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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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Violence rocks Yanam, workers kill company official (Second Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 27 (IANS) A senior official of a ceramics company was Friday killed in an attack by workers after their leader died in police custody as large-scale violence rocked ... Read more...

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Workers kill company official in Yanam (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 27 (IANS) A senior official of a ceramics company was Friday killed in an attack by workers after their leader died in police custody as large-scale violence rocked ... Read more...

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Three workers injured in police firing in Yanam


January 27th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Three industrial workers were injured Friday as police opened fire when large-scale violence by employees of a ceramics factory rocked Yanam, a region of Puducherry but ... Read more...

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Hooda optimistic of breakthrough in Maruti impasse


October 20th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Gurgaon, Oct 20 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Thursday said he expected the talks the Maruti Suzuki management and striking workers were having to end the dragging ... Read more...

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As ‘people’s strike’ weakens, Congress faces Telangana groups’ ire


October 18th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Leaders of the ruling Congress party Tuesday faced the ire of groups fighting for separate Telangana state for their reluctance to join the "people's strike", ... Read more...

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Maruti deadlock continues as talks fail


October 17th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Talks between the workers and management of automobile giant Maruti Suzuki failed to make any headway Monday, with the strike at the company's Manesar plant ... Read more...

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Talks to start Monday to resolve Maruti strike


October 15th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Manesar, Oct 15 (IANS) After being evicted from automobile giant Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant, the firm's striking workers Saturday said negotiations for ending the nine-day stir would start ... Read more...

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Maruti suspends production at Gurgaon plant


October 13th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Oct 13 (IANS) Maruti Suzuki has suspended production at its factory here for two days from Friday in view of the strike at its component supplying plant in Manesar, ... Read more...

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Agitating workers asked to vacate Maruti premises


October 13th, 2011 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Oct 13 (IANS) The district administration has taken strong exception to the workers' strike in Maruti-Suzuki plant at Manesar and at Suzuki's two-wheeler plant. The workers have been advised ... Read more...

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Maruti strike continues for sixth day, production hit


October 12th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The strike at the country's largest car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant in Haryana continued for the sixth day Wednesday, with workers at its component ... Read more...

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Maruti strike continues for fifth day, production hit


October 11th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) A strike at the country's largest car manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant continued for the fifth day Tuesday as a stand-off between striking workers and ... Read more...

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Workers have seized Manesar plant: Maruti


October 11th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon/New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Striking workers at Maruti's Manesar plant Monday seized control of the factory and indulged in acts of violence and vandalism, the company said.Managers and supervisors ... Read more...

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Maruti-Suzuki strike ends, workers to join Monday


October 1st, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh Oct 1 (IANS) The 33-day-old strike by workers of the Maruti-Suzuki car manufacturing plant at Manesar in Haryana has come to an end and workers will resume work Monday, ... Read more...

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Comstar Automotive workers’ strike continues for 28th day


September 7th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) The workers' strike at auto component manufacturer Comstar Automotive Technologies continued for the 28th day Wednesday with the management and the workers declining to budge ... Read more...

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Striking Comstar Automotive workers plan fast


August 19th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 19 (IANS) Striking workers at the automotive component maker Comstar Automotive Technologies Pvt Ltd plan fast along with their family members as their next course of action if ... Read more...

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Day 13 of Maruti workers strike


June 16th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The strike at Maruti Suzuki's plant in Manesar town of Haryana continued for the 13th day Thursday as talks between the workers and management failed ... Read more...

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Maruti workers’ strike into day 12


June 15th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The strike at Maruti Suzuki's plant in Manesar town of Haryana continued for the 12th day Wednesday as talks between the workers and management failed ... Read more...

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Indian telecom JV reels under step-motherly treatment in Nepal


January 18th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 18 (IANS) Nepal's first private telecom operator continues to reel under the stepmotherly treatment meted out to it by deposed king Gyanendra's regime in 2005, with its business ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa supports striking Neyveli Lignite workers


October 12th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 12 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday extended her support to the 13,000 striking contract workers of Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd (NLC) and demanded that the ruling DMK urge ... Read more...

