Job Scheme
West Bengal  /  Published 22.06.22

State pause button on job scheme

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to press an indefinite pause button on the 100-day job scheme in Bengal as the Centre has not yet approved the labour budget for the 2022-23 fiscal. Multipl...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 26.03.22

Centre cloud on funds for rural job scheme

The Centre has linked approval for the states’ rural job scheme budgets to their performance on certain transparency measures, hanging a cloud over funds release under the programme from April 1...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.12.21

Bill for Aadhaar link to electoral roll to be tabled in House today

The government is set to introduce the Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021, seeking to link electoral roll data with Aadhaar to check “multiple enrolment”, while raising fears of “m...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 02.09.21

Amazon: 8,000 jobs this year

Amazon is planning to hire more than 8,000 direct workforce across 35 cities in the country this year across corporate, technology, customer service and operations roles, according to a top company of...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.08.21

Dharna at Dhanbad civic body for jobs

Dependents of 50 deceased employees of coal town civic body Jharkhand Mineral Area Development Authority (JMADA) who are awaiting for jobs on compassionate grounds, staged a day-long dharna at its hea...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


Jharkhand  /  Published 04.05.21

NREGA jobs helped people sustain

The jobs created under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) helped people sustain in Jharkhand during 2020-21 and also expected to do the same even this year. This was...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 23.12.20

Chamling asks govt to deliver on job promise

Sikkim Democratic Front president Pawan Chamling on Tuesday hit back at the Sikkim Krantikari Morcha, asking it to stop indulging in whataboutery and, instead, act on its promise of regularising the j...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

States  /  Published 18.12.20

Dharna to regularise 18,000 Sikkim jobs

The Sikkim Subject Committee, which espouses various political and social issues, has decided to stage a day-long dharna in Gangtok on Sunday, demanding regularisation of jobs of over 18,000 persons w...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

Business  /  Published 10.12.20

Cabinet seal to job plan

The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved a previously announced job scheme that seeks to encourage businesses to hire new employees. Under the Rs 22,810-crore scheme, the government will provide for t...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 09.08.20

‘Politics’ whiff in Delhi audit in Bengal

Bengal’s ruling establishment is livid at the Centre’s decision to send a team to audit the state’s expenditure under the 100 days job scheme, with insiders saying it looked like Del...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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