User: icrdelhi Topic: Protest Movements
Category: Trade Union
Last updated: Dec 16 2017 09:09 IST RSS 2.0
 
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TNSTC staff strike enters Day 2 16.12.2017 Hindu: Coimbatore
Tourists stranded as buses to The Nilgiris stay off road
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Sanitation workers to go on strike 16.12.2017 Hindu: National
With a demand to scrap GO Ms. No. 279 and minimum wages, sanitation workers in all the municipalities across the State would strike indefinitely from December 18. A Joint Action Committee of all Munic...
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MTC staff protest leaves commuters stranded 16.12.2017 Hindu: National
Minister promises to convene meeting after bypolls
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Bank unions escalate protest against proposed FRDI Bill 15.12.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Major bank unions across the country have upped their opposition to the proposed Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance (FRDI) Bill, first opting for a preliminary depositors' signature collection campaign with plans to go for a nationwide strike in case the Bill is tabled in the winter session of the Parliament.Bank Employee Federation of India (BEFI), the third largest of the nine bank unions, will be holding a meeting on December 17 in Chennai to plan its future course of action post which an all-union meeting will be held to form a united forum to oppose the Bill."All the bank unions will be meeting to discuss the road ahead. In case the government pushes to pass the Bill in the winter session of the Parliament, we can go on strike", Pradip Biswas, general secretary of BEFI told Business Standard.Although various bank trade unions are opposing the Bill, there is no united opposition till now and the proposed inter-union meeting is set to arrive at a joint opposition movement ..
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Port workers’ protest on Dec 20 15.12.2017 HBL: Home
The All India Port & Dock Workers Federation has protested against the alleged anti-labour and anti-port policies of the Centre as well as the unilateral approach of Indian Ports Management in sid...
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TNSTC employees, pensioners begin sit-in strike 15.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Over 500 employees and pensioners affiliated to nine trade unions, except Anna Thozhirsangham affiliated to All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagan, began their two-day sit-in agitation inside the h...
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Jacob Zuma and theft of South Africa 14.12.2017 Deccan Herald - Analysis
South Africas ruling African National Congress will meet on December 16 to elect a new party president. It will do so in the throes of a debilitating crisis. A decade of President Jacob Zumas leadership has seen Africas oldest liberation movement become a caricature of corruption and factionalism. The ANCs electoral support is in steep decline. In the 2016 municipal elections it lost control of the capital city Pretoria, as well as South Africas economic powerhouse, Johannesburg. Its historical alliance with the South African Communist Party is all but dead. The Congress of South African Trade Unions, its other partner, is in deep crisis. It is unlikely that the ANC will win the 2019 national and provincial elections outright. At the centre of the partys troubles is a business family, the Guptas. Led by three brothers - Ajay Gupta, Atul Gupta and Rajesh Gupta - the family moved to South Africa in 1993 from Saharanpur, a small, impoverished town in Uttar Pradesh. When the Guptas arrived in South Africa, ...
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Will FRDI Bill mean a throwback to the tumultuous pre-1960s? 14.12.2017 BusinessLine - Money & Banking
Between 1913 and 1960, 1,600 private banks closed down operations and depositors lost all their money
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TUs plan State-wide protests against DCI privatisation 14.12.2017 Hindu: Visakhapatnam
Trade unions have decided to organise protests in the State on December 15 in protest against privatisation of DCI. At a meeting on Wednesday, representatives of trade unions decided to collect contri...
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CITU stages dharna over price rise 13.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
Protesters say that PDS has collapsed
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Three CIL subsidiaries record fall in coal offtake in April-Nov period 13.12.2017 All Companies Stories
Coal offtake by Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL), a Coal India Ltd (CIL) subsidiary, has fallen short of the target by five per cent during April-November of this fiscal. MCL is amongst the three CIL subsidiaries where coal offtake failed to meet the targeted figure.Overall coal despatches by CIL at the end of November though grew eight per cent. MCL is the second largest subsidiary of CIL by coal production volume after South Eastern Coalfields (SECL).For Bharat Coking Coal Ltd (BCCL), the offtake declined by 5.9 per cent. In case of Eastern Coalfields Ltd (ECL), the despatch was down 7.1 per cent.Apart from SECL whose despatches improved by 13 per cent, other subsidiary companies - Western Coalfields Ltd (WCL), Central Coalfields Ltd (CCL) and Northern Coalfields Ltd (NCL) recorded 32.3 per cent, 19.7 per cent and 18.9 per cent respectively.Total coal despatch by CIL in April-November stood at 367.98 million tonnes, marking a growth of 8.1 per cent, according to the company's filing ...
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Auto, taxi workers plan to go on prolonged protest 12.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
Uncontrolled operations by online cab companies a threat to livelihood, they say
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Hundreds protest in Beijing over migrant crackdown 11.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Hundreds of protesters have taken to the streets in the Chinese capital to denounce Beijings crackdown on migrant communities, with chants of "violent evictions violate human rights", the media reported.
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Centre’s decision to privatise DCIL led to worker’s suicide, claims CITU 10.12.2017 HBL: Industry & Economy
Protesting the Centre’s decision to privatise the ‘profit-making’ Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCIL), the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) has claimed the move forced a worker, Venkatesh, 2...
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‘Centre’s note ban a colossal failure’ 10.12.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
It has left a permanent impact on country’s economy, says Prabhat Patnaik
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Trade unions to make case for CIL contract workers' 20% wage hike 10.12.2017 News
A decision to form a high-powered committee has been taken to deliberate on this, he said
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CIL trade unions set for negotiations of contractual workers' wage hike 10.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
After an average 20 per cent wage hike for Coal India Ltd's 2.98 lakh permanent workers, its trade unions are set for negotiating a wage revision for contractual workers and a committee for this is likely to be set up in a month, a trade union leader said on Sunday.
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Thyssenkrupp ready to make workers offer for Tata Steel deal: German media 10.12.2017 News
Thyssenkrupp declined to comment on the report
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‘How Green Was My Valley’ by Richard Llewellyn 10.12.2017 Hindu: Home
In 1939, when Richard Llewellyn’s How Green was my Valley was published, it became an instant bestseller. The coming-of-age story of Huw Morgan growing up in a Welsh mining village touched a chord wit...
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Coal India's explosives JV takes a backseat 10.12.2017 Business Standard: Today
In February last year, the coal monolith signed an agreement with the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) to float a joint venture (JV) firm
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