Congress-led strike in Tripura evokes mixed response

A Congress Party-led 12-hour-long strike in Tripura, which began at 6 am on Thursday, has so far evoked a mixed response.

Hyderabad HC asks Telangana junior doctors to end stir

 The Hyderabad High Court has asked striking junior doctors in Telangana to end their protest and resume duties within 48 hours.

WB ex-minister detained; functioning hit at tea gardens

Former West Bengal urban development minister Asok Bhattacharya was detained along with other CPI-M leaders on Wednesday when they allegedly tried to enforce bandh at Hasmichak in Siliguri.

Strike at tea gardens: WB ex-minister detained

Former West Bengal Urban Development Minister Asok Bhattacharya was detained along with other CPI-M leaders on Wednesday when they allegedly tried to enforce bandh at Hasmichak in Siliguri.

Bombay HC warns contempt action against lawyers who go on strike

The Bombay High Court has warned lawyers against going on strike or indulging in any misconduct which disturbs the administration of justice, saying it would take suitable action against them under Contempt of Court Act.

Railway employees federation threatens strike over 'privatisation'

Privatisation has "jeopardised" railways and "endangered" safety of passengers across the world, All India Railwaymens Federation on Tuesday claimed and threatened an indefinite strike if the Centre goes ahead with "plans of selling the sector".

West Indies Cricket Board slam Dwayne Bravo as India tour called off
West Indies Cricket Board slam Dwayne Bravo as India tour called off

The West Indies Cricket Board attacked one-day captain Dwayne Bravo after confirming Friday that the team`s tour of India had been abandoned following a strike by their own players in a pay dispute.

Liberia health workers to go on strike over Ebola danger pay

 Healthcare workers in Liberia, the country hit hardest by the Ebola epidemic, will go on strike from Monday to demand hazard pay for treating patients infected with the deadly disease, their union leader said.

I am proud of the team: Viv Richards
I am proud of the team: Viv Richards

Relieved that the West Indies tour of India remains on track despite the players threatening to go on strike over a pay dispute, former captain Viv Richards said the visiting team made him proud by going about its job in the "best way possible" despite the distraction back home.

India vs West Indies: Caribbean players continue to protest with black armband
India vs West Indies: Caribbean players continue to protest with black armband

The West Indies team might have put off its 'strike' plan as of now, but the players continued to protest against the payment dispute with the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) by wearing black armbands in the second One-day International against India, here on Saturday.

Ebola burial teams go on strike in Sierra Leone

Bodies of Ebola victims in Sierra Leone are at risk of being abandoned on the streets of Freetown, due to a strike by burial teams angry over not receiving their pay.

London Underground workers declare 48 hour strike

Workers on London's Underground train system will stage a 48 hour strike next Tuesday, the transport union said, risking travel chaos in a long-running dispute over ticket offices closures.

Kolkata taxis go on indefinite strike, commuters harried

Commuters were left stranded and harried on Thursday as Kolkata's taxis stayed off the roads again after their unions called an indefinite strike to press for a fare hike and to protest "police excesses".

Air France strike into third day, as PM urges pilots back to work

Air France scrapped more than half its flights Wednesday as pilots extended a strike into a third day, defying Prime Minister Manuel Valls who urged them to stop their "incomprehensible" industrial action.

Haryana Roadways employees call off strike

Haryana Roadways employees on Monday called off their strike against the government's move to grant route permits to private bus operators, after their talks with State Transport Minister Aftab Ahmed this morning.

Stir by Haryana Roadways employees continues; no headway in talks

 Passengers across Haryana today faced inconvenience as state roadways employees went on an indefinite strike against the government's move to grant route permits to private bus operators, even as talks between union leaders and government officials failed to end the deadlock.

Nurses go on strike in Ebola-hit Liberia

Nurses at Liberia's largest hospital have gone on strike, demanding better pay and equipment to protect them against a deadly Ebola epidemic which has killed hundreds in the west African nation.

Punjab power employees to go on day-long strike on Aug 28

Power employees in Punjab under the banner of PSEB Employees Joint Forum will observe a one-day strike on August 28 in protest against the state government and the management for allegedly not resolving their pending issues.

Kolkata taxi drivers call off strike

After holding the people to ransom for two days, a strike call by the taxi drivers in the city was on Wednesday called off following a meeting with West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra.

WB govt talks tough, threatens action against agitating cabbies

People were hugely inconvenienced with over 30,000 taxis remaining off the roads for the second consecutive day on Tuesday over their demand for releasing 22 arrested taxi drivers, who were granted bail by a city court in the afternoon.