States  /  Published 09.09.20

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

India  /  Published 26.09.19

Expert panel to solve CA exam tangle

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India on Thursday said it would set up a “high-level independent committee” to examine the demand from agitating students for a re-evaluation of their exa...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 03.11.18

Plea to stop Daribhit agitation

Officials of the North Dinajpur district administration on Saturday met the families of Rajesh Sarkar and Tapash Burman at Daribhit village and requested them to refrain from any agitation at the entr...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

Opinion  /  Published 20.06.19

The Centre is a little too concerned about Bengal

Disagreements and contrary positions are inevitable in a vibrant democracy. Non-violent approaches to the resolution or containment of such conflict is the mark of a democracy’s maturity; so far Ind...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 16.06.19

Please restore normalcy, says mellow Mamata

A mellowed Mamata Banerjee put the ball on the agitating junior doctors’ court after they refused her offer of a meeting on Saturday, holding out three key assurances and requesting them to rejoin w...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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