Unions call 'total' transport strike in West Bengal on Friday

With over 30,000 taxis remaining off the roads on the first day of an indefinite strike called by unions, commuters in the city are bracing for another round of hardship on Friday with the trade unions calling a "total" transport strike across the state.

Kolkata transport workers to hold rally today

A section of transport workers will on Wednesday take out a huge rally to protest against what they call "anarchy" in public transport services and police atrocities on taxi drivers.

Commuters stranded as Haryana Roadways staff go on strike

Thousands of commuters were stranded across Haryana as Haryana Roadways employees went on a flash strike on Saturday.

Auto strike called off in the afternoon in Delhi

Commuters in various parts of the national Capital had to face problems to find an autorickshaw on roads till afternoon as a section of drivers went on strike in favour of their demands.

Bombay HC asks state what action was taken against doctors on strike

The Bombay High Court rapped the Maharashtra government for its failure to deal with the strike of doctors in government hospitals due to which several patients died during the past week, according to a public interest litigation.

Din in MP Assembly on lawyers` strike; Oppn demands govt reply

Congress members created a ruckus in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly on the ongoing strike by lawyers in Indore district and demanded an immediate reply from the ruling BJP government on the issue.

Police, strikers clash in Brazil World Cup host city

Police clashed with striking subway workers in Sao Paulo on Friday as traffic chaos gripped the Brazilian mega-city less than a week before it hosts the World Cup`s opening game.

South Africa faces another massive strike

South Africa`s economy would be hit by another massive strike by thousands of metal workers, media reported.

Strike called in Tripura to demand re-poll

A political party in Tripura has called a 12-hour strike on May 12 to protest alleged irregularities during the polls for the state`s two Lok Sabha seats.

One-member commission to probe SP-doctors clash in Kanpur

The Uttar Pradesh government constituted a one-member inquiry commission to probe into incidents that led to a clash between SP supporters and doctors of a medical college in Kanpur.

300 medical college teachers resign, UP CM appeals to end stir

Nearly 300 teachers of a medical college submitted their resignation to the Uttar Pradesh government, even as the agitation by doctors against arrest of 24 junior doctors entered the fourth day.

HAU students begin indefinite dharna

The students of Haryana Agricultural University went on an indefinite dharna and relay hunger strike, protesting the alleged indifferent attitude by the state government towards their demands.

Seemandhra employees begin indefinite strike

Opposing bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, government employees in Rayalaseema and coastal Andhra regions began an indefinite strike.

Israeli attorney general okays force-feeding Palestinian prisoners

Israeli attorney general has given his go ahead to force-feeding Palestinian prisoners who are staging a hunger strike.

Haryana employees` strike ends

The 72-hour strike by around two lakh employees of the Haryana government and semi-government bodies ended, even as normal life remained affected due to power cuts and disruption of water supply.

Cambodia police open fire on protesters, three killed

The Cambodian police opened fire on garment workers, who were protesting on the outskirts of the capital Phnom Penh, leaving at least three people dead.

Maharashtra: 4,000 resident doctors go on strike

Nearly 4,000 resident doctors in Maharashtra went on an indefinite strike demanding suspension of three policemen from Solapur who allegedly attacked their colleague on December 31.

Earthquake measuring 5.4 in magnitude strikes western Iran: Reports

An earthquake measuring 5.4 in magnitude struck western Iran near its border with Iraq, Iranian media reported.

Talks between UP govt, unions fail; logjam persists

Strike by the Uttar Pradesh government employees entered ninth day as talks between union and the state government failed to yield result.

UP invokes ESMA, bans strikes for six months

The Uttar Pradesh government invoked the Essential Services Maintenance Act in the state, an official spokesman said.