The charter of demands of the general strike include cash transfer of Rs 7,500 per month for all non-income tax paying families and 10 kg free ration per person per month to all needy
Trade unions to go on strike on 22 May to protest against labour laws suspension; seek immediate relief to stranded workers
While Uttar Pradesh suspended major labour laws, Madhya Pradesh has tweaked some rules amid the lockdown to spur economic activities.
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
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
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.
Trade unions claim at least 25 crore people likely to participate in nationwide strike against govt's 'anti-people' policies tomorrow
The trade unions are also against privatisation in railways, corporatisation of 49 defence production units and forced merger of banks.
Day two of all-India strike: Kolkata students injured after agitators pelt car with stones, amid sporadic violence all over Bengal
Day two of the trade union strike saw agitators pelt stones at a car of school students in Kolkata, amid reports of violence across West Bengal.
Bharat Bandh Day 2 updates: Traffic disrupted in Bengaluru as hundreds gather outside Town Hall; massive rally held in Madikeri
Bharat Bandh day 2 LIVE updates: The workers participating in the strike will go on a protest march from Mandi House to Parliament Wednesday at noon, and similarly protests would be seen in other parts of the country as well.
North East observes total bandh against citizenship Bill; trade unionists' strike evokes mixed response, Kerala worst hit
The call for a 48-hours-long nation-wide shutdown evoked mixed response from most parts of India, with protests marred by violence in parts of West Bengal and North East India.
Bharat Bandh 2019 Updates: French tourists stranded in Kerala's Alappuzha amid protests; shikaras, hotels bear deserted look in tourist town
Bharat Bandh LIVE Updates: The West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Right has sent a show cause notice CPM leader Sujan Chakraborty and other party office bearers. The commission is aggrieved over the attack on school bus in Barasat. The commission said that "such dangerous and unconstitutional move by a political party is a violation of child rights under the juvenile justice Act.
It was business as usual for public transport in Mumbai despite one-day nationwide strike call given by central trade unions, while it evoked a mixed response in rural Maharashtra.
A day-long nationwide strike on Wednesday impacted normal life in various parts of the country with coal production, banking operations and transport services being hit the most
Many banks were closed and public transport disrupted on Wednesday because of a strike by trade unions protesting against high prices. Violence erupted in some places on the first day of a two-day strike as workers, angry about high fuel prices in particular, tried to keep vehicles off the roads. One union member was killed in Ambala. Here are images of the nationwide strike.
Central trade unions called for two-day mega strike on 20 and 21 February as their talks with the government failed to reach a conclusion. Follow our live blog for the latest updates.
Early reports said buses and taxis were off the roads and shops and restaurants remained closed. Train services were not affected.
A Haryana Roadways employee was killed in Ambala at the roadways depot when he was crushed by a bus.