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North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) workers protest demanding the release of eight months' backlogged salary, at Civic Center, in New Delhi, India, Monday, Sept. 28, 2020.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Civic body employees stage protest, threaten indefinite strike from January 7

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 03:11 AM IST
The symbolic protest was carried out by the Confederation of MCD Employees Union — an umbrella body of the civic employees unions.
Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi briefs reporters in Islamabad on December 15, 2020 prior to his trip to the UAE.(AFP/ FILE)
Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi briefs reporters in Islamabad on December 15, 2020 prior to his trip to the UAE.(AFP/ FILE)

India planning surgical strike against us, seeking approval from partners: Pak foreign minister SM Qureshi

Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2020 09:23 PM IST
In a press conference in Abu Dhabi on Friday, Qureshi said Islamabad had “credible information” that New Delhi was planning such a move
The strike has been called to protest against new farm and labour laws that the unions believe promote corporate interests at the expense of farmers and workers.(ANI)
The strike has been called to protest against new farm and labour laws that the unions believe promote corporate interests at the expense of farmers and workers.(ANI)

Trade unions’ strike affects life in Kerala, West Bengal, J’khand

Kolkata/Thiruvananthapuram/Ranchi | By HT Correspondents
PUBLISHED ON NOV 27, 2020 03:00 AM IST
Shops downed their shutters and most buses stayed off the roads.In Kerala, the lone state in the country ruled by a Marxist government, normal life was badly hit . In West Bengal, trains services were disrupted and roads were blocked. Supporters clashed with the police at multiple places.
The all-India union of the railway staff has called for a two-hour strike on October 22 if their bonus is not announced by October 21.(PTI)
The all-India union of the railway staff has called for a two-hour strike on October 22 if their bonus is not announced by October 21.(PTI)

Railway union threatens 2-hour strike on October 22, authorities warn of service break

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 02:33 PM IST
According to the union, the protest is not even for the bonus of this year. The bonus of 2019-20 is due and it is “unfair” to deny last year’s bonus, citing this year’s pandemic, the union has said.
Resident doctors and nurses of Hindu Rao Hospital at a protest earlier this month against the Delhi Government and MCD for non-payment of salaries.(/HT PHOTO)
Resident doctors and nurses of Hindu Rao Hospital at a protest earlier this month against the Delhi Government and MCD for non-payment of salaries.(/HT PHOTO)

Doctors in MCD-run hospitals withdraw indefinite strike on assurance of pay

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 11:31 AM IST
The doctors withdrew the strike after an appeal from the Mayor of North corporation of the MCD that they needed time to arrange funds.
Labourers resume work at a grain market in Kurukshetra after procurement operations resumed on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Labourers resume work at a grain market in Kurukshetra after procurement operations resumed on Tuesday.(HT Photo)

Commission agents end strike, resume paddy procurement after Haryana govt accepts demands

Hindustan Times, Karnal | By Neeraj Mohan
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2020 06:30 AM IST
Say decision to reduce the market and rural development fees is a relief as this will ensure most of the basmati is procured inside mandis
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North Delhi Municipal Corporation engineers threaten strike over unpaid salaries

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
PUBLISHED ON AUG 27, 2020 02:38 PM IST
Forum of engineers has threatened its members will go on a strike if North Delhi Municipal Corporation did not pay their unpaid salaries for three months
Nurses protesting against long duty hours and other grievances at SPS Hospital in Ludhiana on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Nurses protesting against long duty hours and other grievances at SPS Hospital in Ludhiana on Sunday.(HT Photo)

No incentives, long duty hours, say nurses as 60 SPS Hospital staffers go on strike

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2020 10:41 PM IST
Nurses allege they are doing double shifts, wear PPE kits for 12 hours which prevents them from going to the toilet or drinking water; and have not been given Rs 200 for Covid duty as promised
Ordnance Factory workers in Pune during a protest against the Centre’s move to corporatize the country’s ordnance factories.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Ordnance Factory workers in Pune during a protest against the Centre’s move to corporatize the country’s ordnance factories.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Employees at 41 ordnance factories to go on indefinite strike against corporatisation

