Uttar Pradesh invokes ESMA, bans strikes for 6 months in all govt departments

ESMA prohibits strikes by employees in a long list of essential services like railway, airport, post and telegraph, and port operations.

Nov 25, 2020, 16:06 PM IST

Over 40 lakh UP employees to go on strike on Wednesday; state invokes ESMA

Protestors are demanding the implementation of the old pension scheme.

Feb 06, 2019, 00:11 AM IST

Karnataka govt invokes ESMA to deal with cops' mass leave

The Karnataka government is all set to invoke the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) against police personnel who have decided to go on a mass leave in the state on June 4. 

Jun 01, 2016, 16:29 PM IST

Delhi HC directs civic bodies to immediately remove garbage from city roads

The Delhi High Court on Friday asked the civic bodies to take steps for immediate removal of the piled-up garbage on the roads of national capital, saying if salaries have been paid to sanitation workers, they cannot hold the city to ransom by going on strike.

Feb 05, 2016, 20:59 PM IST

Delhi govt invokes ESMA as striking doctors defy ultimatum to return to work

Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) was imposed on residents doctors of Delhi government hospitals, who continued their indefinite strike on Tuesday and failed to resume work by 11 am as ordered by the Delhi government.

Jun 23, 2015, 08:54 AM IST

We will start proceedings against DTC staffers who don't return to work: Gopal Rai

Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai on Tuesday said that the Aam Aadmi Party government in the city has imposed the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) against the Delhi Transport Corporation

May 12, 2015, 13:33 PM IST

Road rage: Commuters hit hard as DTC bus strike in Delhi continues

Commuters hit hard as DTC bus strike in Delhi continues

May 12, 2015, 10:41 AM IST

EU markets watchdog to look deeper into digital currency investments

The European Union`s markets watchdog is examining trading investments based on digital currency systems like bitcoin, saying it is unclear whether ownership is legally enforceable.

Apr 22, 2015, 19:27 PM IST

Maharashtra govt asks medicos to end strike tomorrow

Maharashtra government on Saturday asked the medical officers, who are on an indefinite strike, to resume duty from tomorrow morning, failing which, provisions of the Maharashtra Essential Services Maintenance Act (MESMA) will be invoked against them.

Jul 05, 2014, 23:24 PM IST

IOC seeks exemption for LPG plant operations from strikes

Public sector Indian Oil Corporation wants operations of LPG bottling plants to be included in the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) and has sought exemption for such facilities from strikes.

Jun 07, 2014, 14:42 PM IST

UP govt invokes ESMA, bans strikes for six months

The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday invoked the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) in the state, an official spokesman said.

Nov 20, 2013, 11:26 AM IST

Striking employees in Uttar Pradesh hit medical services

The state-wide employees strike in Uttar Pradesh, on its seventh day, entered a critical phase Monday with employees announcing stalling of medical services.

Nov 18, 2013, 10:01 AM IST

SEBI needs to step up criminal enforcement in markets: ESMA

European market watchdog ESMA has lauded SEBI for developing a robust surveillance and enforcement system but has called for a stepped-up criminal enforcement framework for capital market violations in India.

Nov 11, 2013, 15:10 PM IST

Protests for united AP intensifies despite move to clamp ESMA

The agitation by the pro-united Andhra employees unions against the proposed division of the state would intensify further, its leaders warned on Monday.

Aug 19, 2013, 19:49 PM IST

Telangana issue: AP Finance Dept clamps ESMA to prevent strikes

Finance Department of Andhra Pradesh government issued an order prohibiting with immediate effect strikes in the treasury, pay and accounts and works accounts wings for the next six months.

Aug 17, 2013, 23:04 PM IST

HC asks Maha to resolve issues of doctors from state hospitals

Pulling up Maharashtra government for not addressing grievances faced by doctors from state-run hospitals in a time-bound manner, Bombay High Court directed government to resolve issue immediately.

Jan 31, 2013, 18:47 PM IST

Bus strike hits normal life in K’taka; govt to invoke ESMA

The indefinite strike launched by employees of Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation has hit lakhs of commuters.

Sep 13, 2012, 18:28 PM IST

Orissa HC asks striking nurses why ESMA will not be imposed

The Orissa High Court on Monday issued a notice to All Odisha Contractual Nurses Association to explain why ESMA would not be applicable to the striking nurses.

Jul 24, 2012, 00:31 AM IST

Assam govt prohibits strike by oil sector

Assam Government today prohibited strikes by oil sector employees under the Essential Services Maintenance Act from May 29 next.

May 24, 2012, 15:12 PM IST

Delhi govt invokes ESMA in view of Feb 28 strike

A statement issued by the Chief Minister`s office said the ESMA would remain in force for next six months.

Feb 27, 2012, 22:40 PM IST