Post-lockdown, EPFO sees 8 million subscribers withdrawing Rs 30,000 crore

Around eight million employees have withdrawn their savings under the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) between April and July, during the Covid-19 induced lockdown in the country. Continue Reading

States get full Rs 1.65 lakh cr GST compensation

In a bid to provide further relief to states amid the coronavirus outbreak, the Finance Ministry has released Rs 13,806 crore as compensation for March 2020 for the states’ revenue loss in the goods and services tax (GST) regime. Continue Reading

Streaming platforms leading to crimes?

Ever since the entry of OTT platforms, there has been a complaint that uncensored content streamed by them are leading to adverse things in the society. Continue Reading

Cos not paying wages must place balance sheets in court: Centre to SC

The Centre has justified in the Supreme Court its 29 March direction asking private establishments to pay full wages to workers during the COVID-19 lockdown and said that employers claiming incapacity in paying salaries must be directed to furnish their audited balance sheets and accounts in the court. Continue Reading

Migrant worker dies of sunstroke in Telangana after walking 300 km

A 21-year-old migrant worker collapsed and died, apparently due to sunstroke at Bhadrachalam after walking 300 km from here with three friends, to try and reach Odisha in view of the COVID-19 lockdown. Continue Reading

21-day lockdown is not enough: Experts

A three-week lockdown to contain the rising cases of the deadly coronavirus and combat the COVID-19 is insufficient, according to a recent study by experts. Continue Reading