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Wage code looks to check graft in inspection system

New Delhi, Aug. 12 -- Labour inspectors will soon be computer-chosen and randomly assigned to factories in an attempt to check graft, replacing the current system that tied them to specific regions, a... Read More


Hiring activity picks up with more demand for sales and marketing, IT sector professionals

New Delhi, Aug. 9 -- Hiring activity picked up in July across India with sales and marketing, and IT sector recording good growth and banking sector witnessing a sizeable dip, a fresh survey has found... Read More


Hiring activity picks up with more demand for sales and marketing, IT sector

New Delhi, Aug. 9 -- Hiring activity picked up in July across India with sales and marketing, and IT sector recording good growth and banking sector witnessing a sizeable dip, a fresh survey has found... Read More


An economic infant, J&K is poorly urbanized, formalized and industrialized: Sabharwal

New Delhi, Aug. 7 -- Manish Sabharwal, chairman of human resources firm TeamLease Services grew up in Jammu and Kashmir as a child. Despite its abundant natural resources, Sabharwal says it's an econo... Read More


Post Article 370: Changes in IAS cadre, books, and flag awaits

New Delhi, Aug. 5 -- Beyond the changes to land and territorial legalities, the abolition of article 370 and bifurcation of the Jammu and Kashmir will have immediate impact on three things: bureaucrat... Read More


IIT-Madras, DU, BHU among 14 institutes to get eminence tag

New Delhi, Aug. 3 -- The Union government on Friday granted the institute of eminence (IoE) status to 14 more higher educational institutions, including Indian Institute of Technology, Madras; Shiv Na... Read More


Govt bulking up list of beneficiaries following success of Ujjwala scheme

New Delhi, Aug. 3 -- During last general election the Modi government talked big about it's 7 crore free domestic gas connections to poors (named Ujjwala) and reaped handsome political dividends. Rea... Read More


IIT Madras, Shiv Nadar University, OP Jindal University among 14 to get fresh IoE status

New Delhi, Aug. 2 -- The union government Friday gave 14 more higher educational institutions including IITs at Madras and Kharagpur, Shiv Nadar University, and OP Jindal University the institute of e... Read More


Rajya Sabha passes Wage Code bill providing minimum wages for workers

New Delhi, Aug. 2 -- Moving ahead with labour reforms, the Rajya Sabha passed the Wage Code bill Friday to enforce minimum wage among both formal and informal sector workers and make provision for no ... Read More


Cabinet approves bill for 10% reservation to J&K's economically-weaker sections

New Delhi, July 31 -- The union cabinet Wednesday approved a bill to implement 10% economically weaker section (EWS) quota in Jammu and Kashmir already in place in rest of India, even as the Supreme C... Read More