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Hold your horses, Bengal minister tells taxi, bus owners (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) As bus, minibus and taxi operators in West Bengal threatened an indefinite strike if fares were not immediately raised in the wake of the abrupt ... Read more...

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Millions stranded in Karnataka as bus strike continues


September 14th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 14 (IANS) Millions of people across Karnataka were stranded Friday, as state-run bus services remained crippled for the second day owing to indefinite strike by about 110,000 employees ... Read more...

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Bus unions demand immediate fare hike


September 14th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) In the wake of the abrupt Rs.5 hike in diesel prices, bus and minibus operators in West Bengal Friday threatened to go on an indefinite strike ... Read more...

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Bus strike hits life in Karnataka


September 13th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 13 (IANS) Millions of commuters were stranded at bus stands and railway stations across Karnataka as the state road transport employees struck work Thursday demanding higher wages.Drivers of ... Read more...

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Bihari youth’s death: Kerala doctors threaten strike


August 27th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 27 (IANS) The Kerala Government Medical Officers Association (KGMOA) Monday threatened to go on strike after Chief Minister Oommen Chandy refused to revoke action against five doctors for ... Read more...

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India asks Sri Lanka to free fishermen


July 26th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) India Thursday asked Sri Lanka to release 23 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested on charges of entering the island nation's waters on humanitarian grounds.External Affairs ... Read more...

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India hopeful fishermen captured by Sri Lanka will be released


July 24th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) India said Tuesday it has been pressing Sri Lanka for the early release of 23 its fishermen who were captured by Sri Lankan Navy on ... Read more...

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Oil tankers in Jammu and Kashmir call off strike


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 4 (IANS) The Oil Tankers Association Wednesday called off the indefinite strike across Jammu and Kashmir after the administration approved compensation to the family of a tanker ... Read more...

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Oil tankers in J&K; go on indefinite strike (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 3 (IANS) The Oil Tankers Association here went on an indefinite strike across Jammu and Kashmir from Tuesday, demanding action against those involved in the suspicious death ... Read more...

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Oil tankers in J&K; go on indefinite strike


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 3 (IANS) The Oil Tankers Association here went on an indefinite strike across Jammu and Kashmir from Tuesday, demanding action against those involved in the suspicious death ... Read more...

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Tripura raises salaries of rural job scheme staff


May 18th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 18 (IANS) Following an indefinite strike by the employees associated with the Mahatma gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), the Tripura government Friday increased their salaries.Briefing mediapersons ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh shutdown against hiked excise duty on gold


March 30th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 30 (IANS) A daylong shutdown Friday, called by gold traders and backed by various trade bodies, against the central government's decision of hiking excise duty on gold ... Read more...

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UP politicians rally behind bullion traders


March 26th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 26 (IANS) With bullion traders across Uttar Pradesh going on an indefinite strike Monday against the service tax proposed by union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on non-branded ... Read more...

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Kerala newspaper readers join hands for distribution


March 26th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 26 (IANS) Newspaper readers in India's most literate state have taken up distribution of newspapers in many places in the wake of the week-old strike by newspaper agents.The ... Read more...

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INS condemns news agent strike in Kerala


March 19th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Ashish Bagga, president of The Indian Newspaper Society (INS), has denounced the indefinite strike by newspaper agents set to start in Kerala Tuesday as an ... Read more...

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Air India pilots threaten indefinite strike


March 7th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Upset over non-payment of salaries and other allowances for four months, Air India pilots have again threatened to go on strike from April 1, a union ... Read more...

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Kiran Reddy seeks time from Telangana employees


March 5th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 5 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Monday said the government was waiting for the high court's consent to implement an agreement reached with ... Read more...

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Cabs, private buses remain off road in Himachal


March 1st, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 1 (IANS) Private taxis and buses remained off the road in Himachal Pradesh Thursday as public transport operators observed a day's strike to protest a recent hike in ... Read more...

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Agra jewellers down shutters to protest silver heist


February 21st, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 21 (IANS) Jewellers and bullion merchants in Agra went on an indefinite strike Tuesday downing shutters to protest police failure to nab armed bandits who looted silver worth ... Read more...

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Telangana employees threaten another strike


February 10th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Government employees from Telangana region in Andhra Pradesh Friday threatened to launch a protest from Feb 21, culminating in a strike, if the government failed ... Read more...

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Trade with Bangladesh resumes after Indian traders end stir


December 24th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 24 (IANS) Trade between India and Bangladesh resumed Saturday after the end of a week-long shut down, called by Indian exporters and importers demanding upgradation of infrastructure ... Read more...

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Traders’ stir in Tripura continues to hit Indo-Bangla trade


December 23rd, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 23 (IANS) An indefinite strike Indian exporters and importers have called to press their demand for upgrade of infrastructure along the India-Bangladesh border severely hit trade for ... Read more...

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Abandoned by children, elderly couple fasts for justice


December 9th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Dec 9 (IANS) Harassed, tortured and abandoned by their children, an ailing elderly couple sat on a hunger strike for four days demanding justice before police intervened and the ... Read more...

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Maharashtra government staff strike hits work


November 15th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Work in Maharashtra government departments was paralysed as nearly two million employees, including teachers, went on a day's strike Tuesday demanding better pay and working conditions, ... Read more...

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Haryana government doctors cease work


November 8th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 8 (IANS) Health services in government hospitals and health institutions across Haryana were affected Tuesday as hundreds of government doctors went on a two-day mass casual leave in ... Read more...

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Telangana employees’ strike continues, talks fail


October 15th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) The indefinite strike by government employees in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh demanding a separate state continued for the 33rd day Saturday as the talks ... Read more...

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Bus employees to continue strike for Telangana


October 9th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 9 (IANS) Employees of state-owned Road Transport Corp (RTC) buses Sunday decided to continue their indefinite strike for a separate Telangana state, as the buses remained off ... Read more...

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Excise employees join Telangana strike


October 5th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Thousands of employees of the excise department in Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region joined the "people's strike" for a separate state Wednesday, the 23rd day ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray renews attack on north Indian immigrants


October 4th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) Blaming the north Indian migrants from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar for the auto strike that inconvenienced thousands of Mumbaikars Monday, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena Chief Raj ... Read more...

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Noida farmers to stall building projects


October 3rd, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Noida, Oct 2 (IANS) Farmers of around 54 villages Sunday threatened to stall the projects of builders to protests against the alleged inaction of Noida Authority in meeting their demands ... Read more...

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Telangana groups to lay siege to Hyderabad in October


September 28th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Telangana groups fighting for separate statehood to the region plan to lay siege to Hyderabad in the second week of October, a top leader of ... Read more...

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Telangana protest reaches CM’s office, strike continues


September 26th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh state secretariat Monday resounded to traditional Telangana songs as the protest for a separate Telangana reached the doorstep of Chief Minister N. ... Read more...

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Singareni’s striking miners offered double wages


September 24th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 23 (IANS) In an attempt to woo back striking employees, the state-owned Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) Friday offered double wages for workers who return to work ... Read more...

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Telangana on boil, strike continues


September 23rd, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 23 (IANS) The indefinite 'people's strike' in Telangana for statehood turned violent on the 11th day Friday as Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) activists attacked hunger strike ... Read more...

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Telangana strike on, power cut in Hyderabad


September 21st, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) The indefinite strike by government employees, teachers, transport and coal workers, lawyers and other sections of people in Telangana for separate statehood continued for the ... Read more...

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