West Bengal  /  Published 05.10.20

Meeting: on GTA, not Gorkhaland

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided against attending the tripartite talks in a bid to register its grievance over the manner in which the meeting was called. Sources in the government said th...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 04.10.20

Ripples over Gorkhaland meet

The Centre’s proposed tripartite meeting on Gorkhaland on October 7 has evoked strong reactions from Trinamul, CPM and Congress. Trinamul leaders made it clear that “not an inch of land i...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 04.10.20

Centre calls tripartite meet on hills

The Centre has convened a meeting “to discuss the issues related to Gorkhaland” on October 7 — incidentally the foundation day of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha — with the state govern...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.20

Agitation threat by ex-KLO men

Former militants and linkmen of the Kamtapur Liberation Organisation in Cooch Behar district have decided to launch a movement from October 1, demanding government jobs and an autonomous council for t...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

States  /  Published 08.09.20

Agitation threat by students of Sikkim college

The students of Government Vocational College  at Dentam in West Sikkim have threatened to take the agitation path from September 12 if their long-pending demands, including introduction of post-...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

North East  /  Published 23.02.19

Youth dies as Arunachal agitation escalates

A 22-year-old youth was killed as arson and protests continued for the third straight day here against the Arunachal Pradesh government’s decision to grant permanent residence certificates (PRCs) to...
By Damien Lepcha in Itanagar

West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.19

Tea unions threaten agitation in hills

A conglomeration of over 20 trade unions of tea garden workers has threatened an agitation in the Darjeeling hills for immediate payment of arrears and fixing of minimum wages in the sector. The Joint...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

North East  /  Published 19.12.19

Life in Assam back on track

Normal life is back on track in Assam with the state remaining peaceful after several days of violent protests against the new citizenship law.The curfew imposed in Dibrugarh has been relaxed for 14 h...
By PTI in Guwahati

Odisha  /  Published 25.09.18

Naveen Nivas gherao threat in Odisha

The heads of department staff — section officers and ministerial officers — have decided to intensify their pen-down agitation by staging a gherao of Naveen Nivas, chief minister Naveen Patnaik’...
By Lalmohan Patnaik in Cuttack

Opinion  /  Published 17.07.19

A formula for resurgence in Bengal

It would be too simplistic to argue that Mamata Banerjee came to power because of the Singur-Nandigram agitation that was opposed to land acquisition. The turning point for the Left in West Bengal was...
By Subir Bhaumik in


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