On Tripura MLA Who Switched To BJP, Left Party Says He Can’t Contest, Cites Rules

On Tripura MLA Who Switched To BJP, Left Party Says He Can

Agartala: A day after Moboshar Ali, the CPM MLA in Tripura, switched loyalties and filed his nomination as a candidate of the ruling BJP, the CPM has objected to his candidature. Its reasoning: Neither has he resigned as the party’s MLA no has the party expelled him. Jitendra Chowdhury, state unit secretary of the Communist Party of … Read more

Congress’s AK Antony’s Son Quits Party, Cites Post On BBC Series On PM Modi

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Anil Antony announced his decision to quit on Twitter, sharing his resignation letter. New Delhi: Congress veteran AK Antony’s son Anil K Antony has quit the party alleging “intolerant calls to retract a tweet” in which he had denounced a BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and called it a “dangerous precedent”. Anil Antony, … Read more

Congress’s AK Antony’s Son Quits Party, Cites Post On BBC Series On PM Modi

Congress

Anil Antony announced his decision to quit on Twitter, sharing his resignation letter. New Delhi: Congress veteran AK Antony’s son Anil K Antonysun has quit the party alleging “intolerant calls to retract a tweet”, a day after he criticized a controversial BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Anil Antony announced his decision to quit … Read more

Ex Bengal Minister Says Rs 1.25 Lakh Crore GST Fraud, Cites Centre’s Data

Ex Bengal Minister Says Rs 1.25 Lakh Crore GST Fraud, Cites Centre

Environment at the GST council had become ‘toxic’, he said. (file) Kolkata: Predicting a grim future for the Goods and Services Tax (GST), Economist and former West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra said the environment at the GST council had become ‘toxic’. Mr Mitra was speaking at a national conference on the success of GST … Read more

Swiggy To Lay Off 380 Employees, Cites Slowdown In Growth

Swiggy cited slowdown in growth of its food delivery business as a reason for the lay-offs. (File) Bengaluru: Indian food delivery firm Swiggy on Friday said it will lay off 380 employees, citing challenging macroeconomic conditions and slowdown in growth of its food delivery business, according to an internal document seen by Reuters. (Except for the headline, … Read more

Filmmaker’s Talk At Bhopal Lit Fest Cancelled. He Cites “Protest Threat”

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Onir Dhar said he was really looking forward to speak at the Bhopal Lit Fest. (File) Bhopal: A talk on LGBTQ issues by filmmaker and gay rights activist Onir Dhar at the ongoing Bhopal Lit Fest (BLF) was cancelled as a group threatened to stage a protest, a member of the organizing team said on … Read more

Vimeo To Lay Off 11% Of Its Staff, CEO Cites “Uncertain Economic Environment”

Vimeo To Lay Off 11% Of Its Staff, CEO Cites

Vimeo had initiated layoffs in July too, reducing its staff by 6 percent. Amid mass layoffs across a number of tech companies, video hosting platform Vimeo on Wednesday also announced that it will let go of 11 percent of its staff. Vimeo CEO Anjali Sud informed employees that while it is difficult to make the … Read more