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Mumbai civic workers call off strike


September 21st, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Employees of Mumbai's civic body called off their strike Tuesday evening after Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan assured them to look into their demand for pay ... Read more...

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Tension as cops clash with students, stop Telangana march


September 19th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Students of Hyderabad's Osmania University and Nizam College clashed with police Monday after they were stopped from taking out a march to demand a separate ... Read more...

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Telangana movement intensifies as teachers join strike


September 16th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 15 (IANS) The indefinite general strike in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh to demand a separate state intensified on its fourth day Friday with teachers also joining ... Read more...

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Telangana collieries strike hits power supplies in south India


September 15th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 15 (IANS) The indefinite strike by employees of Singareni Collieries in Telangana has hit electricity supplies to the southern states with authorities in Andhra Pradesh imposing ... Read more...

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Telangana remains paralysed for second day


September 14th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) The administration remained paralysed in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh Wednesday as the indefinite strike by over 400,000 government employees continued for the second day.Delivery ... Read more...

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‘People’s strike’ brings Telangana to a halt


September 13th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) The administration in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh came to a standstill as the "people's strike" began Tuesday, intensifying the movement for separate statehood ... Read more...

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Doctors call off strike in Maharashtra


September 11th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Over 3,000 striking doctors across Maharashtra Sunday evening called off their protest that began three days ago after officials ensured them of meeting their demands.Maharashtra Association ... Read more...

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Doctors’ strike hits Maharashtra, talks fail


September 10th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Medical services in Maharashtra were severely hit Saturday as over 3,000 resident doctors in government hospitals across the state went on an indefinite strike to press ... Read more...

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More Mumbai doctors strike work demanding safety


September 9th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) Resident doctors of two other Mumbai hospitals Friday joined their counterparts at Sion hospital who are on an indefinite strike to protest aginst the assault on ... Read more...

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Government staff strike in Telangana from Sep 13


September 3rd, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) Government employees in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh will go on indefinite strike from Sep 13 as part of "sakala janula samme" or mass ... Read more...

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Telangana JAC rules out postponing strike


August 29th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 29 (IANS) The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) Monday ruled out postponing the proposed indefinite mass strike from Sep 6 to press the demand for a separate ... Read more...

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Second day of truckers’ strike in Tamil Nadu


August 20th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) The indefinite strike called by truckers seeking a cut in toll charges continued for the second day Saturday but did not impact much the movement of ... Read more...

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Over half of Tamil Nadu’s trucks off the roads


August 19th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 19 (IANS) Over 130,000 trucks, or over half the total, in Tamil Nadu did not run Friday owing to the indefinite strike called by the All India Motor ... Read more...

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Medical aid for Hazare’s supporters at Ramlila ground


August 18th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) A team of doctors from the Delhi Medical Association (DMA) would provide medical help to thousands of people who will fast with Anna Hazare at ... Read more...

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Thousands march towards Jantar Mantar


August 17th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Thousands of people supporting Gandhian Anna Hazare and his demand for a strong Lokpal Bill gathered at India Gate in the capital Wednesday evening and ... Read more...

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JAC to intensify Telangana movement


August 17th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 17 (IANS) The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) Wednesday decided to intensify the agitation for a separate state from Thursday by pressuring legislators who had given their ... Read more...

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Anna arrested, sent to Tihar (Lead)


August 16th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare was sent to seven days judicial custody in Tihar Jail, hours after he was detained Friday ahead of his fast-unto-death for ... Read more...

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Telangana employees reject invitation for talks


August 11th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Government employees in Telangana Thursday rejected the Andhra Pradesh government's invitation for talks over their proposed indefinite strike from Aug 17 to demand creation of ... Read more...

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Telangana employees launch protest for separate state


August 9th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 8 (IANS) Government employees in Telangana Monday launched protests ahead of their indefinite strike from Aug 17, demanding a separate Telangana state.The employees began "work to rule" ... Read more...

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Telangana employees gearing up for indefinite strike


August 7th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 7 (IANS) Government employees in Telangana region are set to protest from Monday in the run up to the indefinite strike from Aug 17, even as the ... Read more...

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TRS slams Chidambaram’s statement on Telangana


August 6th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 6 (IANS) The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Saturday reacted strongly to union Home Minister P. Chidambaram's statement in parliament that political parties in Andhra Pradesh should arrive ... Read more...

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TRS legislators again submit their resignations


July 25th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 25 (IANS) All 11 legislators of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) sent in their resignations to Andhra Pradesh assembly speaker Monday, two days after he rejected the ... Read more...

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No alternative to Telangana, Andhra leaders tell Azad


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) Congress leaders from Telangana Friday asked the party central leadership to take a decision on statehood for the region before Aug 1 and made ... Read more...

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Telangana employees determined to strike


July 21st, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 21 (IANS) Unfazed by the reported government threats to invoke the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) and implement "no work no pay", the employees in Andhra Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Nepal trade unions warn of fresh strikes


July 20th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 20 (IANS) Nearly a dozen trade unions have warned of an indefinite strike nationwide from July 31 over a controversial hike in wages even as an Indian trade ... Read more...

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Telangana rail blockade July 14


July 9th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 9 (IANS) The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) Saturday called for a day's rail blockade across Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region July 14 while government employees would go ... Read more...

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Medical students in Shillong back to classes after stir


July 5th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 5 (IANS) Medical students of the North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute for Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS) here in Meghalaya Tuesday resumed their normal classes after a ... Read more...

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MBBS students call off agitation in Meghalaya


July 5th, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 4 (IANS) Students of the North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute for Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS) here Monday called off their indefinite strike, on its eighth day, ... Read more...

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Private bus operators in Kerala to go on strike


June 25th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 25 (IANS) With diesel prices hiked by Rs.3 a litre, private bus operators in Kerala Saturday demanded a rise in bus fares and called for a token strike ... Read more...

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Bihar doctors go on a day’s strike to protest lynching


May 31st, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 31 (IANS) All the government doctors in Bihar are observing a day-long token strike Tuesday to protest the death of a doctor who was lynched by prisoners inside ... Read more...

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Maoist dissidents call Nepal closure Tuesday


May 23rd, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 23 (IANS) Dissidents who broke away from Nepal's ruling Maoist party have called a nationwide shutdown Tuesday demanding an end to foreign intervention and the bifurcation of the ... Read more...

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Auto strike cripples Delhi; unions refuse to budge


May 20th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) It was a tough day Friday for Delhiites as thousands of autorickshaws went off the roads with the auto unions demanding that the Delhi government ... Read more...

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Autos off Delhi roads from Thursday midnight


May 19th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The residents of the national capital are in for a major hassle as more than half of Delhi's 55,000 autorickshaws will stay off road from ... Read more...

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Indefinite auto strike in Delhi from Wednesday


May 17th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Protesting against the installation of Global Positioning System (GPS) in the auto-rickshaws, some of the auto unions in the capital are set to launch indefinite strike ... Read more...

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Second round of talks between Govt. and striking pilots today


May 5th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): With the pilots' strike entering its ninth-day, the second round of talks between Air India and pilots to end the deadlock will take place today.Civil Aviation Secretary ... Read more...

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