Modi govt deliberately weakening labour laws: Rahul Gandhi

Modi govt deliberately weakening labour laws: Rahul Gandhi

Alleging that Modi has launched a "big assault" on the workers, a combative Gandhi vowed to fight their battle like the Congress did for the farmers on the land acquisition bill.

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.

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.

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.

BJP shortens April 30 strike duration for IPL fans

BJP shortens April 30 strike duration for IPL fans

In a reprieve to fans of the Indian Premier League, the BJP on Tuesday called for reducing its 12 hour-shutdown by two hours on April 30, the day when Kolkata Knight Riders take on Chennai Super Kings.

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.

INTUC supports the strike, but its TELCO unit pleads ignorance

The INTUC was in a state of bind over whether to support the two-day strike called by various trade unions as INTUC-affiliated TWU pleaded ignorance about the strike.

Senior INTUC leader P L Subbaiah passes away

Veteran Congress leader and INTUC national vice-president P L Subbaiah today passed away following cardiac arrest, family sources said.

INTUC opposes pro-management policies of UPA

INTUC president G Sanjeeva Reddy said all the trade unions in the country are opposed to the Centre`s pro-private and pro-management polices.

Major trade unions demand rollback of petrol price

Major central trade unions, including Congress-backed INTUC, have decided to hold two-day agitation on May 30 and 31 for a roll-back of petrol price.

Coal India Ltd unions place wage demands

Four of the five trade unions of mining major Coal India Ltd have placed their wage demand with the management.

Unions to march to Parliament on Feb 23

India National Trade
Union Congress president G Sanjeeva Reddy said that the
major demands were curbing inflation, upgradation of labour
laws and abolition of contract labour among others.

INTUC not to participate in Sept 7 nationwide strike

Indian National Trade Union
Congress members will not participate in the proposed
nation-wide general strike called by central trade unions on
September 7, INTUC president Ambati Krishnamurthy said here
today.

National minimum wage?

INTUC on Saturday demanded proper
implementation of labour laws in the country and asked the
Centre to fix a national minimum wage.