Call for cash grants to stranded inter-state migrant workers in India

Premji says Labour Law changes will adversely affect the economy The Wire India New Delhi, May 17, 2020 IT services firm Wipro founder Azim Premji said on Saturday (May 16, 2020) that he was shocked to learn of the recent decisions taken by various state governments to weaken labour laws. In an op-ed in the Economic Times, the Indian billionaire argued that…

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Ardern trashes National Party accusations of ‘election bribe’

Jo Moir Wellington, May 17, 2020 Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has hit back at the opposition’s “cynical politics” after they called her government’s $50 billion Covid Rescue Package an election bribe. In her first public appearance in eight weeks, Ardern visited a state housing worksite in Petone, near Wellington, to meet and speak to construction workers the day after her…

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