Upping the ante ahead of the Bihar Assembly polls, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on September 5 targeted the Nitish Kumar-led state government over its decision to grant jobs to the kin of persons from the scheduled caste (SC) and scheduled tribes (ST) killed in Bihar. … [Read more...] about Bihar polls | Granting jobs to kin of SC/ST persons killed is like encouraging murder: Tejashwi Yadav’s jibe at Nitish Kumar
In a letter to the Bihar chief minister, he accused Kumar of not fulfilling earlier promises made to SCs and STs, including giving them three dismil of land. The LJP president said that "if the Nitish Kumar government was sincere", it should give jobs to a family member of all those from the communities who were killed during its 15-year rule. … [Read more...] about Why are NDA allies JD(U)-LJP engaged in tussle ahead of Bihar polls?
Payment of relief has been enhanced to 50 percent of average wages from 25 percent earlier, payable up to a maximum of 90 days of unemployment, as per the ESIC. Instead of the relief becoming payable 90 days after unemployment, it will become due for payment after 30 days. … [Read more...] about Labour Ministry relaxes eligibility conditions for ESIC’s Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyan Yojana
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"We have also instructed hospitals to increase bed strength by 30 percent for coronavirus patients, in case they want to. More than 50 percent beds are available in hospitals. Out of the total 14,372 beds available for COVID-19 patients, 7,938 are vacant, according to live status on Delhi Corona app," he added. … [Read more...] about Delhi govt directs 33 private hospitals to reserve 80% of ICU beds for COVID-19 patients