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Strike was on genuine issues, got people’s support: Mamata


September 21st, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee Thursday said people across the country supported the all India shutdown called by the opposition as ... Read more...

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Traders across India to strike Thursday


September 19th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) One of the biggest grouping of Indian traders Wednesday called for a nationwide strike Thursday to protest the decision to allow FDI in multi-brand retail ... Read more...

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1.4 lakh Maharashtra, Goa lawyers join all-India strike (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) All higher and lower courts across Maharashtra and Goa wore a deserted look Wednesday as around 1.4 lakh lawyers joined the two-day nation wide strike ... Read more...

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Maharashtra, Goa lawyers on strike


July 11th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) About 1.40 lakh lawyers in Maharashtra and Goa Wednesday joined the two-day all-India strike to protest the entry of foreign law institutes and universities and a ... Read more...

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Maharashtra lawyers to join all-India strike July 11-12


July 6th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Around 1.40 lakh lawyers from all over Maharashtra and Goa will join the two-day national strike of the 17-lakh strong legal fraternity July 11-12 to ... Read more...

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Air India strike is second longest in aviation industry


July 1st, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The strike by a section of Air India pilots will Monday enter the 57th day, to attain the notorious distinction of becoming the second longest ... Read more...

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Air India strike enters 55th day, two more pilots hospitalised


June 30th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The Air India strike continued for its 55th day Saturday, taking the national carrier's revenue losses to an estimated Rs.605 crore, while two more of ... Read more...

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Air India strike leads to biggest revenue loss


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) The strike by Air India pilots entered the 26th day Saturday, pushing up the airline's revenue losses to more than Rs.350 crore, one of the ... Read more...

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Advani shocker: People upset with BJP too (Second Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) In remarks that are bound to raise eyebrows, former BJP president L.K. Advani said Thursday that people were not happy with the UPA government ... Read more...

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Air India strike continues, losses mount to Rs.330 crore


May 31st, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The strike by pilots of national carrier Air India continued for the 24th day Thursday, pushing up the airline's losses to more than Rs.330 crore."We ... Read more...

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Air India strike continues for 19th day, losses at Rs.290 crore


May 26th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) The Air India pilots' strike continued for the 19th day Saturday, mounting the national carrier's losses to Rs.290 crore."Till now, the losses stand at Rs.270 ... Read more...

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Petrol price hike fuels protests, opposition ire (Roundup)


May 24th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Street protests rocked parts of India against a sharp hike in petrol prices that the opposition denounced as an assault on the common man.Both ... Read more...

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Air India strike enters 17th day; loses Rs.270 crore (Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) The pilot strike in Air India entered the 17th day Thursday with the national carrier's losses mounting to Rs.270 crore."Losses are around Rs.270 crore on ... Read more...

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Air India strike cruel joke on tax payers: Omar


May 8th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 8 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday criticised the strike by Air India pilots, calling it "a cruel joke on tax payers"."Rs.30,000 crore of tax ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh calls Air India ’strike’ illegal (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Tuesday dubbed "illegal" the protest by Air India pilots that has led to the axing of one international flight and ... Read more...

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Banking sector bears brunt of strike


February 28th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) State-owned banks were the worst hit Tuesday as nearly eight lakh government employees went on a nationwide strike called by 11 major trade unions, ... Read more...

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Peaceful start to general strike in Maharashtra


February 28th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Employees of banks, insurance companies, central government and local bodies as well as workers in several private industries joined a 24-hour all India strike of various ... Read more...

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Two Bengal CPI-M leaders killed, Mamata terms it infighting (Second Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) Two Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders, including a former legislator, were killed in a clash in West Bengal Wednesday which the Left Front blamed ... Read more...

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CPI-M condemns murders in Bengal


February 22nd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday accused West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress of murdering two of its leaders in the state.A CPI-M statement here ... Read more...

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Two Bengal CPI-M leaders killed, Left blames Trinamool (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) Two Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders, including a former legislator, were killed in a clash in West Bengal's Burdwan district Wednesday in an incident ... Read more...

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Two CPI-M leaders killed in Bengal


February 22nd, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) Two Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders, including a former legislator, were killed in a clash in Burdwan district of West Bengal Wednesday, police said.Pradip Ta, ... Read more...

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FDI in retail: Complete shutdown in Himachal


December 1st, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 1 (IANS) Shops and commercial establishments were closed in almost all towns in Himachal Pradesh Thursday as traders protested the decision to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in ... Read more...

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FDI strike hits trade and business across Bengal


December 1st, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) Trade and business was crippled across West Bengal Thursday as retailers and wholesalers shut shop to protest the central government's decision to allow 51 percent ... Read more...

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SP workers clash with police during FDI protests


December 1st, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 1 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) activists Thursday clashed with the police and were baton charged in this Uttar Pradesh capital while protesting the central government decision to allow ... Read more...

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Traders in Mumbai strike to oppose FDI in retail


December 1st, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Over one lakh wholesalers, retailers and small traders across Mumbai Thursday joined the all-India strike of the trading community - called by various associations and unions ... Read more...

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BSNL staff on fast, threaten strike Oct 10


September 27th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd's (BSNL) executive and non-executive staff Tuesday observed a day long fast for their demands and threatened an all India strike ... Read more...

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Court seeks to know causes of Air India strike


May 16th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday sought an explanation from the government over the causes of a 10-day strike which crippled the domestic operations of national ... Read more...

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Airlines asked to explain on price hike by May 25


May 14th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Officials of the Competition Commission of India (CCI) will meet private airline officials May 25 to seek their explanation on the sudden hike in fares ... Read more...

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Airlines quizzed on fare hike during Air India stir


May 13th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Competition Commission of India (CCI) Friday met representatives of private airlines seeking an explanation for the sudden hike in fares during the 10-day strike ... Read more...

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Interim relief being worked out to end Air India strike


May 6th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The government's interlocutors are working on an interim arrangement on emoluments for the pilots of the erstwhile Indian Airlines, who have been on strike for ... Read more...

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Air India strike grounds 1,100 flights, loss mounts to Rs.85 crore


May 4th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) As many as 1,100 Air India flights have been cancelled as nearly half of the national carrier's 1,600 pilots continued their strike for the eighth ... Read more...

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Air India cancels 165 flights as pilots continue strike


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) National carrier Air India cancelled close to 165 flights, affecting its international operations as well, as nearly half of its 1,600 pilots continued their strike ... Read more...

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Air India crisis a ploy to shut down airline: BJP


May 1st, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) As the Air India strike continued for the fifth day Sunday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alleged that it was a ploy to shut ... Read more...

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Air India strike inevitable as talks break down


March 7th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Threat of a strike in national carrier Air India seemed inevitable Monday as talks between Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi and a section of ... Read more...

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All efforts on to stave-off Air India strike


March 5th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) All efforts are on to stave-off a strike proposed for next week by a section of Air India pilots, said a senior company official ... Read more...

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