West Bengal  /  Published 25.09.20

PDS fear strikes Bengal govt

Three farm reform bills passed by Parliament recently may play havoc with the public distribution system in Bengal as the state government’s procurement programme is likely to get affected becau...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.09.20

Trinamul, Left and Congress hit streets

Protests against the farm bills enacted by the Narendra Modi government brought the members of the Trinamul Congress and the Left- Congress combine to the streets of Bengal. Trinamul’s farmers&...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya, Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in

West Bengal  /  Published 25.09.20

Twin job protests in hills

A job agitation led by Trinamul in the hills was suspended on Friday, while another led by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (Binay camp) was extended till October 2. The TMC and Binay faction of the Morcha...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 25.09.20

Farmers begin protest on farm bills

Farmers on Friday began their protest as part of the 'Punjab Bandh' call against the contentious farm bills that were recently passed in the Parliament. As many as 31 farmer organisations, un...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Chandigarh

India  /  Published 24.09.20

Farmers in rail blockade, PM tracks fitness routine

A day before the countrywide protest called by the farmers, the BJP’s central leadership directed all state units to launch a massive campaign at the district and block levels to counter the Opp...
By J.P. Yadav, Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.09.20

Trade unions to join farmer protests

Officials in the labour ministry said the rule-making process would be fast-tracked with regard to the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code and Industrial Relations Code after their...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.09.20

Punjab: farmers block trains

The Railways on Thursday said the agitation in Punjab is likely to severely impact loading of foodgrains and other essential goods as well as movement of passengers travelling on special trains mostly...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Chandigarh

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.20

BJP plan amid Covid: March of 2 lakh in state

The youth wing of the BJP has set for itself two nearly impossible targets in the midst of the raging Covid-19 pandemic — a march to Nabanna with 2 lakh supporters on October 8 and maintaining s...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 21.09.20

Stick for 8 MPs, protest on lawns

By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.20

Mamata spots ‘naked king’ and Hitler clone

State Youth Congress chief Shadab Khan led a protest against the farm bills outside the Raj Bhavan in Calcutta on Monday afternoon. After a demonstration and “gherao” of the Raj Bhavan, K...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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