Mamata Banerjee
Cyclone Amphan’s death toll crosses 100, citizens protest over lack of facilities

The total damage is estimated to be in the range of USD 15 billion. Protests broke out in cities in the Indian State of West Bengal as normalcy has not been restored three days after the cyclone

30,000 teachers in India block road to State education minister’s office demanding higher pay

Thousands of teachers of Shishu Shiksha Kendras (SSKs) and Madhyamik Shiksha Kendras (MSKs) (primary and middle educational institutions) in the State of West Bengal have been protesting since March 1. Their honorarium has not been increased for the last seven years

Over 250,000 Indian jute workers plan indefinite strike from March 1

The workers in the State of West Bengal continue to be paid as low as USD 3 a day. They are demanding wage revision and implementation of the Minimum Wages Act in the jute industry

Million-strong ‘People’s Brigade’ in India pledges to oust right wing forces

A huge rally was held in the city of Kolkata, India, with the call of overthrowing the governments of Narendra Modi in the center and Mamata Banerjee in the State of West Bengal

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