Labor law in focus amid threats of protest

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi announcing that three controversial agriculture laws will be repealed, the focus has shifted to the government’s other major reform agenda – reforms in labor laws passed by Parliament in 2019 and 2020 that are yet to come into force And now faced with the prospect of intense opposition. On 11 … Read more

Andhra Pradesh government on alert mode, heavy rain likely in the state

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy took stock of the emerging situation in the state with pressure in the Bay of Bengal set to hit the Tamil Nadu coast on Thursday evening. During a video conference with collectors of Prakasam, Nellore, Chittoor and Cuddapah districts, he called for a high alert in view … Read more

Andhra Pradesh’s revenue deficit widens by 662% in the first half

In the first half of FY 2021-’22, Andhra Pradesh’s revenue deficit increased by an unprecedented 662.80 per cent, while the fiscal deficit increased by 107.79 per cent. The steady rise in revenue receipts, increase in taxes and central grants did not bring any joy to the administration as all other revenue streams have dried up, … Read more

Depression to cross Tamil Nadu-Andhra Pradesh coast on November 11

After a drop, the rain resumed in the adjoining areas, while the low pressure area became well marked on Wednesday, the Meteorological Department said. The department said it is very likely to become a depression and cross north Tamil Nadu and south Andhra Pradesh coast by the evening of November 11. There is a possibility … Read more