29 Dec 2014
Chennai: Travelers were badly hit across Tamil Nadu on Sunday as a large number of state-owned transport corporation buses stayed off roads with employees affiliated to 11 trade unions commencing an indefinite strike pressing various demands including wage revision.
08 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Coal India (CIL) trade unions have assured the government that they will try to make up for the loss in production of about one million tonnes on account of workers strike which was called off on Wednesday, Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Thursday.
17 Dec 2014
Rameswaram: Local fishermen and their counterparts from nearby districts on Wednesday launched an indefinite strike, demanding immediate release of fishermen arrested by Lankan Navy.
02 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Pakistan-based terrorist groups are continuously trying to infiltrate into Jammu and Kashmir by taking advantage of cross-border firing as they aim to carry out "spectacular attacks" ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit to India, according to security agencies.
15 Dec 2014
Brussels: Belgium ground to a halt in its biggest strike in years today as trade unions grounded flights, cut international rail links and shut sea ports to protest the new government's austerity plans.
30 Dec 2014
Chennai: Commuters were left stranded for the second day as a large number of state-run buses did not ply across Tamil Nadu due to a strike by public transport corporations employees on Monday to press for their demands, including wage revision, even as the state government blamed DMK's labour arm for the stir.
11 Dec 2014
New Delhi: A hunger strike was staged by the Delhi High Court Bar Association (DHCBA) members on Thursday to protest against the Parliamentary standing committee's recommendation to raise the high court's minimum pecuniary jurisdiction from Rs 20 lakh to Rs two crore.
20 Jan 2015
Kathmandu: A Maoists-led 19-party alliance on Tuesday enforced a general strike in Nepal against Constitution-drafting through voting and demanded forging of consensus guaranteeing ethnicity-based identity, paralysing life across the country.
28 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Criticising the Centre's move to issue ordinances on FDI in the insurance sector and coal block allocation, central trade unions including RSS-affiliated BMS said such moves were "highly detrimental" to national interest and threatened a nationwide strike.
20 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) on Thursday said it will not join the proposed strike by Coal India employee unions on Monday, bringing the split among the unions to the fore over the issue.