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Assam: Contractor of Labour department arrested in connection with multi-crore rupees scam

Guwahati, Nov 8 (IBNS) : The sleuths of Assam Chief Minister’s vigilance on Wednesday arrested a contractor in connection with the multi-crore rupees scam in Labour department, which took place in the previous Congress regime. 

PM Modi urges labour ministry to ensure retirement and death claims are settled without delay

New Delhi, Nov 18 (IBNS): The Union Ministry of Labour & Employment, on Friday, said that death claims to be processed within seven days and retirement claims to be settled on the day of retirement.

India to witness day-long general strike today

New Delhi/Kolkata, Sept 2 (IBNS): Over a million workers from different sectors, including banking and telecom, are joining a day-long nationwide general strike called by Left-affiliated eleven central trade unions on Friday to protest against the alleged anti-labour policies of the Modi government and basing on a 12-point charter of demands.

India to witness day-long general strike tomorrow, Bengal govt ready to foil it

New Delhi/Kolkata, Sept 1 (IBNS): Protesting against the alleged anti-labour policies of the Modi government and basing on a 12-point charter of demands, Left-affiliated eleven central trade unions, including CITU and INTUC, have called for a day-long nationwide general strike on Friday, which has been supported by several other trade unions.

Our priority is dignity of labour, says PM Modi

New Delhi, Sept 1 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who on Thursday announced a 42 percent increase in minimum wages of labourers and farmers, said every labour must enjoy the fruit of India's success.

Sadiq Khan elected as first Muslim Mayor of London

London, May 7 (IBNS) Labour Party's Sadiq Khan has been elected as the Mayor of London.

India-China Border: Personnel meet on the occasion of Labour Day

Udhampur, May 1 (IBNS) Ceremonial Border Personal Meetings (BPM) on the occasion of “International Labour Day” was conducted on Sunday at Chinese BPM Hut of Moldo and TWD Garrison in Eastern Ladakh, an official release said.

India celebrates May Day, PM Modi salutes hardwork of workers

New Delhi, May 1 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has saluted the hardwork, determination and dedication of millions of Shramiks (workers), on Labour Day as India along with the rest of the world observed the May Day.

Centre to increase maternity leave in private sector

New Delhi, Dec 29 (IBNS) The Narendra Modi government is all set to increase maternity leave in the private sector from 12 to 26 weeks, according to reports.

Govt. officials keep Noida house sealed for 24 hours with woman and baby inside

Noida, Aug 24 (IBNS) In an act of gross negligence that could have gone worse with a woman and her six-month-old child, Uttar Pradesh labour department officials have mistakenly sealed a house confining the two inside for 24 hours, reports said.

Comprehensive action plan for tackling child labour is need of the hour: Assam CM

Guwahati, Aug 17 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday directed to the concerned department of the state government for comprehensive enforcement of all laws to remove all encumbrances coming on the way of child and women safety and their development in the state.

Indian society should develop a conciseness towards dignity of labour: PM Modi

New Delhi, July 20 (IBNS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said it is essential for Indian society to develop a consciousness towards "dignity of labour".

PM Modi swears by labourers, says reforms will be on consensus

New Delhi, Jul 20 (IBNS) Seeking to allay the fears of anti-labour moves in his reforms programme Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called for respecting dignity of labour and said the government will proceed with reforms with everyone's consensus.

Child labour in India decreasing at a snail's pace: CRY

New Delhi/ Kolkata, June 12 (IBNS): An analysis of Census data by CRY- Child Rights and You reveals that the child labour has been decreasing at a mere 2.2% per year over the last decade, contrary to popular perception of its substantial reduction.

World Vision India brings awareness on child labour in Kolkata

Kolkata, June 12 (IBNS): World Vision India observed the World Day against Child Labour in Kolkata on Friday with street plays and a flash mob across the city.