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Trade unions stage protests against suspension, tweaking of labour laws by some states during lockdown
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Trade unions stage protests against suspension, tweaking of labour laws by some states during lockdown

Ten central trade unions on Friday held protests across the country to oppose suspension and tweaking of labour laws by states

Trade unions to go on strike on 22 May to protest against labour laws suspension by some states during the lockdown
Business

Trade unions to go on strike on 22 May to protest against labour laws suspension by some states during the lockdown

Ten central trade unions on Friday gave a call for a nationwide strike on 22 May to protest against the suspension of labour laws by some states during the lockdown period, and also decided to take the matter to International Labour Organization (ILO)

LIC staff union to hold hour-long walk-out strike today to protest against govt's IPO plans
Business

LIC staff union to hold hour-long walk-out strike today to protest against govt's IPO plans

The employees' union of Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) will stage an hour-long walk-out strike on Tuesday to protest against the government's move to sell its stake in the state-run insurer through an initial public offering

Bharat Bandh: Transport, banking hit in several states as Left, Congress-backed unions go on strike; vandals torch vehicles in Bengal
India

Bharat Bandh: Transport, banking hit in several states as Left, Congress-backed unions go on strike; vandals torch vehicles in Bengal

The day-long Bharat Bandh called by 10 trade unions was hit normal life in the statesof West Bengal, Assam and Odisha, while it evoked a lukewarm response in many states including Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tripura.

Bharat Bandh 2020 Updates: TMC, CPM spar over violence in Bengal; parties without political existence indulging in cheap tactics, alleges Mamata Banerjee
India

Bharat Bandh 2020 Updates: TMC, CPM spar over violence in Bengal; parties without political existence indulging in cheap tactics, alleges Mamata Banerjee

Bharat Bandh 2020 Updates:Hitting out at the Left and the Congress, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Wednesday that those who don't have any political existence in the state are trying to ruin its economy by pursuing "cheap politics" of strikes.

Bharat Bandh 2020: Banking, transport services set to be impacted as trade unions call for strike against Centre's labour policies
India

Bharat Bandh 2020: Banking, transport services set to be impacted as trade unions call for strike against Centre's labour policies

In West Bengal, trade unions affiliated to Left and other parties called for a Bharat bandh against the economic policies of the BJP government. However, the TMC-led state government said it will not support any bandh.

Bharat Bandh: Govt tells PSUs to dissuade employees from joining general strike on Wednesday
Business

Bharat Bandh: Govt tells PSUs to dissuade employees from joining general strike on Wednesday

The government has asked public sector undertakings to dissuade their employees from participating in the 'Bharat Bandh' called on Wednesday and advised them to prepare a contingency plan to ensure smooth functioning of the enterprises

Bharat bandh on 8 January: Trade unions claim around 25 cr people likely to participate in nationwide strike
Business

Bharat bandh on 8 January: Trade unions claim around 25 cr people likely to participate in nationwide strike

Ten central trade unions on Monday said around 25 crore people will participate in a nationwide strike on 8 January to protest against the government's "anti-people" policies

Trade unions to go ahead with 8 January general strike to protest against anti-labour policies of govt
Business

Trade unions to go ahead with 8 January general strike to protest against anti-labour policies of govt

A day after meeting the labour minister, 10 central trade unions on Friday said they will go ahead with their general strike or 'Bharat Bandh' on 8 January "to protest against anti-labour policies" of the government

Bank strike: Operations may be affected tomorrow; employees' unions to protest against mergers, fall in deposit rates
Business

Bank strike: Operations may be affected tomorrow; employees' unions to protest against mergers, fall in deposit rates

Services in state-owned banks may be affected as some of the employee's unions have decided to observe nationwide strike on Tuesday to protest against bank mergers and fall in deposit rates

RTC workers strike: Transport minister says action to be taken against those charging higher rates for tickets
India

RTC workers strike: Transport minister says action to be taken against those charging higher rates for tickets

The minister said that the government had taken a 'perfect measure' against the backdrop of the RTC workers strike in the state

Greta Thunberg to strike for the climate in Canada, PM Justin Trudeau to join her
science

Greta Thunberg to strike for the climate in Canada, PM Justin Trudeau to join her

Schools, colleges and universities have suspended classes for the day, government has encouraged staff to take the day off.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Doctors' strike in West Bengal, simultaneous Lok Sabha, Assembly polls, Maurizio Sarri exits Chelsea; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Doctors' strike in West Bengal, simultaneous Lok Sabha, Assembly polls, Maurizio Sarri exits Chelsea; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Doctors' strike in West Bengal, Maurizio Sarri exits Chelsea to join Juventus, Shah Rukh Khan and son Aryan Khan will lend their voices to The Lion King's Hindi dubbed version; today's must-read stories

Resident doctor manhandled by patient's attendants at Delhi's AIIMS amid ongoing nationwide stir, police detain two persons
India

Resident doctor manhandled by patient's attendants at Delhi's AIIMS amid ongoing nationwide stir, police detain two persons

A junior resident doctor at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Trauma Centre was allegedly verbally abused and manhandled by the attendants of a patient late on Sunday night, following which his colleagues have gone on a strike withdrawing all non-essential services till Tuesday morning

Doctors' strike in West Bengal enters third day, Out Patient Departments in Siliguri hospitals to remain shut
India

Doctors' strike in West Bengal enters third day, Out Patient Departments in Siliguri hospitals to remain shut

The junior doctors' strike in West Bengal entered its third day as the Out Patient Departments in Siliguri hospital will remain shut.

North Korean media says Kim Jong-un oversaw 'long-range strike' drill; second weapons test in less than a week
World

North Korean media says Kim Jong-un oversaw 'long-range strike' drill; second weapons test in less than a week

"At the command post, Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un learned about a plan of the strike drill of various long-range strike means and gave an order of start of the drill," the KCNA said.

National climate change emergency to be forcefully declared by UK's Labour party
science

National climate change emergency to be forcefully declared by UK's Labour party

After 11 day protest engineered by Greta Thunberg, UK opposition party to force vote in favour of climate change

Shops, schools closed in Kashmir Valley after separatists call for strike against first phase of voting in Lok Sabha Election
Politics

Shops, schools closed in Kashmir Valley after separatists call for strike against first phase of voting in Lok Sabha Election

Joint resistance leadership, an amalgam of separatist conglomerates, has called for a shutdown. They said the strike is also to protest against the closure of Kashmir's main highway for civilians for two days in a week and alleged attack by police and security forces on inmates at Central Jail Srinagar

IDBI Bank Officers' Association to go on hunger strike on 30 March over various demands
Business

IDBI Bank Officers' Association to go on hunger strike on 30 March over various demands

IDBI Bank on Tuesday said its all-India Officers' Association will observe a one-day nationwide hunger strike on 30 March, over various demands

Bharat bandh today as tribal, Dalit groups protest against SC's 13 Feb eviction order, demand ordinance to protect rights
India

Bharat bandh today as tribal, Dalit groups protest against SC's 13 Feb eviction order, demand ordinance to protect rights

Tribal and Dalit rights organisations have called for bharat bandh on Tuesday protesting against the 13 February Supreme Court order, which had directed at least 21 states to evict traditional forest and tribal dwellers whose claims over the forest land have been rejected by authorities.