9 December 2019

Search Results for Tag : Work


State Governments have power to levy sales tax on value of material in execution of the works contract(28.08.2017)

In facts of present case, in the year 1954, the State Government of Rajasthan enacted Rajasthan Sales Tax Act in order to tax the sales and purchase o.....

Tags : Works contract, Exemption, Entitlement


Notifications & Circulars

Workshop on impact of GST on the Oil and Gas Sector held(29.05.2017)

Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan reviewed the impact of GST on the Oil & Gas Sector. A workshop was orga.....

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CSCs To Function As GST Suvidha Providers(29.05.2017)

A workshop on "CSCs as GST Suvidha Provider" to train the top performing VLEs and the State level representatives of CSC SPV for enabling implementati.....

Tags : GST scheme, Implementation, Function, Workshop


RBI Clarification on Banks under Prompt Corrective Action(05.06.2017)

The Reserve Bank of India has come across some misinformed communication circulating in some section of media including social media, about the Prompt.....

Tags : Corrective action, Framework, Clarification


Workshop on GST to Sensitize Maritime Fraternity(19.06.2017)

The Ministry of Shipping conducted a workshop on "GST for Shipping" in New Delhi today to sensitize all constituents of the maritime fraternity. The w.....

Tags : GST, Workshop, Maritime Fraternity


Handling of legacy work of LTUs in the GST regime(29.06.2017)

GST would be implemented from 1st July, 2017. It is proposed to wind up Large Taxpayer Units (LTUs) in the new regime as the concept of state wise reg.....

Tags : Legacy work, LTUs, Handling


Improving working conditions of labourers through reform in Labour Laws(09.08.2017)

The Ministry of Labour and Employment has taken a number of legislative initiatives in labour laws during the last 3 years. Such initiatives include: .....

Tags : Labourers, Working condition, Improvement


Framework to regulate and oversee co-operative banks and deposits(29.11.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) regulates and supervises the banking functions of State Cooperative Banks (StCBs)/District Central Cooperative Banks (DCCB.....

Tags : Deposits, Framework, Regulation


Card Not Present transactions - Relaxation in Additional Factor of Authentication for payments upto Rs. 2000/- for card network provided authentication solutions(06.12.2016)

Reserve Bank of India has been taking a number of initiatives with the involvement of all stake holders to enhance safety and efficiency of the retail.....

Tags : Relaxation, Payments, Authentication, Card network


Bank Lending and Loan Quality: The Case of India(14.12.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India today placed on its website a Working Paper titled 'Bank Lending and Loan Quality: The Case of India' under the Reserve Bank.....

Tags : Bank Lending, Loan Quality, Working paper


RBI announces Draft Framework on introduction of Tri-Party Repo(11.04.2017)

The Reserve Bank of India, today, released the draft framework on the introduction of Tri-Party Repo. Tri-party repo will enable market participants t.....

Tags : Tri-Party Repo, Framework, Announcement


Sanction of Additional Working Capital Limits to Micro and Small Enterprises(29.12.2016)

Refer to circular FIDD.MSME & NFS.BC.No.60/06.02.31/2015-16 dated August 27, 2015 on 'Streamlining flow of credit to Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs.....

Tags : Working Limits, Sanction


RBI Working Paper Series No. 10: Modelling Corporate Sector Distress in India(26.12.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India today placed on its website a Working Paper titled "Modelling Corporate Sector Distress in India" by Manjusha Senapati and S.....

Tags : Corporate Sector, Distress, Working paper


RBI Working Paper Series No. 4: Is Exchange Rate the Dominant Factor Influencing Corporate Profitability in India?(17.08.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India introduced a working paper titled 'Is Exchange Rate the dominant factor influencing Corporate Profitability in India?'. The .....

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Guidelines Governing Adoption of Children, 2015(14.10.2015)

The Ministry of Women and Child Development notified revised 'Guidelines Governing Adoption of Children 2015' which came into force on 1 August, 2015......

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Handbook on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013(07.12.2015)

The Minister for Women and Child Development released a handbook providing easy to understand and practical information on provisions of the Sexual Ha.....

Tags : Sexual harassment, workplace, handbook


TRAI reveals cellular network data from ‘drive tests’(15.02.2016)

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India released finding.....

