Bank Strike: News

16 Mar 2021


Not all banks will be privatized: FM amid employees' strike

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today assured that not all the banks will be privatized and wherever it may happen, the interest of the employees will be protected.

Two-day bank strike from today: These services would be affected

Several key banking services across India would be affected on March 15 (today) and March 16 (tomorrow) as the United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU)—an umbrella body of nine bank unions—has given a call for a two-day nationwide strike.

31 Jan 2020


Banks go on a strike: Which services would be affected?

Across India, banking services are expected to be impacted greatly this weekend as bank unions go on strike from today (January 31, 2020).

Bank unions announce nationwide strike on Jan 31, Feb 1

Bank employee unions on Wednesday announced a two-day nationwide strike starting January 31.

06 Jan 2020

Bharat Bandh

Bharat bandh on January 8: Banking services to be affected

Ten central trade unions have decided to go ahead with a general strike or Bharat bandh on Wednesday.

08 Jan 2019


#BharatBandh: How banking services will get affected

With the two-day nationwide general strike having commenced, banking services across India could be affected as a significant chunk of government bank employees have joined in on the strike.

26 Dec 2018

Bank of Baroda

Bankers on nation-wide strike again, second in a week

Operations at branches of public sector banks across the country were impacted today due to a strike by unions against the proposed merger of Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda (BoB).

23 Dec 2018


There could be a nation-wide bank strike on December 26

Almost one million bank employees, including those of private banks, have called for a one-day-long nation-wide strike on December 26 to protest against the proposed merger of Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda.

14 Dec 2018

Bank of Baroda

Banks could remain shut for 5-days in December: Details here

Your bank related work could take a hit for a few days in December as officials are likely to go on strike.

31 Aug 2018


Are banks closed for 6 days in September? Know here

Dismissing rumors, the government today said bank branches would remain open next week and there was no need for panic.

05 Oct 2017


Banking unions threaten strike over unpaid demonetization overtime dues

Unions representing government-owned banks have threatened to go on strike and take legal action if the overtime dues owed to employees for working extra hours following demonetization aren't cleared.

22 Aug 2017


Bank union go on strike, services hit

All nine unions of the United Forum of Bank Unions are going on a strike today. According to leaders, that's 10 lakh bank employees at 1,32,000 branches.

08 Aug 2017


Bank unions to go on strike on Aug 22

Banks will remain shut on August 22 as 10L employees go on strike against privatization of public sector banks.