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Reforms By Modi Run Into Tired Socialist Criticism

The motley group of right-thinking Indians in this socialist society should not only promote the reforms announced last week but also push every Indian government and political party towards better economics

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Business

Air India trade unions to demand VRS today

Puri had made it clear in the first meeting on 2 January that privatisation was the only option before the government to keep the airline going

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India

Modi govt tries to define what trade unions are legit; Congress, communists oppose bill

New Delhi: The government today introduced a bill in Lok Sabha to make provisions regarding recognition of trade unions, drawing opposition from the Congress as well as the CPI(M) which staged a walkout calling it a “draconian and unconstitutional” legislation. Introducing the Trade Unions (Amendment) Bill 2019, Union Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar said that so […]

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India

Bank strike on Wednesday against Modi govt’s plan to merge bad banks into better ones

New Delhi: Services of state-owned banks are expected to be impacted on Wednesday due to a nationwide strike call was given by unions to protest against the proposed amalgamation of Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda. This will be the second bank strike in less than a week. Last Friday (21 December), […]

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India

Left hasn’t left their wont to protest: 100 organisations in State capitals against Modi on 23 May

New Delhi: More than 100 Left-affiliated organisations will hold marches in all State capitals on 23 May to protest the Centre’s policies. The Jan Ekta Jan Adhikar Andolan (JEJAA), an umbrella organisation consisting of trade unions, peasant organisations, agricultural workers, State and central government employees, bank and insurance workers, college and university teachers, students, women, dalits, adivasis and environmentalists, […]