Category : Labor

Ordnance Factory workers strike halted production of defence material at 41 factories for 4 days

The civilian employees at 41 ordnance factories across India had called for a month-long strike from August 20. This strike was called to protest against the ‘corporatisation’ of Ordnance Factory Board. However, the month-long strike was called off on 4th day itself i.e. on August 24 following the fruitful discussion between representatives of various employees’ ….

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Doctors observed nationwide strike over the agitation of the Kolkata assault.

It was a staggering moment for the state of West Bengal when all the doctors of Bengal went on an indefinite strike on June 11. The doctors were protesting over the assault on two junior doctors at Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata by the relatives of a patient who died at ….

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Resident doctors of JJ Hospital called off their strike on May 22 in Mumbai

Resident doctors of JJ hospital went on indefinite strike on May 19 in Mumbai over assault of doctors. This strike was called to protest to demand justice over assault of two doctors at JJ Hospital by a patient’s attendants. Doctors were demanded adequate security to all departments of hospitals. They continued their strike till May ….

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Mumbai – Transporters went on strike on Jan 31 against increase in tax & penalty.

Maharashtra transporters including bus operators went on a day long state-wide token strike on 31st January, 2017. The protest was displayed against the recent hike in RTO fees and taxes under Central Motor Vehicle Rules (CMVR). Several trucks remained off road and hence the goods movement was adversely affected in the state, along with import-export ….

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Kerala- Traders observed state-wide strike on Jan 23 against petrol companies.

The All Kerala Federation of Petroleum Traders (AKFPT) had called for a 24 hour shut down of petrol pumps across the state on 23rd January, 2017. The state committee executive of the federation decided to strike demanding halt on the alleged move of petroleum companies to grant no objection certificate (NoC) for setting up new ….

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Banking services affected due to nationwide strike called by Central Trade Unions (CTUs) on September 2, 2016

The Joint platform of Central Trade Unions (CTUs) of the Country along with Independent National Federations of employees of different industries and services including Confederation of Central Govt. Employees and Workers, had decided to organise All India General Strike on 2nd September 2016, against the anti-people, anti-workers policies and authoritarian attitude of the NDA Government. Bank ….

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Transportation in Karnataka impacted due to shutdown in the state over Cauvery row on September 9, 2016

The sharing of waters of the Cauvery river has been the source of a serious conflict between the two Indian states of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. Tamil Nadu approached the apex court, demanding the state of Karnataka to release water as per the order of Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal outlined in February 2007, thereby giving rise to atrocities ….

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Jr doctors of Patna Medical College Hospital went on strike on May 15, 2016

  Around 600 members of Junior Doctors’ Association (JDA) went on strike since May 15, after 100-strong mob, which included a patient’s attendants, entered the hospital and manhandled junior doctors. The cops caned junior doctors for catching hold of some of the attackers. The striking staff demanded immediate suspension of PMCH principal Dr S N Sinha, ….

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Resident doctors across Rajasthan went on strike from May 30 to June 9

The Resident doctors across the state of Rajasthan had called an indefinite strike from 6 pm on May 30. This strike was called against change in examination system where the copy of thesis would be checked on national level. This strike affected around 20 thousand patients across Rajasthan and more than 200 operations were also ….

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Auto unions went on Partial strike in Hyderabad on May 16, 2016

Few auto unions  led by Telangana Auto Drivers JAC president Amanullah Khan and his associates  went on an indefinite strike on May 16. They are protesting against traffic police to carry out special drive against erring auto drivers. Auto unions were demanding government to recall its decision to cancel auto permits. However the JAC leader suspended the ….

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