Tripartite talks fail, strike to continue in NLC

An early end to the six-day old indefinite strike by more than 10,000 contract labourers of Neyveli Lignite Corporation looked bleak with first round of tripartite conciliatory talks held here on Monday ending in a deadlock.

NLC workers go on strike against stake sale, defying HC orders

Output at Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) was hit after workers defied a Madras High Court order and went on an indefinite strike to protest the Centre`s decision to disinvest a five per cent stake in the Navaratna PSU.

AIADMK to stage state-wide demos on NLC stake sale issue

AIADMK`s Jayalalithaa announced her party will stage state-wide agitation on July 2 protesting the Centre`s decision to disinvest five per cent stake in Neyveli Lignite Corporation.

Karuna warns Centre against diluting stakes in NLC

Cautioning Centre against dilution of stakes in Neyveli Lignite Corporation, DMK president M Karunanidhi on Saturday warned that any such move would only earn the Manmohan government further opposition in Tamil Nadu.

NLC contract workers strike called off after talks

The 44-day-long strike by around 13,000 contract workers of Neyveli Lignite Corporation was on Sunday called off.

Contract workers taken into custody

Police said contract workers along with their family members took out a procession and when they tried to picket it they were taken into custody.

Karuna seeks PM`s intervention to solve stir

Karunanidhi has sought PM`s intervention to settle strike of contract workers of the Neyveli Lignite Corporation which entered the 17th day on Monday.

About 2,000 NLC`s contract workers arrested

About 2,000 contract workers of Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) were arrested today when they tried to block roads and railways, police said.