Public transport services were disrupted and banking and insurance operations deranged as more than a million employees across the country struck work against "anti-labour" policies, bringing life to a standstill in parts of some states like Kerala.Sep 02, 2016, 21:30 PM IST
The all-India strike by central trade unions affecting trade, transport, key manufacturing facilities and banking services may cause an estimated loss of Rs 16,000-18,000 crore to the country's economy, an industry body said Friday.
Sep 02, 2016, 18:24 PM IST
Opposing the country-wide strike on September 2 called by central trade unions, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said her government will take strongest possible action against "miscreants" who try to disrupt public life and will ensure compensation for any damage to shops or vehicles.Sep 01, 2016, 18:38 PM IST
Banking operations are likely to be hit Friday as employees of six public sector banks have decided to join the stir that has been called by central trade unions to protest against "anti-labour policies" of the government.
Sep 01, 2016, 16:24 PM IST
The government has agreed to hike the minimum wage at Rs 350 a day for non-agricultural workers against Rs 246 now.Aug 30, 2016, 16:23 PM IST
Senior Union ministers on Saturday held extensive talks after trade unions said no to the government's request to call off their proposed nationwide general strike on September 2.Aug 27, 2016, 20:37 PM IST
Confederation of Central Government Employees and Workers will go on one-day strike on 2nd September 2016..Aug 14, 2016, 00:32 AM IST
Central trade unions, including BJP-backed Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS), have decided to go on a strike on March 10, to protest against central as well as some state government's "anti-worker" policies and changes in laws through labour reforms.Jan 29, 2016, 15:42 PM IST
Here is a snapshot about what you need to know about today’s Bharat Bandh.Sep 02, 2015, 13:58 PM IST
Government on Tuesday said it does not see much impact on essential services because of the decision of 10 central trade unions to go ahead with one-day nationwide strike tomorrow even as it appealed to them to withdraw the call in workers' and the nation's interest.Sep 01, 2015, 22:42 PM IST
Goa government on Tuesday assured to maintain proper law and order in the state during the strike called by various trade unions tomorrow against changes in labour laws.Sep 01, 2015, 19:00 PM IST
Banking services remained crippled in Gujarat affecting financial transactions worth over Rs 40,000 crore on the second day of the general strike called by central trade unions.Feb 21, 2013, 13:08 PM IST
Commuters in Delhi faced a tough time on Thursday as autos and taxis remained off the roads and metro trains and buses were packed to capacity with the two-day Bharat bandh called by 11 major trade unions entering its last day.Feb 21, 2013, 11:59 AM IST
Normal life was partially affected across Uttarakhand on Wednesday in response to the two-day countrywide strike called by central trade unions.Feb 20, 2013, 18:26 PM IST
The nationwide strike called by trade unions against the "anti-labour" polices of the Central government had no impact on normal life in Jharkhand.Feb 28, 2012, 16:17 PM IST
The 24-hour nationwide strike called
by trade unions on Tuesday had no impact on normal life in Jharkhand.
The nation-wide strike called by trade unions received a mixed response in Gujarat.Feb 28, 2012, 15:04 PM IST
Normal life was hit in Tripura in
response to the 24-hour general strike called by labour unions with vehicles off the road and trains not operating.
Transport and banking services were hit in Punjab, Chandigarh and Haryana in the wake
of the day-long strike called by major trade unions.
Normal life was disrupted in several parts of Odisha due to the country-wide general
strike called by central trade unions.