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HRD Ministry encourages greater out-of-class engagement in higher education(26.05.2016)

Whereas the prescribed overall and direct teaching-learning workload for Assistant and Associate Professors remained the same, the Ministry of Human R.....

Tags : assistant professor, workload, hours, extra curricular


Workshop On "Forest Rights Act, 2006 - its Implementation, Benefits to Tribal and other Traditional Forest Dwelling Communities(27.10.2016)

A Workshop on "Forest Rights Act, 2006 - its Implementation, benefits to tribal and other traditional forest dwelling communities and its challenges" .....

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Cyber Security framework(31.10.2016)

Cyber security in financial sector has gained importance, more so with the advent of technological innovations. IRDAI has decided to beef up its effor.....

Tags : Framework, Cyber security, Mechanism


Formation of working groups to come out with comprehensive framework for cyber security in insurance sector(31.10.2016)

IRDAI is planning to come out with a comprehensive cyber security framework for Insurance sector of India in the wake of recent cyber-attacks and also.....

Tags : Formation, Working groups, Cyber security


Secretary, DEA inaugurates the Workshop on the involvement of Multilateral Agencies in developing the capacity of Finance Departments of the States and Union Territories(11.09.2017)

Shri Subhash Chandra Garg, Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India inaugurated here today the familiariza.....

Tags : Workshop, Introduction, Multilateral Agencies, Finance Departments, Development


TRAI releases Consultation Paper on "Next Generation Public Protection and Disaster Relief (PPDR) communication networks"(09.10.2017)

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has today released a Consultation Paper on "Next Generation Public Protection and Disaster Relief (PP.....

Tags : Consultation Paper, Release, Disaster Relief, Communication networks


Approval of framework for consolidation of Public Sector Banks(01.11.2017)

An Alternative Mechanism for consolidation of the Public Sector Banks (PSBs) has been constituted under the Chairmanship of the Union Minister of Fina.....

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Cabinet approves Wage Policy for the 8th Round of Wage Negotiations for workmen in Central Public Sector Enterprises(22.11.2017)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Wage Policy for the 8th Round of Wage Negotiations for workmen in Centr.....

Tags : Wage policy, Approval, Wage Negotiations, Workmen


TRAI releases Recommendations on 'Network Testing before Commercial Launch of Services'(04.12.2017)

1. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has today issued its Recommendations on 'Network Testing before Commercial Launch of Services'.

Tags : Recommendations, Release, Network Testing


Identification of Workers in Unorganised Sector(27.12.2017)

The Unorganized Workers' Social Security Act, 2008, defines an unorganized worker and provides for a self-declaration by such worker confirming that h.....

Tags : Identification, Workers, Unorganised Sector


"TRAI conducts "Consumer Outreach Programme (COP)" on 27.04.2018 at Gurgaon, Haryana(02.05.2018)

One of important objectives of TRAI is to safeguard consumer interests and create consumer awareness. Towards this objective, TRAI organizes consumer .....

Tags : Consumer outreach, Programmes, Workshops, Consumer interests


Press Note on TRAI's Regulatory framework for Broadcasting and Cable TV sector(03.07.2018)

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on 3rd March 2017, notified a regulatory framework for broadcasting and cable TV service provided thr.....

Tags : TRAI's, Regulatory framework, Press Note


Providing Safety and Protection to Women Workers in Both Organised and Unorganised Sectors(25.07.2018)

The Government has provided protective measures especially to women workers in various labour laws like the Factories Act, 1948, the Mines Act, 1952, .....

Tags : Protection, Women Workers, Organised, Unorganised Sectors


NITI Aayog Organises Workshop on Best Practices in International Arbitration(10.10.2018)

The NITI Aayog and ICC International Court of Arbitration organised the inaugural Training-cum-Brainstorming Workshop on Best Practices in Internation.....

Tags : Workshop, Best Practices, International Arbitration


RBI Working Paper No. 05/2018: India's Investment Cycle: An Empirical Investigation.(16.10.2018)

The Reserve Bank of India today placed on its website a Working Paper titled "India's Investment Cycle: An Empirical Investigation" under the Reserve .....

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Government constitutes GoM to strengthen legal and institutional frameworks to deal with and prevent sexual harassment at workplace, GoM to be headed by the Union Home Minister(24.10.2018)

The Government today constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) to examine the existing legal and institutional frameworks for dealing with matters of sex.....

