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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

`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 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.

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.

CPI resolves to make general strike a success

The Communist Party of India unanimously resolved to make the general strike of trade unions on February 28 a grand success.

All trade unions supporting strike on Feb 28: Raja

A Raja said that the strike has been called to protest against the "liberalised economic policies" of the UPA government led by Dr Manmohan Singh.

General strike paralyses normal life in Manipur

A 24-hour general strike called by a
local committee to protest the killing of a PHED department
chowkidar and his son by militants, paralysed normal life in
Manipur on Tuesday, official reports said.

24-hr `General Strike` called in Manipur

The strike would begin from midnight tonight.
Joint Action Committee (JAC) has called the strike against
the killing of PHED chowkidar Ibombcha Singh and his son
Yaiphu.

Portugal braces for a 24-hour general strike

The strike is being supported by the two main labour unions, which represent more than a million workers.

Greek protesters rally for mass action

Protest organisers said a human chain would be formed around the legislative chamber on Wednesday.