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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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Truckers’ strike in India from December 5


November 27th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan KapoorLudhiana, Nov.27 (ANI): The All-India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC), one of the largest bodies of truck operators in the country, declared an indefinite nationwide truckers' strike will be carried out ... Read more...

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‘62 lakh transport vehicles to be off roads July 5′


July 4th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) As many as 62 lakh trucks and other vehicles deployed in India's road transport sector will be off the roads Monday in support of the nationwide shutdown ... Read more...

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One permit to allow trucks travel across country


May 9th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A new regime permitting goods carriers access to the whole country on a single permit came in force Sunday after hectic negotiations between transporters and the government. The ... Read more...

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Truckers put off strike on Kamal Nath’s assurance


March 31st, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Truck operators Wednesday deferred their decision to launch an indefinite strike from April 5 after Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Kamal Nath's assurance on introduction of ... Read more...

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Kamal Nath asks for a day to consider truckers’ demands


March 30th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Kamal Nath Tuesday sought a day's time to reply to the demands of truck operators who have threatened an indefinite strike ... Read more...

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Truck operators to meet Kamal Nath to discuss demands


March 29th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Representatives of the truck operators who announced an indefinite strike from April 5 to protest the recent hike in fuel prices will meet government officials Tuesday to ... Read more...

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Transporters threaten strike from April 5


March 17th, 2010 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 17 (IANS) More than 70 lakh goods-carrying vehicles are likely to be off the roads across the country as the All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) - India's largest ... Read more...

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Fuel price hike: Truckers to go on indefinite strike from April 5


March 5th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): The All India Motor Transport Congress (AITMC) on Friday gave a call for an indefinite strike from April 5 demanding a rollback of the fuel price hike.With ... Read more...

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Transporters, farmers to protest failure to cut fuel prices


January 28th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) Transporters' and farmer's unions will protest in front of parliament in New Delhi next month against the failure of the government to reduce petrol and diesel prices. ... Read more...

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Truckers’ strike off but normalcy may take another day


January 13th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) A day after the truckers called off their eight-day agitation, movement of commodities started resuming on major highways Wednesday, even as supplies of fruits and vegetables continued ... Read more...

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Indian truckers call off eight-day strike (Roundup)


January 12th, 2009 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) In a development that would bring relief to households and the corporate sector alike, Indian transporters called off their eight-day nationwide strike Monday after agreeing to the ... Read more...

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Indian truckers call off eight-day strike


January 12th, 2009 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) In a development that should bring relief to households and the corporate sector alike, Indian transporters called off their eight-day nationwide strike Monday after they agreed to ... Read more...

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Striking truckers to meet transport minister


January 12th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Representatives of truckers associations are expected to meet the government here later Monday, the eighth day of their nationwide strike, after several states invoked the law against ... Read more...

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State Transport Ministers to meet today


January 12th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): A meeting of the State Transport Ministers will be held here today to solve the situation arising out of the truckers strike.A State Transport Ministers'' ... Read more...

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Goods worth Rs.2.5 bn stranded in Tamil Nadu due to strike


January 11th, 2009 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 11 (IANS) Tea, vegetables and perishables worth nearly Rs.2.5 billion (Rs.250 crore) were stranded in various parts of Tamil Nadu as the truckers' strike continued Sunday for the seventh straight ... Read more...

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Truckers” strike called off in many places by local associations


January 11th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI); Brahm Dutt, Secretary, Road Transport and Highways, today reiterated the government stand on transporters'' strike that while the government is open to discussing their problems, it ... Read more...

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‘Don’t panic, ample supply of essential commodities in Delhi’


January 11th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Avoid panic stocking of essential commodities or you may end up shelling out more money. According to the Market Produce Committee in Delhi, there is enough stock ... Read more...

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Centre explores options as truckers’ stir enters seventh day (Roundup)


January 11th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The nationwide truckers' strike entered the seventh day Sunday despite several states using provisions of law to term it illegal even as Union Surface Transport Minister T.R. ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh truckers to continue agitation on day 7


January 11th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 11 (IANS) With the truckers strike entering the seventh day Sunday, Madhya Pradesh transporters said they will continue with their agitation until their demands are fulfilled by the government.The state ... Read more...

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Centre explores options as truckers’ strike enters seventh day


January 11th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The nationwide strike by transporters continued for the seventh day Sunday despite several states using provisions of law to term it illegal even as Union Surface Transport ... Read more...

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Baalu to convene meeting on Monday to discuss truckers strike


January 11th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Union Surface Transport and Shipping Mminister T R Baalu will convene a meeting on Monday with the Ministers of Transport of States to solve the situation ... Read more...

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Foodgrain prices escalate in Uttar Pradesh after truckers stir


January 10th, 2009 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 10 (IANS) The prices of essential commodities, particularly foodgrains, are rising in Uttar Pradesh due to the nationwide truckers strike called by the All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC), a ... Read more...

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Fuel prices to be again cut (Lead)


January 10th, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) Another reduction in fuel prices is round the corner. In the next few weeks, petrol will be cheaper by Rs.5 a litre, diesel by Rs.3 a litre, and ... Read more...

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Goods worth nearly Rs.1 bn stranded in Tamil Nadu


January 10th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 10 (IANS) Tea, vegetables and perishables worth nearly Rs.100 crore (Rs.1 billion) are stranded in various districts in Tamil Nadu on account of the truckers' strike, which continued Saturday for ... Read more...

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Striking truckers reject minister’s plea for talks (Lead)


January 10th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Unimpressed with the government's announcement Saturday that diesel prices may be reduced by Rs.3 a litre, and the transport minister's declaration that he was ready to ... Read more...

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Truckers’ strike hits vegetable supplies in Madhya Pradesh


January 10th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 10 (IANS) The nationwide truckers' strike which entered the sixth day Saturday has started having an impact on vegetable supplies and prices in Madhya Pradesh, though grocery supplies have not ... Read more...

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Apex court to hear plea for action against striking truckers


January 9th, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday decided to hear a public interest lawsuit (PIL) which sought directions to the government to take stern action against the striking truckers.A bench ... Read more...

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Talk about truckers’ ‘reasonable demands’, Advani says


January 9th, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The government must talk to striking truckers on their "reasonable demands" to end the hardships of the common man, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani said ... Read more...

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Deadlock over transporters strike in India continues


January 9th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, ANI 9 (ANI): The stalemate between transporters across the country and the government continued for the fifth day on Wednesday. The Government of India has advised states to act ... Read more...

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Commodity supplies hit as truckers’ strike continues


January 8th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Truckers Thursday said their nationwide strike will continue, even as traders said the four-day-old agitation has hit supplies of essential commodities.Over six million trucks went off the ... Read more...

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Vegetable prices in Delhi shoot up as truckers” strike enters fourth day


January 8th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 8 (ANI): Vegetable prices have almost doubled with vendors at Delhi''s Adazpur wholesale vegetable market blaming the truckers'' strike for supply shortages. "There is a shortage of a ... Read more...

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No response from government, truckers to continue strike (Roundup)


January 7th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) With no government response coming forth to their agitation, Indian truckers vowed to continue their three-day old nation wide strike even as prices of essential commodities started ... Read more...

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Govt. plans to reduce petrol, diesel prices


January 7th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 7 (ANI): The Government on Wednesday said that it might reduce the petrol and diesel prices in the next two to three weeks."We will try to reduce ... Read more...

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