Category Economic Times

Code on social security 2019

• Code was introduced in LokSabha in 2019 and then referred to the Standing Committee by the Speaker. • CSS replaces nine laws related to social security, including Employees’ Provident Fund Act, 1952, Maternity Benefit Act, 1961, and Unorganised Workers…

UN Arms Trade Treaty

• China will join the UN Arms Trade Treaty that is designed to control the flow of weapons into conflict zones. It comes after U.S. President Donald Trump announced plans last year to pull the U.S. out of the agreement.…