscal support to fight the current crisis. India doesn't have such a system nor did it rise up to the crisis; it isn't even tracking job loss


Prasanna Mohanty
August 29, 2020
India's new unemployment allowance plan for lockdown-induced job loss would benefit a small fraction of organised workers; the new social security code in the works aims to expand social security to 100 million organised workers but contains no concrete plan for 437 million unorganised workers


PTI
August 18, 2020
The representatives of Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs on Monday briefed the panel about social security and welfare measures for inter-state migrant, unorganised and informal sector workers


Sumant Banerji
New Delhi, July 22, 2020
A campaign for boycott of Chinese products is opening up opportunities for local brands in smartphones and TVs. But do they have the scale to upstage the Chinese?


BusinessToday.In
July 17, 2020
Speaking about India's role in global fight against COVID-19, PM Modi said we have extended medical and other assistance to over 150 countries


Prasanna Mohanty
July 16, 2020
For years, job crisis has remained unacknowledged and un-remedied; the COVID-19 pandemic worsened it, but the government has no information on job loss or policy response to it, except for a few relief measures


Joe C Mathew
June 24, 2020
On MGNREGS, the report of the fifth Common Review Commission 2019 expressed overall satisfaction and said that the scheme has been successful in providing wage employment to the rural households and creating durable assets


Prasanna Mohanty
June 6, 2020
The global fight against health and economic crises highlights the need for big government spending and better redistribution to protect people, not less


PTI
June 2, 2020
The investments under NPS are very well diversified, the ministry said, which was responding to the reference made to it by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions seeking its comments


Prasanna Mohanty
May 27, 2020
The package is completely aligned to self-professed agenda of the IMF of limiting fiscal spending, relying on liquidity and credit to households, privatising government-run companies and more deregulations for private enterprises. This agenda has brought immense grief to a large number of countries to be comforting


Sonal Khetarpal
New Delhi, May 27, 2020
Give Informal workers social security, say in laws governing them


PTI
May 22, 2020
Cyclone Amphan has battered several parts of the state, washing away bridges and swamping low-lying areas


Mudit Kapoor
May 18, 2020
Fiscal impact, or cost to government, of the relief package for coronavirus - touted to be worth Rs 20.97 lakh crore - is in the range of Rs 1.5- Rs 3.08 lakh crore, according to top ratings agencies


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