Workers Protests
West Bengal  /  Published 18.02.21

Workers stir, Siliguri messy

Heaps of garbage lay across Siliguri on Wednesday, forcing residents to negotiate with bins overflowing with smelly waste on roads and lanes, as over 2,500 conservancy workers of Siliguri Municipal Co...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.02.21

State farmers to hold rail blockade

Farmers’ groups in the state are gearing up for a four-hour rail blockade on February 18, in support of the nationwide call to press for repeal of the three contentious farm laws.  Jharkha...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.02.21

Steel city row over missing civic worker

Over 50 sanitation workers of Jamshedpur Notified Area Committee (JNAC) staged a protest in front of Kadma Police Station on Friday, demanding the arrest of an official, accused of harassing an employ...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.02.21

LIC workers protest FDI move

Over a hundred LIC workers of Dhanbad on Tuesday staged a protest against the Centre’s announcement to increase the FDI in insurance sector from 49 per cent to 75 per cent, during Monday’s...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.01.21

Dhanbad artists want exhibitions back

Over 50 Dhanbad craftsmen, facing economic issues due to closure of exhibitions, staged a day-long protest at the Rajiv Chowk on Thursday, demanding permission for resumption of fairs across the state...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


Business  /  Published 19.12.20

Wistron fires India boss after Bangalore violence

Just a week after violence blew up at  its Narasapura facility in Karnataka, contract manufacturer Wistron on Saturday announced it has let go of its vice-president responsible for operations in ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Bangalore

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.12.20

JMADA staff on dharna over salaries

Over 50 employees of the Jharkhand Mineral Area Development Authority (JMADA) on Wednesday sat on a dharna outside the office of the managing director of the civic body, at its Luby Circular Road base...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.11.20

Police-protesters clash at Bokaro Steel

Over a hundred protesters of a displaced group on Friday carried out a demonstration in front of the Bokaro Steel Management (BSL) headquarters, as they clashed with the security who tried to stop the...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.11.20

Trade unions ready for strike

Several collieries of BCCL, ECL and SAIL witnessed gate meetings, burning of effigies and demonstrations on Wednesday as a precursor to Thursday’s nationwide strike against privatisation of publ...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

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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