India's trade unions strike against labour policies

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Members of trade unions in India rallying during a nationwide general strike called by leaders in Bangalore yesterday. The central trade unions of India called for a 48-hour nationwide general strike as a protest against labour policies enacted by the central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 09, 2019, with the headline 'India's trade unions strike against labour policies'. Print Edition | Subscribe