TRADERS

  • Kashmir: Traders praise Modi's Minister, demand probe against Omar Abdullah October 14, 2014

    Srinagar: On a day when the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said no to polls this year, his government came under serious attack from Kashmiri flood-hit traders for shoddy relief and rescue work at a meet held by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's point man Dr Jitendra Singh. While traders applauded every word...
  • 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...
  • Bihar CM sparks a row, says traders indulging in small scale black marketing will be pardoned September 3, 2014

    Patna: A comment by Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has sparked off a row. He was heard saying that traders indulging in small scale black marketing will be pardoned by the Bihar government as they are only doing this to help their families. "There are people who indulge in black...
  • Trader arrested for supplying explosives to Naxals July 21, 2014

    Two persons, including a Bhilaibased businessman, have been arrested for allegedly supplying materials used for making arms and ammunition to Naxals in Chhattisgarh's insurgencyhit Sukma district, police said in Raipur. Businessman Yogesh Vardani and Ramadhar Verma, a driver who hails from Kerlapal areal of Sukma, were arrested on Saturday night on...
  • Bikeborne rob cash worth Rs 8 lakh from vegetable trader outside local bank July 8, 2014

    A vegetable trader was on Monday allegedly robbed of Rs 8 lakh by two bikeborne youths in front of a local bank in Kanpur's Mall road area, police said. The incident took place when Nikhil Arora, hailing from Punjab, was coming out of the bank with the cash inside a bag,...
  • Narendra Modi government's inflation firefighting, traders not happy June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Inflation is back to haunt the common man and without much delay, the new Indian government has got into a firefighting mode. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday laid down a slew of measures to tame food inflation. The Centre has imposed a minimum export price of...
  • Congress questions Modi on alleged 'hawala' kingpin April 28, 2014

    The Congress on Monday targeted BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, questioning his links with an alleged "hawala kingpin" whose house and office in Surat were searched by the Enforcement Directorate last month. Congress party spokesman Randeep Surjewala alleged that the "hawala kingpin" was a "wellknown BJP supporter and protege of...
  • Boy returns home a week after he was abducted by unidentified men April 24, 2014

    A youth returned home after being abducted by some unidentified men last week, police said on Thursday. Shivam, son of trader Harishanker Tayal returned home in Muzaffarnagar. He was abducted on April 19, police said. However his family did not disclose details as to how he came back , they said. A...
  • Rupee weakens for second straight day April 22, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee hit a one-month low on Tuesday as continued dollar demand from oil importers and weaker regional currencies kept it under pressure even after the local unit posted its worst single-day fall since March 20 in the previous session. The rupee ended at Rs 60.77 compared with previous close...
  • Need to change the tax system: Kejriwal February 1, 2014

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday met traders association. After his meeting with them, Kejriwal said that the tax systems were complicated and needed to be changed. ...
  • Ghaziabad traders' 7day long stir for nabbing criminals called off December 10, 2013

    Ghaziabad traders on Monday called off their sevendayold agitation demanding arrest of criminals and removal of Ghaziabad senior superintendent of police (SSP) Dharmendra Yadav. Trader leader Satya Pal Chaudhary said Uttar Pradesh Vyapar Mandal president Banwari Lal Kanchhal who is close to the state's ruling Samajwadi Party visited the dharna site...
  • Ghaziabad market shut over attack on shop owner, traders demand arrest of accused December 3, 2013

    Traders' organisations in Ghaziabad said on Tuesday the markets would remain closed until the culprits who looted a jewellery shop and shot at the owner on Sunday night were arrested. Earlier, the traders and political activists took out processions and staged dharnas against the deteriorating law and order situation.They announced support...
  • TN traders association calls for state bandh against CHOGM on Tuesday November 11, 2013

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Traders Association has called for a statewide bandh against India's participation in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meet (CHOGM) on Tuesday. All shops are likely to remain closed as per the bandh call. The head of the association says there are around 4,500 small and large traders...
  • 3 killed, 2 injured as suspected PLFI activists open fire in a market November 2, 2013

    Three persons including a trader and his son were on Friday killed while two others received injuries when suspected activists of ultra outfit PLFI opened fire indiscriminately at a market in Khunti district, police said. A group of over a dozen suspected PLFI members arrived in Saiko village market in the...
  • Nashik: Onion price rises by Rs 10 per kg at Lasalgaon on lower supply October 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Onion prices continued to be volatile, surging by Rs 10 to Rs 40 per kg on Thursday at Lasalgaon Mandi in Nashik. Wholesale onion prices at Lasalgaon Mandi, which sets the price trend across the country, rose as supplies halved to 1,500 quintals from 3,000 quintals on October 1,...
  • Onion wholesale prices down Rs 5 per kg; retail rates continue to touch sky September 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Wholesale prices of onion on Tuesday declined by Rs 5 at Rs 4045 per kg, although retail rates continued to rule at the uncomfortable level of Rs 6070 a kilo. Arrival of new crop of the kitchen staple from Karnataka and increase in imports led to the fall in...
  • Onion prices: Traders, farmers make profits at the cost of the consumer September 23, 2013

