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Bank unions to observe nationwide strike tomorrow to protest ‘anti-labour policies’

AIBEA, which comprises four lakh bank employees from various public and old private sector and a few foreign banks as its members, represents the majority of the banks except State Bank of India and Indian Overseas Bank.
Ten central trade unions have called for a nationwide strike on Thursday.(PTI File Photo)
Ten central trade unions have called for a nationwide strike on Thursday.(PTI File Photo)
Published on Nov 25, 2020 02:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar

Uttar Pradesh may fund religious travel of 1.5 crore labourers from state

The scheme is likely to be announced by chief minister Yogi Adityanath on November 10, the birth anniversary of Dattopant Thengadi.
The initiative comes in the backdrop of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s recent Lucknow visit, during which he called upon the cadres to focus on migrants and labourers in urban areas, farmers in rural areas and environment. (ANI)
The initiative comes in the backdrop of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s recent Lucknow visit, during which he called upon the cadres to focus on migrants and labourers in urban areas, farmers in rural areas and environment. (ANI)
Updated on Sep 17, 2020 01:18 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Manish Chandra Pandey

‘Biggest blow’: RSS body opposes pictorial warning on beedi packs by Centre

The Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, which is an affiliate of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, has asked the central ministry to view beedi as separate from other tobacco products and formulate new policies accordingly.
Taking up cudgels for them, the RSS body underscored that workers in this agro-forest-based industry are predominantly unorganised and uneducated. (Photo: Reuter
Taking up cudgels for them, the RSS body underscored that workers in this agro-forest-based industry are predominantly unorganised and uneducated. (Photo: Reuter
Updated on Jun 08, 2020 08:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi

BMS to organise nationwide protest on June 10 against privatisation

“A nationwide protest under the banner ‘Save Public Sector, Save India’ will be organised in the form of a day-long dharna, protest meetings, and campaign etc; at the unit level,” said Vrijesh Upadhyay, general secretary, Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS).
The Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS ) has taken an adversarial position against the government’s decision.(Ravi Choudhary/HT file photo)
The Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS ) has taken an adversarial position against the government’s decision.(Ravi Choudhary/HT file photo)
Updated on Jun 04, 2020 04:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran

RSS-backed Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh protests against changes to labour laws, petitions President

Workers associated with the BMS held a demonstration and submitted a memorandum to President Ram Nath Kovind, urging him to put a halt to the changes announced by the states.
The BMS has also criticised several state governments, including the BJP-ruled Gujarat for failing to address the concerns of the migrant workers, pointing out that while the union government has issued directive to all states to provide transport facilities, workers are continuing to walk back home.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
The BMS has also criticised several state governments, including the BJP-ruled Gujarat for failing to address the concerns of the migrant workers, pointing out that while the union government has issued directive to all states to provide transport facilities, workers are continuing to walk back home.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 20, 2020 06:38 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi

‘State governments failed’: RSS-backed Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh on migrants’ plight

The Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh said workers have been left to their devices by their employers and contractors who they served for many years and contributed as wealth creators.
The labour wing of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) particularly targeted the governments of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Delhi, Punjab, Rajasthan, West Bengal, Gujarat and Jharkhand for failing to take care of the migrants. (Photo by Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)
The labour wing of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) particularly targeted the governments of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Delhi, Punjab, Rajasthan, West Bengal, Gujarat and Jharkhand for failing to take care of the migrants. (Photo by Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on May 16, 2020 06:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi

Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh calls for nationwide protest against labour laws on May 20

The labour wing of RSS also condemned a decision by states such as Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Goa to increase working hours from eight to 12 hours.
According to a BMS functionary, demonstrations will be held in districts and industrial estates, while observing social distance norms, against the decision to freeze labour laws and increase working hours in several states.(Ravi Choudhary/HT PHOTO)
According to a BMS functionary, demonstrations will be held in districts and industrial estates, while observing social distance norms, against the decision to freeze labour laws and increase working hours in several states.(Ravi Choudhary/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 14, 2020 04:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran

Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh asks states to outline post-Covid road map for economic activity

In a statement issued on Monday, the labour wing of the RSS said state governments have been unable to convince the public as to how labour laws are hurdles to economic activities and about the emergent situation requiring the extreme step of suspending labour laws.
The BMS also asked states to reverse decisions to allow labour law holidays and changes to such legislations.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
The BMS also asked states to reverse decisions to allow labour law holidays and changes to such legislations.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Updated on May 11, 2020 08:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Covid-19 update: BMS meets Amit Shah, submits list of demands

The delegation also said that provisions should be made for those migrant workers who are interested in returning to their place of work; all registered constructions workers must get the relief payment through banks or in cash on basis of identification and verification of their documents.
A delegation of Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh met union Home minister Amit Shah on Friday (ANI Photo)(ANI)
A delegation of Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh met union Home minister Amit Shah on Friday (ANI Photo)(ANI)
Published on May 08, 2020 10:46 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

