Strike against Jammat chief's death sentence hits Bangladesh

A two-day nationwide shutdown called by the Jamaat-e-Islami began on Sunday in Bangladesh against a Supreme Court verdict upholding the death penalty for its chief for the 1971 war crimes.

Bank employees to go on nationwide strike on December 2

Bank employees to go on nationwide strike on December 2

Bank employees will observe a country-wide strike on December 2, a leading union said on Saturday.

Truckers oppose toll system, go on nationwide strike

Lakhs of trucks kept off the roads on Thursday as transporters went on a nationwide strike called by the All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) to oppose the toll system.

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.

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".

Labour Ministry says nationwide strike had minimal impact

As a day-long nationwide strike was observed on Wednesday by various trade unions, the government said the call did not have much impact even as it hinted at meeting the workers' "aspirations" on nine out of 12 demands.

'One-day strike cost Rs 25,000 crore to economy'

As a nationwide strike of trade unions hit banking and other services Wednesday, business chambers today pegged the loss to the economy at a staggering Rs 25,000 crore and said such "disruptive" actions can hit India's image as an attractive business destination.

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 union strike hits normal life in Delhi, West Bengal, Mumbai

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 Delhi, Mumbai, West Bengal, Kerala, Himachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

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.

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Biggest strike ever? 'Bharat Bandh' today, India braces for protest by trade unions

Biggest strike ever? 'Bharat Bandh' today, India braces for protest by trade unions

As the entire nation braces to bear the brunt of the nationwide 'Bharat Bandh', Wednesday may witness what the trade unions have called 'the biggest strike in the country ever'.

Reasons behind Sept 2 Bharat Bandh

Essential services are likely to be impacted tomorrow with 10 central trade unions going ahead with one-day nationwide strike to protest against changes in labour laws.

Bharat bandh: Nation braces for country-wide strike on Wednesday

Bharat bandh: Nation braces for country-wide strike on Wednesday

India is bracing for a nationwide strike on Wednesday, called by central trade unions to protest against proposed labour reforms.

BSNL employees calls 2 day nationwide strike starting April 21

Unions of state-owned telecom firm BSNL will go on a 2-day strike from Tuesday to protest against government for not taking concrete action to revive the loss making company.

Bangladesh opposition calls 72-hour strike

Bangladesh`s main opposition alliance has called another nationwide strike from Sunday morning against "arrest and killing" of its leaders and activists.

Israel Arabs call nationwide strike after Bedouin deaths

Leaders of Israel`s 1.7 million Arabs declared a general strike throughout the country on Tuesday in protest at the recent deaths of two Bedouin men in confrontations with police.

Bangladesh arms haul case: Jamaat defers nationwide strike

The fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami on Sunday deferred to Thursday a planned strike to protest the death sentence given to its chief along with ULFA leader Paresh Barua because of an annual congregation of Muslims and Saraswati Puja.