Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh
West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.20

Coal: RSS wing joins strike

The RSS-affiliated Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh on Thursday joined trade unions of the CPM and the Congress to enforce a three-day strike against the Centre’s decision to open up coal sector for priva...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.06.20

Commercial coal mining: MP talks benefits, unions plan strike

“Economic investment in the coal sector will help improve the nation’s economy and also generate direct and indirect employment opportunities as more companies will be a part of the coal s...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 15.04.20

Lockdown: longer work hours likely

The central government is likely to allow select factories that produce essential items to engage workers beyond the stipulated eight hours a day.The move is aimed at curbing footfall to ensure social...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.03.20

Wheat harvest under threat

The government’s announcement of a nationwide 21-day lockdown has cast a shadow on the impending harvest of the rabi crop, which contributes half of the country’s food grain production, prompting ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.01.20

Talks to avert all-India strike fail

A last-minute, allegedly perfunctory attempt by the NDA government to dissuade the central trade unions from going ahead with countrywide protests against proposed labour reforms and the privatisation...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 22.12.19

Swadeshis oppose BPCL selloff

The Swadeshi lobby is hotly contesting the Narendra Modi-government’s move to sell majority stakes in BPCL and some other PSUs, with RSS trade union Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) questioning the mer...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.10.19

Threat to pension net for low-paid workers

A proposed law on social security for workers has diluted a provision for additional contribution by the central government to the pension for low-paid employees, drawing criticism from the RSS-affili...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 23.10.19

Merger bells ring for BSNL, MTNL

The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved the merger of MTNL and BSNL, in a Rs 69,000-crore revival package for the telecom PSU duo that envisages a VRS covering 50 per cent of the employees, the issue ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.10.19

Private kitchens for midday meals

The Centre has allowed privately managed centralised kitchens to be engaged to serve food to schoolchildren in rural areas under its midday meal scheme — a decision it had earlier announced in May 2...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.09.19

PF shrink plan runs into wall

The Centre has proposed that the contributions by the employer and the employee to the Employees’ Provident Fund be reduced from the current 12 per cent of the basic salary each to 10 per cent each,...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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