Tag: Karnataka

15,000 outsourced workers strike in Karnataka for job security & direct...

Approximately 15,000 outsourced workers in Karnataka, mainly consisting of sanitation workers, will go on strike starting February 01.  The workers are demanding direct payment and...

36 get bail in PSI recruitment scam in Karnataka

The scam in the recruitment of police sub-inspectors (PSI) in Karnataka came to light when candidates who did not perform well in the descriptive...

Karnataka Skill Connect Portal launched; to create 10 million jobs

The Karnataka Skill Development Corporation (KSDC), in association with the Karnataka Digital Economy Mission (KDEM), has launched the Karnataka Skill Connect Portal (KSCP), an...

Amazon may let go hundreds in India as it closes verticals

Amazon India is expected to render hundreds of people jobless as it winds up Amazon Distribution, its wholesale e-commerce website. The e-commerce company is...

Allcargo’s Bangalore warehouse to create 5,500 jobs

Allcargo Group, the end-to-end logistics solution company, has launched a 100-acre warehouse in Bengaluru that cost about Rs 800 crore to set up. The...

HCL’s TechBee to hire 2,000 class 12 students

As part of its ‘catch them young’ initiative, HCL Technologies is gearing up to hire at least 2,000 students who have passed Class 12...

IKEA opens stores in Bengaluru & Oman; creates jobs for locals

IKEA, the Swedish home furnishings firm, recently opened two stores — one in Nagasundara near Bengaluru in Karnataka, India, and the other in the...

33% reservation for women in outsourced jobs in Karnataka government

Things are looking up for women in the job market across India. Down south, the Government of Karnataka has reserved 33 per cent of...

Karnataka’s 60 industrial projects to create 8,000+ jobs

The Government of Karnataka has approved about 60 industrial projects worth Rs 2,465.94 crore, which are expected to create employment opportunities for more than...

Locus appoints Anshu Singh as VP-HR

Locus, a global logistic solutions company, has announced the appointment of Anshu Singh as its VP & global Head of human resource. Singh carries...

Karnataka CM, ministers, MLAs to enjoy salary hike

On 22 February, the Karnataka Legislative Assembly passed bills hiking salaries and allowances of the chief minister, ministers as well as the legislators. This...

Employees cannot get date of birth changed in records as matter...

The Supreme Court says that employees cannot apply for change of date of birth at will, as a matter of right. The observation was...

Highly-qualified women opting to work as police constables in Karnataka

About 242 women passed out of the Police Training School in Karnataka and took part in the passing out parade. Out of these, about...

Karnataka minister blames WFA culture for low employment rate in the...

Karnataka’s Minister of Higher Education, IT, BT and Skill Development CN Ashwath Narayan, in response to the question of unemployment in the state, said...

Flipkart adds 3 fulfilment centres in Karnataka, creates 14,000 jobs

Flipkart has added three additional fulfilment centres in Karnataka to further strengthen its supply-chain network in the state and meet the growing demand of...

IBM, NASSCOM Foundation make 5000 students employable

In a meaningful partnership between IBM and NASSCOM Foundation, about 5000 underserved youth from Karnataka, Telangana and Delhi-NCR have been trained in data science...

Rapido to hire 100 women in Bengaluru

Rapido, the bike taxi operator, is planning to employ 100 women as operators in a year’s time, in order to attract women customers. However,...

Sikkim, Karnataka, offer cashless medical scheme for government staff

Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang (Golay) officially launched the Su-Swastha Yojana under the aegis of the Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of...

State governments offer incentives to frontline staff, medicos on COVID duty

Amidst the second wave of the pandemic, governments across the states are acknowledging the contribution of the healthcare staff and offering them incentives. The...

Royal Caribbean Cruises stalls India hiring amidst surge in COVID cases

Citing the surge in the number of COVID-19 cases in India, Royal Caribbean Cruises has temporarily suspended its plans to hire from India. According...

Docs to anganwadi workers — strikes across India

Doctors at the Kerala Medical College Hospital will be on strike today, that is, March 3 in protest against the non-clearance of their dues....

4-month strike at Toyota plant in Karnataka ends officially

The workers’ strike at Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) plant in Bidadi, Karnataka, which had been on for four months, has been called off officially....

10 lakh IT jobs in Karnataka in 5 years

The Karnataka Digital Economy Mission (KDEM) is gearing up to ensure that about ten lakh jobs are created in the information technology (IT) sector...

Wistron’s plant to resume operations under probation, hire 15,000

Wistron’s plant at Kolar, Karnataka, is all set to resume operations and hire about 15,000 workers for the purpose. The Company, which makes the...

2-month lockout at Toyota Kirloskar Motor plant ends

Operations at the Bidadi plant of Toyota Kirloskar Motor have resumed after two months of agitation by the workers, which had forced a lockout....

Wistron’s Kolar factory will resume operations in 20 days

Wistron’s Kolar factory, that had been shut down after violence broke out earlier this month, is expected to resume production within 20 days, according...

Google employees  protest against mass layoffs

Google, the tech giant, recently fired approximately 12,000 employees in January, which resulted in protests from workers in both the US coasts. The workers...

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Reduction in workforce at Autodesk and Getaround

Autodesk Autodesk, a California-based technology company, has announced that it will be cutting 250 jobs, which constitutes a small fraction of its global workforce of...

Did Elon Musk give away laptops to ex-employees?

In  recent months, Twitter has been undergoing frequent changes and updates, causing some instability. In the midst of this, Individuals who were laid off...

Bombay HC: Financial crisis is no excuse for not paying employee

A city labour court ruled that  financial crisis cannot serve as a reason for not paying employee salaries and ordered a computer services company...

Google employees  protest against mass layoffs

Google, the tech giant, recently fired approximately 12,000 employees in January, which resulted in protests from workers in both the US coasts. The workers...

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