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Viral WhatsApp message creates a buzz on `Bharat Bandh` - Is it true?

Viral WhatsApp message creates a buzz on `Bharat Bandh` - Is it true?

The attack at an Army camp in Uri, Jammu and Kashmir, on Sunday left 18 soldiers dead.

Nationwide trade union strike disrupts transport, banking ops; Kerala most hit

Nationwide trade union strike disrupts transport, banking ops; Kerala most hit

Public transport services were disrupted and banking and insurance operations deranged as more than a million employees across the country struck work against "anti-labour" policies, bringing life to a standstill in parts of some states like Kerala.

Bharat Bandh: BSNL workers remain off duty, claim service centres closed

State-owned BSNL's non-executive workers joined nationwide strike today, which unions claim has hit customer service functions - bill payment, SIM activation and others like fault repair.

Bharat Bandh: Trade unions strike to cost up to Rs 18,000 crore to economy

Bharat Bandh: Trade unions strike to cost up to Rs 18,000 crore to economy

The all-India strike by central trade unions affecting trade, transport, key manufacturing facilities and banking services may cause an estimated loss of Rs 16,000-18,000 crore to the country's economy, an industry body said Friday.

 

Bharat Bandh LIVE: Yechury attacks PM over Reliance Jio 4G ads; CPI (M) says Kejriwal competing with Modi

The nationwide day-long strike on Friday by Left-affiliated trade unions against the BJP-led central government's "anti-labour" policies affected normal life in several states.

Bharat Bandh: Strike by trade unions evokes mixed response; banking, transport and coal mining most hit

Bharat Bandh: Strike by trade unions evokes mixed response; banking, transport and coal mining most hit

Normal life in various parts of the country was partly affected on Friday by the one-day nationwide strike by trade unions with banking, transport and coal mining being among the most impacted, while hundreds of workers were detained in Haryana, Jharkhand and West Bengal.

Delhi govt invokes ESMA to declare nurses' strike illegal

Cracking the whip, the Delhi government on Friday invoked the stringent ESMA declaring as illegal the nurses' stir which has severely affected the functioning of state-run hospitals at a time when the city was grappling with rising cases of dengue and chikungunya.

Trade union strike affects Uttarakhand partially

The nationwide strike of central trade unions on Friday showed little impact in the hill state of Uttarakhand as the state employees ignored the strike call.

Karnataka bandh: Trade unions' strike hits normal life in Bengaluru, other cities

Karnataka bandh: Trade unions' strike hits normal life in Bengaluru, other cities

The strike has not affected the working of IT services and biotech firms in Bengaluru, Mysuru, Mangaluru and Hubblali.

Mixed response to general strike in West Bengal

Train and flight services were unaffected, vehicles plied on the streets but fewer people ventured out as the general strike called by the central trade unions on Friday evoked a mixed response in West Bengal.

Bharat bandh: Mumbai transport unaffected, rural Maharashtra partially hit

It was business as usual for public transport in Mumbai despite one-day nationwide strike call given by central trade unions, while it evoked a mixed response in rural Maharashtra.

General strike hits normal life in Bihar

Normal life in Bihar was hit on Friday by the 24-hour nationwide strike major trade unions have called to protest the central government`s anti-labour and economic policies, officials said.

Nation-wide shut down cripples life in Tripura

A 12-hour country-wide shutdown called by 10 central trade unions on Friday to protest against the NDA government`s "anti-labour" policies have crippled life in Tripura.

18 lakh Uttar Pradesh government employees on strike

Over 18 lakh state government employees in Uttar Pradesh joined the nationwide strike by major trade unions protesting against the central government`s anti-labour and economic policies.

Strike fails to affect normal life in Tamil Nadu

Normal life was largely not affected in Tamil Nadu owing to the nationwide strike by major trade unions protesting against the central government`s anti-labour and economic policies.

Strike hits commercial life in Himachal Pradesh

Banks and commercial establishments were closed across Himachal Pradesh on Friday after trade unions of central government employees joined the nationwide strike to protest the violation of labour laws and privatisation.

Strike in Kerala, total shutdown

The 24-hour-long strike called by trade unions to oppose the NDA government`s "anti-labour" policies and demand better wages, turned out to be a total shut down in Kerala.

Bharat Bandh: Nationwide trade union strike to hit banking, public transport today

Bharat Bandh: Nationwide trade union strike to hit banking, public transport today

The CTUs have accused the government of apathy towards their 12-point charter of demands including a monthly minimum wage of Rs 18,000.

Bharat Bandh: What will be closed and what will be open!

Bharat Bandh: What will be closed and what will be open!

The nation will come to a standstill on Friday when 10 trade unions will call for a nationwide bandh.

Bharat Bandh: Strike by 10 trade unions to hit essential services today

Bharat Bandh: Strike by 10 trade unions to hit essential services today

Trade union leaders claimed that the strike would be even bigger than the one last year on September 2 and expected the number of striking workers to swell to as much as 18 crore.