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RBI Central Board meets at Mumbai(19.11.2018)

The Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) Central Board met today in Mumbai and discussed the Basel regulatory capital framework, a restructuring scheme for s.....

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Steps to increase female labour participation rate(12.12.2018)

The decline in female work force participation rate may be attributed to factors like increased educational attendance and higher level of participati.....

Tags : Work force, Participation rate, Female


TRAI conducts "Regional Workshop on Capacity Building of Consumer Advocacy Groups" at Hyderabad, Telangana(17.12.2018)

1. One of important objectives of TRAI is to safeguard consumer interests and create consumer awareness. Towards this objective, TRAI has instituted a.....

Tags : Workshop, Capacity Building, Consumer Advocacy Groups


Approval for a resolution in the First Assembly of ISA for amendment of the Framework Agreement(01.11.2018)

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given ex-post facto approval for moving a Resolution in the first Assembly of the I.....

Tags : Resolution, Approval, Framework Agreement, Amendment


RBI announces the New External Commercial Borrowings (ECB) Framework(16.01.2019)

As part of the on-going efforts at rationalising multiple regulations framed under FEMA 1999 over a period of time, the regulations governing all type.....

Tags : ECB, New Framework, Announcement


Cabinet approves Framework Agreement between India and Indonesia on cooperation in the exploration and uses of outer space for peaceful purposes(06.02.2019)

India and Indonesia on cooperation in the exploration and uses of outer space for peaceful purposes

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minist.....

Tags : Approval, Framework Agreement, Exploration, Outer space


Telecom Regulatory Authority of India released a Report on 'Mobile Network QoS on Delhi Airport and Dhaula Kuan'(05.03.2019)

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) today released a Report on 'Mobile Network QoS on Delhi Airport and Dhaula Kuan'. Full text of the report.....

Tags : Report, Release, Mobile Network


TRAI issues Consultation Paper on "Review of the Regulatory Framework for Interconnection"(30.05.2019)

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has today issued the Consultation Paper on "Review of the Regulatory Framework for Interconnection".<.....

Tags : Consultation Paper, Issuance, Review, Regulatory Framework


Large Exposures Framework(03.06.2019)

Please refer to the instructions contained in circulars DBR.No.BP.BC.43/21.01.003/2016-17 dated December 01, 2016 and DBR.No.BP.BC.31/21.01.003/2018-1.....

Tags : Concentration risk, Exposures, Framework


RBI releases Draft Report of the Internal Working Group on Comprehensive Review of Market Timings(10.07.2019)

The Reserve Bank of India today released the draft report of the Internal Working Group on "Comprehensive Review of Market Timings". Comments on the d.....

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Election Commission of India organises a Workshop for Radio Jockeys on Voter Awareness.(22.01.2019)

Election Commission of India organized a workshop for Radio Jockeys (RJs) of leading FM channels including All India Radio and various private FM chan.....

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RBI announces the Framework on Currency Swap Arrangement for SAARC countries for the period 2019 to 2022(26.11.2019)

To further financial stability and economic cooperation within the SAARC region, the Reserve Bank of India, with the concurrence of the Government of .....

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SC Rejects Centre's Plea to Relieve Forces from Assam NRC Work for Election Duty(06.02.2019)

Supreme Court has rejected Centre's prayer to allow withdrawal of combined armed police forces involved in Assam NRC work for election duty during Lok.....

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Accused can Challenge DNA Report Only on Ground of Tampering of His Blood Sample: Bombay HC(06.02.2019)

Bombay High Court has observed that the DNA report can be challenged only on the ground of possibility of tampering of the blood sample of the accused.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Assam NRC Work for Election Duty


Jammu and Kashmir High Court Shows Concern Over Safety, Security of Mine Workers(16.07.2019)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has sought to know about the steps the State Government to implement the statutory provisions as well as the rules and r.....

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Calcutta High Court: Sex Workers Should not be Arrested, or Treated as Accused(12.08.2019)

Calcutta High Court has directed that sex workers exploited for commercial sex should not be arrayed as accused for offences under the Immoral Traffic.....

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JHC:Parents of Deceased Workman Cannot be Debarred from Availing Benefit of Compassionate Appointment(19.09.2019)

Jharkhand High Court (JHC) has ruled that non-inclusion of the parents and sister of the deceased workman dying in harness in the list of dependants t.....

