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India News | Written by Sutapa Deb | Monday March 2, 2015
The Supreme Court decision to give bail to two Maruti workers recently has put the spotlight on the law on bail as being stringent on poorer sections of society.
India News | Sreenivasan Jain (with inputs from Manas Roshan) | Thursday February 26, 2015
To fight high-profile cases, state and Central governments often hire senior lawyers. But the previous Haryana government under chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda of the Congress was billed an unusually high amount - a whopping Rs 5.5 crore - to prosecute workers accused of violence at Maruti's plant in Manesar, in the western part of the state.
Gurgaon News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday August 22, 2013
A Gurgaon court today framed murder charges against 147 jailed Maruti workers allegedly involved in the July 18, 2012 violence at Manesar car plant in Gurgaon that left a company executive dead and 100 others injured.
Thursday July 18, 2013
The demonstration today marks one year since labour unrest at the plant resulted in riots and the death of a senior human resources executive.
Tuesday November 6, 2012
Shares in Maruti Suzuki fell 1.6 per cent after a business newspaper reported that workers are planning a hunger strike and other peaceful protests to force the management to take back the 548 employees sacked after the deadly violence in July that hit production.
Monday October 15, 2012
The violence at Maruti Suzuki India's Manesar plant in July was not instigated from outside, but was due to internal issues between management and workers, according to the chargesheet filed by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) formed to probe the incident.
Thursday October 4, 2012
The company has been gradually ramping up production at the plant, which had been locked out for a month following the July 18 violence, in which one senior official was killed.
Press Trust of India | Saturday September 1, 2012
Hit by a month-long lockout at its Manesar plant due to violence, the country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India today reported 40.8 per cent decline in total sales for August at 54,154 units as against 91,442 units in the same month last year.
Tuesday August 28, 2012
Maruti Suzuki today said it is committed to operations in Haryana and will not cut back any planned investment in the state, although the Manesar plant would function under security cover for the time being due to unprecedented violence there last month.
Saturday August 25, 2012
This is Suzuki’s first visit to India after violence at the Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant left one management official dead.
Wednesday August 22, 2012
The government on Wednesday said a number of front organisations of Naxals and their sympathisers have organised demonstrations supporting the Maruti workers, some of whom were indulged in violence in the company's Manesar plant leading to the death of an executive last month.
Tuesday August 21, 2012
The company had declared an indefinite lockout at the Manesar plant on July 21 following the worst ever violence in its history on July 18 that left one senior HR official dead and nearly 100 injured. Initially, only about 150 cars will be rolled out every day instead of 1,500-1,700 units earlier. Production will be gradually ramped up at the plant...
Thursday August 16, 2012
Maruti Suzuki India is likely to sack workers against whom the police had filed a charge sheet, sources told NDTV Profit. All contract workers likely to be made permanent workers with immediate effect, according to sources. Sources said that the company is likely to partially re-open the plant on August 21, 2012.
Thursday August 16, 2012
Maruti Suzuki India is likely to sack workers against whom the police had filed a charge sheet, sources told NDTV Profit. All contract workers are also likely to be made permanent workers with immediate effect, according to sources. The company is also likely to resume partial production at its violence-hit Manesar plant by next Tuesday or August 2...
Saturday August 11, 2012
They said that the violence was not pre-planned, but a spontaneous outburst.
Tuesday August 7, 2012
Maruti said its internal inquiry is on to identify culprits of the violence that rocked the plant killing one official.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Wednesday August 1, 2012
The Gurgaon police on Wednesday announced that it has arrested 10 office bearers of the Maruti Suzuki Workers' Union (MSWU), including union president Ram Mehar. The union members had been absconding since July 18, when violence by factory workers left one employee dead and scores injured. The plant at Manesar in Haryana will remain closed until wo...
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 1, 2012
Haryana police on Wednesday arrested 10 office bearers of Maruti Suzuki Workers' Union, including its President Ram Meher and General Secretary Sarabjit Singh, in relation with the violence at the company's Manesar plant on July 18.
India News | Ramkumar K | Monday July 30, 2012
The last week has been tumultuous for me. I lost a friend in Awanish to a mindless workplace brutality. The profession lost a person who stood at his post and gave up his life doing his duty. Yet, the professional body concerned, went on to talk about a hand book on IR, research, it made a case study out of the Maruti riot. The Industry bodies did ...
Gurgaon News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday July 27, 2012
The senior Maurti Suzuki executive, who was killed in the July 18 violence at the car factory in Manesar, paid for anti-worker remarks made by another executive, official sources said Friday.
Gurgaon News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 27, 2012
Maruti Suzuki India on Thursday said it has formed a 25-member team, drawn from its various departments, to take care of employees who were injured in violence at Manesar plant that killed one senior executive.
Cheat Sheet | NDTV Correspondent | Monday July 23, 2012
Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda will meet Maruti Suzuki Managing Director and CEO Shinzo Nakanishi in Delhi today. Six more people were arrested on Sunday in the Maruti Suzuki riots case that led to the death of a senior Human Resource (HR) manager at the automaker's Manesar plant last week. Meanwhile, investigating agencies have so fa...
India News | Ramkumar K | Monday July 23, 2012
On Wednesday morning, Awanish left his home promising his wife Suparna and his 16-year-old son that he will be back home. The two of them waited for him to return for a full 48 hours. He returned mutilated and charred and left Suparna and her son devastated. So were we, his batch mates from the 5th batch HAL Management trainees.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday July 23, 2012
Six more people were arrested on Sunday in the Maruti Suzuki riots case that led to the death of a senior Human Resource (HR) manager at the automaker's Manesar plant last week. Meanwhile, investigating agencies have so far found no Maoist angle in the violence.