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Bank unions call for two-day strike from January 31 2020-01-20 [New Indian Express]

Air India trade unions to demand VRS package in second meeting with Hardeep Singh Puri today 2020-01-20 [PTI]

In what may be the largest strike in world history, millions in India protest PM Modi's policies 2020-01-08 [MintPress]

Workers ready to make National General Strike, 8th January, 2020 a grand success. More than 25 crore to participate 2020-01-06 [CITU ]

Workers strike against Modi Government 2020-01-08 [CITU]

CITU denounces govt move to end the provisions of captive mining through ordinanace 2020-01-09 [CITU ]

Solidarity with millions of striking workers in India 2020-01-14 [UNI Global Union]

Solidarity to the workers going on strike across India today (8 January). It could be the largest strike in history 2020-01-14 [PSI]

IUF affiliates join nationwide strike 2020-01-14 [IUF]

CGU condemns Indian government response to citizenship law protests 2020-01-11 [ITF]

Massive Nationwide Strike against Government’s anti-worker policies 2020-01-11 [BWI]

Voices from the labour strike; Why workers across India observed a ‘Bharat bandh’ on Wednesday 2020-01-10 [The Express]

Here’s What a Real Strike Looks Like: 150 Million Say No to Despotism in India 2020-01-09 [Common Dreams]

Strike by millions of workers hit businesses in India 2020-01-09 [AP]

Here’s What a Real Strike Looks Like: 150 Million Say No to Despotism in India 2020-01-09 [Common Dreams]

Indian workers strike back against Modi government’s anti-worker policies 2020-01-09 [IndustriALL]

Left unions confident of total strike in Kolkata, Bengal 2020-01-08 [The Hindu]

Banks closed today: From SBI to Bank of Baroda, services at these banks to be hit 2020-01-08 [Zee]

Bank strike: SBI to Bank of Baroda, services at these banks to be hit across India today 2020-01-08 [India TV]

'Millions' of Indians strike in protest against gov't policies 2020-01-08 [al Jazeera]

Govt banks employees’ strike today 2020-01-08 [The Times]

All India strike: Normal life in Punjab impacted, shutdown has only partial effect on Haryana 2020-01-08 [The Express]

Pilots' union of Air India calls for vote on strike and insolvency 2020-01-08 [The Business Standard]

World’s largest strike stops India: 250 million workers out against Modi 2020-01-08 [Asia News]

Strike by millions of workers hit businesses 2020-01-08 [AP]

25 Crore Workers Participate In Nationwide Strike, Cops Fire Tear Gas Shells to Disperse Protesters in Bengal 2020-01-08 [News 18]

Trade unions get good response in Punjab, Kerala; clashes in West Bengal 2020-01-08 [Today]

Nationwide trade unions strike today, 25 crore participation anticipated by unions 2020-01-08 [Today]

Bharat Bandh: How All-India Strike Impacted Bengal, Delhi, Punjab, Odisha, Other States 2020-01-08 [NDTV]

Nationwide trade unions strike begins: Five things to know 2020-01-08 [Live Mint]

Workers ready to make National General Strike 8th January 2020 A grand success, More than 25 crore to participate 2020-01-07 [CITU]

25 crore people likely to participate in nationwide strike on January 8 against govt’s 'anti-people' policies 2020-01-07 [The Hindu]

Central trade union strike on January 8 likely to see participation of 25 crore people 2020-01-07 [CNBCTV]

Bharat Bandh 2020: Central trade unions to observe strike tomorrow; banking service could take a hit 2020-01-07 [TimesNow]

Bharat Bandh: Around 25 crore people to take part in nationwide strike on January 8, claim trade unions 2020-01-07 [Business Today]

Trade unions to hold nationwide strike tomorrow against govt’s ‘anti-people’ policies 2020-01-07 [The Indian Express]

Jan 8 Strike: Culmination of Nation’s Anger Will Be Visible, Say Trade Unions 2020-01-06 [NewsClick]

No citizenship on the basis of religion 2020-01-06 [BWI]

Open letter to the ITUC affiliated trade union centres in India: mass strike protest on 8 January 2020 2020-01-06 [ITUC]

Central Trade Unions urge repel of CA act; condemn brutal attack on protesters 2019-12-17 [CITU]

General strike on 8 January stands: Central Trade Unions 2020-01-05 [CITU]

Bharat Bandh: Bank unions set to join all-India general strike on January 8 2020-01-04 [Moneycontrol.com]

Bankers, Insurers to go on nationwide strike on January 8 2020-01-04 [The Statesman]

Rail Unions Up in Arms Against Cadre Merger, Downsizing 2020-01-04 [Newsclick]

Shiv Sena to join Left-supported Jan 8 all-India strike 2020-01-04 [CanIndia]

Banks May Go On Strike On 8 January 2020, Bank Transactions May Be Affected 2020-01-04 [OBN]

Govt-Trade Unions talk fails, 'General strike' on Jan 8 2020-01-04 [The Herald]

ASHA workers launch massive strike in Bengaluru 2020-01-03 [India TV]

CAA protests a boost to Jan 8 nationwide strike: TUs 2020-01-02 [Business Line]

search menu Labour Protests & Movements Politics India January 8 Strike: Protest Against record sale of national assets by Modi gov't 2019-12-31 [NewsClick]

This month in labour history

16-01-1997 Trade union leader, Dutta Samant was assassinated. He had led 300,000 mill workers in a year-long strike in 1982 in Mumbai. [more]

18-01-1982 300,000 textile workers in 60 mills across Mumbai went on strike for wage and bonus increases. Remaining out for 16 months, the workers were eventually defeated in what became a key event in the Indian workers' movement. [more]