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Around 15 crore workers from 10 central trade unions of public and private sectors are on a nation-wide strike on Wednesday, protesting the proposed changes that have been made in the labour
Today is Bharat bandh. About 15 crore workers are on a strike all over the country, imapcting services like banking and public transport in many parts of India. Ten major trade unions have ca
The ministry of urban development has launched a Smart National Common Mobility Card (NCMC) model to enable seamless travel by different metros and other transportation systems across the country b
The US has stopped short of calling Pakistan a liar. Exposing Pakistani links with terror groups the US said the threat from terror groups, particularly Haqqani network, continues to emanate from P
The law commission of India has recommended that the death penalty be abolished for all crimes other than terrorism-related offences and waging war against the country.
At a time when a murmur of debate over recent census figures on religion picks pace, India’s cice president Hamid Ansari demanded "affirmative action" to address problems of identit
The 1987 assembly elections had dashed hopes of many Kashmiri leaders, who were traditionally not reconciled to Kashmir’s accession, to board the mainstream political bandwagon. Tired of bein
Oil prices fell nearly by 3% in Asian trade on Tuesday, with investors covering short positions and taking profits after Brent and US crude soared more than 8% in the previous session. Both Brent a
The central trade unions today resolved to stay on course and hold nationwide strike on September 2 despite being ditched by BJP affiliated Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS).
The rush to file return by the taxpayers on the last day resulted in the crashing of Income Tax site on Monday.The official website of the income tax department http://www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov
The supreme court has stayed Rajasthan high court`s order declaring Santhara, a Jain ritual of voluntary and systematic fasting to death, as a criminal offence and issued a notice to centre and the
India has a new home secretary. Rajiv Mehrishi, retiring today from finance ministry, will be new home secretary with a two-year term of office. Home secretary LC Goyal, whose appoin
From the president to the prime minister, and a sizeable section of Indians are on the social media. But no one seems to be safe in the virtual world. The Twitter account of Bollywood superstar Ami
Switzerland has the happiest people in the world, says the World Happiness Report 2015, thereby reconfiguring the traditional trope of Bhutan and happiness. This would make some people scream at th
On the second anniversary of the Muzaffarnagar riots, signs are visible about the second-phase of caste-communal polarisation at work in western Uttar Pradesh. In the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, the BJP