All India Strike

  • Mumbai eateries go on strike against new service tax April 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Around 20,000 hotels, restaurants, licenced tea and snacks outlets as well as ubiquitous vada-paav stalls in Mumbai go on strike to protest the new service tax (ST). "In Mumbai, around 18,000-20,000 hotels and restaurants have expressed solidarity with the move to protest the new ST on fully or partly...
  • Left unions’ strike affects life in Kerala August 20, 2008

    Kozhikode: A nationwide 12-hour general strike called by Left trade unions protesting against rising food prices and central government policies crippled life in Kerala on Wednesday. Road traffic was affected with most vehicles keeping off the roads. Train services were seriously affected with strike supporters blocking trains at various places. In...
  • Rail, air traffic disrupted by strike in Tripura August 20, 2008

    Agartala: Normal life came to a standstill on Wednesday in Tripura as the ruling Left Front called a general strike to protest against the India-US nuclear deal and rising prices among other issues. Most markets, shops and business establishments, government and semi-government offices and educational institutions were closed in the state....
  • Strike called by Left unions cripples life in West Bengal August 20, 2008

    Kolkata: About 80 flights were postponed and rail and road traffic were disrupted in West Bengal on Wednesday following a 12-hour shutdown called by Leftist trade unions against inflation, price rise and the other economic policies of the central government. "All flights scheduled before the shutdown took off. But the 80-odd...
  • Airport workers' strike affects Delhi, Kolkata flights August 20, 2008

    New Delhi: The Left trade unions have called an All India strike in the country. Apart from the employees of the state-owned banks, the Airport Authority of India (AAI) employees have also joined the strike. The strike has been called to protest inflation and the ‘anti-people’ and ‘anti-worker’ policies of...
  • Left unions strike in 3 states, snubbed in others August 20, 2008

    New Delhi: The day-long industrial strike called by Left trade unions on Wednesday brought West Bengal, Kerala and Tripura to a grinding halt but rail, road and air services remained largely unaffected in rest of the country. With the ruling Left Front governments supporting the strike called to protest against surging...