Women's rights groups urged Narendra Modi to provide an immediate cover of social security measures for urban and rural women in view of lockdown to combat coronavirus
Tata Steel to have 10% women on shop floor by 2025; to create more avenues for women in tech, manufacturing
The Tata group company has 5% of its overall 35,000 employees or about 1,750 women working on the shop floor at present
All Maharashtra shops, except bars and liquor outlets, can stay open 24/7 following state government's notification
Maharashtra government issued a notification which allows shops and establishments to remain open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Even though problems of the women workers are acute, many have decided to join the strike called by the 10 Central Trade Unions
Maharashtra government today decided to make necessary changes in the Factories Act, 1948 to allow women to work in factories in night shifts.