‘No precautionary measure, no emergency alarm’: BMS submits report on Vizag gas leak to NGT

The report states that neither did the company take any precautionary measures, nor did it use the emergency alarm immediately after the incident to alert people.
The report submitted by the BMS president of Andhra Pradesh unit Mannava Sravan Kumar said it was the villagers who alerted authorities about the leakages.(PTI)
The report submitted by the BMS president of Andhra Pradesh unit Mannava Sravan Kumar said it was the villagers who alerted authorities about the leakages.(PTI)
Published on May 07, 2020 11:10 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran

Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh on nationwide strike, asks govt to focus on social issues and welfare schemes

A delegation of Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh met Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in New Delhi on Monday.(PTI Photo)
A delegation of Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh met Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in New Delhi on Monday.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Jan 03, 2020 10:52 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran

Key RSS meeting begins in Rajasthan today, economy on agenda

A hard line affiliate of the Sangh, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, a key campaigner for the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya is also expected to present details of the case, which is currently being heard on a daily basis in the SC.
These affiliates of the Sangh have in the past underlined the need to create more jobs and to streamline issues pertaining to economic policies.(HT image)
These affiliates of the Sangh have in the past underlined the need to create more jobs and to streamline issues pertaining to economic policies.(HT image)
Updated on Sep 07, 2019 06:36 AM IST
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New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

RSS’ labour wing opposes bank merger, says govt hasn’t learnt from earlier mistakes

The Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) said it will support the agitation being planned by United Front of Banking Unions against the government’s decision to merge ten banks.
Among the banks to be merged is Punjab National Bank which will amalgamate with the Oriental Bank of Commerce and the United Bank.(REUTERS)
Among the banks to be merged is Punjab National Bank which will amalgamate with the Oriental Bank of Commerce and the United Bank.(REUTERS)
Published on Sep 01, 2019 09:12 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By Ramesh Babu

Declare pension as fundamental right, RSS labour wing tells government

The organisation’s reference is to the new pension scheme for informal sector workers announced by the government in the Interim Budget.
Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh wants governmnent to declare pension fundamental right.. (Photo by Ravi Choudhary/ Hindustan Times)(Ravi Choudhary/HT PHOTO)
Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh wants governmnent to declare pension fundamental right.. (Photo by Ravi Choudhary/ Hindustan Times)(Ravi Choudhary/HT PHOTO)
Published on Feb 18, 2019 11:41 PM IST
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New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Violent protests, rail blockades in many states on 2nd day of Bharat Bandh

In Mumbai, lakhs of commuters faced hardships as an indefinite strike called by BEST, the city’s civic transport undertaking, continued. There were only five buses plying on city roads.
Left parties members and supporters block the Dak Bungalow road during a protest on the 2nd day of 48-hour nationwide general strike called by the central trade unions against alleged anti-worker policies and unilateral labour reforms, in Patna on January 9.(PTI Photo)
Left parties members and supporters block the Dak Bungalow road during a protest on the 2nd day of 48-hour nationwide general strike called by the central trade unions against alleged anti-worker policies and unilateral labour reforms, in Patna on January 9.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Jan 09, 2019 06:54 PM IST
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Bharat bandh highlights: Stray incidents of violence mar day 1 of workers strike

Central trade unions have launched a two-day nationwide strike in protest against the government’s ‘anti-worker policies’. The trade unions are demanding minimum wages and social security schemes, among others.The major trade unions on strike include INTUC, AITUC and CITU, among others. RSS-affiliated Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh or BMS is not participating in the strike.Highlights:

Updated on Jan 08, 2019 10:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

RSS affiliates to back govt, but keep up pressure on support for farm sector

As the BJP gears up to seek a fresh mandate, affiliates such as Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS), Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM) and Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS) are publicising the demands met by the government.
Differences between the BJP government and RSS affiliates have hinged on issues such as low wages and lack of social security for the unorganised sector, and allowing FDI in defence, food processing and pharmaceuticals.(AFP/Picture for representation)
Differences between the BJP government and RSS affiliates have hinged on issues such as low wages and lack of social security for the unorganised sector, and allowing FDI in defence, food processing and pharmaceuticals.(AFP/Picture for representation)
Updated on Oct 12, 2018 07:50 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran

RSS affiliate opposes Centre’s proposal to merge labour laws

The BJP-led government has proposed to merge labour laws that govern institutions such as Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation and Employees’ State Insurance Corporation to create a Labour Code on Social Security.
The Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh has demanded the creation of a separate ministry of social security, pointing out that four ministries now handle issues related to about 490 million workers.(HT/File Photo)
The Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh has demanded the creation of a separate ministry of social security, pointing out that four ministries now handle issues related to about 490 million workers.(HT/File Photo)
Published on May 12, 2018 10:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
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