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Central Trade Unions' Nationwide Strike Enters Day 2; Public Transport, Banking Services Partially Hit

Central Trade Unions' Nationwide Strike Enters Day 2; Public Transport, Banking Services Partially Hit

Trade Unions' demands include the scrapping of Labour Codes, no privatisation in any form, scrapping of the National Monetisation Pipeline (NMP), increased allocation of wages under MNREGA, and regularisation of contract workers.

29 March 2022
Banking Services Hit Partially On Second Day Of Strike

Banking Services Hit Partially On Second Day Of Strike

Transactions at many public sector banks were impacted as employees did not report for duty. Besides, there were delays in cheque clearances and government...

29 March 2022

Bharat Bandh: Two-Day Strike Called By Trade Unions: Here's All You Need To Know

The strike was called to protest against government policies affecting workers, farmers, and people. 

Why Is Congress Govt In Rajasthan Delaying Enactment Of An Accountability Law?

Why Is Congress Govt In Rajasthan Delaying Enactment Of An Accountability Law?

Just ahead of the state assembly elections in October 2018, the Congress party had promised to bring a social accountability law in the public manifesto for...

28 February 2022

Government To Tighten MGNREGA Scheme To Plug 'Tremendous Leakages'

The Centre has allocated Rs 73,000 crore for 2022-23, which is 25 per cent lower than the Rs 98,000 crore provided in the revised estimate (RE) for the current...

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11 February 2022
Government Contained Retail Inflation At 6.2% Despite Biggest Contraction In Economy, Says Sitharaman

Government Contained Retail Inflation At 6.2% Despite Biggest Contraction In Economy, Says Sitharaman

She explained that the Indian economy suffered Rs 9.57 lakh crore loss due to the pandemic, compared to a Rs 2.12 lakh crore contraction during the global...


07 February 2022
Decline In Overall Allocation For Agriculture In Budget Disappointed Many: Devegowda

Decline In Overall Allocation For Agriculture In Budget Disappointed Many: Devegowda

Replying to the motion of thanks on the President's speech, he said the government's promise to double farm income by 2022 has no mention in the Budget.


25 January 2022
Rising Inequality, High Inflation Pose Danger To Indian Economy: CRISIL

Rising Inequality, High Inflation Pose Danger To Indian Economy: CRISIL

According to the report, on a per capita basis, consumption growth slipped from 6.8 per cent in fiscal 2017 to 4.4 per cent in fiscal 2020. It further...


14 December 2021
Economic Revival Uncertain Due To Govt's Short-Sighted Policy Decisions, Covid: Tharoor

Economic Revival Uncertain Due To Govt's Short-Sighted Policy Decisions, Covid: Tharoor

"Our nation's economy continues to battle the significant forces of disruption that were set in motion by the COVID-19 pandemic and which can trace their way...


01 September 2021
Jharkhand Government Keen On Rehabilitation Of Migrant Workers

Jharkhand Government Keen On Rehabilitation Of Migrant Workers

Skilled workers who do not want to migrate again will be given priority in employment particularly in the new projects where Jharkhand hopes to see new...


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06 July 2021
Rahul Takes A Dig At Centre On Workers Not Receiving MNREGA Wages

Rahul Takes A Dig At Centre On Workers Not Receiving MNREGA Wages

"There is a world beyond the false rhetoric where in some houses people are not able to even run their households - what kind of 'achche din' (good days) are...


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