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Trade Unions

Trade Unions Express Outrage Against Modi Govt's EDSO Reforms

Jul 05, 2021 Jayanta Bhattacharya

The unions allege that the Essential Defence Services Ordinance (EDSO) 2021 has been promulgated to keep them from going on an indefinite strike from July 26 against corporatisation.

70% Traders In Delhi Want Extension In Lockdown: CTI

Apr 24, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Out of the 700 traders organisations participating in a survey, almost 500 were in the favour of extending the lockdown.

Delhi Shops Stay Open During Trade Bandh Fearing Losses

Although various market bodies said they support the cause for which the 'bandh' was called, they however, could not shut down their shops or outlets due to multiple reasons.

Trade Strike On Nov 26 to Support Next Week's Farmers' Agitation

Nov 17, 2020 PTI

Ten trade unions call a general strike against 'anti-people, anti-worker policies of BJP

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.

21 December, 2018

Tired Of Losses, Kerala Traders Declare 2019 As 'Anti-Hartal' Year

Outlook Web Bureau

Under the aegis of 'anti-hartal' front, traders have decided to defy hartal calls and open shops, run buses and carry on business from now on.

10 January, 2018

Trade Body Opposes 100% FDI In Single Brand Retail Without Govt Approval, Says It Violates Poll Promise Of BJP

Outlook Web Bureau

The trade association said this was a "brutal move" on the part of the government and such a step would render a large number of people jobless.

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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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