Small Traders

  • Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi clarifies remark on black marketing by small traders September 4, 2014

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Thursday clarified that he had never supported black marketing by small traders but merely said that those indulging in such activities out of ignorance must be treated sympathetically. "I never backed black marketing by small traders per se, but merely said that those...
  • Chennai: Small traders have no idea what FDI means September 22, 2012

    Chennai: It’s a small shop in the corner of a street in Nerkundram. But it has almost all the goods available in a supermarket. Wiping his sweat from his forehead on a humid day just after the Bharat Bandh, Bhaskar, the owner, proudly says, “Our shop has everything you...
  • Reliance, Subhiksha stores face closure, ire of traders September 20, 2007

    New Delhi: After UP, MP and Jharkhand, protesting traders forced Reliance and Subhiksha stores in some parts of Delhi to close down. “This government won’t take notice of our strike unless we burn down few of these retail stores,” said one of the protestor. Small traders across India are angry and...
  • 18,000 traders get relief from sealing November 23, 2006

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday gave protection from the sealing drive to over 18,000 traders and professionals who were found by the Monitoring Committee to have complied with the affidavits given by them to stop the misuse of residential premises for the commercial activities. However, no relief has been...
  • SC to decide on sealing today November 6, 2006

    New Delhi: Will it? Won't it? It's Monday and it's time for the Supreme Court to take a decision on the sealing of illegal shops in residential areas in the Capital. Last week, protests during the Delhi bandh turned violent as traders stopped traffic, damaged buses and literally brought the city...
  • No sealing for small shops: SC September 29, 2006

    New Delhi: The Supreme court’s order of halting the sealing drive till October 31 has provided relief to traders. However, big traders say they are disappointed and dissatisfied with the move. "We are not sure what will happen to us after the 31st. Uncertainity still hangs. Why can’t they take...