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Anti-Telangana strike: Andhra Pradesh government to stop pay


Hyderabad: The state government on Saturday decided to implement the Government Order issued in 2011, initiating disciplinary action and the ‘No Work No Pay’ rule, against Andhra Pradesh Non-Gazetted

Strike total in Seemandhra; 12,000 buses go off road

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Hyderabad: The 13 districts of Andhra and Rayalaseema regions were virtually shut in protest against the division of the state on the first day of general strike by government employees belonging to

RTC buses to go off roads today

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Hyderabad: Over 11,700 buses will go off the roads from Monday midnight with the APSRTC’s two main unions going on an indefinite strike. With lakhs of commuters travelling within Rayalaseema, Andhra

Seemandhra on the boil


Hyderabad: The ongoing agitation in Andhra and Rayalaseema regions is expected to intensify from Tuesday with 4.5 lakh state employees going on an indefinite strike.
Despite an appeal by the state go

Bangladesh strike: 2 killed in police firing


Dhaka: Two Islamist demonstrators, including a minor, were killed in police firing when machete-wielding protesters went on a rampage on Tuesday against the conviction of fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Isla

2-member TN team to discuss NLC stake sale with Centre

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Chennai: Even as NLC staff entered the seventh day, the TN government on Tuesday, according to sources, has appointed a team comprising two senior officials including finance secretary to deliberate

Violence mars Government staff strike

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Thiruvananthapuram: Functioning of government offices and schools was badly hit amid a series of ugly and violent scenes, as sections of government employees and teachers began an indefinite strike i

Violent strike continues


Thiruvananthapuram: The indefinite strike by government employees and teachers turned more violent on Wednesday, the second day, as reports of attacks on employees, including women, came in from vari

Day 4 sees more unruly scenes


Thiruvananthapuram: The fourth day of the indefinite strike by pro-left service organisations was marked by more unruly scenes like pouring of motor oil and sprinkling of itching dust on people inclu

Strikers spray itch dust on kids

Thrissur: In a shocking incident that embarrassed leaders of the pro-Left unions that are on strike, a group of teachers at the government Moyan Lower Primary School in Palakkad allegedly sprinkled t

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