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.

Two-day strike call to give a strong message: Yechury

Trade unions CITU, INTUC, AITUC, BMS and Left-backed banking sector unions have jointly called the country-wide general strike.

CITU activists court arrest in Jammu

Central of Indian Trade Union activists courted arrest after staging a demonstration in favour of its ten point charter of demands.

CITU withdraws Jul 31 strike; TMC says CPM isolated

Finding no support from two other Left trade unions, CPM labour union CITU withdrew its July 31 strike call against fuel price hike.

Hartal to protest attack on CITU office

The CPM area committee is
observing a hartal in the town from six am to one pm on Friday to protest the attack on the office of CITU.

Yanam violence: Mixed response to bandh call

The bandh call was given by AITUC, CITU and BMS. They also wanted a solatium of Rs 25 lakh to the family of the deceased trade union leader.

CITU-affiliated Assn on 24-hr stir from tonight

A section of the Kerala State Road
Transport Corporation employees has announced a 24-hour strike
beginning midnight tonight in support of their demands.

CITU demands amendment of J&K Accountability Act

CITU also demanded the payment of a regular honorarium to workers of the non-profit Association for Social and Health Advancement and Mid-Day Meal.

Government adopting anti-labour policies: CITU

Accusing the ruling UPA of adopting anti-labour policies, the Centre for Indian Trade Unions (CITU) has asked industrial workers and those in other sectors to unite and show their strength to government.

Everyone can protest, Mamata on CITU strike on fuel price hike

Sticking to her demand for a
roll back in fuel prices, Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee
today appeared to have justified the Left-backed strike in
West Bengal against the hike.