Strike

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Bank unions announce nationwide strike on Jan 31, Feb 1

15 Jan 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.

Bharat bandh on January 8: Banking services to be affected

06 Jan 2020

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.

Nearly all British Airways flights cancelled amid two-day strike

09 Sep 2019

Nearly all British Airways flights cancelled amid two-day strike

British Airways (BA) pilots went on a 48-hour strike on Monday in an ongoing dispute over pay and conditions.

Can't ensure veg/non-veg delivery preferences: Zomato to protesting riders

12 Aug 2019

Can't ensure veg/non-veg delivery preferences: Zomato to protesting riders

In the ongoing tussle between riders and the food-delivery app Zomato, the company on Sunday said it can't factor vegetarian and non-vegetarian preferences into delivery logistics. But, it said it would definitely address concerns of protesting riders.

Zomato 'forcing' us to deliver beef and pork: Delivery executives

11 Aug 2019

Zomato 'forcing' us to deliver beef and pork: Delivery executives

The delivery executives of India's leading online food delivery platform, Zomato, in West Bengal's Howrah have alleged that the company is hurting their religious sentiments by "forcing" them to deliver beef and pork.

Doctors go on nationwide strike: Everything you need to know

17 Jun 2019

Doctors go on nationwide strike: Everything you need to know

In a move which is sure to hit medical services, doctors all over the county went on strike on Monday. This strike was called by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) to show solidarity with protesting doctors in West Bengal.

Mamata Banerjee accepts doctors' demands, requests to resume work

15 Jun 2019

Mamata Banerjee accepts doctors' demands, requests to resume work

As the doctors' strike continued for the sixth day, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday requested them to resume work, adding that the state government accepts all their demands.

UP: ESMA invoked, strikes in government departments banned till Aug

05 Feb 2019

UP: ESMA invoked, strikes in government departments banned till Aug

The Uttar Pradesh government has invoked the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) banning strikes in all departments and corporations under it for a period of six months.

Mumbai: Relief to commuters as BEST workers call off strike

16 Jan 2019

Mumbai: Relief to commuters as BEST workers call off strike

The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST) workers' union today called off their nine-day-old strike by agreeing to the implementation of an interim pay-hike for about 15,000 employees.

2nd day strike: Sporadic incidents of violence reported in WB

09 Jan 2019

2nd day strike: Sporadic incidents of violence reported in WB

Sporadic incidents of violence were reported from various parts of West Bengal today, the second day of the two-day nationwide strike called by the central trade unions protesting 'anti-people' policies of the Center.

#BharatBandh: Nationwide strike against Modi govt's policies on Jan 8-9

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.

2 bank unions call for two-day strike on January 8-9

05 Jan 2019

2 bank unions call for two-day strike on January 8-9

A section of PSU bank employees would go on a two-day strike on January 8 and 9 in support of the nation-wide strike call given by 10 central trade unions against the government's alleged anti-worker policy.

10 lakh bank employees on strike: All you should know

26 Dec 2018

10 lakh bank employees on strike: All you should know

Nearly 10 lakh bank employees went on a strike on Wednesday, December 26, and it is sure to hit offline services like withdrawing, depositing cash, clearance of cheques and issuance of demand drafts.

Vanity van strike might affect shoot of 'Sacred Games 2'

07 Dec 2018

Vanity van strike might affect shoot of 'Sacred Games 2'

Opposing Maharashtra Government's tax regulation, Bollywood Celebrity Vanity Van association will go on an indefinite strike from December 10, a move that is likely to affect shooting of Akshay Kumar's Kesari and Netflix's Sacred Games 2.

J&K: Separatist-sponsored strike disrupts normal life in Kashmir valley

27 Oct 2018

J&K: Separatist-sponsored strike disrupts normal life in Kashmir valley

Normal life in Kashmir was affected today due to the strike called by separatists to protest against the landing of the army in the valley on this day in 1947 to repulse the invasion by Pakistan.

Separatist-sponsored strike after Kulgam blast disrupts normal life in Kashmir

22 Oct 2018

Separatist-sponsored strike after Kulgam blast disrupts normal life in Kashmir

Normal life was once again disrupted in the Kashmir Valley Monday due to a strike called by separatists over the death of seven civilians in a blast at an encounter site in Kulgam district.

Kashmir: Strike called by separatists following Wani's killing disrupts normal-life

12 Oct 2018

Kashmir: Strike called by separatists following Wani's killing disrupts normal-life

Normal life in Kashmir was affected today due to a strike called by separatists after the killing of PhD scholar-turned-Hizbul Mujahideen commander Manaan Bashir Wani in an encounter with security forces.

Maharashtra: 17 lakh govt-employees on 3-day strike for salary hike

07 Aug 2018

Maharashtra: 17 lakh govt-employees on 3-day strike for salary hike

Around 17 lakh employees of the Maharashtra government began their three-day strike today to press for various demands, including implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission report.

Haryana Roadways-employees on strike against govt's decision to introduce private-buses

07 Aug 2018

Haryana Roadways-employees on strike against govt's decision to introduce private-buses

Haryana Roadways employees, under the banner of Haryana Roadways Karamchari Joint Action Committee, today went on a day-long strike in protest against the state government's decision to introduce 700 private-buses in the state.

Ghaziabad: Lawyers go on strike after police thrashes colleague

03 Aug 2018

Ghaziabad: Lawyers go on strike after police thrashes colleague

Lawyers of a Ghaziabad court in Uttar Pradesh went on a strike yesterday over the alleged beating of their colleague by police following an argument between the advocate and an eatery owner.

