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5W1H: Central Trade Unions call for 2-day nationwide strike

Central Trade Unions Monday said around 20 crore workers will go on a 2-day nationwide strike from Tuesday to protest against the government's alleged anti-worker policies and unilateral labour reforms. Watch this video to know more.

Jan 08, 2019, 18:38 PM IST

Tripura aims to maintain normalcy during Monday shutdown; Congress, Left pulling out all stops to ensure success

The BJP government has expressed its determination to maintain normalcy during a shutdown but the Congress and Left Front leaders were pulling out all stops to ensure its success in the state.

Sep 09, 2018, 20:07 PM IST

Farmers at several places in Punjab, Haryana stop selling vegetables, milk

Farmers today stopped the supply of vegetables, fruits, milk and other items to various cities of Punjab and Haryana as part of a nationwide strike against alleged anti-farmer policies of the Centre.

Jun 01, 2018, 17:28 PM IST

Strike against Jammat chief's death sentence hits Bangladesh

A two-day nationwide shutdown called by the Jamaat-e-Islami began on Sunday in Bangladesh against a Supreme Court verdict upholding the death penalty for its chief for the 1971 war crimes.

May 08, 2016, 17:34 PM IST

Bank employees to go on nationwide strike on December 2

Bank employees will observe a country-wide strike on December 2, a leading union said on Saturday.

Oct 24, 2015, 21:35 PM IST

Truckers oppose toll system, go on nationwide strike

Lakhs of trucks kept off the roads on Thursday as transporters went on a nationwide strike called by the All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) to oppose the toll system.

Oct 01, 2015, 21:02 PM IST

Assocham advises central trade unions to call off strike

The apex body Assocham estimated a hefty loss of about 25,000 crore due to the ongoing strike by the central trade unions.

Sep 03, 2015, 13:16 PM IST

Strike had only a marginal impact: FM Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the day-long nationwide strike called by central trade unions only had a "marginal or inconsequential impact".

Sep 02, 2015, 23:33 PM IST

Labour Ministry says nationwide strike had minimal impact

As a day-long nationwide strike was observed on Wednesday by various trade unions, the government said the call did not have much impact even as it hinted at meeting the workers' "aspirations" on nine out of 12 demands.

Sep 02, 2015, 20:46 PM IST

'One-day strike cost Rs 25,000 crore to economy'

As a nationwide strike of trade unions hit banking and other services Wednesday, business chambers today pegged the loss to the economy at a staggering Rs 25,000 crore and said such "disruptive" actions can hit India's image as an attractive business destination.

Sep 02, 2015, 19:57 PM IST

Strike hits normal life in West Bengal, 200 arrested

A day-long nationwide strike hit the normal life in West Bengal on Wednesday with impact on banking and transport services, while nearly 200 persons were arrested from different parts of the state and clashes occurred at some places between the Left and Trinamool workers.

Sep 02, 2015, 17:51 PM IST

Trade unions` strike hits normal life across India

The nationwide bandh called by 10 trade unions to protest against changes in labour laws and privatisation of PSUs has badly affected normal life across India.

Sep 02, 2015, 17:11 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 union strike hits normal life in Delhi, West Bengal, Mumbai

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 Delhi, Mumbai, West Bengal, Kerala, Him

Sep 02, 2015, 13:41 PM IST

Bharat Bandh: Strike affects clearing business at banks

Normal working at banks was affected on Wednesday due to a nationwide strike called by 10 central trade unions, although the staff of SBI, IOB, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank and Axis Bank stayed away from the agitation.

Sep 02, 2015, 12:44 PM IST

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Sep 02, 2015, 12:08 PM IST

Biggest strike ever? 'Bharat Bandh' today, India braces for protest by trade unions

As the entire nation braces to bear the brunt of the nationwide 'Bharat Bandh', Wednesday may witness what the trade unions have called 'the biggest strike in the country ever'.

Sep 02, 2015, 07:07 AM IST

Reasons behind Sept 2 Bharat Bandh

Essential services are likely to be impacted tomorrow with 10 central trade unions going ahead with one-day nationwide strike to protest against changes in labour laws.

Sep 01, 2015, 17:14 PM IST

Bharat bandh: Nation braces for country-wide strike on Wednesday

India is bracing for a nationwide strike on Wednesday, called by central trade unions to protest against proposed labour reforms.

Sep 01, 2015, 12:36 PM IST

BSNL employees calls 2 day nationwide strike starting April 21

Unions of state-owned telecom firm BSNL will go on a 2-day strike from Tuesday to protest against government for not taking concrete action to revive the loss making company.

Apr 20, 2015, 21:49 PM IST