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Andhra Pradesh High Court Issues Stay Order on Polavaram Works Days After Giving Nod(08.11.2019)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has imposed stay orders on a petition against the government’s decision to reverse tendering by cancelling the Polavaram Hyd.....

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NCLT Approves Transfer of Airtel's Optical Fibre Cable Business to Telesonic Networks(04.07.2019)

National Company Law Tribunal has approved a scheme of arrangement involving transfer of optical fibre cable business undertaking of Bharti Airtel to .....

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Apex Court: 'No Work No Pay' Applies When Employee Was Not Kept Away by Any Order of Employer(15.07.2019)

Apex Court has ruled that the principle of ‘no work no pay’ applies when the employee was not kept away from work by any order of the employer. The Co.....

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AAR: GST Applicable on Goods Sent for Job Work but Not Returned Being Consumed in Process(02.04.2019)

Authority for Advance Ruling (AAR), West Bengal has held that the goods sent for job work but not returned being consumed in the process is supply and.....

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Supreme Court Clears the Road for Coastal Road Work(07.05.2019)

Supreme Court has modified the Bombay High Court order and permitted L&T, the HCC-HDC joint venture, and others involved in the execution of the coast.....

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SC:Termination of Workmen on the Ground That Their Appointment is Illegal Will Amount to Retrenchment(29.05.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that Section 25F of the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 will be applicable even in cases of workmen terminated on the ground .....

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Bombay High Court Stops Work on Casting Yard Related to Sea Link Project(28.01.2019)

Bombay High Court has restrained Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) from carrying out any work relating to a casting yard being co.....

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Bombay High Court Stops Work on Casting Yard Related to Sea Link Project(28.01.2019)

Bombay High Court has restrained Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) from carrying out any work relating to a casting yard being co.....

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Allahabad HC Quashes Punishment of UP Govt. Employee Caught Chewing Tobacco at Work(20.11.2018)

Allahabad High Court has found the punishment excessive, given to a government employee for chewing tobacco at work after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister.....

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Interest on Compensation Amount to be Awarded from Date of Accident: SC(03.11.2018)

Supreme Court has observed that while awarding interest on the compensation to an employee, under the Workmen’s Compensation Act, it is to be awarded .....

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Delhi High Court Raps Government for Not Paying Salaries of Civic Body Workers(26.09.2018)

Delhi High Court has admonished the State Government for not paying salaries to the employees of the municipal corporations and observed that the poor.....

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Check Whether Schools Follow Circular Properly: Madras High Court(27.09.2018)

Madras High Court has directed Tamil Nadu Government to make surprise checks to verify whether schools implemented the no homework rule upto class II .....

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Finalize Construction Workers' Welfare Scheme by September 30: Supreme Court(23.07.2018)

Supreme Court has set the deadline of September 30 for Centre to finalise a welfare scheme for building and construction workers across the country.

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No Late Fee for Delayed Filing of GSTR-5A: GSTN(30.05.2018)

Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) has clarified that no late fee is payable for delayed payment of GSTR-5A by the Online Information and Database .....

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Madras High Court: No Homework for Students of Classes 1, 2(31.05.2018)

Madras High Court has asked the Centre to instruct state governments to reduce weight of school children's bags and do away with homework for classes .....

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Supreme Court: Do Not Disburse Grants to States Which Have Not Registered Domestic Workers(01.06.2018)

Supreme Court has directed the Centre not to disburse any grants to the states which have not registered domestic workers under the Unorganised Worker.....

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Harassment at Workplace: Supreme Court Seeks Reply from Centre, States(05.01.2018)

Supreme Court has sought response from the Centre and State Governments on a plea for the protection of women from sexual harassment at workplace.

Tags : Supreme Court, Harassment, Workplace


Supreme Court: Government is Exploiting Poor, This is Shocking(02.05.2018)

Supreme Court has expressed its displeasure over the setting up of a committee to fix a timeline to comply with directions on a matter relating to con.....

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SC To Centre: Ensure That Benefits of Construction Worker Welfare Cess Are Passed on to Them(13.11.2017)

Supreme Court has directed the Centre to ensure that the cess collected under Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Co.....

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Karnataka High Court: 'Contract Workers Need Not Be Regularised'(09.10.2017)

Karnataka High Court has said that contractual workers do not have a right to seek regularisation or absorption.

