CITU flays Centre's 'reckless' easing FDI policy

In growing clamour against Centre's move of easing FDI in 15 key sectors, including defence, airlines and banking, Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) Thursday urged its members for a nationwide protest against the "anti-people and reckless decision".

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.

Trade unions' strike hits Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Sep 2 (IANS) The day-long nation-wide strike called by central trade unions affected normal life in many parts of Odisha on Wednesday as transport services came to a grinding halt.

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.

CITU, INTUC shun coal ministry meet on strike

"We will not attend the meeting today convened by the Coal Ministry," CITU-backed All India Coal Workers' Federation General Secretary Jibon Roy said.

War of words between CITU and Trinamool before September 2 strike

Trade union CITU on Sunday warned the West Bengal government against attempts by the administration to thwart the nation-wide strike on September 2 even as senior Trinamool Congress leader Subrata Mukherjee said the state government will help people "foil" the strike.

CITU protests Coal India disinvestment plan

The Centre reportedly mulling disinvestment in the state-owned Coal India has triggered protest demonstrations by Left-backed CITU, even as the Congress-backed INTUC is yet to take a call on the matter.

ITU to support Jharkhand bandh today

The ctoday announced its support to the state-wide dawn to dusk bandh tomorrow called by the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) and the CPI in protest against the Land Acquisition Bill.

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.

CPI(M) MLA apologises for insensitive remark on disabled

A senior CPI(M) MLA has tendered an apology for his remarks against differently-abled persons, which triggered a massive row across the state.