Labour Laws

  • Kuwait, India discuss energy, investments and labour laws 08-11-2013 08:36 PM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, on Friday, held extensive talks with his Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on issues including cooperation in energy and investments as well as labour laws after which the two sides inked five pacts. The agreements, signed after the talks between the two leaders, who...
  • Kerala government approves a package for Saudi returned workers 06-11-2013 05:28 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: A rehabilitation package has been approved by the Kerala government for Non Resident Keralites (NRKS), returning home due to the Nitaqat Labour Law of Saudi Arabia. There is an increase in the number of people reaching the various airports in the state after the deadline ended on November 4....
  • Indians in Saudi Arabia asked to get final exit visa 30-06-2013 11:57 AM

    Dubai: Ahead of the July 3 amnesty deadline, India has asked its nationals living in Saudi Arabia, who have received their Emergency Certificates (ECs), to get their final exit visa immediately from the Saudi authorities. The Indian embassy in Riyadh said that it has completed the process of issuing ECs...
  • Kerala minister to visit Saudi, Kuwait to help Indians 03-06-2013 05:48 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Minister for Diaspora KC Joseph will visit Saudi Arabia and Kuwait this week to monitor arrangements for the smooth transfer of Keralites who have to leave these countries due to their new labour laws. An official at the minister's office told IANS that Joseph will be in Saudi...
  • Khurshid arrives in Saudi Arabia to discuss 'Nitaqat' law 25-05-2013 02:55 AM

    Jeddah: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Friday arrived at Jeddah on an official visit during which he will hold talks with Saudi Arabia's leadership on a range of issues, including the controversial 'Nitaqat' law, energy security and counter-terrorism cooperation. Khurshid's visit is the first by an Indian External Affairs...
  • Government defers national policy for domestic workers 17-05-2013 03:15 AM

    New Delhi: The government on Thursday deferred a proposal on giving domestic workers the right over minimum wages, paid leave and regulated working hours under a national policy. The national policy for domestic workers, which would benefit over 6.4 million domestic workers, was slated to be taken up by the...
  • Indian Embassy gets 15k passports of workers stranded in Saudi 14-05-2013 02:49 AM

    Dubai: Saudi Arabia has handed over about 15,000 passports of stranded Indian workers, surrendered by Saudi sponsors, to the Indian Embassy in Riyadh, in a bid to resolve cases of immigration law violations. "Most passports, surrendered by sponsors to the Saudi authorities, belong to stranded Indian workers, including those languishing...
  • India conveys concern to Saudi Arabia over Nitaqat law 29-04-2013 03:35 AM

    Riyadh: India on Sunday conveyed its concerns to Saudi Arabia over possible job loss to a large number of Indians in the Kingdom due to its new labour law. A delegation led by Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi met Saudi Arabian Labour Minister Adel Fakieh to convey India's concern...
  • Govt working on streamlining labour laws: PM 13-10-2011 07:58 PM

    New Delhi: Voicing serious concern over cases of industrial unrest, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said the Government is working on streamlining labour laws for welfare of workers and it would move ahead only in those areas where consensus for reform is built. He underlined that healthy worker-management relations...
  • Valentine chocolates - the new blood diamonds? 10-02-2011 12:47 PM

    Dallas/New York: Valentine chocolates may become the new blood diamonds. As chocolatiers plan for one of their biggest sales weeks of the year, human rights activists are stepping up efforts to make consumers think twice before purchasing the traditional box of chocolates for their sweethearts for Valentine's Day on Monday....
  • Tuesday’s could be a dull day for Gurgaon malls 06-03-2008 01:15 AM

    London: England ODI captain Alastair Cook said it will be incredibly tough to beat India in their own backyard, but feels his players have the ability to do the job. An injury-ravaged India were hammered by England in both the Test and the one-day series earlier this year, but Cook...
  • Reality of child labour rescue ops 12-06-2007 08:58 AM

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  • Other face of Anti-Child Labour law 12-11-2006 10:17 AM

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