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Workers rally in South Africa, government offers talk


August 26th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Aug 26 (IANS) Thousands of government workers, including teachers and health staff, took out rallies across South Africa Thursday after nine days of strikes over salary hike, forcing authorities to call ... Read more...

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Dhaka books 4,000 agitating garment workers


August 3rd, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 3 (IANS) Police in Bangladesh Tuesday booked nearly 4,000 garment sector workers protesting against a new wage structure announced last week, signalling tough measures to curb industrial violence that has ... Read more...

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Strike stalls Panama Canal expansion project


July 8th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panama City, July 8 (IANS/EFE) The construction of a third set of locks for the Panama Canal has been stalled due to a strike involving close to 700 workers, who are demanding ... Read more...

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Kerala opposition cries foul as Left attends assembly


July 5th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 5 (IANS) The Congress-led opposition in Kerala Monday accused ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) legislators of double standards, saying while they attended the assembly they had asked others to take ... Read more...

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Greek riot police clash with protesters in Athens


June 29th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, June 29 (DPA) Greek riot police clashed with protesters marching through the capital Athens Tuesday against government austerity measures. Riot police, wielding batons, fired tear gas at groups of stone-throwing protesters in ... Read more...

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Agitating Hyundai Motor workers arrested


June 8th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 8 (IANS) Over 280 Hyundai Motors India workers staging a sit-in protest at the car plant were arrested Tuesday, even as talks between the company's management and the employees union ... Read more...

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Hyundai Motor India suffers Rs.65 cr loss as production stops (Lead)


June 7th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 7 (IANS) Production at the Hyundai Motor India plant near here has come to a halt since Sunday night after workers went on a sit-in strike, demanding reinstatement of 67 ... Read more...

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81 arrested in South Africa as protests continue


May 27th, 2010 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, May 26 (DPA) A wave of strikes and protests continued Wednesday in South Africa with police arresting 81 striking workers in the Eastern Cape province during a violent demonstration, a little ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s local trains badly hit by motormen strike


May 3rd, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 3 (ANI): The strike called by the Railway motormen for a better pay, caused a lot of trouble for daily commuters, as all the local trains running in Mumbai have ... Read more...

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Corbett National Park closes following staff strike


May 1st, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Jim Corbett National Park (Uttarakhand), May 1 (ANI): Flash protest by forest officials and other staff has forced closure of Uttarakhand's famous Jim Corbett National Park.Many tourists had ... Read more...

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Lunch-only Beer Makes Carlsberg Workers Agitated


April 9th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Copenhagen, Apr 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The trend of workers declaring strike happening across Europe took a bizarre turn in Denmark where Carlsberg brewery employees went on strike to protest against ... Read more...

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Leader of striking employees held in Kashmir


April 7th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 7 (IANS) The head of the Employees Joint Action Committee (EJAC), spearheading the Jammu and Kashmir government employees' strike that entered its third day Wednesday, has been taken into "preventive ... Read more...

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Orissa threatens ESMA as garbage piles up


February 18th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 18 (IANS) The Orissa government Thursday threatened to impose the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) against striking cleaning workers as garbage further piled up in the temple town of Puri. The ... Read more...

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Garbage continues to pile up in pilgrim city Puri


February 17th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 17 (IANS) Heaps of garbage continued to pile up in the main street of Orissa's pilgrim city Puri as the indefinite strike by cleaning workers entered the third day Wednesday. Instead ... Read more...

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Striking Nokia workers to resume duty Saturday


January 23rd, 2010 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Chennai Jan 22 (IANS) The striking workers in the Nokia India plant near here will resume work Saturday morning, ending their four day strike that began Tuesday over the transfer of an ... Read more...

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