Protesters ransack venue of Haryana CM’s meeting on agriculture laws

Manohar Lal was scheduled to address a ‘kisan mahapanchayat’ for highlighting advantages of the new farm laws. Scores of people, most of them farmers protesting against the Centre’s farm laws, on Sunday ransacked a venue at Kaimla village in Haryana’s Karnal where Chief Minister Manohar Lal was scheduled to address a farmers’ gathering (“kisan mahapanchayat”). … Read more Protesters ransack venue of Haryana CM’s meeting on agriculture laws

Farmers’ protest: Several Delhi border points remain closed

Security remained tight at the Delhi borders. Thousands of farmers stayed put at their protest venues near Delhi’s border on Thursday as their talks with the government remained deadlocked over the main contentious issues of the repeal of three farm laws and a legal guarantee for MSP. The government and farm unions had reached some … Read more Farmers’ protest: Several Delhi border points remain closed

Activists to stage hunger strike in Coimbatore condemning illegal red earth mining

Activists from the Thadagam Valley Mineral Resources Protection Committee alleged that the illegal red earth mining in Thadagam valley has seen a sharp increase “in the past three days” Activists from the Thadagam Valley Mineral Resources Protection Committee will stage a hunger strike on January 5 in Coimbatore, condemning the alleged increase in red earth … Read more Activists to stage hunger strike in Coimbatore condemning illegal red earth mining

Massive trouble for patients as 5000 AIIMS nurses go on indefinite strike over 23 demands

NEW DELHI: Around 5,000 nurses of Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) went on an indefinite strike from Monday (December 14) over their long pending 23 demands, including those with regard to the Sixth Central Pay Commission.  According to  Delhi AIIMS Nurse’s Union, the country’s top medical institution is hiring nurses from outside … Read more Massive trouble for patients as 5000 AIIMS nurses go on indefinite strike over 23 demands

Bharat Bandh live updates | Farmers stop train in Maharashtra; protesters detained in Gujarat

A joint front of protesting farmer groups on December 4 rejected the Centre’s proposals to amend the three contentious agriculture laws and called for a ‘Bharat Bandh’ today to widen the agitation. The front reiterated the farmers’ demand for a total repeal of the three Central laws. Elaborate traffic and security arrangements have been put in place across the … Read more Bharat Bandh live updates | Farmers stop train in Maharashtra; protesters detained in Gujarat

Strike impacts banking operations

Operations at many public sector banks as well as regional rural banks and District Cooperative Central Banks in the State were impacted on Thursday as members of two bank employees unions and an officers union participated in a nationwide strike called by central trade unions. Little work could be transacted at several bank branches across … Read more Strike impacts banking operations

Operations at PSU Banks Partially Hit Due to Nationwide Trade Union Strike

Banking services across the country were partially impacted on Thursday as some unions of public sector banks participated in a one-day nationwide strike called by central trade unions. Operations such as cash deposit and withdrawal and cheque clearances were hit. Bank unions claimed that in the clearing grids, about 20 lakh cheques worth about Rs … Read more Operations at PSU Banks Partially Hit Due to Nationwide Trade Union Strike

COVID-19 cases touch record high of 209 in Telangana

Telangana recorded the highest number of COVID–19 positive cases in a single day on Thursday with the State government putting the number at 209. Nine patients persons also died, taking the tally of fatalities so far to 165. The surge in cases on Thursday took the total number of recorded positive cases to 4,320. The … Read more COVID-19 cases touch record high of 209 in Telangana