Nationwide Strike

  • Bharat bandh: Kolkata comes to a grinding halt February 20, 2013

    The TMC government had warned state employees with disciplinary action if they don't turn up. But economic activity in the state were brought to its knees as shops remained closed. ...
  • Bharat bandh: Strike disrupts normal life in Kerala February 20, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: The 48hour nationwide strike called by central trade unions hit normal life across Kerala on Wednesday with workers from varied sectors, including transport and banking, staying away from work to protest the UPA government's economic and labour policies. Early reports said buses and taxis were off the roads and shops...
  • Bharat Bandh caused Rs 12,500 crore loss: CII September 20, 2012

    New Delhi: The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Thursday estimated the loss caused by Bharat Bandh at Rs 12,500 crore. The industry body said that the strike was disruptive for business and trade in many parts of the country. The NDA and Left Front called nationwide strike draw a huge...
  • Twoday bank employees strike from July 25 July 17, 2012

    Kottayam: Public sector bank employees will go on a twoday nationwide strike from July 25 to protest against government's moves to grant banking licences to private business houses and closing down of rural branches. A letter containing the demands had been given to the authorities including Indian Banks Association on March...
  • Partial impact of trade unions strike in Mumbai February 28, 2012

    Mumbai: The nationwide strike called by trade unions on Tuesday to protest "antilabour" policies of the government, rising prices and disinvestment of PSUs, had a partial impact in the country's commercial capital, with only financial institutions getting affected. Barring banking and insurance sector, which have a large presence of trade unions,...
  • Go on strike and lose your salary: Kerala CM February 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Normal life was disrupted in Kerala on Tuesday due to the countrywide strike called by central trade unions to protest the 'antilabour' policies of the UPA government. The roads of capital Thiruvanthapuram wore a deserted look. Buses and autos are not plying. The Oommen Chandy government has issued notice...