    Nashik: While suppliers blamed a shortfall in production for rising onion prices, a CNNIBN investigation has now exposed the reason behind the unprecedented crisis. While traders made huge profits by hoarding onions, farmers too added to consumer woes by holding back the produce. Th onion was never so elusive. It...
  • UP petroleum traders to observe bandh against commercial tax September 21, 2013

    Lucknow: Petroleum traders of Uttar Pradesh will observe a state-wide bandh on September 28 to press for their demand of reduction in commercial tax on petrol and diesel. This was announced on Saturday by the Uttar Pradesh Petroleum Traders Association, which has called for the strike. "The association has announced to...
  • 'Onion prices to remain high for at least another month,' say traders September 18, 2013

    The traders in Delhi say that the retailers are charging Rs 5-10 more. They sat that if the onions are being bought at Rs 55-60 and they are spending Rs 5 on transportation, they have the right to sell at the price it is being sold. They also added that...
  • Muslim meat traders in Aligarh form their own busness lobby September 10, 2013

    Aligarh's Muslim industrialists and traders will now have their own business lobby after the Udyog Vyapar Mandal (Industrial Trade Board) refused to back meat traders. The decision to form a Muslim Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) was taken after a meeting attended by a large number of businessmen at Aligarh...
  • Good people are there on both sides of border: Pakistani traders September 2, 2013

    Pakistani traders who visited India insist that good people "happen to be on both sides of the border" and they were happy to share bonds with their Indian counterparts that was "lifelong". Pakistani handloom and handicraft traders took part in the Dastkar South Asian Bazaar held at the Dilli Haat Aug...
  • Onion prices still rule high at Rs 70 per kg in Delhi August 26, 2013

    Retail prices of onion in the national capital remained high on Monday at Rs 70 a kg due to lower supplies in the wholesale market. Traders said the wholesale prices of the kitchen staple are ruling firm at Rs 45-50 per kg as supplies from producing regions have been lower...
  • Delhi: Onion price soars to Rs 80 per kg despite normal supply August 14, 2013

    Much to the discomfort of consumers, onion prices on Wednesday touched Rs 80 per kg in most retail markets in the national capital despite normal supply in the wholesale markets. Wholesale price of onion have increased by Rs five to Rs 5055 per kg in Azadpur mandi, according to the Onion...
  • Criminals loot Rs 3 lakh from trader August 13, 2013

    Armed motorcycle borne men looted Rupees three lakh from a trader on Tuesday in a locality on PurniaRupauli police road in Purnia district. Six motorcyclesborne criminals intercepted a trader Naresh Jaiswal's twowheeler near Baheriyasthan locality and snatched a bag containing rupees three lakh from him at gun point, said the Deputy...
  • Two bikeborne miscreants loot jewellery worth Rs 25 lakh from trader August 3, 2013

    A gold trader was robbed of jewellery worth Rs 25 lakh by two motorcycleborne persons, who also critically injured him, police said here on Saturday. Manoj Kumar reached home after closing his shop last evening and was about to enter his house, when two miscreants tried to snatch away his bag...
  • Trader sets employee ablaze in Madhepura July 28, 2013

    In a shocking incident, a man was allegedly set afire by his employer in a house at Sigheshwar Bazar in Bihar's Madhepura district, police said on Sunday. The victim, identified as Kusheshar Yadav (50), was set on fire by his employer Rajesh Kumar, a trader, last night while he was sleeping,...
  • Maharashtra: Small scale traders to go on a strike against LBT for two days July 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Small scale traders to go on strike against the Local Body Tax (LBT) for two days from Monday. In view of the upcoming Monsoon Session of the state Legislature, the issue of LBT has come to the fore once again. The Federation of Association of Maharashtra alleged that the...
  • Rent hike should be linked to the price index: Praveen Khandelwal July 9, 2013

    The Delhi Rent Act, hanging in a limbo for the last 18 years, will influence rental laws across the country. So what can be a winwin situation for both the landlord and the tenant? Confederation of All India Traders' secretary general Praveen Khandelwal joined IBNLive readers on the need for...
  • Guptkashi traders provide shelter to those searching for relatives June 25, 2013

    Guptkashi: In the midst of destruction, there is some hope for those waiting for their loved ones in Uttarakhand. The Guptkashi Traders Association is providing free food and shelter for those searching for their families. "Daily I go to the Guptkashi and Phata helipad and check the list," said Ravi...
  • Traders agree to call off LBT stir after meeting with CM May 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Section of traders in Maharashtra on Monday night agreed to call off their prolonged agitation protest against the Local Body Tax (LBT) after a meeting with Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan here. Chavan held lengthy discussions with traders, which ended late on Monday evening, after which some of the participants...