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Orissa HC Directs ASI Superintendent for Personal Appearance over Slow Pace of Jagamohan Repair(08.11.2016)

Orissa High Court has expressed serious displeasure over tardy progress of repair work of Jagamohan, hall facing sanctum sanctorum of Jagannath Temple.....

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NGT Bars Government from Further Spending on Ganga Rejuvenation Projects(16.11.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has stopped Government from spending "a single penny" for Ganga Rejuvenation Work between Haridwar and Unnao, saying a w.....

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Madras HC Pulls Up PWD Officials for Not Even Inspecting De-Silting Machine(16.11.2016)

Madras High Court has indicted officials of Public Works Department (PWD) for their failure to even inspect a machine in Port Trust, which can be used.....

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Orissa HC Appoints Retired Engineer to Examine Jagamohan Repair Work(22.11.2016)

Orissa High Court has appointed retired Civil Engineer N K Mohanty to verify actual amount of repair work of Jagamohan, hall facing the sanctum sancto.....

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Madras HC Directs School Education Secretary to Address Complaints of Lack of Toilets in Govt. School(03.11.2016)

Madras High Court has directed School Education Secretary to address complaints of lack of operational toilets, sanitary workers, security staff, func.....

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Madras HC Quashes Centre's Order Denying Security Clearance to Sun Group(15.06.2016)

Madras HC has set aside order of Union Government denying security clearance to Sun Network that had made it ineligible to participate in the phase-I.....

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Madras HC Orders 30% Pay Hike for Garment Workers(20.07.2016)

Madras HC has ordered a pay rise of up to 30% for hundreds of thousands of garment workers in Tamil Nadu.

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Delhi HC Pulls Up PWD(28.07.2016)

Delhi HC has pulled up Public Works Department (PWD) of AAP Government for not cleaning construction debris from Kushak nallah adjoining South Extensi.....

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National Company Law Tribunal Asks Astro to Not to Exit AskMe for 6 Weeks(31.08.2016)

National Company Law Tribunal has asked Astro Entertainment Networks Ltd not to exit e-commerce website AskMe.com, in which it is an investor, for six.....

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Delhi HC Denies Maintenance to Working Woman(08.09.2016)

Delhi HC, while denying maintenance demanded by a chartered accountant from her estranged husband, has said a professionally qualified woman should be.....

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Bombay HC Cites Century-Old Law, Bars Redevelopment near Juhu Military Station(15.09.2016)

Bombay HC, while dismissing a petition by developer of a slum rehabilitation project near Juhu Wireless Station, has held that Works of Defence Act pr.....

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Madras HC Rejects PIL for Effective Implementation of Manual Workers Act(28.09.2016)

Madras HC has dismissed a public interest litigation petition filed jointly by seven different associations for labourers seeking effective implementa.....

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Madras HC: Amendment to Additional Sales Tax Act Unconstitutional(03.10.2016)

Madras HC has declared unconstitutional inclusion of Explanation V to Section 2(1)(aa) of TN Additional Sales Tax Act, 1970, in 2002 to levy additiona.....

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Bombay HC Calls for Safe Working Environment for Women(05.10.2016)

Bombay HC has held that any misconduct against women employees must be dealt with most sternly and asked organizations to draw up a list of "dos and d.....

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SC: Sex Worker Can't Cry Rape if Denied Money(12.10.2016)

SC, while acquitting three persons of rape charges, has ruled that a sex worker cannot lodge a sexual assault complaint against her customers if they .....

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Madras HC Expresses Concern over Establishment of Illegal Fireworks Shop(26.10.2016)

Madras High Court has expressed shock over a statement made by Joint Chief Controller of Explosives (JCCE) that several fireworks shops had been estab.....

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Bombay HC Sets Aside FIR against Five Youths on Condition to Perform Social Works(02.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has set aside a First Information Report (FIR) against five youths, accused of outraging the modesty of two girls, on condition that.....

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Madras HC: Engaging Teachers for NPR Work Not Against RTE Act(18.02.2016)

Madras HC has held that engaging school teachers to carry out a door-to-door survey for updating National Population Register (NPR) cannot be construe.....

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Kerala HC Permits Low-Decibel Fireworks Display(15.04.2016)

Kerala HC has permitted low-decibel fireworks display during the ongoing Pooram festival in Thrissur, exempting it from the ban imposed in the wake of.....

