Jharkhand  /  Published 05.08.20

Strike by Jharkhand contract paramedics

Services in government health centres across Jharkhand were badly affected on Tuesday amid the coronavirus pandemic as nearly 12,000 contractual paramedical staff and nurses went on a daylong strike t...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Business  /  Published 04.08.20

Coal India checks output slide

Coal India has put the brakes on the double-digit slide in production and offtake in the first three months of the fiscal. The public sector miner has produced 37.36 million tonnes (mt) in July, down ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.07.20

Trucks off steel city roads from Saturday

Movement of over 3,000 trucks and trailers will come to a grinding halt from August 1 as the Jamshedpur Truck and Trailers Owners Association has decided to go on a strike in support of their demands....
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.20

Bank staff on strike after Trinamul row

Officials of an agricultural cooperative bank in Nadia’s Dhantala stopped working “indefinitely” after some Trinamul workers led by party’s Ranaghat-I panchayat samiti member J...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Ranaghat

North East  /  Published 11.07.20

BJP’s ally in Tripura flexes muscle

The 24-hour strike called by the Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura (IPFT), the coalition partner of the ruling BJP, brought life to a standstill on Thursday. The IPFT had called the strike in Khumu...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Business  /  Published 08.07.20

3-day strike halves Coal India output

Output at Coal India fell more than 50 per cent during the three-day strike from July 2 to July 4, based on data released by the PSU. The public sector miner in a statement said that despite the stri...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.20

Coal: RSS wing joins strike

The RSS-affiliated Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh on Thursday joined trade unions of the CPM and the Congress to enforce a three-day strike against the Centre’s decision to open up coal sector for priva...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.20

Tea workers to protest on wage

A conglomeration of trade unions for tea estate workers has said demonstrations will be held in each garden on Friday to press for revision of wages and granting of land rights to tea plantation dwell...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.07.20

Trade union strike to hit coal output

The three-day strike by major trade unions from Thursday is set to jeopardise coal production across the country, particularly in Jharkhand. All major trade unions have unanimously decided to go on a...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.20

Strike hits Malda healthcare

Around 150 contractual employees and volunteers of Malda Medical College and Hospital continued their cease-work and fast-unto-death for the second day on Tuesday, disrupting services and inconve...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda


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