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Dev 360: Can gutting labour laws spell advantage to India?

The key assumption is that labour rights are a major roadblock to business growth

15 May 2020 5:17 PM

RSS-affiliate BMS to protest 'total withdrawal' of labour laws in BJP-ruled states

The organisation will observe 'Nationwide Protest Day' on May 20, besides other agitation programmes.

14 May 2020 5:40 PM

AA Edit: Stop states from trampling over labour rights

The government must realise that it is illogical, undemocratic, immoral and inhuman to put the workers at the receiving end at

11 May 2020 5:52 PM

Industrial Relations Code bill introduced in Lok Sabha

This bill is part of the government's initiative to reform labour laws by amalgamating 44 legislations related to labourers.

28 Nov 2019 3:17 PM

Improvement in ease of doing biz ranking outcome of Modi govt's reforms: India Inc

Industry bodies exuded confidence that India will climb the rankings further to be among the top 50 nations.

24 Oct 2019 3:18 PM


Code on Wages 2019 becomes a reality; minimum wage for 50 cr workers on the anvil

The government has notified the Code after it received assent from the President of India on August 8.

23 Aug 2019 6:20 PM

Labour Reforms: 2 Codes on OSH, Wages introduced in Lok Sabha

However, the opposition demanded they be sent to a standing committee for scrutiny.

23 Jul 2019 7:06 PM

Cabinet approves bill that subsumes 13 central labour laws

The new code has been drafted after amalgamation, simplification, and rationalisation of relevant provisions of the 13 Central Labour Acts.

10 Jul 2019 8:28 PM

Cabinet approves bill to merge 13 labour laws into single code

Proposed Code on Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Bill, 2019, would enhance the coverage of workers manifold.

10 Jul 2019 5:44 PM

Cabinet approves Code on Wages bill

The Code on Wages is one of the four codes that would subsume 44 labour laws with certain amendments.

03 Jul 2019 7:53 PM


Bring down corporate tax to 18 per cent sans exemptions: CII

Government has already reduced corporate tax to 25 per cent for companies having turnover of less than Rs 250 crore.

11 Jun 2019 6:47 PM

Labour Min extends date for comments on workers safety code

Persons employed below ground in a mine shall not be allowed to work for more than eight hours in any day.

29 Apr 2018 12:08 PM

Annual FDI inflows to rise to USD 75 bn over next 5 yrs: report

India is among the most favoured FDI destinations and the annual FDI inflows to the country is expected to rise.

12 Apr 2018 12:45 PM

Tech use in enforcing labour laws to bring transparency: Economic Survey

About 4.6 crore households were provided employment totalling 177.8 crore person days during 2017-18.

29 Jan 2018 2:01 PM

Govt unlikely to slow down on labour reforms in 2018

The code also propose to hand over operation of social security schemes to state governments.

29 Dec 2017 12:26 PM


Domestic worker draft policy for minimum wages, social security

Policy will also provide for model contract of employment with well defined period of work and rest.

17 Oct 2017 2:05 PM

EPFO may pump in Rs 250-300 billion in equities during FY'18

National Pension Scheme also among sources for driving domestic flow surge, says Morgan Stanley.

07 Sep 2017 6:22 PM

Startups give job tips to Narendra Modi

Unemployment rate was 4.9 per cent in 2013-14, 4.7 per cent in 2012-13, 3.8 per cent during 2011-12 and 9.3 per cent in 2009-10.

18 Aug 2017 3:17 AM

President Pranab Mukherjee returns Minimum Wages Bill

This is second time bill is being sent back by Rashtrapati Bhavan.

10 Mar 2017 3:07 AM