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Jammu And Kashmir: PDD Employees Call Off Their Strike; Relief To Valley’s Masses Facing Sub Zero Temperatures

Dec 21, 2021 PTI

Jammu and Kashmir: The protesting employees of Power Development Department have called off their strike, after written assurance from the administration to put on hold the proposed merger of the department with PGCI.

Jammu And Kashmir: Valley Plunges Into Darkness As Power Cuts Continue

Dec 20, 2021 Naseer Ganai

Jammu and Kashmir administration has sought the intervention of the Indian army for restoration of power supply which has been hit by Power department worker strikes


Amid India-China Stand-off, Ladakh Strike Comes As A Wake Up Call

Despite having some concessions from the government in contrast to J&K, the leaders of the Leh Apex Body and Kargil Democratic Alliance are not ready to settle for anything less than full-fledged statehood.

Raut Meets Pawar, Says "Hopeful Of MSRTC Workers Strike Ending Soon."

Nov 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Talking to reporters here, Raut said he held discussion with Pawar on a range of issues, including politics and the ongoing MSRTC workers strike, which is not showing any signs of resolution.


Assam: Death Toll In Police Firing Reaches Three; Minority Students' Union Calls A 12-Hour Strike

According to information, more security personnel were being brought in to bolster security and prevent any escalation of trouble in the state in the wake of Thursday's incident at Gorukhuti village under Sipajhar revenue circle of the district.

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31 July, 2021

US Navy Says Drone Strike Hit Oil Tanker Off Oman, Killing 2

Associated Press (AP)

The strike Thursday night on the oil tanker Mercer Street marks the first-known fatal attack after years of assaults on commercial shipping in the region linked to tensions with Iran over its tattered nuclear deal


23 July, 2021

US Carried Out Airstrikes In Afghanistan, Says Pentagon

PTI

Taliban with their forces is now controlling more than 400 district centres, which is more than half of Afghanistan.


22 July, 2021

Mobile Internet Disruptions Seen In Iran Amid Water Protests

Associated Press (AP)

While landline service continues, NetBlocks warned its analysis and user reports were 'consistent with a regional internet shutdown intended to control protests'


22 July, 2021

Syria Accuses Israel Of Carrying Out Second Strike In One Week

Associated Press (AP)

Israel has launched hundreds of strikes against Iran-linked military targets in war-ravaged Syria over the years but rarely acknowledges or discusses such operations


02 July, 2021

Israel Launches Air Strikes On Gaza After Incendiary Balloons Spark Small Fires

Associated Press (AP)

It was the third time Israel has carried out airstrikes in Gaza since the end of the 11-day war it fought with the territory's militant Hamas rulers in May.


10 April, 2021

Rajasthan: Petrol Pumps Closed As Dealers Demand Rollback Of VAT On Fuel

Outlook Web Bureau

Association president Suneet Bagai said if there is no positive decision by the government then the association will go on an indefinite strike from April 25.


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26 February, 2021

Delhi Shops Stay Open During Trade Bandh Fearing Losses

Outlook Web Bureau

Although various market bodies said they support the cause for which the 'bandh' was called, they however, could not shut down their shops or outlets due to multiple reasons.


26 February, 2021

Traders In Odisha Support Bharat Vyapar Bandh; Shops Closed, Commercial Vehicles Off-Road

Outlook Web Bureau

The 6 am-6 pm strike is being observed for demanding simplification of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) procedure and the e-way bill mechanism, among other issues.


26 February, 2021

Traders' Bodies Split Over Joining Today's Bharat Bandh

Outlook Web Bureau

While CAIT claimed that more than 8 crore traders will join the Bharat Bandh, other traders' bodies said they have not extended support to the Bandh.


30 December, 2020

2020 Wrap: Top 5 Mass Movements/ Protests That Defined The Year

Outlook Web Bureau

Here’s a list of the top five mass movements from across the globe that challenged the status quo in 2020


05 November, 2020

Farmers In Punjab, Haryana Block Roads As Part Of Nationwide Protest Against Farm Laws

PTI

The national agitation is against the new divisive laws that are touted to reform the mandi system.


04 November, 2020

Punjab Farm Protests: Railways Incur Loss To The Tune Of Rs 1,200 crore

PTI

Blockages alongside tracks have severely affected rail mobility and freight transfers.


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19 November, 2019

Subsidised JNU Fees Is Passport to Opportunity And Empowerment

Madhavan Narayanan

Why JNU students are protesting over a hike in fees. One way to look at it is that JNU is to social engineering what the IITs are to mechanical, electronics and civil engineering


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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