Trade unions protest anti-labour laws

BENGALURU: Trade unions in the City, cutting across the political spectrum, on Thursday demanded changes in the anti-labour policies being pursued by the central and state governments as part of a nation-wide protest. Representatives of all the central trade unions including INTUC, AITUC, HMS, CITU, AICCTU, KPBF, BEFI, employees of BSNL, State Government, and various bank... Continue Reading →

Film fest to honour Smita Patil

BENGALURU: A three-day film festival, ‘Bhumika’, is being organized by Pickle Jar at the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) to celebrate the life and cinema of national award winning actor, the late Smita Patil. Nine of her movies across different languages like Tamil, Marathi, Hindi , Malayalam and Kannada, including for instance, Anveshane in... Continue Reading →

Jewellery trade protests tax

BENGALURU:  Jewel shops owners and retailers from Karnataka on Thursday joined a nationwide protest against the one per cent excise duty to be levied by the Centre. The Karnataka Jewellers’Association protested by taking out a bike rally at Freedom Park. “The jewellery sales have already been failing due to higher prices. We are urging the... Continue Reading →

Bengaluru FC at bottom of table

BENGALURU:  Defending champions Johor DarulTa’zim (JDT) beat Bengaluru FC(BFC) 1-0 in the high voltage Asian Football Federation Cup (AFC)battle at Kanteerava on Wednesday. BFC showed some signs of putting up a good show at the start of the match with Udanta Singh threatening the opponents from the right wing. It was Singh who also provided BFC’s greatest chance with a... Continue Reading →

Students look to Bernie and Kanhaiya

CAMPUS: Parallels were drawn between the ideals behind the campaign by Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders for US presidentship and the national movement solidifying behind Kanhaiya Kumar at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi at a discussion which was a part of a cultural exchange programme for students from Ramapo College of New Jersey and the... Continue Reading →

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