Tag: union

Are we ready for the COVID-19 third wave?

During the first Covid outbreak in India in early 2020, the government struggled to organise not only ventilators but even essential items like PPE kits...

Maha Vikas Aghadi allies kept in loop about Sharad Pawar-Narendra Modi meeting in Delhi, says NCP

The NCP on Saturday said that party chief Sharad Pawar’s meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi earlier in the day was a...

Centre’s dilemma: Rescue pandemic-hit sectors or boost sectors that beat the virus?

No epidemiologist can predict at this moment when India will face another wave of Covid-19. Nor can they tell us for certain whether it will...

Decision to bifurcate J-K and Ladakh as UTs bolstered national security: Rajnath Singh

The Union government’s “historic” decision to bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh as two separate union territories have bolstered national security and led to a...

Decision over flex-fuel engines in 8-10 days, says Nitin Gadkari

The government will take a decision over flex-fuel in the next 8-10 days as it is considering making these engines mandatory for the automobile industry,...

Doctors join IMA’s nationwide protest over violence against healthcare professionals

A nationwide protest called by the Indian Medical Association over recent incidents of violence against healthcare professionals and demanding a central law to curb such...

MK Stalin becomes Tamil Nadu chief minister | India News

MK Stalin takes oath CHENNAI: DMK president M K Stalin was sworn in as chief minister of Tamil Nadu at a low-key ceremony on the...

Covid-19 catastrophe due to incompetent leadership: Prithviraj Chavan | India News

MUMBAI: The “incompetent” leadership and “callousness” has driven India to the present Covid-19 catastrophe, senior Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan said on Wednesday as he blamed...

Uttarakhand glacier burst: Indian Army rescues 291 in Neeti Valley | India News

CHAMOLI: A day after a glacier burst incident took place in Sumna, Neeti Valley near the India-China border in Chamoli district, the Indian Army informed...

116 districts in India reported zero malaria cases in 2020: Health minister Harsh Vardhan | India News

NEW DELHI: As many as 116 districts in India reported zero malaria cases in 2020 and the country has been able to achieve remarkable success...

Tried to discuss oxygen issue with PM Modi but he was busy in WB polls, says Maharashtra CM

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday said he had tried to contact Prime Minister Narendra Modi on phone regarding the oxygen supply for the...

Covid-19: Plea in SC against invitation advertisement to ‘Kumbh Mela’ | India News

NEW DELHI: A Noida-based lawyer has filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking immediate strict directions to the Central government and Uttarakhand government to...

It’s not EC, but Amit Shah who is running Bengal: Mamata | India News

JAMALPUR/MEMARI(East Burdwan): Unfazed by the second EC notice to her, Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said it appeared that the state was “under...

In unusual move, MHA flags Punjab on ‘bonded labourers’ | India News

NEW DELHI/ AMRITSAR: The home ministry has, based on inputs from BSF about the plight of “bonded labourers” from UP and Bihar working in fields...

Co-WIN app snag pricks states, forces vaccine drive to go offline | India News

NEW DELHI: A day after India rolled out what aims to be the world’s largest mass Covid-19 vaccination programme, random glitches in the Co-WIN app...

Google staff in the United States have formed a workers’ union

Employees at Google’s parent company, Alphabet, have launched an unconventional union with help of Communications Workers of America. More than 400 workers have signed up with the Alphabet...

Farmers’ protest: Several Delhi border points remain closed | India News

NEW DELHI: Thousands of farmers stayed put at their protest venues near Delhi’s border on Thursday as their talks with the government remained deadlocked over...

EC seeks criminal cases against three IPS officers for ‘illegal cash use’ in ’19 LS polls | India News

NEW DELHI: The Election Commission, acting on a report from the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) pointing to prima facie role of public-government servants...

Congress with Gupkar Alliance, to fight DDC polls together: Farooq | India News

SRINAGAR: National Conference president and head of People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) Farooq Abdullah on Sunday said that Congress was with the seven-party amalgam...

Leh gears up for hill council election; Aam Aadmi Party latest to throw hat in the ring

SRINAGAR: Leh is preparing for the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) elections scheduled for October 22, ahead of which both the BJP and Congress...

Parliament’s monsoon session likely to be curtailed, may end by mid-next week

NEW DELHI: The ongoing monsoon session of Parliament is likely to be curtailed and may end by the middle of next week in view of...

Rice, sugar push up Q1 farm exports by 23%

(This story originally appeared in on Sep 07, 2020) NEW DELHI: Despite Covid-19 and the lockdown, India saw a 23% increase in export of farm...

Kerala parties unite to fight airport lease | India News

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Setting aside political differences, leaders of ruling LDF and opposition UDF camps have resolved to put up a united fight against the Centre’s decision...

Expression of opinion cannot constitute contempt of court: Prashant Bhushan to SC

New Delhi: The expression of opinion, “however outspoken, disagreeable or unpalatable to some”, cannot constitute contempt of court, activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan said on Monday...

Amid Cong rumblings, ex-minister’s poser: Was UPA ‘sabotaged’ from within in 2019

New Delhi: Rumblings within the Congress came to the fore on Friday with a section of its leaders seeking introspection on the party’s electoral losses...