Strike

  • Paharganj terror strike aborted as IM man got injured: Police 21-04-2014 06:43 PM

    Five months after the February 13, 2010 bomb blast at Pune, Indian Mujahideen (IM) had planned to carry out a terror strike at German Bakery in New Delhi on August 1 but the plan was aborted as one of the executors sustained bullet injuries due to accidental firing, Delhi Police...
  • Over 100 Indians detained in US since 2013, on hunger strike 21-04-2014 03:03 PM

    Over 100 Indian youths - detained by US authorities for allegedly entering the country illegally to seek asylum - are on a hunger strike. The men, all hailing from Punjab, have been languishing in El Paso Processing Centre in Texas in miserable condition since last year, a non-profit group that...
  • J&K: Normal life paralysed as Hurriyat Conference calls for strike 21-04-2014 11:19 AM

    Normal life in Kashmir Valley was disrupted on Monday due to a strike called by hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani against detention of separatist leaders and youth campaigning for a boycott of Lok Sabha elections. Schools, colleges, shops and other business establishments remained closed in most parts...
  • Lufthansa cancels 900 flights due to strike 03-04-2014 09:39 AM

    Berlin: Germany's Lufthansa on Wednesday said that it had to cancel almost 900 domestic and intercontinental flights on the first day of a three-day strike by the pilots' union. Airline spokeswoman Barbara Schaedler said that up to 900 flights were canceled for Wednesday and that it expects to cancel about...
  • Mumbai: BEST Workers' Union call off bus strike 02-04-2014 05:05 PM

    Mumbai: The BEST workers in Mumbai have decided to call off their bus strike on Wednesday with immediate effect. The Bombay High Court had earlier ordered the bus drivers and conductors to resume work. The BEST buses in Mumbai had gone off the roads with 26,000 drivers and conductors on...
  • No respite for Mumbaikars, BEST workers strike enters 2nd day 02-04-2014 10:45 AM

    Mumbai: In a more trouble for Mumbaikars as the BEST workers strike has entered second day on Wednesday. This despite a High Court order asking the bus drivers and conductors to resume work. The workers union has said that are planing to appeal in a higher court. The BEST buses...
  • Bombay HC orders striking BEST workers to resume work immediately 01-04-2014 05:20 PM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai High Court on Tuesday directed BEST workers to resume work immediately after the BEST management moved court saying the workers were holding the city to ransom. BEST officials told the court that nearly 50 lakh students were affected due to the strike. The BEST drivers and conductors...
  • Mumbai: BEST drivers and conductors on a strike, buses off the roads 01-04-2014 10:20 AM

    Mumbai: In trouble for Mumbaikars, the BEST buses in the city have gone off the roads as drivers and conductors are on a strike over the new computerised scheduling system. The drivers and conductors had a dispute with the management over the new scheduling system. BEST runs the public bus...
  • Nokia employees to go on one-day hunger strike on March 31; seek job security in the wake of Nokia-Microsoft deal 27-03-2014 05:14 PM

    Chennai: Employees of Finnish handset maker Nokia's plant at Sriperumbudur near here have decided to go on one-day hunger strike here next week, seeking job security to them in the wake of Nokia-Microsoft deal. Besides staging a hunger strike on March 31 in Chennai, the Nokia India Employees Union have...
  • India warns women workers in Saudi against going on strike 23-03-2014 01:56 PM

    India has warned its nationals in Saudi Arabia against nefarious attempts by "self-styled social workers" to instigate Indian women workers to go on a strike. Activities of such anti-social elements and illegal agents spoil the goodwill that exists for Indians in Saudi Arabia, the Indian Embassy in Riyadh said. "It...
  • Wage woes: Toyota workers seek Karnataka government's intervention 18-03-2014 09:24 AM

    Bangalore: The Toyota employees union has sought the Karnataka government's intervention yet again. This came after the Toyota Motors Indian unit temporarily suspended production at its two plants near Bangalore. The unit has been on a lockdown since Sunday after wage negotiations between the workers and management failed. The talks...
  • Doctors' strike: High Court directs government to transfer SHO 13-03-2014 12:08 AM

    Allahabad High Court on Wednesday directed the UP Government to transfer the SHO of Swaroop Nagar police station in Kanpur where striking doctors were beaten up by police. The Lucknow bench of the court also directed SSP Kanpur and the principal of GSVC medical college to appear before it on...
  • Ajay Mishra appointed as new SSP of Kanpur 10-03-2014 10:48 PM

    IPS officer Ajay Mishra, posted with Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS), was on Monday appointed as Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Kanpur. "Mishra has been appointed by the state government as new SSP of Kanpur. He was posted in ATS," IG, Law and OrderAmrendra Sengar told reporters in the district. SSP...
  • Mumbai: Three sailors on hunger strike on abandoned ship rescued 10-03-2014 02:12 PM

    Mumbai: Three crew members of a merchant ship have been airlifted by the Mumbai coast guard for medical treatment. The three crew members had been on a hunger strike after the vessel was abandoned by its owner. The ship has remained anchored off the Mumbai coast since January 2014 and...
  • UP CM says sedition charge against students serious, Jaitley disagrees 07-03-2014 06:27 PM

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has said that the sedition case being slapped against the Kashmiri students is a serious matter. He also said that he has asked for a probe in the matter and will take action on the basis of the probe. Speaking to CNN-IBN...
  • Mulayam plays down patients' deaths, asks journalists if they lost their dear ones 07-03-2014 11:37 AM

    Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday tried to play down the death of patients as a result of the doctors' strike, and asked journalists if anyone had died from their families. Asked by media persons at the Raj Bhavan as to what was his take on the suffering...
  • Doctors' strike: Court directs UP DGP to conduct fair probe 07-03-2014 12:07 AM

    The Allahabad High Court on Thursday directed the Uttar Pradesh DGP to conduct fair investigation into the FIR filed against Samajwadi Party MLA Irfan Solanki in connection with the issue concerning junior doctors. The Lucknow bench of the court also told the DGP that he may proceed with disciplinary and...
  • Doctors' strike: SP MLA Irfan Solanki booked for attempt to murder 07-03-2014 12:03 AM

    Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Party MLA Irfan Solanki, allegedly involved in a clash between his supporters and junior doctors here, was on Thursday night booked on charges of attempt to murder, rioting and voluntarily causing hurt. An FIR was filed against Solanki at Swarup Nagar Police Station on a complaint...
  • Mulayam scoffs at reports of patient deaths after doctors' strike 06-03-2014 05:07 PM

    New Delhi: "You shouldn't be giving so much importance to these doctors. They should call off their strike now." That was Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's acerbic response when asked about the ongoing strike by medical professionals in Uttar Pradesh. When queried about patient deaths due to the strike,...
  • UP: 24 doctors released, threaten hunger strike if charges not dropped 06-03-2014 02:06 PM

    Lucknow: The doctors in Uttar Pradesh have threatened to go on strike with more demands. The 24 doctors arrested in Kanpur are out of jail but have threatened to go on hunger strike if all charges against them are not expunged by 6 pm. All resident doctors in Kanpur and...
  • Uttar Pradesh doctors call off strike after Allahabad HC orders probe 06-03-2014 08:20 AM

    Lucknow: The doctors' strike in Uttar Pradesh has been called off a day after the Allahabad High Court stepped in. The HC had on Wednesday taken suo motu congnizance of the strike and had ordered a probe into the incident that had led to the strike. The Lucknow Bench of...
  • Lawyers go on day-long strike to support doctor's stir in Kanpur 05-03-2014 05:01 PM

    Lawyers in Kanpur on Wednesday extended their support to the doctors' stir by going on a day-long strike. By boycotting work we are not only supporting the affected doctors but also those patients who are left to wander around in need for medical services, Kanpur Bar Association, President Suresh Chauhan...
  • Allahabad HC orders probe into incident that led to doctors' strike, orders transfer of SSP, DIG, IG 05-03-2014 01:40 PM

    Lucknow: The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court has ordered a judicial inquiry into the Kanpur incident that led to doctors' strike. The probe will be carried out by a former judge. The court has ordered the transfer of the SSP, DIG and IG of Kanpur as well and...
  • UP doctors' strike enters Day 5, patients bear the brunt 05-03-2014 08:55 AM

    Kanpur: It is Day 5 of the doctors' strike in Uttar Pradesh, which has crippled the state. The protest broke out after 24 junior doctors at Kanpur medical college were held for getting into a scuffle with Samajwadi Party workers. Caught in the crossfire are the patients, with no access...
  • UP CM promises to drop charges on doctors, no action against MLA yet 04-03-2014 11:19 PM

    On day 4 of the doctors' strike in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav stepped in and promised to drop the charges against the 24 doctors who were arrested in Kanpur earlier in the week. But, Akhilesh Yadav has given no assurance to striking doctors on whether action will be...
  • All charges against arrested doctors will be dropped, assures UP CM 04-03-2014 07:19 PM

    Lucknow: As the ruling Samajwadi Party government grapples with the doctors strike across the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav gave an assurance to the striking doctors that all charges against the 24 doctors, who have been lodged in a jail in Kanpur, will be dropped. However, there has...
  • Mayawati seeks President's rule in UP; makes personal attack on Modi 04-03-2014 06:42 PM

    Lucknow: As the Samajwadi Party government finds itself once again surrounded by a controversy over the ill-treatment meted out to junior doctors in Kanpur, Mayawati on Tuesday hit out at the Akhilesh Yadav government demanding President's Rule in the state. "We want President's Rule in Uttar Pradesh as the Akhilesh...
  • As doctors' strike spreads, Mulayam hauls up Akhilesh government 04-03-2014 02:39 PM

    The doctors' strike in Uttar Pradesh today entered the fourth day. More than 200 doctors at a Agra hospital resigned. Several protesting BJP workers were lathicharged by the police. Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav chided son Akhilesh for being surrounded by "stooges". ...
  • UP: Over 200 doctors at Agra hospital resign, Mulayam chides Akhilesh 04-03-2014 02:27 PM

    Lucknow: The doctors' strike in Uttar Pradesh is turning worse by the moment. More than 200 doctors at the Agra Medical College resigned on Tuesday demanding justice for the junior doctors who were thrashed and beaten up by the police after an altercation by Samajwadi Party MLA Irfan Solanki on...
  • Kanpur doctors' strike: Police lathicharge protesting BJP workers 04-03-2014 01:59 PM

    Lucknow: Bharatiya Janata Party workers who took out a protest march towards Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's residence in support of striking doctors were lathicharged by police. Thousands of doctors are on strike across UP to protest what they call the lawlessness of the Samajwadi Party. "Why didn't the...