Monday, 3 October, 2022

Topic: traders

I protest against govt policies, not PM, says Modi’s brother as he plans August Delhi agitation

Prahlad Modi says he and elder brother Narendra Modi have not met in the past eight years, since the latter became prime minister.

Homeland in crisis under Taliban, fewer Afghan vendors turn up for trade fair 2021

The India International Trade Fair, which draws traders from around the globe every year, was inaugurated Sunday and will go un till 27 November.

PM Modi hails inclusion of retail & wholesale trade under MSME as ‘landmark step’

Taking to Twitter, the prime minister underlined his govt's commitment to empowering traders and said this move will help crores of traders get easier finance.

RBI faces key auction of Rs 32,000 crore of bonds as traders demand higher yields

The auction Friday will show if the RBI can begin bending traders to its will, or whether the market could lose confidence entirely in its recent move toward quantitative easing.

Traders brace for heavy losses as Covid hits Holi for second consecutive year

Traders' associations estimate the impact on businesses could be around Rs 25,000 crore this year, as against a hit of around Rs 20,000 crore in 2020.

Traders’ body calls BJP’s Raghubar Das ‘mentally bankrupt’ as his article targets ‘middlemen’

Confederation of All India Traders has said BJP must act against the Jharkhand ex-CM who called traders 'mafia and snake'. Raghubar Das says he wasn't talking about 'honest traders'.

Traders’ body to ask Deepika, Ranbir, Virat, Aamir, Katrina to stop endorsing Chinese brands

CAIT gen secy Praveen Khandelwal says it’s stepping up ‘boycott Chinese goods’ campaign due to Galwan Valley clash, in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed.

Traders’ body calls for boycott of 3,000 Chinese products over ‘continued’ border clashes

Confederation of All India Traders condemned the Chinese ‘military aggression’ at the LAC and decided to step up its nationwide campaign to boycott Chinese goods.

Lockdown sees more than a million new stock traders in India

About 1.2 million new accounts were opened with the Central Depository Services (India) Ltd. in March and April, up from a combined 900,000 in January and February.

Delhi traders say BJP ‘punished’ them with GST & by sealing shops, but AAP not the solution

Sealing of shops in Delhi in 2017 to crack the whip on ‘unauthorised constructions’ is one of biggest issues weighing on the minds of the traders this election.

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


LCH Prachand at Jodhpur Air Base | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh, ThePrint

IAF gets indigenous Light Combat Helicopter ‘Prachand’ after 23-yr journey that began after Kargil

Manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, it is the first attack helicopter that can operate in Siachen. Of the 15 sanctioned, 10 will go to Indian Air Force, 5 to Indian Army.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.