North East  /  Published 08.05.20

NIA summons Assam activist

RTI activist and Swaraj Asom convener, Bhaben Handique, has been summoned by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) for questioning in connection with a case lodged against anti-Citizenship Amendment...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.10.18

Capital Ranchi clogged by series of protests

By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 26.10.18

Farms turn pastures in water rage

Hundreds of farmers in East Burdwan’s Bhatar and Mangalkote let cows into their paddy fields on Friday to protest lack of irrigation facilities.The agitation to save the kharif (monsoon) crops from ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee and Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.09.19

218-day sit-in for overbridge in Morabadi

A resident of Giridih is staging a sit-in near Bapu Vatika in Morabadi for 218 days to get the Indian Railways to build a 150-metre overbridge at Saria in his home district for which Rs 29 crore was s...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 05.09.19

Protesting teachers asked to be patient in Shillong

A section of schoolteachers in Meghalaya wore black badges on Thursday as they reminded the state government about their pending dues while education minister Lahkmen Rymbui asked them to be “patien...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong


World  /  Published 13.11.19

HK varsities are battlegrounds

During hourslong standoffs with students this week, the Hong Kong police broke an unspoken rule to keep off campuses.Confronted by lines of riot police, black-clad students at the city’s largest uni...
By Edward Wong and Ezra Cheung/New York Times News Service in Hong Kong

North East  /  Published 12.11.19

Meal workers lay siege to minister’s house

The All Assam Primary and Upper Primary Midday Meal Cook and Helper Association protested in front of education minister Siddhartha Bhattacharya’s house here on Tuesday in support of their demands, ...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.11.19

Tribal march brings a burning issue to Dhanbad

More than 300 residents of Topchanchi and Govindpur block of Dhanbad reached the district headquarters on Monday after a three-day march to demand the speedy allotment of land to forest dwellers under...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

North East  /  Published 11.11.19

Ordinance modalities yet to be fixed: Conrad K. Sangma

The modalities to implement the Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security Amendment Ordinance, 2019, which requires people coming to the state to register themselves, are yet to be worked out, chief min...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 11.11.19

Meal workers return to work but protest on

By Debananda Medak in Guwahati


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