In October, the Pinarayi Vijayan government approved KSRTC employees' demand for a salary revision, but it was conditional and not on par with what was asked for. KSRTC's salary revision has reportedly been due for the last nine years, despite salaries of other government departments being regularly revised. KSRTC employees have been demanding a salary revision since 2016.
In the view of the ongoing strike, the chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has directed the officials to extend the Dasara holidays till October 19.
Bus strike by bus drivers in Tamil Nadu demanding wage hike, after affecting daily lives of the people for more than a week, finally ended on late Thursday night.
Tamil Nadu bus strike called by the state transport workers' unions entered its fifth consecutive day on Monday.
The strike has affected normal life in the city with scores of commuters left stranded in various parts of the state
A strike called by the state transport workers' unions in Tamil Nadu has left scores of commuters stranded in various parts of the state.
A section of Metropolitan Transport corporation workers went on flash strike at several places in Chennai on Thursday evening leaving passengers stranded on the roads.
The strike called by the drivers, conductors and other workers has been called against delay in the dispensation of their pending wages and provident funds.