Factories bill: Central trade unions to launch stir

On the warpath in the wake of the factories bill being brought forward by the Centre and the Rajasthan government, the central trade unions, on Thursday decided to go in for a massive agitation.

There will be no shutdown in Bengal, asserts Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday declared that her government will not allow forcible enforcement of the two-day shutdown called by central trade unions.

AITUC rejects PM`s appeal to call off stir

AITUC General Secretary Gurudas Dasgupta rejected Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s appeal to call off 2-day nationwide strike of trade unions from Feb 20 saying govt would have to settle demands.

Central trade unions protest against price rise

As part of their countrywide `Jail
Bharo` stir, a large number of central trade union activists courted arrest on Tuesday.