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Bengal’s farming women criticise SC and PM on Mahila Kisan Diwas

Kolkata: Namita Sarkar, Pratima Haldar and Jahanara Bibi may never land up in the mighty corridors of the Parliament, Prime Minister's Office and Supreme Court in Lutyens' Delhi. Nevertheless, they raised their rugged fists in...

Burning copies of farm bills warm up Lohri and Sankranti celebration

Kolkata: Bengal supporters of the farmers' movement today joined in burning the copies of the pro-corporate three farm laws as well as effigies of the prime minister Narendra Modi and BJP MPs from the state...

Tractor rally in Bengal in support to the farmers’ siege on Modi government

Kolkata: Tractors are not commonplace in West Bengal's rural landscape like Punjab, Haryana and Western Uttar Pradesh. Nevertheless, Rampurhat in Birbhum district today witnessed an impressive tractor rally in support of the one and half...

Company-Raj is no better than the current middlemen raj for Bengal farmers

Kolkata: Airul Haque, a rural worker and resident of Vangar, an agricultural hub in the suburb of Kolkata, came to Dharamtalla at the heart of the city on Sunday to express his solidarity to the...

Easy to say, let’s implement the law, will roll back if not beneficial but ask NPS sufferers

Ranchi: Girdhar Mahato, a resident of Ranchi, retired in September 2018 from the education department. He had got the job in 2011. When Mahato had applied in 1982 the vacancies were meant to be filled on...

Letter to PM, seeking an inquiry in the fresh killing of three Kashmiri youth

Kolkata: Track II diplomat and Chairman of centre for Peace & Progress O P Shah had written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing concern over the killing of three youth in Kashmir on...