Hundreds of Amazon employees risk firing to protest the company's climate policies
Monday, January 27, 2020, 8:22 PM
More than 340 Amazon employees are protesting the company's external communications policy. The employees signed onto a Medium post published Sunday by advocacy group Amazon Employees for Climate Justice. It includes signatures and quotes from Amazon employees, all of which are named, across several divisions of the company. Amazon said it encourages employees to engage with teams inside the company on issues like sustainability.
Flipkart partners Gujarat State Handloom, Handicrafts Development Corporation Ltd
Monday, January 27, 2020, 8:20 PM
E-commerce major Flipkart said it has signed a MoU with Gujarat State Handloom and Handicrafts Development Corporation Ltd(GSHHDC) for promotion of local handicrafts. The agreement is part of Flipkart's Samarth initiative under which the Walmart-backed company is helping artisans, weavers and craftsmen set up their business on the Flipkart Marketplace. The MoU with Flipkart is the start of a new era for Garvi Gurjari.
West Bengal assembly passes anti-CAA resolution, demands its repeal
Monday, January 27, 2020, 8:18 PM
The West-Bengal-Assembly passed a resolution against CAA brought by the state government demanding that the contentious citizenship law be repealed forthwith and NPR and the proposed NRC be withdrawn. Speaking on the resolution, CM Mamata Banerjee said the Citizenship Amendment Act is "against the Constitution and humanity". "We want this law to be repealed immediately. We want NPR to be also repealed," Banerjee said.