Mumbai stares at milk crisis as strike enters fourth day

19 Jul 2018

Mumbai stares at milk crisis as strike enters fourth day

As a statewide strike by dairy farmers in Maharashtra entered the fourth day today, the state government engaged with the Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana (SSS), the outfit leading the stir.

Over 4,000 chemists in Ludhiana go on indefinite strike

14 Jul 2018

Over 4,000 chemists in Ludhiana go on indefinite strike

Over 4,000 chemist shop owners, today went on an indefinite-strike in protest against the alleged harassment at the hands of various government departments in an anti-drug drive.

Delhi: Brace for complete shutdown of metro services from Saturday

28 Jun 2018

Delhi: Brace for complete shutdown of metro services from Saturday

From Saturday, the Delhi Metro may come to a complete halt, with DMRC employees threatening to go on an indefinite strike from June 30.

Will intensify stir if demands aren't met: DMRC Staff Council

28 Jun 2018

Will intensify stir if demands aren't met: DMRC Staff Council

A section of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Staff Council, which has been protesting over a number of issues, including pay scale, yesterday threatened to intensify the stir if their demands aren't met in the next few days, a council member said.

Strike called by separatists disrupts normal life in Kashmir

25 Jun 2018

Strike called by separatists disrupts normal life in Kashmir

Normal life was disrupted in Kashmir today due to a strike called by separatists, under the banner of Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), against the recent civilian killings allegedly in firing by security forces.

Lakhs of trucks go off roads, food prices might increase

18 Jun 2018

Lakhs of trucks go off roads, food prices might increase

About 90L trucks are expected to go off the roads in India today as owners and operators began an indefinite strike, said Channa Reddy, president of the All India Confederation of Goods Vehicle Owners' Associations.

Will Bengaluru Metro keep running? HC to decide on employee-strike

04 Jun 2018

Will Bengaluru Metro keep running? HC to decide on employee-strike

A lot depends on the Karnataka HC today, which will issue its ruling on whether Bengaluru metro staffers can go ahead with their planned strike.

Salaries to be delayed as 10L bank-employees strike on pay-day

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.

Bank-services to be hit as 10L employees launch 48-hour strike

29 May 2018

Bank-services to be hit as 10L employees launch 48-hour strike

Banking services are likely to be affected on May 30-31 after as over 10L employees of state-run banks go on a 48-hour strike.

AIIMS' clinics to re-open on Tuesday after four days

30 Apr 2018

AIIMS' clinics to re-open on Tuesday after four days

For AIIMS patients waiting to be checked by doctors, Tuesday might bring some hope.

AIIMS resident doctors call off strike after three days

29 Apr 2018

AIIMS resident doctors call off strike after three days

Resident doctors at AIIMS have called off their strike after three days following discussions with the administration.

AIIMS resident doctors on indefinite strike, surgeries cancelled for Friday

27 Apr 2018

AIIMS resident doctors on indefinite strike, surgeries cancelled for Friday

Resident doctors of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) went on an indefinite strike on Thursday.

AP shuts down over special category status demand

16 Apr 2018

AP shuts down over special category status demand

Andhra Pradesh (AP) observed a state-wide bandh today over its demand for special category status.

Aligarh: 2 Patients tied to hospital-bed in absence of safeguards

31 Mar 2018

Aligarh: 2 Patients tied to hospital-bed in absence of safeguards

In a rather shocking revelation, two patients were found tied to the hospital beds in AMU's Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College's emergency ward.

Delhi: Major markets shut down to protest sealing drive

28 Mar 2018

Delhi: Major markets shut down to protest sealing drive

Due to a protest by trade association members, 7-lakh business establishments and over 3,000 commercial markets in New Delhi will remain closed today.

Delhi Ola, Uber drivers strike today. Encouraged by Mumbai 'success'?

23 Mar 2018

Delhi Ola, Uber drivers strike today. Encouraged by Mumbai 'success'?

Probably getting encouraged by the 'success' of the Mumbai strike, Ola and Uber drivers of Delhi have decided to launch a 'large-scale' 24-hour strike on Friday.

Mumbaikars, rejoice! Ola, Uber cabs to ply from tomorrow

22 Mar 2018

Mumbaikars, rejoice! Ola, Uber cabs to ply from tomorrow

After three harrowing no-cab days, Mumbaikars have something to cheer for.

Bengaluru Metro employees call off tomorrow's strike, relief for commuters

21 Mar 2018

Bengaluru Metro employees call off tomorrow's strike, relief for commuters

Bringing huge relief to the regular commuters of Bengaluru Metro, about 900 employees have agreed to not strike tomorrow.

Why are Bengaluru cab drivers not joining the Ola-Uber strike?

19 Mar 2018

Why are Bengaluru cab drivers not joining the Ola-Uber strike?

The Ola and Uber strike spearheaded by Mumbai's Maharashtra Navnirman Vahatuk Sena apparently didn't reach Bengaluru, as cabs did ply on road, though fewer than usual.

Ola, Uber drivers launch indefinite strike in Delhi, Mumbai, others

19 Mar 2018

Ola, Uber drivers launch indefinite strike in Delhi, Mumbai, others

Ola and Uber drivers have launched an indefinite strike across major Indian cities, leaving commuters in Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Pune, Hyderabad and elsewhere helpless.