Tripura: CITU to lodge complain with ILO against BJP

Tripura: CITU to lodge complain with ILO against BJP

IANS | May 3, 2018 Agartala: The CPI-M affiliated trade union body CITU said on Thursday that it will lodge a complaint with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) for obstructing holding of programmes in Tripura in connection with the International Labour Day. Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) Tripura unit Secretary and Communist Party of […]

Sikkim CM for ST status to 11 Sikkimese Nepali speaking communities

Sikkim CM for ST status to 11 Sikkimese Nepali speaking communities

IANS | May 03, 2018 Making a strong pitch for grating of Scheduled Tribe status to 11 Sikkimese Nepali speaking communities, an issue lying unresolved for over 40 years, Chief Minister Pawan Chamling on Thursday regretted that the Nepali speaking communities in India have not received “as much respect and dignity” as was extended to other citizens. “We are deliberating […]

World Press Freedom Day- Where Art Thou? asks a Northeast Indian journalist!

World Press Freedom Day- Where Art Thou? asks a Northeast Indian journalist!

By SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | May 3, 2018 As we celebrate World Press Freedom Day, a day which was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993, following the recommendation of UNESCO’s General Conference, let us remember that this is an opportunity to: -celebrate the fundamental principles of press freedom -assess the state of […]

Agitating tribal students in Manipur lock up varsity

Agitating tribal students in Manipur lock up varsity

IANS | Imphal, May 3, 2018: Irate over their long-standing demands remaining unfulfilled and a top official telling them to “join the underground”, students in the Indira Gandhi National Tribal University on Thursday locked up all varsity departments as well as the administrative block. The students of the university, whose campus is located at Makhan […]

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