Business  /  Published 22.08.21

Govt asks jewellers to rethink stir

The government on Saturday appealed to the jewellers to reconsider their decision to go on strike on Monday as the mandatory hallmarking of gold jewellery in the 50 days of its first phase of implemen...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 28.07.21

Taxi: unions look at 2-day strike

Several unions of yellow/metered taxis have threatened a 48-hour strike beginning August 12 if the state government does not respond to their pleas for a fare hike. Earlier, the CPM’s labour ar...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.07.21

LS: Bill to ban strikes introduced

The government on Thursday introduced a bill in Lok Sabha which seeks to prohibit any agitation and strike by anyone engaged in the essential defence services. The Essential Defence Services Bill, 20...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.06.21

Lakshadweep: Locals go on hunger strike

By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 29.05.21

Ramdev row: Doctors call for protest

Upset over Yoga guru Ramdev's remarks on allopathy, members of the federation of resident doctors' associations on Saturday said they will hold a nationwide protest on June 1 and observe it as...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


Jharkhand  /  Published 19.05.21

Junior doctors threaten strike

Around 137 junior doctors, 45 interns and 92 junior residents of Sahid Nirmal Mahto Memorial Medical College have threatened to go on strike in two days, after being deprived of two month stipend...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

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

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


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