West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.20

Trade union bandh hits industrial belt

The Left in Bengal claimed workers in the industrial belts of Durgapur and Asansol and jute mills in North 24-Parganas and Hooghly “spontaneously” backed the bandh called by trade unions a...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.11.20

Strike fails to have impact

⚫ Central Avenue at 11am: A shutter of Central Metro station was downed by strike supporters ⚫ Garia and Barasat between 9am and 9.30am: Two buses were stopped and the passengers were asked to al...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 26.11.20

Trade union strike: states face shutdown

Kerala, Orissa, Assam, Telangana and Puducherry on Thursday witnessed total shutdown as normal life got partially affected in several other states in view of the nationwide strike organised by central...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 26.11.20

Strike: what’s on, what’s off

Dial for help ⚫ Emergency helpline: 100 ⚫ Lalbazar control room: 22143230 ⚫ Traffic control room: 22143644 ⚫ Fire brigade control room: 22521165 ⚫ Ambulance: 102 ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 17.11.20

Trade unions call for nationwide strike

Ten central trade unions announced Tuesday that they are moving forward with their plan to observe a general strike across the country on November 26, while also declaring support for a two-day farmer...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.10.20

Saibaba: threat to fast in jail

By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 13.10.20

Truck strike fuels food price hike fears

Vegetables, eggs, fruits, fish and other items can become costlier down the week following a three-day strike by truckers starting Monday. Thousands of trucks carrying essential items to the state hav...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.20

Bengal: 6 lakh trucks on strike

Supply of essential commodities in Bengal is likely to be disrupted as around six lakh truckers went on a 72-hour strike from Monday, demanding immediate implementation of revised carrying capaci...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

World  /  Published 02.10.20

Rio carnival called off for first time

For more than a century, Rio de Janeiro’s carnival has been an irrepressible force, unstoppable by wars, disease, labour strikes or political repression. Raucous celebrations took over city str...
By Manuela Andreoni, Ernesto Londoño in Rio de Janeiro

West Bengal  /  Published 06.09.20

Date for talks ends worker fast

The workers of the Longview tea garden, on the outskirts of Siliguri, on a relay hunger strike at the tea garden for two weeks to demand full payment of last year’s Durga Puja bonus, withdrew th...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


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