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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.

JD(U) says purpose of bandh not to oust government

JD-U on Friday said that the purpose of nation-wide agitation was "not ousting the government" but to bring people together against its "anti-national" policies.

CPI(M) silent on whether it would vote against the UPA govt

The CPI(M)-led Left Front on Thursday held a 12-hour bandh in West Bengal against FDI in retail.

Good response to bandh in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had requested the NDA leadership to spare Bhopal from bandh, which will be observed in the state capital on September 24.

Will not tolerate anti-people decisions, Mulayam tells UPA

In a veiled threat to the UPA, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday said his party will not "tolerate" anti-people decisions.

Bandh witnesses good response in Gujarat

Educational institutions, retail shops, malls, industrial units, banking operations and even transport almost came to a standstill in Ahmedabad.

Left front called band cripples normal life in Tripura

Shutters of shops were down as markets remained closed and vehicles remained off the roads.

Bharat bandh fails to evoke any response in Sikkim

Schools and colleges in the state remianed open and vehicles were seen plying as usual on the roads, officials said.

Mixed response to bandh in Goa

The NDA-led bandh against diesel price hike, FDI in retail and cap on subsidised LPG evoked a mixed response in Goa, which is currently ushering in the ten-day Ganpati celebrations.

Bandh to protest diesel price hike, FDI evokes mixed response

The opposition-sponsored Bharat Bandh against Centre’s decision to hike diesel price and allow FDI in multi-brand retail evoked strong response in most parts of the country on Thursday.