intuc

Bengal Congress to protest arrests of party cadres


August 17th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) Giving another jolt to its already alienated ally Trinamool Congress, the Congress Friday said it would submit protests Aug 24 to all police stations in West ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Trade unions to march in support of Maruti workers


August 16th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 16 (IANS) Trade unions of different political hues said they will march here Friday to demonstrate their support for Maruti Suzuki workers who are demanding a judicial probe ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Over 20 injured in Bengal clash over INTUC leader’s killing


August 15th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) Over 20 people, including 16 policemen, were injured in West Bengal's Hooghly district after supporters of a murdered Congress leader clashed with the police, officials said ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bengal questions staff for absence on strike day


March 7th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 7 (IANS) Coming down hard on employees who stayed away from work Feb 28 when a strike was called by central trade unions, the West Bengal government Wednesday ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CITU hails strike as success, calls Mamata liar


February 28th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) Hailing the impact of the countrywide general strike in West Bengal, the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) -- the labour arm of the Communist ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Trade unions strike hits life across Karnataka


February 28th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 28 (IANS) The one-day strike by a dozen central trade unions Tuesday affected life in cities and towns across Karnataka, including this tech hub, with shops, banks, factories, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mamata calls general strike a failure in West Bengal


February 28th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) Claiming that the nationwide general strike called by 11 trade unions has not been able to garner good response in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Few people on road, trains affected in Bengal


February 28th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) Streets wore a near empty look and train services were disrupted as protestors put up blockades at various railway stations Tuesday in West Bengal where normal ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Strike cripples life in Tripura


February 28th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 28 (IANS) A nationwide strike called by 11 major trade unions to protest increasing prices, privatisation and other issues Tuesday crippled life in Left-ruled Tripura."The strike was total ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

A strike call that has galvanised the Mamata government (West Bengal Newsletter)


February 26th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 26 (IANS) The general strike called by 11 central trade unions Tuesday has emerged as the latest political flashpoint in West Bengal, with the Mamata Banerjee government ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Trade union wants Rs.300 wages for rural jobs scheme (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The new executive committee of the Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) Wednesday sought minimum wages of Rs.300 for labourers engaged in the central ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Trade union wants anti-graft observers for rural jobs


February 8th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The new executive committee of the Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) Wednesday sought anti-corruption observers for the central government's rural job scheme and enhanced ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bengal slammed for plans to scrap emloyees’ union rights


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 2 (IANS) The West Bengal government's plans to drop a clause in service rules of its employees that gives them full trade union rights have drawn the ire ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Political infighting jeopardising labour movement: Unions


January 9th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) Stressing that high ambitions of political parties have led to infighting between trade unions and jeopardised labour movement in the country, unions Monday said there was ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now, a pro-Kundankulam rally


November 11th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 11 (IANS) Even as the anti-Kudankulam nuclear plant protest entered its 25th day Friday, a pro-Kudankulam rally was called by Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) near Tirunelveli ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Bengal mulls merging labour unions


October 20th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) The West Bengal government is considering merging various labour unions in industrial units to tackle problems caused by their large number, a minister said Thursday."The industrial ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Left, Congress trade unions flay Mamata government


September 12th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) The labour arms of the Left parties and the Congress Monday accused West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government of committing atrocities on the working class and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Nationalise Goa’s mining industry: Congress MP


July 4th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 4 (IANS) The Rs.6,000 crore open cast mining industry in Goa should be nationalised to conserve the country's national resources, veteran trade union leader and Congress Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Striking GM workers in Gujarat resume work


May 5th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, April 5 (IANS) Work commenced at the Halol, Gujarat, plant of automobile company General Motors Thursday after the end of the 54-day-old workers strike.According to P.Balandran, vice-president (corporate affairs), ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dunlop drops lay-off notice, asks workers to join duty


April 6th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) The lay-off notice issued by tyre-maker Dunlop India at its Sahaganj plant in West Bengal's Hooghly district has been withdrawn and the management has asked all ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dunlop to withdraw lay-off notice at Bengal plant


April 5th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) The lay-off notice issued by tyre-maker Dunlop India at its Sahaganj plant in West Bengal's Hooghly district will be withdrawn immediately, Ruia Group chairman Pawan K. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Work suspended at Dunlop factory in Bengal


April 4th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) Tyre-maker Dunlop's factory in Sahagunj area of West Bengal's Hooghly district is facing a turmoil after the management put up a suspension of work notice, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Congress office sealed in anti-encroachment drive


March 30th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Dhanbad, March 29 (IANS) The Dhanbad district administration Tuesday sealed the offices of the Congress party, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) and others during an anti-encroachment drive, said an official.On ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

ILO to mark 100th International Women’s Day


March 4th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 4 (IANS) The International Labour Organisation (ILO) will mark the centenary of International Women's Day next week.To commemorate Women's Day in India, ILO will organise a Women's Mela ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Trade unions begin march in Delhi against price rise


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Members of eight major trade unions and national federations of workers Wednesday began their march to Parliament House against price rise. The protesting central trade unions and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kharge concerned over rising violent incidents in Delhi, NCR industrial units


February 9th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 9 (ANI): Union Minister for Labour and Employment Mallikarjun Kharge today chaired a crucial tripartite meeting to review the actions taken in cases of the reported violent incidents in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Deshmukh asks heavy industry PSUs to resolve labour problems


October 13th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Heavy Industries Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh Wednesday asked top officials of public sector Undertakings (PSUs) to sort out labour issues afflicting the units in consultation with trade unions ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

INTUC to protest against ‘anti-worker policies’


September 8th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The Congress-backed Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) will join a mass rally here in February next year against the government's "anti-worker policies", a union leader ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Saffron trade union keeps away from strike


September 7th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS), with a leaning towards the Sangh Parivar, did not take part in the all-India strike Tuesday called by the Left and Congress-backed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Millions strike work against privatisation, rising prices (Intro Roundup)


September 7th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata/Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) India's economy suffered losses worth thousands of crores Tuesday as a 24-hour strike called by eight trade unions against rising prices and privatisation hit life in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

CITU warns of more strikes


September 7th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) Congratulating the masses for making Tuesday's general strike a "success", the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) Tuesday warned of more such strikes and even a siege ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Strike hits bus services in Punjab, Haryana


September 7th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 7 (IANS) Public buses went off the roads in many parts of Punjab and Haryana Tuesday in response to the nationwide strike called by trade unions against price rise and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Millions strike work against privatisation, rising prices (Roundup)


September 7th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata/Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) India's economy suffered losses worth thousands of crores Tuesday as a 24-hour strike called by eight trade unions against rising prices and privatisation hit life in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Strike paralyses parts of India (Afternoon Lead)


September 7th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Millions of people struck work and scores of flights were cancelled as a 24-hour nationwide strike called by eight trade unions against rising prices and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Trade unions’ strike hits life, businesses in Orissa


September 7th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (IANS) The one-day nationwide shutdown called by eight trade unions Tuesday partially hit normal life and businesses in several industrial towns of Orissa. The roads were deserted in Rourkela, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe