Lack of sand has badly affected the economy : Balakrishna Shetty

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

Udupi : Balakrishna Shetty, CITU leader, said on Monday that the shortage of sand had badly affected the economy of Udupi district. He was speaking at a dharna organised by construction workers affiliated to the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s Office here. Mr. Shetty said that the district […]

Autorickshaw Operators demand to withdrawal of Motor Vehicle Bill

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Udupi : The Udupi, Kundapur and Brahmavar taluk units of Autorickshaw and Vehicle Operators’ Association, affiliated to the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU), staged a dharna in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s office here on Tuesday demanding the withdrawal of Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill, 2017. Addressing the protesters, Balakrishna Shetty, secretary, district unit, Communist […]

Mid-day meal staffs stage ‘Vidhana Soudha Chalo’ protest

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Bangaluru: The Mid-day meal staffs of Karnataka are all set to hold a “Vidhana Sabha Chalo” protest rally on Thursday, February 8 to fulfil their demand of pay hike. As a result, no Mid-day meal will be served to the children in Government schools across Karnataka today. The mid-day meal organization workers headed by Varalaxmi […]

2 crore people dependent on beedi industry for their livelihood

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017
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Mangaluru : Two crore people in the country and more than 65 lakh people in Karnataka are dependent on beedi industry for their livelihood said, CITU leader K R Shriyan. He was speaking after inaugurating the fifth Dakshina Kannada district beedi workers’ meeting organised under the aegis of CITU at NGO Hall here on Tuesday. […]

CITU stages dharna for Beedi Workers pending dearness allowance

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Udupi : The district units of Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) and Beedi Workers Federation staged a dharna demanding the pending dearness allowance for beedi workers here on Monday. Addressing the protesters, P. Vishwanath Rai, resident of district unit of CITU, said that the government had fixed ₹ 12.75 as dearness allowance for every […]

Beedi workers demand to pay the salary in cash

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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Mangaluru: South Kanara Beedi Workers Federation (AITUC and CITU), HMS and DK and Udupi districts Beedi Contractors Committee staged protest on Monday demanding to pay the salary to the beedi workers and contractors in cash. Addressing the protestors in front of DC office, labour leader Muhammed Rafi said that nearly 5 lakh people are employed […]

Equal pay for equal work urges MESCOM contract basis workers

Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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Mangaluru: As per the Supreme Court orders the Central and state governments should pay equal salary for equal work, urged MESCOM contract basis workers in a protest staged in front of MESCOM head office at Bejai on Saturday. Addressing the protestors CITU State Vice-President Vasanth Achari said that the SC has clearly said that those […]

CITU staged protest against demonetisation

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Mangaluru: “Labour sector of India is facing severe problems due to the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes. PM Modi is trying to enforce non-proclaimed emergency in India,” said CITU state Vice-President Vasanth Achari. He was speaking to the protestors in front of DC office in a protest led by CITU against […]

DYFI and SFI staged protest against fake cases registered on activists

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Mangaluru: DYFI and SFI on Monday staged protest against the fake cases registered against DYFI and SFI activists for throwing stones, at DC Office premises. Addressing the protestors DYFI district President Dayananda Shetty said that bogus cases has been registered against those, who serve people and the police department is filled with corrupted people. “Many […]

CITU and DYFI held bike rally prior to the Bharat Bundh

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
CITU, DYFI bike rally

Mangaluru: CITU and DYFI staged bike rally as a preparation for upcoming ‘Bharat Bundh’, on Tuesday. Addressing the gathering CITU State General Secretary Vasant Achari said that this rally has been organised to educate people about the purpose of calling for bundh. “The government is backing imperialists. This is a fight between imperialists and labours; […]