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Govt policies: One-day labour strike today

The impact of the strike will not be confined to rural areas alone; it will be felt in rural areas as well since peasants are also joining the strike.

Private hospitals treated 80% of Covid-19 patients in Pune

Dr Dhananjay Kelkar, medical director, Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital, said both private and government-run hospitals were able to deal with the surge in cases and keep death rate at 2.4% compared to 5

Import substitution strategy not against free and fair trade

The call for ‘make in India’ and ‘vocal for local’ is an attempt to rebuild and restructure Indian manufacturing predominated by MSME sector to achieve higher standards of performance.

We should respect sovereignty and territorial integrity: PM’s message to China, Pak at SCO summit

The SCO summit is also taking place at a time when India and China are engaged in a tense border standoff for over six months in eastern Ladakh.

Russian President Vladimir Putin – chair of SCO -- and leaders of four Central Asian countries - Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan also attended the summit.

Bihar Election 2020: Constituencies going to polls in phase-3 on November 7 

Bihar Election Constituencies List: Phase one polling witnessed over 54 per cent voter turnout which went slightly up to 55.70 per cent in phase two. So far, polling has happened for 165 of 243-member

Bengaluru to host virtual tech summit

The 23rd edition of Bengaluru Tech Summit (BTS) will be held virtually between November 19 and 21 amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Vijay Mallya extradition: SC asks govt to file status report in 6 weeks

During the last hearing, the government had argued that while the extradition process of Mallya was over, certain “secret proceedings” were still pending. “No information from the London High Co

Apex court stays EC order scrapping Kamal Nath’s ‘star campaigner’ status

A Bench led by Chief Justice SA Bobde said the EC had no power to determine who should be a ‘star campaigner’ of a political party. “How can you determine who is their leader? It’s their power

The EC had revoked Nath’s status citing repeated violations of the model code of conduct.

Aiming to cut red-tapism: Industrial Relations Code: Govt notifies draft rules

The notice of strike has to be given to the employer of an industrial establishment which should be duly signed by the secretary and five elected representatives of the registered trade union.

State Bills on farm trade ignites legal debate, Presidential assent unlikely

However, SC lawyer Sunil Fernandes noted that, however well-intentioned an Act passed by the state legislature may be, unless the governor signs on it, the Act doesn't become enforceable.

Punjab Legislative Assembly on, October 20, unanimously passed four Bills to negate the Centre’s three contentious farm laws.

Statue of Unity: Tourists to see more attractions in Kevadia; PM Modi inaugurates new projects

Some of the major attractions inaugurated by Modi were Arogya Van, Ekta Mall, Children Nutrition Park, Sardar Patel Zoological Park or Jungle Safari, and a boat ride.

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Needed, an International Day of Kindness

Humanity’s blue dot is getting endangered with wildlife populations falling drastically as their habitats are destroyed.

Anantha Duraiappah, Director, UNESCO MGIEP

India gets chairmanship of International Labour Organisation’s governing body after a gap of 35 years

It takes decisions on ILO policy, decides the agenda of the International Labour Conference, adopts the draft programme and budget of the organisation for submission to the conference, and elects the

The governing body is the executive body of the ILO.

APMC mandis lose grip on Maharashtra FPCs

Direct sales to food processors, retailers on the rise

SC takes on file pleas against farm Bills, sends notice to Centre

A Bench led by Chief Justice SA Bobde gave six weeks to the government on petitions moved by RJD lawmaker from Rajya Sabha Manoj Jha and DMK Rajya Sabha MP from Tamil Nadu Tiruchi Siva, and one by Rak

Justice done or denied?

The entire nation celebrated the execution of Nirbhaya’s rapists. However, is the death penalty achieving its objective, even as with every passing year, questions are being raised on the validity o

In India, the judgment in the Bachan Singh vs State of Punjab said offences resulting in death are punishable by death only when they meet the “rarest of rare” standard.

Highest recovery of office space transactions in Kolkata after lockdown, says Knight Frank

On a quarter-to-quarter basis in the current calendar year, office transactions across prime cities surged 80% in Q3, while new completion of office spaces recovered 126% in Ahmedabad in Q3 compared w

Gujarat PSUs earned profit of Rs 1,000 crore

Of the total SPSUs, 10 are engaged in electricity related businesses. The turnover of the power sector SPSUs was Rs 1.09 lakh crore.

Blue Star to float separate company to run upcoming Sri City plant in Andhra Pradesh

Thiagarajan said the company has achieved 80 to 90% production of pre-Covid levels currently. By fourth quarter he hopes to touch 100% of pre-Covid levels or even achieving 5 to 10% growth over the no

UK started fresh secret proceedings against Mallya, Centre tells SC

On August 31, the Supreme Court had ordered the industrialist to be present before it on October 5 in the case related to the contempt of court for transferring a $40-million payment from Diageo Plc t

It also directed the government (the Ministry of Home Affairs) “to facilitate and ensure” Mallya’s presence before it on October 5.

Maharashtra govt stays order implementing new farm laws

The appeal further said that the state government had issued the August 10 order without taking the views of all stakeholders into account leading to confusion about the functioning of APMCs as there

These farm legislations were: the Farmers Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion & Facilitation) Ordinance 2020, The Farmers (Empowerment & Protection) Assurance and Farm Service Ordinance 2020, and The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Ordinance 2020, of June 5, 2020.

2G case: Delhi HC allows CBI, ED pleas for early hearing on appeals against A Raja, other acquittals

The agencies had sought to advance of the hearing of the appeals, which were otherwise listed for October 12. Justice Sethi, who has been hearing the appeals, would demit the office on November 30.

RT/PCR, short for Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction, is a laboratory technique widely used in the diagnosis of genetic diseases and to measure gene expression in research.

Kerala Congress MP moves Supreme Court against newly enacted farm law

The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020, received the Presidential assent on Sunday after both the Houses of Parliament passed the Bill earli

The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020, received the Presidential assent on Sunday after both the Houses of Parliament passed the Bill earlier this month.

India not ready to support free data flow concept: Goyal to G20 ministers

India is not in a position to endorse the so-called ‘Data Free Flow with Trust’ (DFFT) initiative across nations, as this concept “is neither well understood, nor comprehensive enough in the leg

piyush goyal, commerce minister, trade relations, exports, imports
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