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Gurudas Dasgupta, doyen of trade union movement, passes away at 83: CPI leader was at forefront in highlighting Bofors scam
India

Gurudas Dasgupta, doyen of trade union movement, passes away at 83: CPI leader was at forefront in highlighting Bofors scam

Veteran CPI leader and former MP Gurudas Dasgupta died on Thursday following a prolonged illness, party sources said. He was 83 years old.

Cleaning up the mess: Why the unions of Coal India are becoming increasingly irrelevant
Corporate

Cleaning up the mess: Why the unions of Coal India are becoming increasingly irrelevant

As Dasgupta said allowing private players would "weaken" Coal India. That is precisely what needs to happen

Modi govt may appoint panel to devise simple gas pricing formula
India

Modi govt may appoint panel to devise simple gas pricing formula

The BJP-led new government may appoint an expert panel to recommend a less-complex formula for pricing of natural gas to resolve the imbroglio that has been holding up investments.

Gas prices: Moily overruled anyone who was against Reliance, SC told
India

Gas prices: Moily overruled anyone who was against Reliance, SC told

Veteran communist lawmaker Gurudas Dasgupta Tuesday told the Supreme Court that Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily overruled every recommendation adversely affecting Reliance's operations in KG basin

Gurudas Dasgupta urges PM to raise NSA snooping issue with Obama
India

Gurudas Dasgupta urges PM to raise NSA snooping issue with Obama

CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta today asked the government to clarify whether reports about US National Security Agency (NSA) snooping on India by directly tapping into Internet servers to get information, were correct.

A-G Goolam Vahanvati's son-in-law fined by UK regulator
India

A-G Goolam Vahanvati's son-in-law fined by UK regulator

The UK’s financial regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), announced on 8 August through a press statement that Tariq Carrimjee of Somerset Asset Management would be fined £89,004.

Allegation of gas hoarding not true: RIL tells SC
Business

Allegation of gas hoarding not true: RIL tells SC

The response was filed in compliance with apex court's order directing the company to file its stand on the allegation levelled by Dasgupta who questioned Centre's decision to raise the gas price. <br /><br />

Debate on Pension Bill marred by uproar in LS
Investing

Debate on Pension Bill marred by uproar in LS

Sanjay Nirupam (Congress) supported the measure saying it would go a long way to help the aged in their post-retirement life.

US can hear what Chidambaram tells PM: Gurudas Dasgupta
Politics

US can hear what Chidambaram tells PM: Gurudas Dasgupta

CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta on Wednesday claimed that the United States was carrying out surveillance over India which amounted to "serious infringement" of its political sovereignty and intrusion of privacy.

Moily backtracks on plans to curb petrol pumps from 8am to 8pm
India

Moily backtracks on plans to curb petrol pumps from 8am to 8pm

Oil Minister Veerappa Moily has said that the angry reactions to his proposal to curb the operating hours of petrol pumps were overblown as it was only a 'proposal'.

Moily offers to quit if charges of shifting official to please RIL are proved
Business

Moily offers to quit if charges of shifting official to please RIL are proved

Strongly refuting charges of transferring an officer for being tough on Reliance Industries, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Tuesday said he will resign if even an iota of evidence was produced against him.<br /><br />

SC notice to Centre, RIL on gas price
Economy

SC notice to Centre, RIL on gas price

<br /><br /> The court directed the parties to file their response within four weeks and posted the matter for further hearing to 6 September.

'Oil Min taking no action against RIL for keeping gas output low'
Business

'Oil Min taking no action against RIL for keeping gas output low'

Dasgupta, who had previously alleged that Moily was favouring RIL by proposing a steep increase in gas prices, said the company is producing under 15 million standard cubic metres per day of gas against its own stated target of 80.

Bandh: When CPI courted the Shiv Sena
Politics

Bandh: When CPI courted the Shiv Sena

Without the muscle power of the Sainiks on the ground, bandhs in Mumbai would always be a flop show.

CPI, Mamata join hands: To move no-trust motion against UPA
Politics

CPI, Mamata join hands: To move no-trust motion against UPA

Dasgupta said there was "nothing wrong" in Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's decision to bring the no-confidence motion against the UPA government, which he accused committed "injustices and crimes against the people".

Opposition parties want FDI in retail rolled back
Politics

Opposition parties want FDI in retail rolled back

Opposition parties voice protest against FDI and hold their decision strong

Opposition demands white paper on Indian economy crisis
Economy

Opposition demands white paper on Indian economy crisis

The rupee value in terms of dollar had declined significantly, while international rating agencies were downgrading Indian economy.

'Violence in Manesar due to Maruti's suppressive behaviour'
India

'Violence in Manesar due to Maruti's suppressive behaviour'

According to AITUC General Secretary Gurudas Dasgupta it is Maruti management's intolerance and suppressive behaviour led to the violent incident at Maruti's Manesar plant.

CPM urges govt in Lok Sabha to save Air India
India

CPM urges govt in Lok Sabha to save Air India

Dasgupta charged that the government first merged Air India and Indian Airlines and is now going to split the two.

CPI's Gurudas Dasgupta for a political person for Prez post
India

CPI's Gurudas Dasgupta for a political person for Prez post

Refusing to give any names, CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta said the President should be a person who has served the nation as a political activist and has the goodwill, sincerity and confidence.