India Strike

  • Mumbai eateries go on strike against new service tax 29-04-2013 10:55 AM

    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...
  • AI defers pilot training to stave off strike 03-11-2011 03:50 AM

    Mumbai: Air India on Wednesday deferred for a month a training programme for pilots selected to fly the soon-to-be inducted Boeing 787 Dreamliners in a bid to pacify a section of disgruntled pilots who threatened to go on strike. "We have deferred the training schedule for a month. Now, the...
  • Air India pilots threaten to go on strike 28-10-2011 12:21 PM

    New Delhi: The Air India pilots union on Friday threatened to go on strike claiming that they were being discriminated against. The union has as many as 400 pilots from erstwhile Air India. The pilots have alleged that no career progression plan is in place. They said that the erstwhile...
  • What ails National Airline Air- India

    Guest Blog |  Robin Pathak
    These days it has become a fashion to yell asking for shutting down National career Air India. Some with vested interest, while majority others without...

  • Day 7: HC slams pilots, AI over impasse 03-05-2011 07:47 AM

    New Delhi: It's day 7 of the strike by 850 Air India pilots and with neither the management nor the pilots showing any signs of relenting, its the passenger who are bearing the brunt. Ninety per cent of the national carrier's flights remained cancelled on Tuesday. Only 41 Air India...
  • Pilots' strike will not see another day: HC 02-05-2011 02:32 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday asked striking Air India pilots to take a decision on resume work, saying "this strike will not see another day." "You call off the strike, we will press the management to consider your demand," said a division bench of justices BD Ahmed...
  • Is it time to sell-off Air India? 29-04-2011 10:40 PM

    On Talking Point, Rajdeep Sardesai asks, "Is it time to sell-off Air India?" ...
  • AI pilot strike worsens, passengers harassed 29-04-2011 08:27 PM

    Mumbai: The deadlock over the Air India pilots strike continues. On day 4 more than 700 pilots struck work and as many as 126 flights were cancelled. Samir Shah, a Darjeeling resident, stuck in Mumbai between flights, was unsure how he and his family will make it to Kolkata. But...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 28-04-2011 10:54 PM

    Watch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Are trade unions losing public sympathy? 28-05-2010 12:14 AM

    Air India management is set for an eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation with its employees unions. ...
  • AI strike ends but passenger backlog remains 27-05-2010 10:00 AM

    Air India says that it will take another two days for the backlog caused by the strike to be cleared. ...
  • Deal with AI strike issue firmly: govt 27-05-2010 01:18 AM

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  • Is it time to denationalise Air India? 27-05-2010 12:27 AM

    Is Air India our so-called national carrier becoming a national embarrassment? ...
  • Is it time to privatise Air India? 26-05-2010 11:31 PM

    The union called off the strike after Civil Aviation Ministry decided to act tough and take action against striking employees. ...
  • Air India to act against striking employees 26-05-2010 11:27 PM

    Air India CMD Arvind Jadhav says the airline will be able to clear all flights backlog in four or five days. ...
  • AI employees call off strike, 15 sacked 26-05-2010 07:11 PM

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  • Passengers livid with Air India strike 26-05-2010 03:44 PM

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  • Who is responsible for the mess in Air India? 25-05-2010 10:05 PM

    On India at 9, CNN-IBN spoke to Air India chief and the president of employee union on the issue. ...