Category: India

Racism? Known for 2500 years in India, called casteism

Some kids disrespect strangers and older people in the presence of their parents. The saddest part is when they are taught to feel that they naturally superior to some categories of people – Northeastern Indians, dark-skinned Indians, lower caste Indians and us.

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From Band Inertia to IT Lay Off

It takes severe feeling of injustice and helplessness for an employee to go to the Court. Even Unions take their grievances to the Court only when they can’t address it by negotiation or by show of force

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Modi Quackery Inflicts Lasting Damage to Indian Economy

Poor GDP growth in two successive quarters — Q4 2016-17 and Q12017-18 — has changed the growth prospects for 2017-18, leading to a serious debate about the current health of the economy.

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Wipro’s latest Layoff Gambit – Where do Employees Stand?

Wipro management is depositing 2 months salary in employee’s account and then issues this letter. The letter says that the employees is discharged from service with immediate effect. The employee is asked to surrender ID card and leave the office.

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The Real Face of Apollo Hospitals – Video

The treatment is decided not based on the patient’s need, but their ability to pay. If someone is not able to pay, even if they are in dire need of treatment, and even if the treatment is available in the hospital they are denied treatment. Those who are calculated as moneyed will be given even unnecessary or marginally necessary treatments.

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Hindutva Ideologues Inflict Idiotic Damage to the Country

For how long can we feel excited about yet another CBI raid on a Karti Chidambaram or an Enforcement Directorate case against a Robert Vadra, or ignore all the evidence of grave damage inflicted by mofussil minds on national economy and national institutions?

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Senior Employee Explains Latest Layoff Practice by Wipro

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series Senior Wipro Employee

I hope my story will help any one facing layoff challenges. I am not sure if I will be in Wipro next time when I publish my next article but definitely I am determined to continue my fight against such actions.

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GST : Another Modi Fumble

Several revisions in deadlines, tax and cess rates, rules, clarifications and tweaks later, the GST regime is turning out to be neither simple nor friendly for taxpayers.

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NEET : Stand Up Against Oppression!

This entry is part 13 of 13 in the series Tamil Nadu Opposes NEET

“if Gujarat is an experimental lab for Hindutva, then Tamilnadu is an experimental lab for secularism and democracy.” We have the strength and capacity to prove it.

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Extract Gold, Pay Peanuts, then Throw Out – Corporate Employee Policy

During the FY 16-17, the shareholders were paid Rs. 5.60 for every rupee they had put in, i.e. a return of 560%! So the shareholders got the highest ever return in FY 16-17 when the employees who created the profit, got raises of only 0.36%. The total dividend paid was Rs.1378 cr. whereas salaries of employees increased by only about 800 crores!

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Demonetization, GST Cost Jobs – Bloomberg

Manufacturers seen cutting 40% of jobs in 2017 as growth slows. Top 1% of population holds record 22% of wealth, study shows

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Hard Working Employees suffer, Investors Enjoy the Fruits

What’s in it for You? A collective voice of the IT& ITES employees about their pink slip/ layoff pains to pass it to the Governance/decision makers, Legal advise from the eminent personal about labor laws and legal knowledge which IT & ITES employee should know.

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Modi’s Finances Fall Flat on Face – Reuters

Soumya Kanti Ghosh, chief economist at State Bank of India (SBI.NS), said in a research note this month that first quarter economic growth was supported by higher state spending but the need to rein in the fiscal deficit could force the government to cut expenditure.

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NDLF IT Union Short Film Movement

Take Short films on the above Topics and Upload in YouTube. Short films in Tamil/English Language and regional Language with English Subtitles accepted.

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Japanese bullet train flopped in Taiwan – It is a white elephant!

While a debate is raging over viability of India’s bullet train project which was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe last week, it would be worthwhile to know how bullet train fared in Taiwan. It flopped, actually.

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