Congress condemns forcible eviction of rape victim

Congress on Wednesday condemned the forcible eviction of a rape victim in Jalore who was on a hunger strike demanding action against the accused, who is also reported to be her relative, in a case last year.

Senegal ex-president`s son on hunger strike after `hit` in court

 The son of former Senegalese president Abdoulaye Wade has gone on hunger strike after being "beaten and injured" in court where he is on trial for corruption during his time as a minister, his lawyers and supporters said Thursday.

UP: Lawyers' relay sit-in from today for new HC bench

Demanding establishment of a new bench of Allahabad High Court in western Uttar Pradesh, lawyers of bar associations of all 22 districts falling in the region will on Monday will go for a relay sit-in at Jantar Mantar in Delhi. 

Taxi strike in Kolkata

Thousands of taxis on Friday stayed off roads in the metropolis to protest police action against drivers and also demanded setting up of taxi stands.

Indefinite lockout of Gita press withdrawn, strike called off

The indefinite lockout of the historic Gita Press here has been withdrawn following the intervention of local administration, officials said on Thursday.

Doctors end strike in Rama Krishna Mission hospital

The agitating doctors of Rama Krishna Mission Hospital here ended their three-day strike on Thursday after Home Minister Tang Byaling assured them of providing security during duty.

Lawyers' strike in Delhi courts continues today

Judicial work in the Delhi courts will remain paralysed for the third day on Thursday due to indefinite strike of city lawyers protesting the delay in tabling an amendment bill of enhancing pecuniary jurisdiction of district courts.

Three-day vehicle strike starts in Aizawl

There was minimum vehicular traffic in Aizawl as Commercial Vehicle Joint Action Committee organised three-day strike from 6 am on Wednesday to protest different decisions made by the state government.

Security beefed up in Kashmir ahead of PM Modi's visit

Security has been beefed up here and across the Valley as separatists called for a general strike on Thursday against the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Bus strike to cripple Uttar Pradesh

Road transport in Uttar Pradesh is likely to be hit as contractual drivers and conductors of the state run buses have announced that they will go on a strike from Monday night, officials said.

German train drivers call weekend-long walkout

Rail travellers in Germany face an entire weekend of disruptions, cancellations and delays after the train drivers` union on Friday called for a new nationwide strike. 

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.