Updated : 3 years ago IST
Guwahati (Assam), Nov. 16 (ANI): Demonetisation of high denomination currency notes has badly hit agricultural activities across Assam, as cash-starved farmers are finding it hard to pay agricultural labourers, demanding wages in advance, that too in Rs 100 denomination.
Abohar (Punjab) [India], Nov. 13 (ANI): Launching a scathing attack at the Centre, Punjab Congress president Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday alleged that this radical decision of demonetisation has hit crores of daily-wage labourers and poor, who do not have bank accounts, the hardest.
Updated : 3 years, 1 month ago IST
New Delhi, Oct. 27 (ANI): The Union Cabinet under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval to new Productivity Linked Reward (PLR) scheme for all major port trusts and dock labour board employees/workers for the years 2015-16 to 2017-18.
Updated : 3 years, 2 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Sept. 27 (ANI): The two-day BRICS Labour and Employment Ministerial meeting begins today in New Delhi.
Bhubaneshwar (Odisha) [India], Sept. 20 (ANI): The two-day national labour conference kicked off in Bhubaneswar today.
Updated : 3 years, 3 months ago IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Aug. 31 (ANI): Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Central Government is turning pro-corporate and anti-labour by taking away labourers' rights one-by-one by amending laws.
New Delhi, Aug. 24 (ANI): Ahead of the proposed nation-wide strike by ten trade unions next month, a Finance Minister Arun Jaitley-led ministerial panel will meet RSS-affiliate Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) on Wednesday.
Updated : 3 years, 4 months ago IST
Mainpuri (Uttar Pradesh), Aug.6 (ANI): Two labourers in Uttar Pradesh's Mainpuri District were allegedly beaten to death by policemen after they refused to pay a bribe of Rs.100 on Saturday morning.
New Delhi, Aug 1 (ANI): The Janata Dal (United) on Monday downplayed External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's statement on Indian workers currently stuck in Saudi Arabia and said that bringing back labourers is of no use until the government provides them jobs.
New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): The Parliament on Tuesday passed the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2016 with Lok Sabha's approval.
Hyderabad, July 24 (ANI): Hyderabad Mayor Bonthu Ram Mohan on Sunday announced an ex-gratia of Rs. two lakhs to the kin of the labourers who died after an under construction two-storey building collapsed in the Film Nagar area.
New Delhi, July 19 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill 2012.