Year End Review- 2018: Ministry of Labour & Employment

14 December 2018 at 11:45

The Ministry of Labour and Employment is committed towards job security, wage security and social security for each and every worker. Along with bringing transparency and accountability in enforcement of Labour Laws, the Ministry has taken important

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Government has taken many steps to increase female labour participation rate

13 December 2018 at 11:06

The decline in female work force participation rate may be attributed to factors like increased educational attendance and higher level of participation in education and insufficient formal wage employment opportunities etc. Government has been targe

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Law/Rules regarding Appointment and Reservation

13 December 2018 at 11:05

Instructions provide for appointment of Liaison Officers in each Ministry/Department to ensure effective implementation of the reservation policy for Scheduled Castes (SCs)/Scheduled Tribes (STs) and for Other Backward Classes (OBCs). Instructions al

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Whistle Blowers Act

13 December 2018 at 11:05

The Whistle Blowers Protection Act, 2011 (No. 17 of 2014) has been notified on 12th May, 2014. In terms of section 1(3) of the Act, the provisions of the Act shall come into force only on such date, as the Central Government may notify. The said A

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Exploitation and Crimes against domestic workers

13 December 2018 at 11:04

The Central Government has not enacted any separate law to protect the interest of domestic workers. A draft National Policy on domestic workers is under consideration of the Central Government. However the central Government has enacted the Unorgan

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Space Activities Bill

13 December 2018 at 11:04

The Government has invited suggestions from the public or stakeholders regarding the draft Space Activities Bill, 2017. The objective of the Space Bill is to facilitate the overall growth of the space activities in India with higher order of particip

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Streamlining of National Pension System (NPS)

11 December 2018 at 10:33

DecisionThe Union Cabinet in its Meeting on 6th December, 2018 has approved the following proposal for streamlining the National Pension System (NPS). Enhancement of the mandatory contribution by the Central Government for its employees covered unde

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Regional Conference on Good Governance begins in Thiruvananthapuram

11 December 2018 at 10:33

Good governance is possible only through active involvement of civil society: Kerala Governor Justice (Retd.) P. SathasivamRegional Conference on Good Governance begins in ThiruvananthapuramKerala Governor Justice (Retd.) P. Sathasivam has said that

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SC adjourns hearing in the petition relating to NRI voting rights

08 December 2018 at 11:33

The hearing in the petition relating to NRI voting rights to January was adjourned by the Supreme CourtThe Bill to amend the Representation of People’s Act, 1951 is likely to come up before the Rajya Sabha in the Winter Session of the Parliamen

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Cabinet approves Agriculture Export Policy, 2018

07 December 2018 at 10:59

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Agriculture Export Policy, 2018. The Cabinet has also approved the proposal for establishment of Monitoring Framework at Centre with Commerce as the nodal Department wit

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Cabinet approves Amendment of the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Act, 1951

07 December 2018 at 10:59

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Amendment of the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Act, 1951.Gist of the decision:The decisions aims to suitably amend the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Act, 1951 s

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Nation Pays Homage to Dr. B. R. Ambedkar on his 63rd Mahaparinirvan Diwas

07 December 2018 at 10:59

The President Shri Ram Nath Kovind led the nation in paying homage to Bharat Ratna Baba Saheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on his 63rd Mahaparinirvan Diwas here today. He offered floral tribute at the statue of Baba Saheb at Sansad Bhavan Lawns in the Parliamen

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ESIC to Allow Non - IPs to Avail Medical Services from its Underutilized Hospitals

07 December 2018 at 10:59

Recruitment of Around 5200 Various Posts in ESIC Under WayThe ESI Corporation during its 176th meeting held on 05.12.18 under the Chairmanship of Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State for Labour & Employment (I/C) has taken some very impo

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IT assessement of Senior Congress leaders to be allowed by SC

04 December 2018 at 17:43

The Supreme Court has given the Income Tax Department the permission to reopen the assessment for the financial year 2011-12 for senior Indian National Congress leaders Smt Sonia Gandhi, Shri Rahul Gandhi & Shri Oscar Fernandes.The Court, however

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62 percent of the country's prison population is made up of undertrial prisoners: Supreme Court

23 November 2018 at 16:48

62 percent of India’s prison population comprises of undertrial prisoners, against the world average of 18-20 percent, the Supreme Court said yesterday in a case concerning speedy trial of undertrial prisoners.The Bench of Justices Madan B Loku

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Cabinet approves the Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2018 for regulation and standardisation of education and services by allied and healthcare professionals

23 November 2018 at 11:36

Cabinet approves the Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2018 for regulation and standardisation of education and services by allied and healthcare professionalsThe Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Allie

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Clarification regarding Maternity Leave Incentive Scheme

19 November 2018 at 11:13

In a section of media, there have been some reports about Maternity Leave Incentive Scheme. In this regard, the Ministry of Labour & Employment has clarified the following -Background- (i) The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 applies to establishments

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Cabinet approves Amendment to the Central Universities Act, 2009 for setting up of Central Tribal University in Andhra Pradesh

09 November 2018 at 10:22

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved setting up of a Central Tribal University in Andhra Pradesh. The "Central Tribal University of Andhra Pradesh" will be set up in Relli village of Vizianagaram

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No Advocate to be penalized for doing his job - Madras High Court

05 November 2018 at 17:39

An advocate cannot be penalised simply because he does his professional duty to defend a client accused of having Maoist links, the Madras High Court recently . As noted in its order,-Appearing for a Maoist is not a crime. On the other hand, if

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Working strength of Supreme Court rises to 28 as 4 new judges are sworn in

02 November 2018 at 12:13

The working strength of the Supreme Court has now gone upto 28 judges after today-s swearing in of 4 new judges. The number is just 3 short of the sanctioned strength of 31 SC judges.The central government had notified the appointments of Justi

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