Protest News Updates: 11 January 2018

11 January 2018

Tunisians demonstrating in support of the protesters of El Kamour oilfield, near the town of Tatouine, clash with riot police officers on Habib Bourguiba Avenue in Tunis, Tunisia May 22, 2017. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi
Auto, taxi strike in city today 11.1.2018 Hindu: Cities
Protest against online cabs at rail station
Also found in: [+]
Transport staff stage stir 11.1.2018 Hindu: Cities
Nearly 95% of employees continue to be on strike
Also found in: [+]
Salaried Class Shouldn’t Be Paying Taxes, Says RSS-backed Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh 11.1.2018 Top India News- News18.com
Brijesh Upadhyay, general secretary of Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, said salaried class employees shouldn’t be paying taxes. He said such a thing can be achieved if only best practices are followed.
Also found in: [+]
CM must hold talks with unions to end strike: Vijayakanth 11.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami should hold talks with the striking trade unions to end the transport corporation workers’ strike immediately, founder of Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK)…
Also found in: [+]
Massive turnout for hungerstrike by fireworks industry 11.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Appeal for permanent solution to frequent allegations of air pollution
Also found in: [+]
No end to bus strike as TN government, transport unions stick to their guns 11.1.2018 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
HC’s effort to convince workers to give up strike fails
Also found in: [+]
Anna Thozhir Sangam members join transport unions’ stir 10.1.2018 Hindu: National
As transport unions staged a demonstration near the Labour Department office on Wednesday, a section of Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) employees affiliated to Anna Thozhir Sangam, the …
Also found in: [+]
Unions our eyes, bring real facts before govt: Gangwar 10.1.2018 General News
Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar today said “trade unions are our eyes” who bring the real facts before the law enforcement agencies. He was speaking after inaugurating the newly constructed auditorium of the Directorate General of Mines Safety (DGMS) on the occasion of its 117th Foundation Day in Dhanbad today, the labour ministry said in a statement. Gangwar said 44 labour laws have been compiled and four Codes — on wages, industrial relations, social security and working condition and occupational health and safety — have been framed for simplifying the complicated procedures. He lauded the DGMS for keeping constant vigil on the hazardous process of mining and advising management to take safety measures for the benefit of workers. Replying to queries raised by various trade union leaders relating to closure of DhanbadChandrapura railway line, he said the matter has been decided by a high-powered committee and the PMO is following it up. He stated that wherever public .
Also found in: [+]
HC leaves it to conscience of striking workers to ply buses in 10.1.2018 General News
The Madras High Court today left it to the conscience of the striking trade unions of state transport corporations to decide as to whether they could ply the buses from tomorrow for five days in view of the Pongal harvest festival in the interest of the public. A division bench comprising justices S Manikumar and M Govindaraj asked the counsel appearing for the trade unions to inform their decision to the court tomorrow, even as the strike over wage revision entered the seventh day today. The bench posted to January 11 the further hearing of a batch of petitions relating to the “flash strike” by state transport corporation workers. Earlier, after hearing marathon arguments, the bench made a proposal that the government could implement its suggestion of a 2.44 per cent wage hike. The transport workers could resume their work from today itself following the implementation, it said. The disputes relating to 0.13 per cent further wage hike and other issues could be heard …
Also found in: [+]
Tamil Nadu to double MLAs’ salaries amid transport workers’ strike for better p… 10.1.2018 Hindustan Times – india
DMK working president MK Stalin condemned the wage hike for MLAs as cruel. An MLA gets a salary of Rs 55,000 per month.
Also found in: [+]
7 days on, Tamil Nadu bus strike to continue. Here’s why 10.1.2018 India Today| Must Read
The LPF and the CITU insist that the Tamil Nadu government should withdraw the January 4 wage settlement, as a precondition for withdrawing the bus strike.
Also found in: [+]
Centre being vindictive against scribe over Aadhaar breach 10.1.2018 deccanherald.com
The Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) today accused the government of taking “vindictive action” by registering an FIR in connection with a newspaper report on alleged Aadhaar data breach. “The CITU denounces the Governments move in registering an FIR against the journalist of Tribune, Rachna Khaira, and her sources for exposing the leakage-prone systemic fault in Aadhaar administration,” it said in a statement issued here. The CITU also welcomed rising protests against the “vindictive action” by the Centre. “Such vindictive action is the reflection of an obnoxious, authoritarian arrogance of the government, as if the king can do any wrong. The CITU welcomes rising protests against such vindictive actions of the government from various organisations and agencies, including the journalists, and the newspaper employees unions, and urges the government to take a call initiating corrective action,” the statement said. The Tribune correspondent Rachna Khaira and her sources were named in an FIR over her …
Also found in: [+]
Centre being vindictive against scribe over Aadhaar breach 10.1.2018 General News
The Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) today accused the government of taking “vindictive action” by registering an FIR in connection with a newspaper report on alleged Aadhaar data breach. “The CITU denounces the Government’s move in registering an FIR against the journalist of Tribune, Rachna Khaira, and her sources for exposing the leakage-prone systemic fault in Aadhaar administration,” it said in a statement issued here. The CITU also welcomed rising protests against the “vindictive action” by the Centre. “Such vindictive action is the reflection of an obnoxious, authoritarian arrogance of the government, as if ‘the king can do any wrong’. The CITU welcomes rising protests against such vindictive actions of the government from various organisations and agencies, including the journalists’, and the newspaper employees’ unions, and urges the government to take a call initiating corrective action,” the statement said. ‘The Tribune’ correspondent Rachna Khaira and her .
Also found in: [+]
TN govt announces Rs 750 cr for retirement dues to transport workers 10.1.2018 BusinessLine – National
Chief Minister K Palaniswami also decided to increase the wages by 2.44 times.
Also found in: [+]
Tamil Nadu: Bill proposing hike in MLAs' salaries tabled but no wage hike for transport workers yet 10.1.2018 Zee News : States
Opposing the bill, DMK said that people will laugh for this hike when transport workers in the state are on strike demanding increase in salary.
Also found in: [+]
Budget, rupee hold the key to silver’s prospects 10.1.2018 HBL: Columns
The ongoing debate in the global precious metals market is not so much about gold market outlook as about silver. Economic growth, geopolitics, monetary policy and currency factors are set to impact …
Also found in: [+]
Deneuve blasts MeToo campaign, claims witch-hunt of men 10.1.2018 General News
Veteran French actor Catherine Deneuve has decried the MeToo movement, which started as a result of the sexual harassment scandal in the Hollywood, saying that it unfairly punishes men for flirting “insistently or clumsily”. The actor denounced the #MeToo movement and its French equivalent, #Balancetonporc (Call out your pig), in a letter, signed by over 100 French actors, and said the movements have created a totalitarian climate by publicly prosecuting private experiences. “Rape is a crime, but trying to seduce someone, even persistently or cack-handedly, is not nor is men being gentlemanly a macho attack,” said the letter published in the newspaper Le Monde, according to Guardian. “Men have been punished summarily, forced out of their jobs when all they did was touch someone’s knee or try to steal a kiss,” the letter stated. The letter also denounced a “new puritanism” and the tide of “denunciations” that have brought down scores of men following the sex-scandal …
Also found in: [+]
Vairamuthu apologises for remarks on Andal 10.1.2018 The Hindu – Tamil Nadu
Says views expressed in article were not his
Also found in: [+]
Dalit Vs Sangh Dichotomy: Why Kerala RSS Can Sho
1 to 20 of 3,239    

CBI team visits Anandpal Singh encounter site 11.1.2018 DNA: Top News
Three days after the Central Bureau of India (CBI) registered an FIR in the Anandpal Singh encounter case, a 10-member investigating team of the CBI reached the Malasar village on Wednesday afternoon. The team visited the house where the encounter took place and inspected the entire place with several points that are under observation in the investigation. While conducting the investigation, the CBI team also questioned Shravan Singh, the man in whose house Anandpal’s encounter took place. Sources say that even the family members were questioned about the night of the encounter. The team stayed at Shravan Singh’s house for nearly two hours and inspected the site carefully. After Malasar, the CBI team moved to Sanwrad where it inspected the rally ground and the Sanwrad railway station in connection with 12th July rally called by Rajput community leaders. The team also visited the Sanwrad railway station where a train had been set ablaze while attacks were made on cops. Sources say that a few families …
Also found in: [+]
Unrest Continues in Tunisia, Police Clashes With Protesters in Capital 10.1.2018 The Wire
Protests erupted in at least 12 towns across Tunisia on Monday against price and tax rises imposed by the government to reduce its ballooning deficit and satisfy international lenders.

The post Unrest Continues in Tunisia, Police Clashes With Protesters in Capital appeared first on The Wire.

Also found in: [+]
Massive turnout for hungerstrike by fireworks industry 11.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Appeal for permanent solution to frequent allegations of air pollution
Also found in: [+]
Government acting vindictively, accuses T-MASS 10.1.2018 Hindu: Hyderabad
To lay siege to the Collectorate on January 22 pressing its demands
Also found in: [+]
Locking in on street cred 10.1.2018 Hindu: Cities
The street dance culture in Chennai is growing by leaps, bounds and pirouettes, and has even reached school grounds
Also found in: [+]
Andhra School Girls Threaten to Boycott Sankranthi Festivities if Parents Fail to Build Toilets 10.1.2018 Top India News- News18.com
With an aim to make the state completely open defecation-free, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has set March 31 as deadline for construction of toilets in every home in the state.
Also found in: [+]
Padmavat: Clearance or no clearance, some states won’t screen film 10.1.2018 Hindustan Times – india
Padmavat is expected to release on January 25. Rajasthan government has refused to screen the film in the state despite CBFC clearance.
Also found in: [+]
TDP leader arrested, launches hunger strike 10.1.2018 Hindu: Hyderabad
TDP leader V. Pratap Reddy was arrested by the city police for allegedly disturbing order in the wake of a Osmania University student’s suicide in December last. The university had witnessed protests…
Also found in: [+]

 

News Reporter

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Headlines