December 18, 2019 9:16 am
The idea to bring women in India with a gap of six months and above in their IT careers back into the workforce, without the compulsion of only having to join back their previous employers, led to the birth of VMInclusion Taara.
May 31, 2019 5:37 am
The officials have been further directed that the “competent authority, based on material placed before it, would decide on the timing and the period for which maternity leave ought to be granted to a commissioning mother who adopts the surrogacy route”.
May 31, 2019 3:48 am
Officials will be required to carry out a “keen and detailed scrutiny” when the leave is sought by a woman employee, who is the commissioning mother, of the pre-natal stage.
July 12, 2018 12:04 am
A trade-off is not inevitable. We need joint social responsibility, more gender-balanced measures
September 17, 2017 3:19 pm
The bill based on the lines of the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016, would benefit more than 32 crore men in the private and unorganised sector according to Congress MP Rajeev Satav, the backer of the bill.
February 01, 2016 4:34 pm
The Bombay HC, while asking the Central Railway to grant petitioner maternity leave, posted the matter for disposal on March 11.
January 25, 2016 2:40 am
The health department took the lead to work on this plan for itself after Gurgaon depicted a rather skewed child sex ratio compared to other places in Haryana, said a senior district administration official.
December 29, 2015 2:30 pm
We take a look at countries around the globe where mothers are eligible for paid/unpaid leave.
September 02, 2015 4:53 am
The proposed eight-month maternity leave will include one-month leave before expected delivery date, and seven months after delivery.
July 14, 2015 9:52 am
According to the new policy, Flipkart will allow its female employees adopting a child below the age of 12 months the same benefits as under maternity leave policy.