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.
08 Jan 2019
#BharatBandh: Millions go on two-day strike against Modi govt's policies
On Tuesday, millions of workers across India, from both the organized and the unorganized sectors, started their two-day nationwide general strike to protest against unemployment and what they call the Modi government's 'anti-worker' policies.
07 Jan 2019
#BharatBandh: Nationwide strike against Modi govt's policies on Jan 8-9
Ten Central trade unions across India have called for a two-day-long nationwide strike on January 8 and 9 in a bid to protest against what they call "anti-people" policies of the Modi government.
11 Dec 2018
Urjit Patel first RBI Governor to officially resign since 1957
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel's resignation from his post has made him the third RBI Governor to officially resign.
13 Jul 2018
Maharashtra: Banks employees' union to protest government policies tomorrow
Employee unions of banks and Maharashtra-run insurance companies will stage a sit-in at Azad Maiden in Mumbai tomorrow to protest against privatization of banks, allowing FDI in insurance sector and to expedite wage revision.
30 May 2018
Salaries to be delayed as 10L bank-employees strike on pay-day
Banking services will be hit hard today and tomorrow as over 10L employees of state-run banks go on a 48-hour strike.
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.
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.
31 Mar 2017
Payment systems to remain closed on April 1: RBI
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced that all payment operations will remain shut on April 1.
01 Mar 2017
Bank strike paralyses operations across the country
Operations were severely hit as public sector banks remained shut and ATMs went dry during the one-day strike by United Forum of Bank Unions. Private banks functioned as usual.
28 Feb 2017
Government banks on strike today, wage hike among other demands
Nine bank unions today held a day-long protest over several demands, including wage revision and accountability of top executives, in view of mounting bad loans in the banking sector.