Trade Unions
West Bengal  /  Published 02.08.22

E-rickshaw strike in Malda over ‘cop whims’

Thousands of e-rickshaws — or Totos  — that ply in and around Malda went off roads on Monday as drivers observed a one-day strike against alleged high-handedness by police and the mot...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 03.04.22

Tea belt cry to fix minimum wage

Tea trade unions in north Bengal are planning to launch a series of movements and are even contemplating strikes in the coming months, to press their demand to fix  minimum wage for over three la...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

News  /  Published 30.03.22

Travel agent nabbed for duping Salt Lake resident of Rs 52,000

The organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) has submitted a report to chief minister Mamata Banerjee and other government officials this week calling for a ban on horse-drawn c...
By A Staff Reporter in Kolkata, Salt Lake

News  /  Published 29.03.22

Blaze at Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, first-floor lab gutted

Fire department officials said fire tenders from the Gariahat unit reached the spot late because of a road blockade in Jadavpur, forcing officials to mobilise tenders from Patuli. By the time fi...
By Our Bureau in Jadavpur

News  /  Published 29.03.22

Sergeant spots examinee stranded by strike in Jadavpur, drops him to school

“I went to the boy and asked him why he was crying. He said his pre-board English exams had started five minutes ago and he was not able to get any conveyance because of the blockade,” sai...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Jadavpur


Jharkhand  /  Published 28.03.22

Strike hits banking in Dhanbad

The call for a nationwide strike by central trade unions to protest against the Centre's wrong policies affecting farmers, workers and common people did not affect the transport services...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

News  /  Published 28.03.22

West Bengal govt denies leave to employees during 48-hour central trade union strike

The Mamata Banerjee government has cancelled all kinds of leaves for its employees on Monday and Tuesday after a 48-hour nationwide strike was called by the joint forum of central trade unions to prot...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

India  /  Published 27.03.22

Strike likely to hit key services

Some of the essential services related to banking, transportation, railways and electricity are likely to be impacted during a two-day nationwide strike called by a joint forum of central trade unions...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 22.11.21

Citu outreach in central project

The Citu unit in West Burdwan’s Durgapur began a weeklong camp from Sunday to help out workers in the unorganised sector for online registration to the Centre’s e-Shram portal. The portal...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.11.21

Protests on DeMo anniversary

Trade unions, political parties in the ruling UPA coalition government, civil society organisations and human rights outfits would take part in protests in major cities of Jharkhand on November 8 to m...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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