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Delhi HC to Civic Bodies: Give Sanitation Workers Their Salaries(20.04.2016)

Delhi HC has directed three civic bodies of Delhi to ensure that the March wages be paid to all the sanitation workers "within a week without fail".

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Madras HC: Anganwadi Workers Cannot Raise Industrial Disputes(15.12.2015)

Madras High Court has ruled that Anganwadi workers cannot raise industrial disputes before labour courts challenging their dismissal from service sinc.....

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Dehi HC Seeks Report from Delhi Govt., Police and PWD over Boy's Death Due to Felling into an Sewer(24.12.2015)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to Delhi Government, police and Public Works Department (PWD) while taking suo moto cognizance of the death of a sc.....

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NGT Issues Summon to PWD Secretary over Pollution of Buckingham Canal(05.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered Commissioner of Chennai Corporation and Principal Secretary of Public Works Department (PWD) to appear befor.....

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CCI Permits ATC's Rs 7,635-Crore Stake Buy in Viom Networks(13.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has permitted American Tower Corp to acquire a majority stake in telecom tower firm Viom Networks for Rs 7,635 c.....

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Bombay HC Seeks Detailed Defunct Textile Mill Workers’ Rehab Schemes(21.01.2016)

Bombay HC, while hearing a petition filed by Girni Kamgar Sanghatana, which had sought rehabilitation for mill workers, has ordered State Government t.....

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SC Denies to Take Plea on MCD Workers' Strike(04.02.2016)

Supreme Court has denied to entertain a plea seeking its intervention in the ongoing MCD workers strike.

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Delhi HC Directs Civic Agencies to Verify Work Done by Sanitary Workers(30.10.2015)

Delhi HC while showing concern over lack of cleanliness in the capital, has ordered civic agencies to depute inspectors to verify if sanitary workers .....

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NGT Pulls Up PWD for Sloppy Tree Transplant(25.11.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has irked over the way trees, which were felled to widen south Delhi's Rao Tula Ram Marg, were transplanted and held off.....

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SC Asks Centre Whether Social Networking Sites Can be Banned for Circulate Offensive, Vulgar Material(07.12.2015)

Supreme Court has asked Centre to examine if social networking sites like Facebook and WhatsApp can be prosecuted for use of their platforms to circul.....

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Supreme Court: 'Ridiculous' That Money for Workers is Spent on Babus(24.08.2015)

Supreme Court has termed the collection of Rs. 27,000 Crores by State Governments for the welfare of construction workers, as "ridiculous" since the b.....

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Calcutta High Court Allows Sex Workers to Rent Community Hall For Durga Puja(07.09.2015)

Calcutta High Court has allowed sex workers of Sonagachi, considered Asia's largest red light area, to take on rent a community hall for organising th.....

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Delhi High Court Orders Govt. to Speed Up Disposal of Workmen Compensation Cases(28.09.2015)

Delhi High Court has ordered Delhi Government to take steps to ensure that more than 1,100 compensation cases for deaths and injuries pending under Wo.....

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Madras High Court Confirms Order Permitting Sun TV in FM Auctions(30.09.2015)

Madras HC has confirmed interim order permitting Sun TV Network group to take part in FM radio auctions, and order of quashing cancellation of registr.....

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NGT Notices Centre, AAP Govt, Municipal Corporation over Sanitation Workers Strike(10.01.2017)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued a notice to Centre, Delhi government, East Delhi Municipal Corporation and Union of sanitation workers over s.....

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Delhi HC Directs EDMC to Immediately Pay Salaries of Sanitation Workers(11.01.2017)

Delhi High Court has directed East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) to ensure that any garbage dumped on east Delhi roads is immediately cleared and.....

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Bombay High Court Stays Repair Work of Lalbaug Flyover(11.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has granted temporary stay on repair work of 2.48-km-long Lalbaug flyover in south Mumbai pending structural audit report.

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Supreme Court Directs Govt to Set Up Body to Deal With Complaints About TV Contents(13.01.2017)

Supreme Court has asked Government to set up, streamline and publicize a complaint redressal mechanism under Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Ac.....

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NGT Directs AAP Govt to Pay Salaries to Sanitation Workers(13.01.2017)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Delhi Government to pay salaries to sanitation workers of East Delhi Municipal Corporation(EDMC) without "d.....

