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Friday Bharat Bandh: What to Expect in Country-wide Shut Down?

Despite eleventh hour effort to stop the trade unions’ call for a Bharat Bandh on Friday with hike in minimum wage hike, government has failed to stem the shut down which will affect the country, ranging from shutdown of banks, factories and government offices across the nation. While state governments will take a decision on closure of schools and colleges, ...

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BMS Out of Strike But 9 Other Unions to Observe Bharat Bandh on Sept. 2

Out of the ten trade unions whicch have called for Friday Sept. 2 Bandh, the RSS-affiliated Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) said it would withdraw from the proposed nationwide strike in view of the government’s assurance on minimum wage. It said the government has agreed upon 9 out of the 12-point charter of demands. Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said: “Government is ...

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Karnataka Bus Strike Ends, Schools to Open Tomorrow

  The striking bus unions called off the protest after the Karnataka State government rescinded on its stand and agreed to a pay hike of 12.5% instead of 10%. However, Thursday also coincides with the Bandh call given over Mahadayi project case that was lost in courts by Karnataka. “The strike has been called off, we have agreed to 12.5%,” ...

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