Rajya Sabha passes the three remaining reforms of the Labour Bill

Rajya Sabha - Labour Bill

In a crucial session of Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, the upper house passed three important and significant labor reform bills that will remove the obstacles for winding up of companies and will also allow firing employees without the permission of the government in offices and firms up to 300 workers. The Upper House of the Parliament passed the three remaining labor codes on social security, occupational safety, and industrial relations via voice note judgment amid the objection and boycott of these reforms by the opposing parties including eight MPs and…

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Expecting COVID-19 vaccine in India by early 2021: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

Harsh Vardhan

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Health Minister,  made a brief statement out on the current pandemic situation and the country’s vaccine status in Rajya Sabha on Thursday. He said that a potential vaccine is expected to roll out at the dawn of 2021, but will take considerable time to reach everyone. He urged that following social distancing norms and taking sufficient precautionary measures is still the most important thing right now, quoting it as a “social vaccine”. “By the beginning of the next year, we hope that we will get a…

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