26 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Hailing the Rail Budget as "progressive and well thought out", Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya Thursday said it would improve amenities and infrastructure without burning a hole in passgengers' pockets.
25 Feb 2015
New Delhi: The number of labour disputes pending have declined in 2013-14 by 2.7 percent compared to an increase by 5.7 percent at the end of 2012-13, Parliament was informed on Wednesday.
25 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Total abolition of child labour, strict monitoring on the issue of BPL cards and doing away with the mandatory use of iodised salt were among several issues raised during Zero Hour in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.
21 Feb 2015
Mumbai: Actors and the media are known to share a "love-hate" kind of relationship, but megastar Amitabh Bachchan took to his official blog to laud the dedication of mediapersons, saying they deserve "respect" and "dignity".
17 Feb 2015
New Delhi: The government will take up the bill on prohibition of child labour in the upcoming Budget Session of Parliament. The session is to commence from February 23, while the Union Budget 2015-16 will be presented on February 28.
19 Feb 2015
Berhampur: Odisha government has asked the labour department here to launch a probe into the reported plight of labourers from Ganjam who were working in Malaysia and submit a fresh report in the matter.
18 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Wednesday rapped the government for moving at a snail's pace on the appointment of presiding officer and the staff of the Employees Provident Fund Appellate Tribunal (EPFAT) which was set up in 1997.
14 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Known as a fiery orator, Gopal Rai was a former student leader who came into limelight during Anna Hazare's anti-graft movement and later played a key role in building Aam Aadmi party at the grassroot level after its launch in November 2012.
27 Jan 2015
New Delhi: "Every girl's life matters", US President Barack Obama said here on Tuesday as he emphasised on providing safety, respect and dignity to women in the country.
11 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Government will consider trade unions' reservations on a proposal that would enable the Centre to reduce or waive off mandatory PF contributions by employees in certain cases.