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Nagpur man arrested for attending meeting where plan was made to protest at Silver Oak

April 15, 2022 1:22 am

The police, which identified the arrested man as Sandeep Godbole, said he was present at the meeting that took place at the terrace of lawyer Gunaratna Sadavarte – who represents the MSRTC workers in court – where the plan to hold a protest at Silver Oak was made.

Half of MSRTC staffers back at work

April 15, 2022 12:54 am

Nearly 90,000 employees of the MSRTC, one of the largest inter-city bus systems in the country, went on a strike last year demanding the state-owned corporation be merged with the state government to enable them to avail the benefits of being a government servant.

Maharashtra: Two-day strike unlikely to affect services, say power companies

March 28, 2022 6:11 pm

The state government has invoked the Maharashtra Essential Services Maintenance Act (MESMA), barring employees of state-run electricity companies from joining the two-day nationwide strike on March 28 and 29.

Anganwadi workers hold protests against AAP and BJP, demand revocation of termination letters

March 17, 2022 7:17 pm

Calling it the ‘Naak mein dam kar abhiyaan’, the union has been taking out rallies in different localities and protesting outside local offices, sloganeering against both parties, and distributing pamphlets explaining their protests.

Days after clash, revenue officials, lawyers go on strike in Chhattisgarh

February 16, 2022 3:48 am

On Tuesday, all revenue officials in the state locked up the government premises demanding action against the lawyers, while the Bar Council of India (BCI) also announced a strike across the state.

100 doctors of East MCD hospital fired for strike over salary delay

February 05, 2022 1:07 am

Dr Mohd Qasim, secretary, resident doctors’ association of the hospital, said, “The order states that if we do not report to work today, we will be considered terminated. We did not report to work. There has been no fresh interview call, but the order has also not been withdrawn.”

January 19, 1982, Forty Years Ago: Trade union strike

January 19, 2022 12:08 am

🔴 Many union leaders went underground to avoid arrest while making final arrangements for the strike.

MSRTC workers’ strike illegal: Court

January 18, 2022 7:32 am

🔴 The workers have been on strike since October 27 demanding MSRTC’s merger with the state government, in the hope of getting benefits availed by government employees.

500 jewellery manufactures of Rajkot to go on strike today

August 23, 2021 3:59 am

Jewellers say the new requirement will slow down the business cycle and infringe on privacy of customers.

BJP announces chakka jam across 1,000 sites to press for OBC quota in local bodies polls 

June 18, 2021 8:05 pm

BJP general secretary Chandrashekhar Bawankule and party’s all-India secretary Pankaja Munde said the party, in a meeting of its OBC leaders, decided to hold ‘chakka jam’ at 1,000 places across the state. 


BEST employees call off strike

June 22, 2020 6:05 pm

BEST union workers call off 9-day-old strike. One of the terms agreed to was the appointment of a high court judge to negotiate terms.

Expression of views welcomed, if done peacefully: JNU VC

February 15, 2016 7:07 am

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Jawaharlal Nehru University Vice Chancellor Mamidala Jagdesh Kumar on Monday said they encourage open expression of views and ideas as far as it is peaceful. He further said that any problem can be solved through discussion and there is no need to sit on a strike.

Rohith Vemula suicide: JNU students sit on hunger strike

January 25, 2016 5:50 am

New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): Jawaharlal Nehru University students sat on hunger strike to protest against the Dalit scholar's suicide at the University of Hyderabad. One of protestors said they want the accused politicos to resign as soon as possible.