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  • Bharath Bandh 2019

    2nd day of Bharat Bandh is not as effective as the first day

    The Second day of Bharath Bandh continued across various parts of the country. Some shops & other businesses continued to operate their daily works notwithstanding the bandh. The Central Trade Unions had called for a 48-hour long strike to force the Central Government to accept their 10-point charter demands and to stop the “anti-worker” policies […] More

  • Bharat bandh affects normalcy in Pondicherry

    Bharat bandh affects normalcy in Pondicherry

    Central Trade Unions began their 2-day long nationwide protest against Government’s “anti-worker” policies. Several Trade unions, Farmer’s unions have pledged their support to the Bharat Bandh. In several states educational institutions, bank unions and Transport unions have also pledged their support to the bandh. Amarjeet Kaur, General Secretary of AITUC said that the Government has […] More

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    The Big deal about the Rafale deal

    It all started in April, 2015, when the PM announced that India would buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from Dassaut, the French aircraft builder & Integrator. The deal was actually a rowing back from the last UPA Govt.’s commitment of buying 126 rafales, which was reasoned by the expensiveness of buying those many jets. So, […] More

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    Anti-Caste activist Kausalya remarried a 'Parrai' player

    Anti-Caste activist and founder of Shankar Social Justice Trust Kausalya remarried a ‘Parrai’ player Sakthi who runs Nimirvu band. The self-respect marriage, one which is not officiated by a Brahmin priest or any religious customs, of the couple Kausalya and Shakthi took place at the Thanthai Periyar Dravidar Kazhagam office, Gandhipuram, Coimbatore, around 10 a.m. […] More