Bharat Bandh: As it happened...

The nationwide bandh called by 10 trade unions to protest against changes in labour laws and privatisation of PSUs has badly affected normal life in parts of West Bengal, Kerala, Himachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana. Financial services were hit as lakhs of bank and insurance employees across the country began a one-day strike to protest against the anti-trade union and worker policies of the central government.

Ten unions on strike: 7 things about Bharat Bandh

Here is a snapshot about what you need to know about today’s Bharat Bandh.

Normal life hit in Goa due to strike

Normal life was hit in Goa as ten central trade unions on Wednesday went on a day-long nationwide strike to protest against changes in labour laws and privatisation of PSUs.

Strike paralyses normal life in Left-ruled Tripura

Normal life in Left Front-ruled Tripura was on Wednesday paralysed following a nationwide day-long strike called by ten central trade unions.

Strike hits transport, banking in Telangana, Andhra

The nation-wide strike called by trade unions on Wednesday hit transport and banking services in both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

Shutdown hits commuters in Himachal Pradesh

The shutdown called by the trade unions against the central government's economic measures on Wednesday hit the commuters most as over 2,000 state roadways buses went off road.

Maharashtra joins 300 million workers in all India

 Maharashtra joined a staggering 300 million workers in the government and private sector, the financial sector, banks and financial institutions, and the farming community across the country for a day's token strike protesting what they alleged was the government's 'anti-exployees' policies here on Wednesday, a top organiser said.

Normal life partially affected by strike in West Bengal

Normal life was partially affected in West Bengal on Wednesday following the country-wide general strike called by 10 central trade unions against the policies of the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre.

Strike affects normal life in Kerala

The one-day strike called by trade unions to press their demands including withdrawal of proposed changes in the labour laws affected normal life across Kerala as shops downed shutters and vehicles remained off the roads.

Strike hits normal life in Punjab, Haryana

State-run buses services were affected in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh following the all-India strike call given by various trade organizations on Wednesday.

Normal life not affected by strike in Tamil Nadu

Normal life was not affected in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday due to the nationwide strike called by 10 central trade unions and supported by several labour unions in different sectors.

Bharat Bandh: All that you need to know
Bharat Bandh: All that you need to know

The country will witness a nationwide strike on September 02 called by central trade unions (CTUs).

Govt urged to restart all units of AFT mill

Various trade unions of public sector owned AFT mill on Saturday urged the government to restart all three units and withdraw the lay off, continuing for another six months since July 22.

Bus services disrupted in Punjab, Haryana due to strike

With state roadways, private buses and taxis going off the road, thousands of passengers had to face harrowing time across Haryana on Thursday.

Transporters' strike against proposed Motor Bill impacts normal life in many states
Transporters' strike against proposed Motor Bill impacts normal life in many states

Normal life was impacted in several parts of India on Thursday as employees of state transport corporations and some private operators went on a 24-hour strike against the proposed Motor Bill.

Land Bill: AITUC to hold nationwide protest on May 14

 All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) on Thursday said that the land acquisition Bill by the Centre will help corporate and land mafia in grabbing farmers' land and it will launch a nationwide protest against the legislation on May 14.

Commuters inconvenienced as Kolkata taxis go on strike

Traffic in the eastern metropolis virtually came to a standstill Friday with trade unions calling a 24-hour taxi strike to press for a fare hike and to protest "police excesses".

Kolkata taxis go on indefinite strike, commuters harried

Commuters were left stranded and harried on Thursday as Kolkata's taxis stayed off the roads again after their unions called an indefinite strike to press for a fare hike and to protest "police excesses".

Tripartite talks fail, strike to continue in NLC

An early end to the six-day old indefinite strike by more than 10,000 contract labourers of Neyveli Lignite Corporation looked bleak with first round of tripartite conciliatory talks held here on Monday ending in a deadlock.

Corporates influencing political leaders: Dasgupta

CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta on Monday alleged that corporates were trying to influence political leaders ahead of general elections in the country.