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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  The striking bus unions called off the protest after the Karnataka State government rescinded on its stand and agreed to a pay hike of 12.5% instead of 10%.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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