Normal life was affected across Haryana as lakhs of employees of various departments of the state government went on strike.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said the government was serious about the issues raised by trade unions during the recent general strike.
The issue was raised during Zero Hour by Gurudas Dasgupta, who is also the leader of All India Trade Union Congress.
Haryana government on Thursday announced ex-gratia of Rs 10 lakh for family of union leader Narender Singh.
Normal life was partially affected in several parts of Odisha Thursday on the last day of the two-day nation-wide strike called by central trade unions.
Road traffic remained disrupted across Odisha on Thursday, the second day of the two-day countrywide strike called by major trade unions against central government economic policies, police said.
The two-day nationwide strike called by 11 central trade unions had no major impact in most parts of Karnataka on Thursday.
A two-member panel has been formed to probe the violence in Noida that broke out on the first day of the two-day countrywide shutdown, leaving many people injured and property worth crores gutted, said authorities.
The country braced for the second consecutive day of the nationwide trade union strike on Thursday – the strike will lead to Rs 26,000 crore loss to India’s economy.
Life was partially affected in Himachal Pradesh on the first day on Wednesday of the two-day countrywide strike.
Central trade unions Wednesday said that the first day of their nationwide strike in support of demands to contain inflation and employment generation had drawn "overwhelming response".
The two-day nationwide strike called by trade unions in support of their demands evoked a good response in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.
Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh has offered talks and appealed to trade unions to withdraw their proposed two-day countrywide strike from February 20.
CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta accused PM Manmohan Singh of treating trade unions as `untouchables`.
The six-day-old strike by pro-Left employees and teachers in Kerala against government`s decision to introduce Contributory Pension Scheme has been called off.
Opposing financial sector reforms, a number of trade unions have called a two-day countrywide general strike on February 20 and 21 next year.
The govt has put on hold its plan to end CIL monopoly in the wake of stiff opposition from the trade unions and political parties.
The West Bengal government on Tuesday
issued individual showcause notices to employees absent on
Delhi government claimed
that no public services were disrupted during the day-long general strike.
The nationwide strike called by the country`s trade unions has hit bauxite, coal and iron ore mining in mineral-rich Chhattisgarh.
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