Calcutta  /  Published 20.04.21

Garia-Tollygunge autos shut

Autorickshaw services were suspended between Garia and Tollygunge on Monday. Auto drivers on the route refused to ply their vehicles in protest against an autorickshaw being taken back by the vehicle&...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Tollygunge

West Bengal  /  Published 28.03.21

BJP workers start fast against nominee

Protests in the BJP in Kaliaganj of North Dinajpur district over Soumen Roy’s candidature took a significant turn on Saturday with angry workers and supporters of the saffron party starting an &...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

World  /  Published 25.03.21

Yangon hit by silent strike

Myanmar’s junta freed hundreds of demonstrators on Wednesday arrested during its months-long crackdown on protests, while businesses in Yangon were shut and streets deserted in response to a cal...
By Reuters in

Opinion  /  Published 17.03.21

Origin story

Sir — Man is not the original provider, as patriarchal history would have us believe. Archaeological evidence from Peru now suggests that some ancient big-game hunters were in fact women. Since ...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 17.03.21

Why should I step aside when I am defending an idea, asks Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has said it was difficult to believe the results of the 2019 parliamentary elections in states like Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan, in spite of massive polarisation caused by ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi


India  /  Published 16.03.21

FM: bankers will be protected

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said the interest of all employees of state-owned banks which are likely to be privatised will be protected, even as bank unions observed a two-day strik...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.03.21

2-day bank strike total across state

"We oppose the Centre's decision of privatisation of public sector banks. The budget announcement said two banks and one insurance company will be privatised in the name of disinvestment. The...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshdepur

Business  /  Published 16.03.21

Insurance strike after 2-day bank shutdown

Employees of public sector insurance companies, including LIC and four public sector general insurers, are set to up the ante against the government move to divest LIC and privatise a general insuranc...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 15.03.21

Nationwide bank strike hits key services

  Banking services such as cash withdrawals, deposits, cheque clearing and business transactions were impacted across the country on Monday, the day one of the PSU bank union's strike, again...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 15.03.21

Two-day bank strike begins

Banking operations across the country could be impacted on Monday and Tuesday as the United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) has given a call for a nationwide strike to protest against the proposed privati...
By PTI in New Delhi


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