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Hmachal Pradesh: Work in banks and commercial establishments was hit in Himachal Pradesh yesterday as their employees joined the general strike called by central trade unions against price rise, alleged violation of labour laws and privatisation. However, normal life remained unaffected in most parts of the state. Unions affiliated to Bank Employees Federation of India (BEFI), All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA), North Zone Insurance Employees Association (NZIEA) and BSNL Employees Union and NABARD Employees Association enforced the strike.
Thiruvananthapuram/Kolkata: The nationwide strike by trade unions against price rise paralysed the business and government establishments, but the worst affected were Left-ruled
Bangalore: The strike by various trade unions, PSUs, LIC, banks and autorickshaw drivers’ unions on Tuesday in response to the call given by the National Convention of Central Trade Unions had marginal affect on the normal life in the City. However, some sections were inconvenienced by the All India Bank Employees’ Association’s support to the strike.
Chennai: Bank service in Chennai and Tamilnadu, and elsewhere in the country came to a grinding halt on Tuesday following a call for a nationwide strike to protest against the issue of new bank licences to private sector banks and demanding an increase in the number of public sector branches through expansion from the existing 40,000 to one lakh.
Tuesday, September 7, 2010
"Repel of Prasar Bharati Act is just not possible and new recruitment rules of Prasar Bharati will be formed" said Ambica Soni, the Minister for Information and Broadcasting. When Shajan Martin, General Secretary of Doordarshan and All India Radio Employees Association along with other delegates have met her at Kottayam, Madam Soni said these words. The Delegates of DAEA have submitted a representation for grant of upgraded scales to administrative employees as the working pattern of administrative staff is entirely different from other departments. They have given the reference of Income Tax Department, while granting higher scales, the designations were changed as Tax Assistants and upgraded scales were sanctioned. They have requested to grant the upgraded scales to left over categories of Prasar Bharati. Madam Soni has given assurance and said that the delegates will be called for a detailed discussion at
Wednesday, September 1, 2010
The Government yesterday introduced the Prasar Bharati(Broadcasting Corporation of India) Amendment Bill, 2010, in the Rajya Sabha to give effect to the recommendation of a Group of Ministers that all government officers and employees shall continue to serve in the public broadcaster on ''deemed deputation'' till the time of their retirement. They would get all facilities at par with Central government employees. The legislation was introduced in the House by Minister for Information and Broadcasting Ambika Soni. The Bill also provides that persons recruited after November 23, 1997, which is the date on which the Prasar Bharati was set up, and serving in it on the date of decision of the Group of Ministers -October 5, 2007, will also be treated as on ''deemed deputation' basis in the Prasar Bharati and enjoy all Central government employees facilities. A provision has also been made to maintain the status quo in respect of employees belonging to Indian Information service and Central Secretariat service and other cadres borne outside that of Akashvani and Doordarshan. It says that the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and the Prasar Bharati may jointly work out the number of deputation posts to be manned by officers of the Indian Information Service cadre.