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The Uttarakhand government has cited the surge in Covid-19 cases to prohibit doctors from striking work.(Representational image/HT PHOTO)

Uttarakhand invokes ESMA, bans doctors from going on strike till March 2021

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2020 12:04 AM IST
On Friday, over 2000 private doctors across Uttarakhand are scheduled to go on strike protesting against Central government allowing Ayurvedic doctors to perform certain surgeries.
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Adityanath’s government in Uttar Pradesh invoked the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) on Wednesday to ban strikes.(ANI)
Adityanath’s government in Uttar Pradesh invoked the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) on Wednesday to ban strikes.(ANI)

Uttar Pradesh govt invokes ESMA, bans strikes

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON NOV 26, 2020 09:32 AM IST
The decision in invoke ESMA came ahead of Thursday’s nationwide strike called by central trade unions.
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Tripura became the second state after Madhya Pradesh to implement ESMA that came into effect from Thursday midnight. (Photo by Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)
Tripura became the second state after Madhya Pradesh to implement ESMA that came into effect from Thursday midnight. (Photo by Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)

Tripura becomes second state to invoke ESMA to manage Covid-19 outbreak

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2020 03:11 PM IST
Services related to public conservancy, banking, communication and transport, sanitation, water supply, hospitals, or defence related are considered essential and come under the purview of the Act.
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Rewari resident Sharmila was hired as bus conductor on a three-month contract by the Haryana government during the 18-day strike by state roadways’ employees.(HT Photo)
Rewari resident Sharmila was hired as bus conductor on a three-month contract by the Haryana government during the 18-day strike by state roadways’ employees.(HT Photo)

Haryana Roadways’ 1st woman conductor loses job after employees call off strike

By Hardik Anand | Hindustan Times, Rohtak
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2018 04:05 PM IST
Rewari resident Sharmila, 32, a differently abled mother of two daughters, was given a three-month contractual job as a bus conductor by the Haryana government when the state’s public transport service was paralysed due to the strike by roadways’ employees since October 16.
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Several contractual employees of DTC transport agency have been boycotting work since October 22, demanding ‘equal pay for equal work’ and regularisation of their posts(HT File Photo)
Several contractual employees of DTC transport agency have been boycotting work since October 22, demanding ‘equal pay for equal work’ and regularisation of their posts(HT File Photo)

DTC strike: Kejriwal questions LG Baijal’s inaction in resolving issue

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 01, 2018 09:20 AM IST
Most workers want to attend work. They are being prevented by BJP goons. Police is not taking action despite ESMA. LG is refusing to meet, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal tweeted.
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The ongoing strike entered 13th day on Sunday.(Manoj Dhaka/HT)
The ongoing strike entered 13th day on Sunday.(Manoj Dhaka/HT)

Haryana Roadways strike: Govt appeals protestors to resume work from today

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh/rohtak
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2018 11:27 AM IST
Various government staff unions on Sunday announced statewide stir on October 30-31 to mount pressure on the state government
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The plight of hundreds of commuters continued for all these days despite government efforts.(HT Photo)
The plight of hundreds of commuters continued for all these days despite government efforts.(HT Photo)

Khattar blinks, invites Haryana Roadways leaders on strike for talks

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2018 10:12 AM IST
The state roadways employees are protesting against the government’s move to induct 700 private buses, which they held was a step towards privatisation.
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Hundreds of commuters were stranded across Haryana on Thursday, the third day of the roadways employees’ strike against the government’s move to induct 700 private buses.(HT Photo)
Hundreds of commuters were stranded across Haryana on Thursday, the third day of the roadways employees’ strike against the government’s move to induct 700 private buses.(HT Photo)

On Day 3 of staff strike, Haryana suspends long-route bus service

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2018 10:29 AM IST
The roadways employees extended their two-day strike till October 19 despite the Essential Services Maintenance Act (Esma), which is in force since August.
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(HT File)
(HT File)

Haryana Roadways staff extend strike till Friday

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2018 10:08 AM IST
Defying the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA), the roadways employees had begun their strike on Tuesday, compromising the public transportation system in the state.
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The employees are protesting against the induction of about 700 buses of private operators, which they allege is an attempt to favour some chosen few and a step towards privatisation.(HT Photo)
The employees are protesting against the induction of about 700 buses of private operators, which they allege is an attempt to favour some chosen few and a step towards privatisation.(HT Photo)

Haryana roadways strike: 200 employees terminated, three officers suspended

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2018 09:44 AM IST
The officials were suspended for failing to perform their duty as bus services remain badly hit across Haryana, emergency recruitment process initiated
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Several union leaders held, services partially restored towards afternoon. At a few places policemen double-up as conductors.(HT Photo)
Several union leaders held, services partially restored towards afternoon. At a few places policemen double-up as conductors.(HT Photo)

Hundreds stranded in state on first day of Haryana roadways strike

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2018 09:56 AM IST
The roadways employees went on strike despite Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) being in force, which prohibits strike by the employees.
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There are about 19,000 employees in Haryana roadways, which has about 4,100 buses, in which over 12 lakh passengers travel daily.(HT File)
There are about 19,000 employees in Haryana roadways, which has about 4,100 buses, in which over 12 lakh passengers travel daily.(HT File)

Haryana roadways employees to go on two-day strike from today

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2018 09:21 AM IST
The roadways employees are protesting against the government’s decision to rope in about 700 buses from private operators, which they allege is an attempt to favour some chosen few and a step towards privatisation in the department.
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