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Supreme Court Asks If AAP Govt Diverted 900 Crore From Workers’ Fund(16.01.2017)

Supreme Court has sought answers on a PIL which has accused Arvind Kejriwal-headed AAP Government in Capital of illegally diverting Rs 900 crore from .....

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Madras HC Rules: Aged Parents of Deceased Person Eligible for Workmen’s Compensation(18.01.2017)

Madras High Court has ruled that aged parents of a deceased person is also eligible for compensation sanctioned under Workmen Compensation Act.

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Supreme Court Seeks Report on Environmental Damage Caused by Kalasa Canal Work(06.03.2017)

Supreme Court has asked Union ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) to submit a report on environmental damage caused by ongoing work of Kalasa ca.....

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Kerala High Court Notices State Over Plea Against Ban on Fireworks at Kottaram Temple(07.03.2017)

Kerala High Court has sought opinion of State Government on a petition challenging decision of Ernakulam District Collector banning fireworks at Kotta.....

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Kerala High Court Gives Green Signal to Firework at Maradu Temple(08.03.2017)

Kerala High Court has granted permission to Committee of Maradu Kottaram Bhagavathy Temple to conduct fireworks display based on certain conditions.

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Union Government: Now 90 Days Paid Leave For Victims of Sexual Harassment At Workplace(21.03.2017)

Women employees of Central Government who file complaints of sexual harassment at workplace now have option of getting 90 days paid leave during pende.....

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CCI Approves NBCC's Takeover of Hindustan Steelworks Construction(04.04.2017)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the proposal of NBCC India Ltd to acquire Hindustan Steelworks Construction Ltd.

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Kerala High Court Directs State Govt. to File Affidavit on Flyover Work(06.04.2017)

Kerala High Court has directed the State Government to ask the official of Public Works Department (PWD) to file affidavit on the work schedule, inclu.....

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Bombay High Court Orders to Preserve MF Hussain’s Artworks(02.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed Deputy Sheriff of Mumbai to preserve 25 paintings by renowned painter MF Hussain as these are stored in a cupboard at a.....

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Gujarat High Court: Approaching ‘Voluntary’ Sex Worker is 'No Crime'(08.05.2017)

Gujarat High Court has observed that Section 370 of Indian Penal Code will have no application in a case wherein sex workers are engaged in prostituti.....

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GSTN Registration Window to Re-open on June 1(29.05.2017)

Government has decided to re-open enrollment for Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) on June 1, enabling central excise and service taxpayers who la.....

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Bombay HC: To Keep Mumbai Clean, Conservancy Workers Can’t be Enslaved(23.12.2016)

Bombay High Court, while dismissing BMC's petition against making 2,700 persons from Solid Waste Department permanent has ruled that ‘to keep Mumbai c.....

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Supreme Court: Transfer of Moveable Property in Execution of Works Contract is 'Sale'(06.09.2017)

Supreme Court has said that transfer of moveable property in execution of works contract is deemed to be sale, and the value of property can be subjec.....

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Madras HC To State: Issue Circular on Sexual Harassment at Workplace Act to Colleges(11.09.2017)

Madras High Court has directed Department of Higher Education and Directorate of Collegiate Education to issue a circular on implementation of Sexual .....

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Supreme Court Issues Contempt Notice to Assam Public Works President(14.09.2017)

Supreme Court has issued a contempt notice to Assam Public Works (APW) President Aabhijeet Sarmah, rapping him for “disclosing information” regarding .....

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International Cases

Religious discrimination in workplace must be for legitimate business aim(13.07.2016)

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Passages in the Code of Practice cannot replace the statutory words, they do provide helpful advice as to the relatively low threshold of disadvantage(17.12.2018)

Mr Williams was employed by the second Respondent (“the University”) from 12 June 2000 until he retired for ill-health reasons with effect from 30 Jun.....

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RBI Revised Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) Framework(13.04.2017)

RBI has issued Revised Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) framework for banks which will override existing PCA framework. New set of provisions will be ef.....

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Programmes for skill development and provision of apprenticeships(13.08.2015)

To provide skill training on a large scale, the government has introduced the 'Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana' and 'Apprentice Protsahan Yojana'.....

Tags : scheme, workforce, skill, development