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Chengannur bye-election: Kerala political veteran KM Mani throws weight behind UDF

Kerala Congress (M) supremo KM Mani declared on Tuesday that he would support the United Democratic Front in the Chengannur bye-polls, set to be held …

Cost of Living

Opposition slams Centre for price hike

Launching a scathing attack on Centre for the steady rice in the price of petrol and diesel, the Congress demanded an immediate reduction in excise …

India News

Brick-and-mortar retailers getting hit the hardest

Many observers keep pointing out that e-commerce still accounts for only a small part of total retail sales - in Q1 a new record of 9.3%. And so these observers say the brick-and-mortar meltdown isn't happening. But it's not that simple.<p>There is a bitter reality hidden under these averages: Some …


Five tips for the ideal long-term retirement portfolio

It might be useful to think of saving for your retirement like planning a forty-year journey on a yacht, across wild and unpredictable oceans.<p>It will …


Weekly Gasoline Price Update: WTIC Highest Since Late 2014

<i>By Jill Mislinski</i><p>It's time again for our weekly gasoline update based on data from the Energy Information Administration (NYSEMKT:EIA). The price of …


Pound Softer Ahead Of Mark Carney In The Hot Seat

Optimism over the US – China trade truce sent US stocks sharply higher overnight with industrials leading the charge. Supported by the likes of …

General Electric

TTD jewels row takes a political turn

The controversy over the allegations made by former chief priest A.V. Ramana Deekshitulu against the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) and the …

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Karnataka has halted BJP’s juggernaut: CPI(M)

Yechury lashes out at Trinamool for poll violence in Bengal


Mayawati, Akhilesh among those sharing stage

The stage for the swearing in of Chief Minister-designate H.D. Kumaraswamy on Wednesday will also offer a rare glimpse of two powerful leaders …

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Mamata indulging in ‘doublespeak’: Yechury

CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of “doublespeak”.<p>In comments a day ahead of an …

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250-km rail yatra for zone evokes good response

Visakha Railway Zone Sadhana Samiti’s 250-km long rail yatra from Itchapuram in Srikakulam district to Visakhapatnam concluded here with a rally from …

India News

Congress, JD(S) begin talks on govt formation

The Congress and the JD(S) have officially started dialogues on the shape of their Cabinet in Karnataka. Both the parties have decided to form a co-o


Petrol, diesel rates at record high: Four charts explain the shooting pain we're experiencing

It's a busy week in the oil ministry in New Delhi. Petrol and diesel prices are rocketing and have hit record highs in the capital and in financial …

India News

No wage deal for public servants as PSA refuses to sign

Cape Town - The Public Servants' Association (PSA) on Monday said it was sticking to its guns and would not sign a final wage offer by government for …

South African Politics

Signing of wage deal for public-sector employees is delayed

Public-sector unions have delayed the conclusion of wage negotiations with the government on Monday. The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union …

Business (South Africa)

Oppn Slams BJP for ‘Fleecing’ Indians as Fuel Prices Rise Again

The continuing rise of petrol and diesel prices across the country has prompted leaders from opposition parties to slam the Modi government and …

India News

Fuel price hike: Narendra Modi govt can no longer ignore a problem it ignited, especially in an election year

To lower or not lower the price of fuel, is the conundrum for the government. The price of petrol and diesel has reached its peak and what is …


GW’s Puerto Rico Hurricane María Death Count Study Won’t Be Available Until Summer

Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló (center) at a February 22, 2018 press conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Dr. Lynn Goldman, dean of the Milken …

Latino News

Canada’s Annual Inflation Cooled In April, Whereas Retail Sales Jumped To A 5-mont

For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, the USD rose 0.37% against the CAD and closed at 1.2879 on Friday.<p>The Canadian Dollar declined against the USD, …


‘Fake news media’? During World War I, a U.S. president once promoted it

Article Details:<p>When the U.S. Used 'Fake News' to Sell Americans on World War I<p>Author<p>Patricia O'Toole<p>Website Name<p><p>Year …



Cost of Living

Jeremy Corbyn’s plan to nationalise the railways won’t stop ticket prices going up, warns Labour ally

JEREMY Corbyn’s plan to nationalise the railways won’t stop ticket prices going up – one of his biggest allies has said.<p>Shadow Transport Secretary …


Pound Hits A New Yearly Low

The British pound has racked up a new low for the year after an interview yesterday by SNP leader Nicole Sturgeon who noted that the push for another …

United Kingdom

AITUC stages novel protest

Updated: May 22, 2018 00:30 IST<p>AITUC members laying a wreath before an autorickshaw during the protest against the rising fuel prices. | Photo …

India News

CPI(M) nod for Yechury’s attendance at Kumaraswamy’s swearing-in

The CPI(M) Polit Bureau on Monday endorsed party general secretary Sitaram Yechury’s participation in the swearing-in of Janata Dal(S) leader H.D. …

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Bond Breaks Out, CAD Data Next

The bond market continues to break down as US 30-Year yields broke a major resistance level Thursday. Sterling was the top performer after some …


Demonstration staged

The CPI on Monday staged a demonstration in front of the Collectorate here urging the government to check the illegal transportation of ration …


Rail fares to continue to rise if trains are renationalised, admits Labour

Rail fares will continue to rise Labour renationalises the train network, shadow transport secretary Andy McDonald has said.<p>Mr McDonald said the party’s plans to take back the train companies and network into state hands are “not about freezing or reducing” rail fares.<p>Instead Labour would only …

Cost of Living

VS Achuthanandan joins CPI(M) campaign for Chengannur bye-poll, attacks KM Mani

Just days before the crucial May 28 Chengannur bye-election, the CPI(M)’s campaign got a boost on Sunday when senior leader VS Achuthanandan joined …

Cost of Living

Modi, Amit Shah owe an apology to nation: CPI

CPI State secretary K. Ramakrishna on Sunday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP national president Amit Shah owed an apology to the nation in …

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