LABOUR REFORMS

  • Labour ministry simplifying procedures; to club over 35 laws March 11, 2015

    New Delhi: In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's directive to simplify procedures, especially to promote the ease of doing business, the labour ministry is clubbing together nearly 35 central laws in four new bills, one of which may be introduced during the ongoing budget session of parliament, officials said. The...
  • Incentives to boost job market on anvil: Experts February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: To boost job market, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley should announce measures in the Union Budget to enable entry of greater workforce into the formal sector and usher in labour reforms, HR experts say. In the last year's Budget, the government had given an impetus to skill development, while...
  • Committed to go ahead with more labour reforms: Bandaru Dattatrey November 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Government is committed to go ahead with further labour law reforms, Union Minister Bandaru Dattatrey said even as trade unions are opposing such measures. "The government is totally committed to reform the labour sector. We need to bring in changes in the labour laws in a manner that they...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 16, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle October 16, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Another Northeast student beaten in Gurgaon, second attack in two days October 16, 2014

    Even as the police ruled out a racist attack angle in the attack on two Northeast Indians in Gurgaon, one of the victims had alleged that the people who attacked them said that all Northeast Indians must leave the city. "They told us that all that people from Northeast India...
  • PM Modi unveils 'Shramev Jayate Yojana' to revamp labour reforms and ease the 'Make in India' call October 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Looking to create an environment conducive to industrial development while also ensuring transparency in the labour sector, Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled 'Shramev Jayate Yojana' to revamp labour reforms and ease the 'Make in India' call. Modi inaugurated the 'Pt Deendayal Upadhyay Shramev Jayate Karyakram' organised by the...
  • India needs to unleash labour reforms to create jobs July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: India needs to unleash second generation labour reforms and capitalise on demographic advantage for creating new firms and jobs, a government document said on Wednesday. "It is imperative to use India's unique demographic moment wisely and unleash the second generation reforms," the Economic Survey for 201314 stated. The suggestion assumes...
  • Reforms will be investor and labour friendly: Kharge June 11, 2009

    New Delhi: Union Labour Minister Mallikarjuna Kharge says there will be labour reforms that will be friendly to both investor and labour. In an exclusive interview to CNNIBN's DP Satish, Kharge outlines his priorities. CNNIBN: Sir, is the government ready to reform labour laws? so many foreign companies are demanding India...
  • Indian economy growing, but lack of skills a big problem May 2, 2008

    New Delhi: India has a total work force 40 crore with 3 crore workers in the organised sector and 37 crore in the unorganised sector. Such a massive human resource is an asset which has more often than not, been sidelined in India especially the unorganised sector. Despite over 150 labour laws...