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Tanmay Chatterjee
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2020 10:54 PM IST
The date of the beginning of the strike is yet to be announced but the employees’ unions said that the strike will be deferred if the killings in Ladakh’s Galwan Valley , in which the Indian Army lost 20 soldiers, leads to a crisis
Striking teachers locked the gate of Bankipore Girls' High School near Gandhi Maidan to stage protest in Patna. Bihar India on Tuesday Feb 25,2020.(Photo Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Striking teachers locked the gate of Bankipore Girls' High School near Gandhi Maidan to stage protest in Patna. Bihar India on Tuesday Feb 25,2020.(Photo Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)

40,000 secondary school teachers join contractual teachers’ strike in Bihar

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Megha
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2020 09:57 AM IST
The teachers began their strike under the banner of Bihar Secondary School Teachers’ Association (BSSTA) to press their demands including equal pay for equal work, removal of discrepancies in reimbursement of salary under the Seventh pay commission and sparing the teachers from non-academic.
In June 2019, resident doctors went on a strike and held a massive rally in Chandigarh in support of doctors who were attacked in West Bengal(HT FILE)
In June 2019, resident doctors went on a strike and held a massive rally in Chandigarh in support of doctors who were attacked in West Bengal(HT FILE)

PGIMER admn tells doctors to refrain from going on strikes

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2020 12:57 AM IST
Fresh directions issued to all department heads, citing the health ministry’s orders
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No early relief to commuters as Ola, Uber drivers refuse to end strike in Chandigarh

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2020 12:51 AM IST
Cab drivers have refused to budge, saying they want cab agencies to pay them adequate remuneration per kilometre
Bank employees protesting in Jalandhar.(Pardeep Pandit/HT)
Bank employees protesting in Jalandhar.(Pardeep Pandit/HT)

Two-day strike: Banking services hit across Punjab

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Jalandhar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 31, 2020 10:14 PM IST
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Patients suffer as specialist doctors go on strike in Amritsar civil hospital

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 30, 2020 11:25 PM IST
Security forces try to open streets while protesters set fire during a demonstration to protest against the Iranian missile strike, in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020.(AP)
Security forces try to open streets while protesters set fire during a demonstration to protest against the Iranian missile strike, in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020.(AP)

34 US troops suffered brain injuries from Iran’s strike

Washingotn | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2020 01:29 AM IST
Seventeen of the 34 are still under medical observation, according to Jonathan Hoffman, the chief Pentagon spokesperson.
The agitated teachers marched from the vice-chancellor’s office to the Swami Vivekananda statue. (Representational image)(PTI file)
The agitated teachers marched from the vice-chancellor’s office to the Swami Vivekananda statue. (Representational image)(PTI file)

One month on, DU teachers’ strike continues

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Kainat Sarfaraz
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2020 08:59 AM IST
On December 4 last year the Delhi University Teachers’ Association (DUTA) had called for an indefinite strike and an evaluation boycott after the university issued a circular which would threaten the jobs of ad hoc teachers.
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Teachers’ strike: PU postpones December 18 exams

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2019 12:56 AM IST
60 government and 160 non-government colleges in Punjab and Chandigarh will boycott the exam invigilations duties on that day
Representational image.(HT file)
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DU teachers’ association to go on indefinite strike from today

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON DEC 04, 2019 10:17 AM IST
The strike might affect the ongoing examinations in the varsity as the DUTA has urged all teachers to stay away from exam duties.
Telangana Road Transport Corporation workers who wanted to join duties being detained by police in Hyderabad on Tuesday, a day after they ended their 52-day strike.(ANI)
Telangana Road Transport Corporation workers who wanted to join duties being detained by police in Hyderabad on Tuesday, a day after they ended their 52-day strike.(ANI)

TSRTC stops employees from resuming duties after they end 52-day strike

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 26, 2019 09:09 PM IST
The Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) made it clear that since the strike was illegal, the employees could not be allowed to join duty at their ‘whims and fancy’.
The universities promise to do all they can to minimise the impact of industrial action on students. (Representational image)(Bloomberg)
The universities promise to do all they can to minimise the impact of industrial action on students. (Representational image)(Bloomberg)

UK university lecturers, staff strike over pensions, pay

London | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON NOV 26, 2019 11:33 AM IST
In two separate disputes, one on pensions and one on pay and conditions, members of the University and Colleges Union (UCU) are staging a protest.
Delhi University Teachers’ Association called for an evolution boycott and indefinite strike from January. (Representational image)(HT file)
Delhi University Teachers’ Association called for an evolution boycott and indefinite strike from January. (Representational image)(HT file)

