Maternity Leave
Opinion  /  Published 02.11.20

Old trick: Working mothers' plight

Motherhood is venerated in India, but mothers, ironically, are also penalized for it. That essential rights are often denied to working mothers was brought to the fore, once again, when the Supreme Co...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 07.10.18

DU law student in maternity leave plea

The Supreme Court on Friday asked Delhi University to respond to a plea a law student has filed challenging the varsity’s decision to detain her in the third year for inadequate attendance.Anki...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.12.18

Govt acts over maternity break ‘misuse’

Instances of misuse of enhanced maternity leave have emerged as a reason behind the Centre’s plans to partially compensate the private sector for offering the benefits. Earlier this month, the women...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.11.18

Maternity leave compensation

The Centre will give employers the salaries for seven of the 26 weeks of maternity leave for women earning more than Rs 15,000 a month, the women and child development ministry announced on Thursday....
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 28.09.18

NZ PM Jacinda Ardern shows the way

Sir — It was wonderful to see the New Zealand prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, attend the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit at the United Nations with her three-month-old daughter, Neve Te Aroha. The child...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 20.10.19

Ruling on maternity leave is rights-based

Laws, in essence, exist to protect the interests of citizens. But the same rules can also be used to deny people their rights. It was this kind of violation that a Delhi court denounced when it observ...
By The Editorial Board


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