Two images of Shirley flash intermittently back and forth in my head: one, of Shirley smiling, laughing with tsunami survivors in Indonesia; the … Continue reading We are all humanitarian aid workers
Telecom services of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) will be affected from Tuesday next as 300,000 of its employees, including executives, will go on an indefinite strike protesting the state-run firm’s disinvestment plan.
The employees unions are against the BSNL management’s decision to accept the Sam Pitroda committee report which has recommended a 30 percent divestment [...] Continue reading BSNL workers on indefinite strike from Tuesday
Over 65,000 employees of the Punjab State Electricity Board (PSEB) went on a two-day strike from Thursday midnight leading to tension in several parts of the state and heavy deployment of police and paramilitary personnel to ward off trouble.
The administration also imposed orders prohibiting people from gathering in groups and carrying weapons in various parts [...] Continue reading Punjab power board workers on strike, security deployed
Suspected Maoists killed two Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) supporters in West Bengal’s West Midnapore district as the indefinite shutdown called by the People’s Committee Against Police Atrocities (PCAPA) entered the second day Saturday.
The two bodies were found in the Bandhgora area of Jhargram sub-division in the district Saturday. The duo has been identified as [...] Continue reading Suspected Maoists kill CPI-M workers in West Bengal