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Budget 2023 gestures in promising directions without paying for the fare to anywhere

Indian Express 03 Feb 2023
Contrary to popular belief, India is not much of an outlier when it comes to the direct tax to GDP ratio but certainly stands out when we look at the proportion of workers who pay direct income taxes ... As the migrant worker crisis during Covid-19 harshly demonstrated, India\u2019s ...
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Low H-1B visa annual limit makes it difficult for US firms to secure foreign talent: Study

Live Mint 03 Feb 2023
It is a non-immigrant visa used by US-based companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that need expertise. It is a major factor for tech firms to hire tens of thousands of employees from countries like India and China. H-1B visas help skilled foreign workers ...
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Govt skirts ‘living wage’ query in Parliament

The Telegraph India 02 Feb 2023
In India, if the President gets Rs 4 lakh a month, no worker should get less than Rs 40,000,” he said ... About 90 per cent of India’s workers are in the informal sector and have low bargaining power, the economist said, adding that the country’s weak labour laws fail to protect workers’ rights.
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NHRC notice to Centre, states over workers’ casualty due to factory accidents

Hindustan Times 02 Feb 2023
“The data collected by DGFASLI from Chief Inspectors of Factories and Directors of Industrial Safety and Health represents that only registered factories have provided the data, whereas 90% of workers in India are employed in the informal sector ... The India Spend report found that ...
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‘India, US Partnership To Target China’s AI, Military Equipment’

Kashmir Observer 02 Feb 2023
India PM Narendra Modi and US President Joe BidenFile photo ... restrictions on military technology transfer and visas for immigrant workers, along with India’s longstanding dependence on Moscow for military hardware, issues it hopes to now address ... While India is part ...
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Kerala HC directs govt to release properties of those who have no connection with PFI

The Siasat Daily 02 Feb 2023
The Kerala High Court on Thursday directed the state government to release the erroneously attached properties of certain persons as part of recovery proceedings initiated against Popular Front of India (PFI) workers in connection with the damage to public property, in violence, during a hartal called by the banned outfit last September.
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European Parliament agrees a way forward on platform workers’ rights

Crunch 02 Feb 2023
A European Union legislative proposal targeting the gig economy’s tendency to ride rough-shod over workers’ rights has inched a step closer today as the parliament agreed its negotiating position ... While another component aims to strengthen the rights of workers who are subject to algorithmic management.
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Kerala's growth rate rises to 12.1% in 2022, highest since 2013: Economic Review

Indian Express 02 Feb 2023
The review said Kerala is among the top States in India with a high per-capita Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) of \u20b91,62,992 in 2021-22, and the corresponding national average was \u20b91,07,670 ... The structure of the economy and workforce participation in Kerala is perceptibly different from the rest of India.
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Employees in Saudi, UAE confident of job opportunities in 2023

The Siasat Daily 02 Feb 2023
Only 10 per cent of workers in the UAE and 11 per cent in the Saudi said they lacked the confidence to find a new job this year, according to LinkedIn, which polled 22,985 workers from countries including the US, UK, Germany, India, Singapore, the UAE and Saudi Arabia between December 9 and 19.
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Ending sewer deaths will need monitoring

Hindustan Times 02 Feb 2023
A decade ago, India banned manual scavenging. Yet, the shameful practice that forces workers to clean waste by hand, and enter sewer lines to clear them of sludge, has remained pervasive.
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The Mumbai atelier that is the secret workshop of top French fashion

The Jordan Times 02 Feb 2023
India is number one in the world in embroidery. It’s ancestral ... Star clients ... The atelier attracts workers from across India, such as Biswajit Patra, 31, who has been working here since he was 16 ... One of the most delicate jobs is preparing the fabric once it arrives from India and heads for the workshop where it will be assembled into the dresses.
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US, India Partnership Targets Arms, AI to Compete with China

Beijing News 01 Feb 2023
restrictions on military technology transfer and visas for immigrant workers, along with India's longstanding dependence on Moscow for military hardware ... But Washington has held its tongue, nudging the country on Russia, while condoning India's more hawkish stance on China.
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Budget doesn't address issues like unemployment, health, education: AITUCAITUC said trade unions have been demanding ...

Deccan Herald 01 Feb 2023
All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) has expressed dissatisfaction over the Union Budget 2023-24, saying it does not address crucial issues like unemployment, health and education, among others ... Rate of mean school education in India has fallen drastically ... Reduced public spending on health has made poverty accentuate in India.
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US, India partnership targets arms, space programme, AI

Gulf News 01 Feb 2023
The White House faces an uphill battle on each front, including US restrictions on military technology transfer and visas for immigrant workers, along with India’s longstanding dependence on Moscow for military hardware ... But Washington has held its tongue, nudging the country on Russia while condoning India’s more hawkish stance on China.
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US, India partnership targets arms and AI to compete with China

Korea Times 01 Feb 2023
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets U.S. President Joe Biden as India's Foreign Minister ... restrictions on military technology transfer and visas for immigrant workers, along with India's longstanding dependence on Moscow for military hardware, issues it hopes to now address.

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