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.

CITU demands judicial probe into Chittoor killings

 Terming the killing of 20 alleged red sander smugglers in Andhra Pradesh as "heinous" and "inhuman", the Centre of Indian Trade Unions CITU) has demanded a judicial probe into the matter and sought adequate compensation for kin of the victims of "police brutality".

CPI(M), CITU describe railway budget as regressive

 CPI(M) on Thursday said the Railway budget 2015-16 was "high on hyperbole but low on content" and will not bring the promised good days for the poor.

Buses off roads in Tamil Nadu for second day, strike intensifies

Commuters were hit hard for the as a number of state run buses remained off the roads across Tamil Nadu due to a strike by employees of government-run transport corporations pressing for various demands, including wage revision, for the second day on Monday.

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".

No taxi fare hike, unions shouldn't fall in left trap: Bengal Minister

West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra on Tuesday dismissed any immediate fare hike as demanded by taxi unions.

Taxis will be back on Kolkata roads from Tuesday

In a huge relief for people in the city, the taxi unions have called off their 'indefinite' strike keeping in mind the approaching festive season.

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".

West Bengal govt threatens stern action against agitating taxi drivers

Accusing the opposition of creating anarchy using taxis as a weapon, West Bengal government on Tuesday warned of stern action against errant drivers who force others from plying their vehicles creating great inconvenience for the people.

30,000 taxis went off Kolkata roads on `wild-cat strike`

People had a harrowing time reaching their destinations on Monday as more than 30,000 taxis in the city went off the roads on a `wild-cat strike` by drivers.

Not all head-load workers are bad: Kerala leader

Like there are `undesirable elements` in all professions, a few head-load workers are indecent, but that does not mean all of them are bad, a union leader in Kerala said after a worker was arrested on charges of threatening a woman IAS officer.

CPI(M) leader Umanath no more: political leaders condole death

Veteran CPI(M) leader R Umanath passed away here on Wednesday following a brief illness.

CITU workers hold protest rally in support of their demands

CITU workers on Wednesday held a protest rally in Jammu against alleged neglect of their demands by the Centre.

CITU denounces railway budget

The CITU Tuesday said the railway budget "reflects gross inconsistencies and contradictions camouflaged in deceptive postures".

CITU slams Mamata for urging EC to ban parties calling bandhs

The CITU on Wednesday termed as "unconstitutional" and "undemocratic" West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee urging the Election Commission to ban political parties calling strikes, saying it stemmed from her "desperation".

Bandh hits life in eastern region

Life was paralysed in Tripura and Bihar and affected in many places in Odisha, West Bengal and Assam on Wednesday of the two-day strike by central trade unions.

Partial impact to strike call in Tamil Nadu

The strike call given by 11 trade unions country wide had partial impact in Tamil Nadu as a majority of shops remained open and transport services plied normally.