West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.20

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.09.20

Tana Bhagats withdraw blockade

Members of the Tana Bhagat community withdrew their rail blockade in Jharkhand's Latehar district in the early hours of Saturday, following which services normalised, officials said. They started...
By PTI in Chatra/Lohardaga/Latehar

West Bengal  /  Published 04.09.20

Doctor hit over neglect charge by patient kin

Relatives of a patient allegedly assaulted a doctor on duty in the emergency section of the state general hospital at Birpara in Alipurduar district on Thursday night. Doctors, paramedics and other s...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 31.08.20

BJP MP backs workers’ union pen-down

The United Employees’ Union of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration’s pen-down strike from Tuesday to demand permanency of over 4,000 casual employees has received the support of Raju Bis...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.20

Talks to end Longview tea garden impasse

The Bengal labour department will hold a meeting with trade unions and the management of the Longview estate that produces orthodox Darjeeling Tea on August 28 to discuss the impasse in the garden.&nb...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 22.08.20

Tea estate shut amid clamour for dues

The management of Longview tea estate, on the foothills of Darjeeling hills, declared suspension of work since Friday, citing worker unrest for over 10 days. The decision drew flak from tea trade uni...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

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


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