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Sep 4, 2013
Thursday December 18, 2014
The call for the strike exacerbates concerns about supplies from Coal India, the world's biggest coal miner which accounts for about 80 percent of India's output. The country uses coal to generate more than half of its electricity.
Wednesday December 17, 2014
Employee unions of state-owned Coal India Ltd (CIL) and SCCL on Wednesday warned of going on a five-day strike beginning January 6 to press for demands including rollback of the "process of denationalisation of coal sector" and stopping "disinvestmen...
Sunday November 23, 2014
State-run Coal India's labour unions have called off a strike planned for Monday in protest against a stake sale and opening up of the industry, setting the stage for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to press ahead with energy reforms.
Thursday September 4, 2014
The "work-to-rule" strike would mean a limited number of miners will attend work with minimum disruption to daily activities. However, it would still aggravate an already severe shortage of the fuel in the country.
Friday March 14, 2014
Coal India has a strong workforce of 3.49 lakh employees, of which 19,000 executives had called for strike pressing for implementation of performance-related pay and new pension scheme, which requires the Coal Ministry's nod.
Wednesday March 12, 2014
The state-owned company, the world's No. 1 coal miner that accounts for about 80 percent of India's output, frequently falls short of its output target due to employee strikes, delays in getting approvals to expand mines and other issues.
Tuesday March 11, 2014
A proposed three-day strike by Coal India Ltd (CIL) executives from March 13 seems imminent as negotiations with the management failed on Tuesday.
Monday March 10, 2014
The CIL chairman had said a few days ago that there might be production and dispatch shortfall of 10 million tonne from the miner's annual targets of 482 million and 492 million tonne respectively set for the current financial year.
Friday February 28, 2014
The CMOAI had earlier said that it may resort a three-day strike if its demands were not met.
Thursday February 27, 2014
The Coal Mines Officers' Association of India (CMOAI) has said it may resort to indefinite stir if the demands are not met even after the 3-day strike.
Monday December 2, 2013
Various aspects of the disinvestment are likely to be taken up, including the proposed strike that was deferred to December 17 from September 23, he added.
Saturday September 21, 2013
The state miner's five trade unions had earlier served a strike notice, mainly to protest against the government's plan to sell off five percent of the company's equity. Last month, India selected seven banks to manage the stake sale that could raise...
Wednesday September 18, 2013
Coal India, which accounts for about 80 per cent of India's coal output, has missed its production target so far this year, which could squeeze supply in the energy-hungry economy and necessitate costly imports.
Monday September 9, 2013
Ahead of the crucial meeting of CIL with the trade union on strike notice, the Coal Ministry has written to the Department of Disinvestment stating that the proposed stake sale in PSU is coming at a time when market conditions are not conducive for t...
Sunday September 8, 2013
Five major trade unions representing workers of CIL had decided last month to go on a three-day strike from September 23 to protest proposed stake sale in the PSU.
Tuesday August 20, 2013
The company also said All India Coal Workers' Federation (CITU) is understood to have decided to withdraw their three days strike, scheduled to start from September 19, and join other unions in the strike beginning September 23
Wednesday February 20, 2013
A two-day strike called by all major trade unions began today, hitting banking and public transport services, even as the government prepares to present an austerity budget to Parliament and weather a corruption scandal in a big arms deal.
Wednesday February 20, 2013
Major trade unions called for a two-day strike starting on Wednesday, as the government prepares to present an austerity budget to parliament and weather a corruption scandal in a big arms deal.
Friday March 30, 2012
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Friday March 23, 2012
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