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Assocham advises central trade unions to call off strike

The apex body Assocham estimated a hefty loss of about 25,000 crore due to the ongoing strike by the central trade unions.

Watch: 15 reports from 15 cities

15 reports from 15 cities on Zee News.

DNA: Bharat Bandh hits normal life; Bengal, Kerala among most affected

A day-long nationwide strike today impacted normal life in various parts of the country with coal production, banking operations and transport services being hit the most, while violent clashes erupted in West Bengal resulting in arrest of over 1,000 persons.

Strike had only a marginal impact: FM Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the day-long nationwide strike called by central trade unions only had a "marginal or inconsequential impact".

Strike called by central trade unions had only marginal impact: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the day-long nationwide strike called by central trade unions only had a "marginal or inconsequential impact".

Bharat Bandh hits Coal India; production down to 50%

Majority of about 4 lakh coal workers across the country Wednesday joined the strike called by trade unions, hitting 50 percent of the about 1.7 million tonne (MT) day's production.

Bharat Bandh affects normal life; banking operations, transport services worst hit

Bharat Bandh affects normal life; banking operations, transport services worst hit

A day-long nationwide strike today impacted normal life in various parts of the country with coal production, banking operations and transport services being hit the most, while violent clashes erupted in West Bengal resulting in arrest of over 1,000 persons.

Strike hits normal life in West Bengal, 200 arrested

A day-long nationwide strike hit the normal life in West Bengal on Wednesday with impact on banking and transport services, while nearly 200 persons were arrested from different parts of the state and clashes occurred at some places between the Left and Trinamool workers.

Trade unions` strike hits normal life across India

The nationwide bandh called by 10 trade unions to protest against changes in labour laws and privatisation of PSUs has badly affected normal life across India.

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.

Trade unions' strike hits Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Sep 2 (IANS) The day-long nation-wide strike called by central trade unions affected normal life in many parts of Odisha on Wednesday as transport services came to a grinding halt.

Nation-wide strike unprecedented: Gurudas Dasgupta

 The response to the country-wide strike on Wednesday called by trade unions demanding better wages has been "unprecedented" and "outstanding", said All India Trade Union Congress general secretary Gurudas Dasgupta.

Ten unions on strike: 7 things about Bharat Bandh

Here is a snapshot about what you need to know about today’s Bharat Bandh.

Top 25 news @12 pm

Top 25 news @12 pm

Daily life stays normal in Bihar; banking services hit

Daily life was not much affected in Bihar on Wednesday, while banking services in the state were partially hit during the country-wide strike called by ten central trade unions.

CPIM-TMC workers clash in Murshidabad district

CPI(M) and Trinamool Congress workers on Wednesday clashed here during the general strike called by trade unions.

Strike affects normal life in Assam

 Normal life was affected in Assam on Wednesday with railway tracks blocked at several places, private buses off the roads and banks remaining closed in response to the nationwide one-day strike called by ten central trade unions, official sources said.

Bharat Bandh: Strike affects clearing business at banks

Normal working at banks was affected on Wednesday due to a nationwide strike called by 10 central trade unions, although the staff of SBI, IOB, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank and Axis Bank stayed away from the agitation.

Normal life hit in Goa due to strike

Normal life was hit in Goa as ten central trade unions on Wednesday went on a day-long nationwide strike to protest against changes in labour laws and privatisation of PSUs.