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International brands sign new accord to protect garment workers in Bangladesh

August 27, 2021 4:40 pm

Bangladesh garment industry has become the foundation of the economy for the country of 166 million people.

Labour survey shows job scenario improved in 2019-20

July 24, 2021 5:19 am

According to the third annual report on Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS), conducted by the NSO between July 2019 and June 2020, the unemployment rate fell to 4.8 per cent in 2019-20.

‘Will have to sacrifice 15 days of labour but don’t want to waste my vote’

April 22, 2021 5:36 am

“I do not want to waste my vote though it cost me dear. I have to sacrifice 15 days of labour as I will be back by May 5 after the results,” he said.

Who is Zarah Sultana, a first-time UK MP with a Kashmiri connection

January 23, 2020 3:12 pm

Zarah Sultana has made headlines for her fiery speeches against rising rents, "colossal" student debts, and diminishing opportunities for her generation.

India needs 6.3% labour productivity growth to attain 8% hike in GDP: Ind-Ra

January 09, 2020 4:41 pm

Given the growth slowdown, this looks unlikely in the near term, but is not an insurmountable task, according to Ind-Ra.

Labour welfare schemes: Government appoints board members, sets up panels

March 09, 2019 2:15 pm

Besides, the labour department has also set up a tripartite committee to study the problems faced by workers in film and television sectors.

Ease of doing business: State govt proposes labour reforms

November 14, 2017 10:53 am

The Centra government has also proposed to add a new section in the Act for raising any dispute related to retrenchment or dismissal from service within three years only.

Blighty at the ballot

May 07, 2015 12:51 am

If opinion polls are any indication, Britain is now firmly in an era of coalitions.

Delhi govt to initiate schemes for labourers,contract workers

January 09, 2014 2:45 pm

Construction work labourers are the most exploited section and their condition is pathetic: Soni.

Underprivileged girls fall victim to sexual assaults in China

September 14, 2013 1:44 pm

Children of migrant workers more likely to be preys of sexual assault in developed areas.


Rahul Gandhi accuses Bandaru Dattatreya, VC for scholar's suicide

January 19, 2016 11:25 am

Hyderabad, Jan 19 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Government at the Centre over the suicide of a Dalit scholar in the Hyderabad University. He accused Minister of State for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya and varsity's Vice Chancellor of abetting the suicide of the scholar. Rahul, who interacted with the protesting students of the University of Hyderabad, said the varsity had used to its power to 'crush' the students, instead of allowing them to express themselves.