Motormen Strike

  • Mumbai motormen withdraw their strike July 20, 2012

    Mumbai: Just hours after declaring that they were on strike, the motormen on the suburban network's Western Line withdrew their strike on Friday evening. However, before the motormen withdrew their strike, the lifeline of Mumbai took a hit as the services on the Western Line that caters to close to 36...
  • Mumbai: Motormen on strike, local trains hit July 20, 2012

    Mumbai: The lifeline of Mumbai took a hit on Friday evening as the motormen on the suburban network's Western Line are on strike. As many as 200 assistant motormen went on mass leave putting several demands before the government. Following the move by the motormen, the services on the Western Line...
  • Make up for Mumbai commuters: HC to Railways May 5, 2010

    Mumbai: Taking a serious view of the motormen's strike that paralysed the city's suburban rail network for nearly two days, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday said the Railways should compensate commuters hit hard by the stir. The strike on May 3-4 by drivers of the suburban trains, used by seven...
  • Opp wants TMC MP's apology for slur May 4, 2010

    New Delhi: The opposition on Tuesday threatened to stall the proceedings of the Lok Sabha till Trinamool Congress member Sudip Bandyopadhyay tendered his apology for using unparliamentary language against veteran Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) MP Basudeb Acharia. "The Trinamool MP must tender an apology in the house. Otherwise, the opposition...
  • ESMA invoked as striking motormen halt Mumbai May 4, 2010

    Mumbai: Mumbai has come to a virtual standstill as only 20 per cent of its local trains - the lifeline of the city - are plying Tuesday as an indefinite strike by motormen entered its second day. The state government has invoked ESMA against the striking Railway motormen after approval from...