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Nationwide bandh to continue today; mixed response in first 24 hours

The strike has been called by ten major trade unions. 

Jan 08, 2019, 23:18 PM IST

Bharat Bandh: Clashes broke out between TMC and CPM workers in Asansol

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday claimed that the trade unions-called general strike would have no impact in the state

Jan 08, 2019, 10:25 AM IST

Bharat bandh: CPM workers detained in Kolkata

CPM workers protesting in support of 48-hour nationwide strike called by Central Trade Unions were detained by Kolkata police on Tuesday. 

Jan 08, 2019, 09:44 AM IST

Schools, colleges closed in Kerala, violence in West Bengal

The two-day-long nationwide strike called by major trade unions against the alleged repressive policies of the NDA government has thrown life out of gear in several states.

Jan 08, 2019, 07:35 AM IST

Bharat Bhandh: West Bengal government, trade unions brace up for confrontation

Two-day nationwide general strike on January 8-9 has been called by ten major trade unions.

Jan 08, 2019, 06:39 AM IST

Bharat Bandh: Two-day strike by major trade unions from today; banking, transport services to be hit

The strike has been called by ten major trade unions to protest against the Narendra Modi government’s alleged anti-worker policies and unilateral labour reforms.

Jan 08, 2019, 06:14 AM IST

Farmers-workers rally in national capital demanding loan waiver, minimum wage of Rs 18,000

The 'Mazdoor Kishan Sangharsh Rally' was jointly organised by the CITU, AIKS and AIAWU.

Sep 05, 2018, 18:29 PM IST

Transport strike live updates: Buses, taxis go off the road in Karnataka

Even as Karnataka braces for a state-wide transport strike, an all-India transport strike called by the Left has threatened to make commuting a nightmare in other parts of the country.

Aug 07, 2018, 06:56 AM IST

Left calls for All India Transport strike on Tuesday

The strike has been called to bring forth the ten point demands ranging from price hike in buses to poor condition of tea workers. 

Aug 06, 2018, 21:07 PM IST

Coal India seeks to limit wage outgo

Coal India profits are under pressure due to sharp rise in expenses with wage being an important component.

Aug 20, 2017, 15:58 PM IST

Transport strike in Tamil Nadu withdrawn

The three-day transport strike in Tamil Nadu by 10 unions was withdrawn on Tuesday night following an agreement reached on various issues in talks between them and the government.

May 17, 2017, 13:27 PM IST

Employees of 3 SAIL units on strike: INTUC

Employees at three units of steel major SAIL went on day-long strike on Tuesday to protest against the government proposal to divest stake in them.

Apr 11, 2017, 14:44 PM IST

Strike by 10 trade unions begins; transport, banking to be hit

 Essential services such as banking and transport are likely to be hit today as 10 central trade unions go on one-day nationwide strike, protesting against "anti-worker" changes in labour laws and the Centre's "indifference" to their demands for better wages.

Sep 02, 2016, 10:59 AM IST

CITU flays Centre's 'reckless' easing FDI policy

In growing clamour against Centre's move of easing FDI in 15 key sectors, including defence, airlines and banking, Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) Thursday urged its members for a nationwide protest against the "anti-people and reckless decision".

Nov 12, 2015, 23:29 PM IST

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.

Sep 02, 2015, 16:12 PM IST

Trade unions' strike hits Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Sep 2 (IANS) The day-long nation-wide strike called by central trade unions affected normal life in many parts of Odisha on Wednesday as transport services came to a grinding halt.

Sep 02, 2015, 16:03 PM IST

Ten unions on strike: 7 things about Bharat Bandh

Here is a snapshot about what you need to know about today’s Bharat Bandh.

Sep 02, 2015, 13:58 PM IST

Normal life hit in Goa due to strike

Normal life was hit in Goa as ten central trade unions on Wednesday went on a day-long nationwide strike to protest against changes in labour laws and privatisation of PSUs.

Sep 02, 2015, 12:05 PM IST

Strike paralyses normal life in Left-ruled Tripura

Normal life in Left Front-ruled Tripura was on Wednesday paralysed following a nationwide day-long strike called by ten central trade unions.

Sep 02, 2015, 11:18 AM IST

Strike hits transport, banking in Telangana, Andhra

The nation-wide strike called by trade unions on Wednesday hit transport and banking services in both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

Sep 02, 2015, 11:10 AM IST