Thos leading the protest said they were “satisfied” with what the Shivraj Chouhan government was offering.
The company has two deals in the pipeline which are projected to reduce its debt by 60%.
Green economies can generate decent jobs that contribute significantly to climate mitigation and adaptation, but also to poverty eradication and social inclusion.
An investigation into the people, and the institutional failures, responsible for the abandoned coal mine pits scattered across Indonesian Borneo.
While the Odia Wikipedia community has made great strides, translating it to a digital language of knowledge will require solving technical challenges and enlisting a more diverse set of contributors and editors.
A compilation of important labour developments from around the world.
The workers claim the factory, which closed in 2002, owes about 500 farmers and 7,000 workers approximately Rs 80 crores in salary and PF dues.
In ancient Athens, taxes were not how the wealth of the rich was shared with the people. Instead, this was achieved by a voluntary alternative: liturgy.
The confused narrative surrounding post-demonetisation growth consequences shows that we simply don’t have enough hard data on the non-agriculture, unorganised portion of India’s economy.
Villagers in Navagam in the Dang district of Gujarat have said they will boycott the upcoming assembly polls if the government does not resolve the long pending issue of land and house titles.
Vinod Dua talks about the Q4 slowdown in India’s GDP and how Susmit Bose’s rendition of the iconic ‘We Shall Overcome’ came to be.
In villages across Goa, the juice of the cashew apple, a summer fruit, is distilled to produce feni, which now has its own Geographical Indication. At their small family-run distillery in North Goa, Inacina and Luis Fernandes spend four months every year on this laborious task, an art handed down across generations.
The father of the bride. The religious objector. The overseas citizen. The laadlis. The third gender. The bride and groom. Six profiles of people who have fallen through the cracks of the great Aadhaar net.
The strike also turned violent in a few places, as farmers vandalised trucks of those who did not participate in the strike and threw produce on the roads.
The shots were fired in the region declared to be in a state of emergency by the Niger government earlier this year.
Farmers are once again wondering which crop will fetch them guaranteed good returns.
Unemployment has risen and the corporate sector has taken a hit, but the Modi government is relying on statistics to create an illusion of economic growth.
New restriction on cattle slaughter will severely cripple the livestock economy which is bigger than crop economy; poor farmers shifted to livestock in face of uncertain rain and dwindling income.
Farmers of Vedaranayam in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu are surviving the current drought by growing diverse crops that suit their soil, despite the failure of the rains and not getting water from the Cauvery River for many years.
Data on Wednesday showed that India’s economy suffered a growth slowdown in the quarter to March, to 6.1%, raising alarm bells.
A Global Water Partnership-led forum in December 2016 found a dangerous nexus between water insecurity, enduring unemployment and increasing migration in the Mediterranean. Rome: Water – everybody talks about it, warns against its growing scarcity, excessive waste, the impact of climate change, the frequent severe droughts and so on. […]
While GDP growth was 6.1%, belying market expectations, gross value added (GVA) growth slowed even more sharply in the fourth quarter to 5.6%. Sectors such as manufacturing and construction also took a sharp hit.
While the Modi government is determined to make regional connectivity its aviation centrepiece, it is yet to satisfactorily answer questions over infrastructure development and its plan for Air India.
While the council’s logic for multiple slabs may run counter to the philosophy of a good GST, it was necessary to get the project off the ground. Its future structure should absolutely avoid the temptation of arbitrary rate fixation.
Tehran is fostering a start-up industry as a possible motor to solve Iran’s unemployment crisis.
Although the GST reduced the tax burden on sanitary napkins, there is a need to consider why such a tax exists for what is a necessary good for many.
While a loan from the federal government as well as an amendment to land ownership laws is yet to cement, the mining project is on track.
While the labour ministry thinks the government has a successful job creation record, a recent report has shed light on growing joblessness and the shift towards informal and low-paid employment avenues.
Concerning structural trends among the self-employed, gender disparity in employment and severe sampling flaws with the quarterly employment surveys should be tackled head-on and not ignored.
The first of its kind, a report by the Digital Rights Foundation has recorded the experiences of online harassment, bullying and fear faced by women in Pakistan.
Our approach to economic growth has done more harm than good and must be be replaced with more appropriate goals.
India, along with the US under the Donald Trump administration, is hesitant about the proposed investment facilitation up for discussion at the upcoming G20 Summit in Germany.
Despite Kinks, Home Ministry’s New System Will Expand Efforts to Closely Monitor Foreign-Funded NGOs
Planned monitoring includes breaking down foreign contribution receipts “purpose-wise and country-wise” while carrying out a monthly trend analysis of the “credit and debit transactions” of “top persons”.
A World Bank report says demonetisation caused a slight disruption to India’s growth recovery, but things seems to be getting better.
Several villagers in three hamlets of rural Bundelkhand have claimed they are being denied wages for work done as long as a year ago.
Though India seems all set to sign a free-trade agreement with the EU, the details will require time and effort to work out.
The company’s shares plunged as much as 20% on Monday on the back of a $150-million fourth-quarter loss and after a media report said that at least 10 lenders had classified its loans as SMA1 or SMA2.
Given the muscular regulatory state in India, the NITI Aayog’s progressive take on regulation in the context of innovation is a much-needed breath of fresh air.
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In addition to destroying livelihoods linked to dairy farming, leather production and beef export, the government’s move will lead to an explosion in the number of ‘stray’ cattle.