Factories act

Legislative amendments to the labour laws were signed of by the NDA govt’s Union Cabinet last week. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint<br />

A happy consensus on reforms

3 min read . 03 Aug 2014
NDA’s move to amend the labour laws came on the same day when BJP govt in Rajasthan approved amendments to three key labour laws—Industrial Disputes Act, Factories Act and Contract Labour Act. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint<br />
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Silicosis, the curse of Khambhat

7 min read . 07 Oct 2009
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