DUTA plans evaluation boycott, strike from January

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2019 09:45 AM IST
In order to press for their demands, the DUTA GBM (General body meeting) has decided on a complete Evaluation Boycott of the semester-end examinations and an Indefinite Strike starting from the second week of January in case the HRD ministry and the DU administration do not respond.
The employees of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) had begun a strike on October 5 demanding among other things, the merger of Corporation with the Government.(ANI)
The employees of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) had begun a strike on October 5 demanding among other things, the merger of Corporation with the Government.(ANI)

Telangana RTC employees end 47-day strike, want to return to work

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2019 08:34 PM IST
Telangana RTC employees threw in the towel after 47 days of strike during which seven of them died and five others committed suicide.
Delhi lawyers suspend 12-day strike following clash with police at Tiz Hazari, to resume work today.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Delhi lawyers suspend 12-day strike following clash with police at Tiz Hazari, to resume work today.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Delhi lawyers end 12-day strike over Tis Hazari clashes, to resume work today

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2019 05:35 AM IST
The move comes a day after the Delhi High Court prohibited the police from arresting the two policemen involved in the Tis Hazari clash of November 2 against who the lawyers wanted action.
Buses stand at as TSRTC employees are on an indefinite strike demanding fulfilment of various demands including RTC merger with the Government, in Hyderabad.(ANI)
Buses stand at as TSRTC employees are on an indefinite strike demanding fulfilment of various demands including RTC merger with the Government, in Hyderabad.(ANI)

Striking RTC employees defiant despite KCR’s deadline to join work

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2019 09:39 PM IST
Out of 48000 employees who began the strike last month, less than two dozen have returned to work following Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao announcing the November 5 deadline on Saturday.
TN Health minister, Dr C Vijayabaskar extended the deadline for the agitating doctors to report for duty by Friday morning or face the axe.(PTI Photo)
TN Health minister, Dr C Vijayabaskar extended the deadline for the agitating doctors to report for duty by Friday morning or face the axe.(PTI Photo)

Tamil Nadu government doctors continue strike despite CM’s dismissal threat

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By MC Rajan
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2019 05:55 AM IST
The TN Government Doctors Association (TNGDA) and Federation of Government Doctors Association (FOGDA) have launched the stir demanding that the government honour its commitment for a pay raise as agreed earlier.
A 53-year-old driver of the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) allegedly committed suicide in Telangana’s Nalgonda on Saturday. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A 53-year-old driver of the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) allegedly committed suicide in Telangana’s Nalgonda on Saturday. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Third RTC worker commits suicide as strike enters 22nd day

Hyderabad | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 26, 2019 11:50 PM IST
Police said the body of Venkateshwarlu, who worked at the Narketpally depot, was found by the side of a road on Saturday morning. Officials said Venkateshwarlu consumed pesticide.
Representative image: File image of players of Bangladesh cricket team celebrating after the fall of a wicket.(Getty Image)
Representative image: File image of players of Bangladesh cricket team celebrating after the fall of a wicket.(Getty Image)

Bangladesh Cricket Board president calls cricketers’ strike a ‘conspiracy’

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2019 05:17 PM IST
Addressing the media, senior players like Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim, who were all present at the press conference, had clearly said that they will be off cricketing activities till the time their demands are not fulfilled.
Private bus service along the Jammu-Pathankot highway remained suspended for the fifth consecutive day. (Representative image)(ANI Photo)
Private bus service along the Jammu-Pathankot highway remained suspended for the fifth consecutive day. (Representative image)(ANI Photo)

Private buses stay off roads as strike against toll plaza enters fifth day in Jammu’s Samba

Jammu | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2019 11:59 PM IST
The AJKPTA-sponsored indefinite ‘chakka jam’ hit normal life in the Jammu region on Thursday with commuters facing tremendous hardship in reaching their destinations.
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Army Institute of Law students go on strike

By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2019 01:06 AM IST
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Despite meeting registrar, e-rickshaw drivers continue strike at Panjab University

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 08, 2019 12:44 AM IST
The drivers say that their contractor has ‘unreasonably’ increased the amount they pay to him, from Rs 700 to Rs 850 per day
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