Tag: Gujarat

Cloth traders in Gujarat continue strike against GST

Ahmedabad: Cloth shop owners in various parts of Gujarat on Tuesday decided to continue their indefinite strike against 5% GST levied on textiles, a day after police baton-charged protesting members of their association in Surat. The Maskati market in Ahmedabad, a major textile centre in the state,…

Maruti Suzuki ‘Japan-India Institute of Manufacturing’ coming up in Gujarat

The country largest automaker, Maruti Suzuki is setting-up a first-of-its-kind Industrial Training Institute in Mehsana, Gujarat. To be called as “Japan-India Institute of Manufacturing” (JIM), marks a collaboration between the Governments of Japan and India to create a pool of skilled manpower for manufacturing in India.…

Why Bihar will not see a Dalit upsurge like Gujarat

In July, when the national media was gazing at the Dalit upsurge in Gujarat’s Una, another episode occurred in a north Bihar village, Babu tola-Matthiya, in Muzaffarpur district’s Paroo area. Two Dalit youth allegedly attempted to steal a Bhumihar’s motorcycle. The Dalits were thrashed and urinated…