‘Treat with urgency’: SC tells govt about pleas against compulsory wages

The authorities have to take care of “take care of with urgency” issues elevated in pleas hard a house ministry notification asking non-public organisations to pay out wages to employees in the course of a nationwide lockdown to consist of the spread of the coronavirus.

“All businesses, be it in the industry or in the retailers and commercial establishments, shall make payment of wages of their employees, at their workplaces, on the because of day, devoid of any deduction, for the time period their establishments are beneath closure in the course of the lockdown,” the ministry had reported on March

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Govt has ended federalism; makes no pretence to be democratic: Sonia

Congress president Sonia Gandhi criticised on Friday the government’s managing of the Covid-19 pandemic, alleging it experienced overlooked the “spirit of federalism” and abandoned any pretence of becoming democratic.

Addressing a meeting of opposition functions convened to focus on the plight of migrants owing to the lockdown, she alleged that the federal government is unsure about the requirements for lockdowns and has no exit system.


Gandhi mentioned the migrants and thirteen crore families in the base fifty percent of the populace have been cruelly dismissed by the federal government.

“The prime minister’s grand Rs twenty trillion deal has turned out

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Govt ends monopoly in coal mining, ups FDI limit in defence manufacturing

The govt will stop its monopoly in coal mining by allowing for personal organizations and elevate the restrict for overseas financial investment in defence manufacturing without approvals from 49 for every cent to 74 for every cent, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday.

“India won’t appear inwards and won’t be self-isolationist as it attempts to be self-reliant,” she said as she listed “structural reforms” for eight sectors.

Business mining would be on revenue sharing mechanism as an alternative of the routine of fastened rupee/tonne. Almost 50 blocks will be offered for bidding, she said as she introduced a fourth

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FM Sitharaman LIVE: Govt unveils new measures to bring structural reforms

On Friday, the govt unveiled 11 steps aimed at supporting agriculture and farmers together with an impetus on the fisheries sector. When 8 of the steps aimed at economical aid, a few steps known as for governance reforms. The Minister had on Thursday announced Rs 3.sixteen trillion aid for vulnerable sections, together with migrant workers, farmers, tribals, avenue sellers, and the middle class.. 
On Wednesday she announced steps of virtually Rs five.94 trillion to present aid to smaller enterprises, taxpayers, shadow financial institutions, power distribution firms, true estate, organised sector personnel, and contractors doing the job with the govt.
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Govt extends deadline for import of additional quota of urad till May 31

The deadline for import of supplemental quota of two.five lakh tonne of urad lentil for 2019-20 has been extended even more till May well 31 by the Commerce & Field Ministry as the on-heading lockdown for that contains the Covid-19 virus resulted in delays for traders.

“In this regard, numerous representations were being gained searching for extension of the day of import of urad further than May well fifteen, 2020 owing to the present-day lockdown condition in opposition to pandemic Covid-19. The matter has been examined, and it has been decided by the skilled authority to prolong the deadline for

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