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Tamil Nadu Bus Strike : HC asks transport union to return to work

Tamil Nadu Bus Strike : HC asks transport union to return to work

  • January 06 2018

With the travel plans of thousands of commuters falling apart on the second day of a statewide transport strike, the Madras high court on Friday stepped in, rapping the trade unions and directing empl [...]

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Tamil Nadu Transport Workers Go On Indefinite Bus Strike, Common People Most Affected

Tamil Nadu Transport Workers Go On Indefinite Bus Strike, Common People Most Affected

  • January 05 2018

Thousands of government buses in Tamil Nadu are likely to be off the roads from tonight as 12 transport unions have announced an indefinite strike over the pay anomaly as compared to other states. The [...]

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No Cricket Between India and Pakistan Unless Pakistan Stops Cross Border Terrorism and Firing

No Cricket Between India and Pakistan Unless Pakistan Stops Cross Border Terrorism and Firing

  • January 02 2018

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has hinted that any bilateral cricket series between India and Pakistan is unlikely unless Pakistan stops cross-border terrorism and firing.Ms. Swaraj said thi [...]

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Lalu Prasad, prisoner no. 3351, Accused in Fodder Scam Verdict

Lalu Prasad, prisoner no. 3351, Accused in Fodder Scam Verdict

  • December 27 2017

Party leaders worry about his health; son Tejashwi Yadav plans to file an appeal in High Court against fodder scam verdictThe Central Jail at Hotwar in Ranchi has a famous inmate now: Rashtriya Janata [...]

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Vijay Rupani To Take Oath As Gujarat Chief Minister Today

Vijay Rupani To Take Oath As Gujarat Chief Minister Today

  • December 26 2017

Vijay Rupani will take oath as Gujarat Chief Minister for a second term in Gandhinagar today in a ceremony that is expected to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah and [...]

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TTV Dinakaran Wins RK Nagar By-Poll, Cooker Whistles Great

TTV Dinakaran Wins RK Nagar By-Poll, Cooker Whistles Great

  • December 25 2017

TTV Dhinakaran has won the race for Chennai's RK Nagar - represented by former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa - by more than 40,000 votes, dealing a huge blow to the ruling AIADMK w [...]

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India Growing At

India Growing At "New Normal" Growth Rate Of 7-8%, Says Arun Jaitley

  • December 22 2017

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today exuded confidence that the upward movement of the global economy will also help India which has been growing at the "new normal" growth rate of 7-8 per cent.Replyin [...]

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Gujarat election results a warning sign for BJP ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls, says Shiv Sena

Gujarat election results a warning sign for BJP ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls, says Shiv Sena

  • December 19 2017

The Bharatiya Janata Party has won elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, but not without a dip in its stronghold in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state.“The Gujarat election res [...]

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Dalit-rights activist Jignesh Mevani wins from Vadgam

Dalit-rights activist Jignesh Mevani wins from Vadgam

  • December 18 2017

Jignesh Mevani, a 36-year-old lawyer and activist, has won from Vadgam constituency in Gujarat where he stood as an independent candidate.Contesting with the support of Congress, Mr. Mevani secured 95 [...]

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Gujarat Assembly Election results 2017: NOTA Bags 2 Lakh Votes

Gujarat Assembly Election results 2017: NOTA Bags 2 Lakh Votes

  • December 18 2017

The tough battle between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress, early vote count trends show that independents and NOTA (none of the above) will play an important role in the Gujara [...]