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Tyre stocks rally up to 7% during intraday trade on likely tax cut by GST Council in 22 Dec meet
Business

Tyre stocks rally up to 7% during intraday trade on likely tax cut by GST Council in 22 Dec meet

On the BSE, JK Tyres gained the most as it was trading 7.52 percent higher at Rs 110.70, while Apollo Tyres gained 2.25 percent to Rs 244.90.

Neeraj Pandey's A Wednesday put spotlight on the 'Aam Aadmi' way before it was politically fashionable
Entertainment

Neeraj Pandey's A Wednesday put spotlight on the 'Aam Aadmi' way before it was politically fashionable

A Wednesday completes 10 years today (5 September): The film is a watershed event, for it not only introduced an average Joe as the protagonist in an industry obsessed with larger-than-life stars but the film also heralded the age of the 'aam aadmi'.

The great Indian banking circus: A guide on how to use the Aam Aadmi and Mr Fraud counters
Business

The great Indian banking circus: A guide on how to use the Aam Aadmi and Mr Fraud counters

The common man’s role in this saga is to pay taxes on time to help refuel banks, so that lenders don’t run out of funds to feed Mr Fraud.

Union Budget 2018: What Finance Minister Arun Jaitley got right and what he missed in his speech
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Union Budget 2018: What Finance Minister Arun Jaitley got right and what he missed in his speech

The Budget has come in as a big disappointment for the common man who had pinned high hopes on it

Jharkhand govt aiming to bridge gap between administration and common man: CM Raghubas Das
India

Jharkhand govt aiming to bridge gap between administration and common man: CM Raghubas Das

Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das on Sunday said his government has made a lot of progress to bridge the gap between the administration and common people in order to put a check on middlemen.

Paytm plans to start payments bank by month-end
News & Analysis

Paytm plans to start payments bank by month-end

Banking in the present form is outdated said PayTm founder and CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma.

Akshay Kumar to play a humble lawyer in Jolly LLB 2, unveils teaser poster on Twitter
Entertainment

Akshay Kumar to play a humble lawyer in Jolly LLB 2, unveils teaser poster on Twitter

Akshay Kumar will play the titular character in this courtroom drama, the sequel to the 2014 National Award-winning film starring Arshad Warsi.

Demonetisation: Fresh directive on old Rs 500 is another U-turn by Modi govt
India

Demonetisation: Fresh directive on old Rs 500 is another U-turn by Modi govt

Flip-flops in rules by the government do not augur well for the two main stakeholders in this gigantic demonetisation exercise---the government itself and the common man

EPF roll back a victory for common people, says Mamata Banerjee
Politics

EPF roll back a victory for common people, says Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that EPF rollback was a "victory for the common people".

Google doodles to pay tribute to cartoonist RK Laxman on birth anniversary
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Google doodles to pay tribute to cartoonist RK Laxman on birth anniversary

Google celebrated the 94th birthday of legendary cartoonist RK Laxman, the creator of The Common Man, with a special Doodle on Saturday.

Poetic justice for Common Man: Institution which had rejected Laxman to house his memorial
Mumbai

Poetic justice for Common Man: Institution which had rejected Laxman to house his memorial

The Maharashtra government plans to erect a befitting memorial to the legendary cartoonist and creator of 'The Common Man', R.K. Laxman, on the campus of the Sir J.J. School of Arts.

Cartoons, like news, should be instant, says political satirist Neelabh
Life

Cartoons, like news, should be instant, says political satirist Neelabh

Known for his political satires, Neelabh started his career as a sub-editor and a crime reporter at The Pioneer in Lucknow but later joined Target magazine as a cartoonist.

BJP legislator rejects proposal for extended Mumbai nightlife
Mumbai

BJP legislator rejects proposal for extended Mumbai nightlife

A legislator of BJP today opposed the proposal of "nightlife" in Mumbai, a pet theme of Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray,

Rail Budget 2015: Suresh Prabhu chooses common man over politics
Business

Rail Budget 2015: Suresh Prabhu chooses common man over politics

Thankfully, Suresh Prabhu’s Rail budget 2015 is not an election manifesto. By not using the budget for cheap populist stunts, Prabhu has ensured that his maiden speech would remain non-controversial and will, thus, allow him the peace and luxury of implementing it away from the glare of the critics.

Exemptions to Deductions: What aam aadmi wants from Budget 2015
Politics

Exemptions to Deductions: What aam aadmi wants from Budget 2015

The qualifying fixed deposit tenure can be reduced from five years to three years.

Oblivion or  younger clone of Congress? Future that awaits AAP after Delhi win
Politics

Oblivion or younger clone of Congress? Future that awaits AAP after Delhi win

The question now is: will the AAP be able to translate this dream into reality? It has to, if it is to remain relevant as a political force.

The Modi effect: PM's mention of Benjamin Franklin's autobiography sparks sales
Life

The Modi effect: PM's mention of Benjamin Franklin's autobiography sparks sales

At Firstpost, we decided to check out with book stores if the PM’s favourite book Benjamin Franklin's autobiography had triggered enquiries.

RIP 'The Common Man': Twitter remembers cartoonist RK Laxman
Life

RIP 'The Common Man': Twitter remembers cartoonist RK Laxman

Apart from imminent personalities like, Modi to journalists like Rajdeep Sardesai, Twitterati came out in full force to pay their tributes to Laxman.

Obituary: RK Laxman immortalised passive, hapless common man
Life

Obituary: RK Laxman immortalised passive, hapless common man

The comic strip "You said it" started in 1951, unleashing his iconic "common man", a silent witness to the shenanigans of politicians who were supposed to realise his dreams, hopes and aspirations but betrayed him on most occasions.

Eminent cartoonist RK Laxman dies at the age of 94
Life

Eminent cartoonist RK Laxman dies at the age of 94

Eminent cartoonist RK Laxman passed away on Monday evening, media reports said.