general strike

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.

Sep 02, 2015, 18:11 PM IST

Tomorrow's strike won't impact power, oil & gas supply: BMS

BJP-backed Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh Tuesday said services such as power, oil and gas supplies will not be affected by the general strike tomorrow as a large number of public sector workers have pulled out of the action against changes in labour laws.

Sep 01, 2015, 14:46 PM IST

Left Front calls for 12-hour general strike in Bengal Thursday

West Bengal's opposition Left Front on Sunday called a statewide 12-hour general strike on April 30 in protest against what it called "destruction of democracy" by the ruling Trinamool Congress in the recent civic polls.

Apr 26, 2015, 23:54 PM IST

Strike in Manipur hits normal life

Normal life was Monday affected due to the 18-hour 'general strike' which began from midnight last, called by a local committee in protest against a bill introduced by Manipur government in the Assembly.

Mar 16, 2015, 11:48 AM IST

Bangladesh opposition calls general strike from Sunday

The 20-party opposition alliance in Bangladesh has called a general strike in the country from Sunday amid non-stop political violence, media reported Saturday.

Jan 24, 2015, 21:43 PM IST

Thousands in Greek anti-austerity protests as reform talks stall

 Thousands of Greeks were protesting against a new bout of austerity on Thursday in a general strike as the government failed to break a deadlock with the country`s international creditors.

Nov 27, 2014, 17:25 PM IST

Staff strike forces Israeli embassies to shut worldwide

Israeli foreign ministry workers began a general strike Sunday, effectively shutting down all diplomatic services in Israel and around 103 foreign missions abroad.

Mar 24, 2014, 02:08 AM IST

Militant outfit to boycott Narendra Modi`s visit to Manipur

A militant outfit today said it would boycott BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s proposed visit to Manipur on February 8 and called for a 11-hr general strike on that day.

Feb 04, 2014, 15:51 PM IST

Railway employees mulling general strike before Lok Sabha polls

The threat of a general strike in the Railways on Tuesday appeared to be looming large with a majority of its employees favouring it to demand scrapping of new pension scheme and jobs for wards of those who took VRS, among other issues.

Dec 24, 2013, 19:30 PM IST

24-hour general strike affects normal life in Manipur

Normal life in Manipur was Friday affected due to a 24-hour general strike called by a local committee to protest the killing of Manipur People`s Party (MPP) vice president Mani Sana.

Nov 15, 2013, 12:10 PM IST

New general strike hits Greece

The mission by the so-called troika of creditors -- the EU, IMF and the European Central Bank - is expected to push for more unpopular austerity measures to cover a fiscal gap of two billion euros ($2.7 billion) forecast for 2014.

Nov 06, 2013, 18:30 PM IST

18-hour general strike in Manipur and Tripura

An 18-hour general strike has been called by major insurgent organisations from midnight of October 14 in Manipur and Tripura to protest the merger of the two states with the Union of India.

Oct 11, 2013, 12:42 PM IST

General strike cripples life in Manipur

A 12-hour general strike, called by a local committee, today crippled normal life in Manipur with markets, educational institutions closed and vehicular traffic remaining off the roads in nine districts of the state, official reports said.

Oct 07, 2013, 11:12 AM IST

General strike affects normal life in Manipur

Normal life was on Friday affected by 12-hour general strike in Manipur called by state CPI unit to press for its demands.

Jun 21, 2013, 12:32 PM IST

Strike brought to fore progress in unity among TUs: Karat

The two-day `general strike` held by various trade unions this week was very important and showed that some progress had been made in ensuring unity among trade unions, CPI-M leader Prakash Karat said on Saturday.

Feb 23, 2013, 22:53 PM IST

JFA appeal to people defy militants` General Strike on I-Day

The Journalists Forum of Assam (JFA) on Sunday appealed to the people of the state and North-East to defy the `General Strike`, called by different militant outfits and celebrate the forthcoming Independence Day.

Aug 12, 2012, 16:14 PM IST

J&K separatist groups call for strike over shrine

Several separatist groups on Monday called for a general strike on Tuesday over gutting of the 200-year-old shrine in Khanyar.

Jun 25, 2012, 18:36 PM IST

`No disruption of public services due to strike`

Delhi government claimed
that no public services were disrupted during the day-long general strike.

Feb 28, 2012, 20:38 PM IST

Feb 28 strike: Mamata takes apparent swipe at Cong

Mamata Banerjee took an apparent swipe at a section of
the Cong in the state without naming the party over the
February 28 general strike.

Feb 25, 2012, 17:42 PM IST

YSR Trade Union Cong to support general strike

The newly formed YSR Trade Union
Congress of the YSRCP said it will
extend its support to the nationwide general strike called on February 28.

Feb 22, 2012, 23:42 PM IST