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Indians Work Longest, Earn Least With Virtually No Time for Leisure: ILO Report

-TheWire.in The minimum statutory wage of an Indian worker is the lowest in the world, except for some sub-Saharan African countries. New Delhi: A latest report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) has revealed that Indians are among the most overworked lot globally while earning the least...

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A changing fiscal framework -Dipankar Dasgupta

-The Hindu The government’s announced fiscal policy stance and the fiscal regime it is running seem contradictory There used to be a time — and this was well before India began to globalise — when each Union Budget announced sales tax increases on tobacco products, especially cigarettes....

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‘Citizens can’t be jailed for disagreeing with state policies’: Top quotes from Disha Ravi’s bail order

-The Indian Express In the bail order, Additional Sessions Judge Dharmender Rana noted that the accused had "absolutely no criminal antecedents". Ravi was granted bail on a personal bond of Rs 1 lakh and two sureties of like amount. Twenty-two-year-old activist Disha Ravi, who was arrested in...

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Bitter home truths for migrant workers -Sayantan Bera

-Livemint.com * Trying to start a new life is turning out to be difficult due to a collapse in demand. A ground report from Bihar. * Consumption of drugs has spiked to dangerous levels. So much so that cough syrup brands, sedative drugs like Netravet and an...

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US Honours Activist Anjali Bharadwaj For Her Work On Combating Corruption

-NDTV According to a statement from the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, the award recognises individuals who have worked tirelessly, often in the face of adversity, to defend transparency, combat corruption, and ensure accountability in their own countries. Washington: The United States on Tuesday honoured Indian...

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