Beef traders were on strike for the last four days as a result of which the coastal state faced a scarcity of beef.
If we refuse to even acknowledge manual scavenging, how are we ever going to stop it?
The employees affected are those hired for non-technical roles.
While the nitty-gritties of GST work are handled by the council, slippage in revenues are a result of poor design, which is why a road map for reforming the GST is needed.
Sir Arthur Cotton was the architect of some of the grandest river-based projects that were completed in the 19th century and continue to function today.
As digital firms move to displace more government roles over time, citizens will be increasingly subject to corporate, rather than democratic, control.
What industry captains are looking forward to is how the government prioritises its expenditure and if it will follow up on its long-pending promise to rationalise corporate tax rates.
The extreme under-utilisation of funds that accrue from various cesses indicate either gross inefficiencies or a lack of sincere concern.
The UIDAI’s decision to file charges against the newspaper’s reporter has been condemned by the Editors Guild and press clubs across India.
In the US, the proportion of workers in unions fell from a high of 35% in 1954, mostly in the private sector, to 11% in 2016, with nearly half in the public sector.
Mathangi Krishnamurthy’s research for 1-800 Worlds included working a job as a voice-trainer. The result is a scholarly book that is also empathetic and playful.
Critics say Maduro is playing with fire in the oil-rich nation, where millions are unable to eat three square meals a day and malnutrition is on the rise.
This isn’t the first time the media has censored itself while reporting about India’s richest family.
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The FIR reportedly states that the journalist and her sources “have unauthorisedly accessed the Aadhaar ecosystem in connivance of the criminal conspiracy”.
The recent consultation in Delhi was the first of four taking place around the country this month.
The latest GDP figures prove that the economy has taken a battering because of the hasty implementation of GST.
Little progress has been made in the talks marked by rigid positions, tension and secrecy despite five rounds of negotiations between Canada, the US and Mexico.
The biometric identification agency and the government need to start listening to those who are pointing out critical flaws instead of issuing blanket denials and template answers.
Despite the fears of the public over the ‘bail-in’ clause, the FRDI Bill is an impending necessity in the context of global financial reform.
Vinod Dua discusses The Tribune’s story on the Aadhaar database breach.
In light of the Aadhaar data breach, there are several questions that need to be answered by UIDAI and its enrollment partners.
A key manifestation of the distress is rising rate at which farmers are committing suicides and its association with their inability to repay loans.
After being denied information requested through an RTI, activists have written to panel chairperson Justice B.B. Srikrishna demanding access to details on meetings held.
A Karnataka farmer is successfully combining scientific water management and timely fertilisation and manuring to enhance black pepper growth and yield.
While Patidars and Jats have joined together to fight for the alleviation of their economic distress, the middle and lower castes remain scattered and largely invisible.
In an interview with The Wire’s M.K. Venu, the former finance minister says that India’s agrarian and unemployment crises cannot be solved through the one budget that’s left.
Two recent arrests, based on complaints registered by ‘pro-POSCO’ parties in the area, point at what lies in store for residents of Jagatsinghpur in Odisha.
In a rallying message to trade and industry associations, the commerce and industry minister talked about green shoots appearing in the Indian economy, suggesting that it is poised for a recovery in 2018.
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Despite what international students add to the economy of host countries, immigration policies around student visas are tightening.
The last year saw large-scale farmers’ protests as remunerative prices fell and the implementation of loan waivers was questionable.
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The Supreme Court recognised the fundamental right to privacy in 2017, the same year the country witnessed some of the most large scale violations of privacy to have ever occurred.
The US has about 2,000 troops in Syria fighting ISIS. Mattis’ comments are likely to anger Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, who has previously called US troops “illegal invader” forces.
In January-March 2017, regular jobs rose while jobs for contract workers slowed to 26,000 against 1,24,000 in the previous quarter.
If anything, GST has proved a nightmare for businesses in the short-term, especially for those in the informal sector.
Cryptocurrencies are not legal tender and have no regulatory permission or protection in the country, the finance ministry said in a statement.
The farm economy deteriorated and small enterprises were hit badly in the last year.
True income disparity cannot be captured by the World Inequality Report because the impact of the black economy is not taken into account.