Bengaluru Vehicle Strike

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Bengaluru Bandh: Karnataka State Private Vehicles Owners Call For Strike Opposing Shakti Scheme

The Karnataka State Private Vehicles Owner Association has called for a Bandh in Bengaluru, opposing the Shakti scheme--one of the five pre-election guarantees of the ruling Congress. Under the scheme, free travel to women on government buses has been announced. The private transport operators say that the scheme eats into their profit. The federation comprises a total of 32 private transport associations, on strike from September 11 midnight… read-more

Mon, 11 Sep 2023 - 11:02 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: bengaluru bandh, strike, Vehicles Association, Congress, Shakti Scheme

Courtesy: The Times of India

Hollywood strike

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Hollywood Actors & Writers Go On Strike Demanding High Pay

Hollywood actors and writers go on a strike, protesting against unfair pay and protection. Notably, the Writer's Guild of America (WGA,) now echoed by the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists is on strike, demanding pay and safety protection. Since 1960, this is the first time both actors and writers have gone on strike, leaving the showbiz industry to a halt, especially disturbing scripted and talk shows.… read-more

Sat, 15 Jul 2023 - 10:46 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: strike, Hollywood Actors, Writers, Pay & Safety, Showbiz Industry

Courtesy: BBC

Tamil Nadu Loom Industry

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Tamil Nadu Weavers Enters 4th Day Strike Against Tariff Hike With Rs 35 Cr Loss

In Tamil Nadu, the power loom weavers' strike entered its fourth day on September 19. Notably, the weavers are protesting against the authority, with a  demand to roll back tariff hike imposed, which is a major concern. In addition, due to the strike, the loom industry in Tamil Nadu suffered a loss of over Rs 35 crores. read-more

Mon, 19 Sep 2022 - 04:01 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Power Loom Industry, strike, Tamil Nadu, Two Districts, Protests


Doctors protest

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Delhi Residents Doctors Of LHMC Goes On Strike

In Delhi, the resident doctors of Lady Hardinge Medical College called for strike with immediate effect. The doctors in support with Doctors' Association, the doctors demanded action against the family who assaulted a doctor, one patient, one doctor protocol implementation and appointment of bouncers for special areas in the hospital premises. They also demanded case against the relative for the inhuman behavior. The Doctor's Federation also… read-more

Thu, 19 May 2022 - 02:15 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: LHMC, Delhi Doctors, Resident Doctors, Assault, strike

Courtesy: ANI

BEST Bus Employees on strike

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BEST Bus Drivers On Strike Over Pending Salaries Affecting Commuters: Maharashtra

The BEST employees on a contract basis continued their strike for the second consecutive day, on April 22. The drivers called for a strike over the pending salaries, which is affecting commuters at peak hours.  Around 500 buses from Bandra, Kurla, Colaba, Vikhroli, and Wadala depots participated in the strike, demanding the release of seven-months pending salaries by wet-lease operators. Meanwhile, BEST warned of action against those on… read-more

Fri, 22 Apr 2022 - 12:32 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Maharashtra(95, ) BEST Services, strike, Mumbai, Bus Drivers

Cabs on strike

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Auto, Taxi Drivers' Strike Called Off; Protestors Give 25 Days Time To Govt

Auto, taxi, cab drivers' associations after having a one-day strike against the increased fuel prices, called it off on April 19. However, they "warned" the centre that if their demands weren't met in the next 20-25 days, they would cut the food supply of Delhi, which includes trucks, vans and those that transport the essentials into Delhi. The protestors. They also demanded for a subsidised fuel prices for the drivers.

Tue, 19 Apr 2022 - 05:07 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: auto, Cab drivers, Taxi, strike, fuel prices

Courtesy: ANI

Auto Strike

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Auto, Cab Drivers To Go On Strike Against Fuel Price Hike In Chandigarh

Concerned about the rising fuel prices, the Cab Auto Sanyukt Morcha (CASM) called for a strike on April 12. Planned in Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula, the protest will have 'Chakka-Jam' in three regions, as the prices of petrol and diesel surged from Rs 45 to Rs 82 per liter. However, emergency services are exempted from strikes. The CASM also said, the protest will intensify if their demands go unheard.

Sun, 10 Apr 2022 - 05:51 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: strike, Cabs, Auto Drivers, Chandigarh, Fuel Price Hike, CASM

Courtesy: ANI

Bombay HC

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Bombay HC Directs MSRTC Employees To Resume Duties By April 15

The Bombay HC directed all the MSRTC employees to resume their duties by April 15. The bench said, "We understand your (employees) concerns and anxiety. But right now resume duty". Notably, the MSRTC employees are on strike since November 2021, demanding MSRTC merger with State Government and demanding government employees like treatment for corporation staff. The Maharashtra government is yet to accept the demands, due to which they called… read-more

Wed, 06 Apr 2022 - 03:03 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: MSRTC Employees, Bombay HC, strike, Maharashtra Government, Maharashtra (95(

Doctors Decided to go on strike

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Karnataka Resident Doctors To Go On Indefinite Strike, Forward 3 Demands

The Karnataka Association of Resident Doctors (KARD) called for an indefinite strike from November 29. Resident doctors of all KARD affiliated medical colleges will withdraw OPD and OT services, (excluding emergency cases) until their three-point demands; restructuring current fee (which was hiked by 400%) as per 2018-2019 academic year, Covid-19 risk allowance (Rs 10,000 assured by State government) and stipend payment on time.

Sun, 28 Nov 2021 - 06:43 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Karnataka, KARD, Doctors, Covid-19, strike

Courtesy: Free Press Journal

Farmers' Protest

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Punjab: Several Government Departments On Strike Ahead Of 2022 Elections

With the upcoming 2022 elections, Punjab is witnessing the issue of strikes across many governmental departments. Along with the farmers' protests and few ongoing dharnas, the contractual government sweepers have been on a strike since June 13. The power engineers are protesting under the banner of PSEB since June 7. The Revenue officials are on an inter-departmental strike, after their clerical staff came back from one.

Sat, 19 Jun 2021 - 03:30 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Punjab, government departments, strike, Farmers' Protest

Courtesy: The Indian Express