Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021


J&K Govt Asks ‘Panicked’ Migrant Staff Not To Leave Valley; Work Or Face Action

Oct 13, 2021 Naseer Ganai

The Jammu and Kashmir government in its order said that if migrant staff fails to join their duties, they will face action as per service rules.

Migrant Workers Win Labour Suit Against Goodyear In Malaysia

Jun 11, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The plaintiffs were the third group of foreign workers to win a case against Goodyear in the Industrial Court

New Wage Code Explained: Employee Working Hours, Salary Structure Likely To Change By April 1

The Central government plans to roll out a scheme that allows institutions to have four working days a week by increasing the daily working hours to 12.

4-Day Work, Free Medical Check-Ups: Centre’s New Labour Code For Employees

Feb 11, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The organisations would have three choices - deploying employees for four days at 12 hours per day, five days at around 10 hours per day and six days at eight hours per day.

'Negative Surprise': IMF Cuts India's Growth Estimate To 4.8% For 2019

The IMF gave India the lowest growth projection of the three made by the international organisation this month -- all of which downgraded it from previous estimates.

13 January, 2020

Walmart India Fires 56 Executives Including 8 From Senior Management


In a statement, Walmart India said it is looking for ways to operate more efficiently, "which requires it to review its corporate structure to ensure that it is organized in the right way".

01 November, 2019

Govt, Army Officials In 20 Countries Targets Of WhatsApp Hacking: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

The hacking of a wider group of top government officials’ smartphones than previously reported suggests the WhatsApp cyber intrusion could have broad political and diplomatic consequences.

25 September, 2019

No Plans To Reduce Retirement Age Of Central Employees, Says Govt

Outlook Web Bureau

Sources said the reports of reducing retirement age of the central government employees are 'unfounded and baseless'.

08 August, 2019

Jammu And Kashmir Administration Asks Government Employees To Resume Duties Immediately

Outlook Web Bureau

District administration Samba has announced that all the educational institutions shall re-open with effect from August 6, 2019, to function as usual.

21 February, 2019

Employee Provident Fund Rate Hiked To 8.65% For 2018-19

Outlook Web Bureau

The proposal would now go to the Finance Ministry for approval, Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar said after the CBT meeting.

19 September, 2018

Facebook Gets Sued for Discrimination Against Women Seeking Jobs

Outlook Web Bureau

Women job seekers accused Facebook for targeting advertisements for jobs in male-dominated fields to younger male Facebook users only


06 August, 2018

Singapore's Mustafa Centre Retail Hub Under Probe For Employment Offences

Outlook Web Bureau

Most of the foreign employees at the Mustafa Centre are from India.

01 July, 2018

Restrained From Going On Strike By HC, Delhi Metro Staff Resort To Symbolic Protest

Outlook Web Bureau

A section of the DMRC Staff Council had threatened to go on strike from midnight yesterday, after talks between its representatives and the Delhi Metro authorities failed.

30 March, 2018

MP To Raise Retirement Age For Govt Employees To 62 Years

Outlook Web Bureau

The state's appeal against the order is pending in the SC with the latter ordering a status quo. This, officials said, has kept on hold promotions of state government employees.

22 February, 2018

EPFO Lowers Interest Rate To 8.55 Per Cent, Lowest In Five Years

Outlook Web Bureau

After the CBT's decision on interest rate, the proposal is vetted by the finance ministry. Once approved by the finance ministry, the rate of interest is credited into subscribers' account.


Photo Gallery

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Governor of Uttarakhand, Lt General Gurmit Singh (Retd) in New Delhi.

PTI Photo

Surya Kiran fighters of Indian Air Force flypast over the city as part of the celebrations of the golden jubilee of victory over Pakistan during Bangladesh war in 1971, in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Shashank Parade

Farmers block railway tracks as part of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha's 'Rail Roko' protest demanding the dismissal and arrest of Union Minister Ajay Mishra in connection with the Oct. 3 violence in Lakhimpur Kheri, in...

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, right, and his wife Kyoko Jaishankar sign a guestbook during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem.

AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo

Policemen carry an activist of Congress party's youth wing during a protest against recent killings of civilians in Kashmir, in New Delhi.

AP Photo/Manish Swarup

Outlook Latest Issue

Subscribe Now
Cover Story

This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.


The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

Vikas Pathak
The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together


Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

Naseer Ganai
Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s


Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu