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Bank Strike

Bank Strike: Know All The Key Details, Reason And Its Impact

Dec 16, 2021 Outlook Business Team

The two-day strike on December 16 and 17 has been called by the United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), an umbrella body of nine unions, including the All India Bank Officers' Confederation (AIBOC).

Bank Strike: Why PSU Banks Are Going On A Nationwide Strike This Week

Dec 14, 2021 Shreya Mehray

The strike, scheduled on December 16 and 17, is against the Banking Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021 which would be a step towards the government’s plan to privatise the public sector banks.

Bank Holiday Alert: Banks To Remain Closed On These Dates Until July 31; Check Your Region

Here’s a list of days when banks will remain closed this month in various states:

Banks To Remain Shut For 12 Days In May 2021; Check Full List

Apr 28, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Besides, banks will observe holidays on May 1, May 7, May 13, May 14 and May 26 on account of Labour Day, Jumat-ul-Vida, Id-Ul-Fitr, Akshaya Tritiya, and Buddha Pournima, respectively.

'Not All Banks Will Be Privatised,' Says Nirmala Sitharaman

In her Budget Speech on February 1, Sitharaman had announced that the government proposes to take up the privatisation of two PSBs and one general insurance company in the year 2021-22.

16 March, 2021

Bank Strike: Rahul Gandhi Lashes Out At BJP, Says Centre Is ‘Privatising Profit And Nationalising Loss’

Outlook Web Bureau

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also said that selling public sector banks to ‘cronies’ will compromise the country's financial security.

16 March, 2021

Nationwide Bank Strike Continues To Impact PSB Services On Day 2; Check Details


Customers will be inconvenienced to get services such as cash withdrawals, deposits, cheque clearances, remittance services.

07 January, 2020

Nationwide Trade Unions' Strike On January 8, Banking, Transport Services May Be Hit


Ten central trade unions along with other organisations will hold the strike against the government's 'anti-people' policies.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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