The Delhi High Court Bar Association (DHCBA) called for a strike a for Wednesday to protest Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda's decision to table a bill to enhance the pecuniary jurisdiction of the district courts in parliament this week.
Judicial work was paralysed at the Allahabad High Court for the third consecutive day on Tuesday due to the strike by lawyers to protest proposed creation of a separate bench for western Uttar Pradesh even as a delegation left for New Delhi to meet the Union Law minister.
Trade unions brought Belgium to a standstill Monday as the biggest general strike in years grounded flights, cut international rail links and shut sea ports in protest at the new government`s austerity plans.
Pakistan's largest city and business hub was paralysed on Friday on a strike call given by Imran Khan's party as part of its countrywide protests against the Nawaz Sharif government for allegedly rigging last year's polls.
As many as 14,000 workers from Andhra Pradesh Film Industry Employees Federation, who have been on strike for the last two weeks over low wages and lack of employment regulations, have finally decided to call off their stir as an amicable agreement has been reached with the producers.
As many as 14,000 workers from 24 crafts of Telugu filmdom will go on strike here Thursday over low wages and employment regulations. The strike is expected to severely affect many star-studded films that are on floors.
The Bombay High Court has warned lawyers against going on strike or indulging in any misconduct which disturbs the administration of justice, saying it would take suitable action against them under Contempt of Court Act.
Privatisation has "jeopardised" railways and "endangered" safety of passengers across the world, All India Railwaymens Federation on Tuesday claimed and threatened an indefinite strike if the Centre goes ahead with "plans of selling the sector".
Healthcare workers in Liberia, the country hit hardest by the Ebola epidemic, will go on strike from Monday to demand hazard pay for treating patients infected with the deadly disease, their union leader said.
Relieved that the West Indies tour of India remains on track despite the players threatening to go on strike over a pay dispute, former captain Viv Richards said the visiting team made him proud by going about its job in the "best way possible" despite the distraction back home.
The West Indies team might have put off its 'strike' plan as of now, but the players continued to protest against the payment dispute with the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) by wearing black armbands in the second One-day International against India, here on Saturday.