Shashank Rao

BEST employees may lose pay for strike period

BEST employees may lose pay for strike period

Mumbai: Employees of the Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport (BEST) Undertaking, who recently received written assurance of a p...Read More

BEST strike: Winners, losers and victims on the political chessboard

BEST strike: Winners, losers and victims on the political chessboard

Mumbai: Last week was marked by the conclusion of the longest transport strike in the history of the Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and ...Read More

Mumbai: Shiv Sena accuses Shashank Rao of misguiding BEST employees

Mumbai: Shiv Sena accuses Shashank Rao of misguiding BEST employees

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Thursday had accused Shashank Rao, leader of the Brihanmumbai Workers’ Union for misguiding the striking Brihanm...Read More

BEST bus strike: Achhe din for BEST employees, at last?

BEST bus strike: Achhe din for BEST employees, at last?

Mumbai: The striking employees of the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) had cause for cheer when the secretary of the BES...Read More

BEST bus strike over, Workers finally accept 10-step incremental hike in salary

BEST bus strike over, Workers finally accept 10-step incremental hike in salary

Mumbai: After nine days of stalemate, the BEST workers’ union on Wednesday finally called off their strike. This has been the longest str...Read More

BEST bus strike: After three days, we are back to square one, thanks to Bombay High Court

BEST bus strike: After three days, we are back to square one, thanks to Bombay High Court

Mumbai: Even after three day-long hearings, the Bombay High Court has been unable to resolve the dispute between the Brihanmumbai Electri...Read More

BEST bus strike: Reforms rubbished, strike to continue

BEST bus strike: Reforms rubbished, strike to continue

Mumbai: Defying the orders of the Bombay High Court and slamming the proposed ‘economic reforms’ as an eyewash, Shashank Rao, leader of t...Read More

BEST bus strike: BEST has a big budget but NMMT has a big heart

BEST bus strike: BEST has a big budget but NMMT has a big heart

Mumbai: BMC, the richest corporation of Asia, has money problems and faces difficulty in paying the salaries to the employees of its tran...Read More

BEST bus strike: BEST, the goose that lays golden eggs

BEST bus strike: BEST, the goose that lays golden eggs

Mumbai: With the ongoing Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) strike set to enter its eighth day, without a resolution in si...Read More

BEST strike to continue as union yet to receive written proposal from BEST management

BEST strike to continue as union yet to receive written proposal from BEST management

Mumbai: The on-going strike by BEST employees enters its seventh day today, as a meeting between the BEST Kamgaar Samyukta Kriti Samiti, ...Read More

BEST Strike: Families see harassment over peaceful protest

BEST Strike: Families see harassment over peaceful protest

Mumbai: Hundreds of Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) workers’ families have accused the BEST management of depriving the...Read More

BEST Bus Strike: No resolution in sight, gets support from electricity section

BEST Bus Strike: No resolution in sight, gets support from electricity section

Mumbai: This is for the first time that a strike called by Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport (BEST) has been stretched to the...Read More

BEST bus strike: Taxis want strike to end due to dug-up city

BEST bus strike: Taxis want strike to end due to dug-up city

Mumbai: On the third consecutive day of Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST), not a single bus was seen on the streets of Mu...Read More

Best strike hangs by slender thread of written undertaking

Best strike hangs by slender thread of written undertaking

Mumbai: The BEST strike looks set to spill onto day four with no prospect of the agitation petering out. Result: Not a single bus was see...Read More

Mumbai: State slaps eviction notices on 2,800 striking employees

Mumbai: State slaps eviction notices on 2,800 striking employees

Mumbai: On day two of the ongoing strike called by a coalition of BEST unions, the political blame game continued, even as Mumbai residen...Read More

Mubai: Mumbaikars stricken on Day 1

Mubai: Mumbaikars stricken on Day 1

Mumbai: In a small relief for commuters, a Shiv Sena-affiliated union, part of the BEST Sahyukta Kranti Samiti (alliance of seven unions)...Read More

3,337 buses go off road from today

3,337 buses go off road from today

Mumbai: With over 3,337 buses going off the roads from midnight on Monday, commuters must brace for much hardship. Over 35,000 BEST emplo...Read More

BEST workers’ union refuses to withdraw strike call

BEST workers’ union refuses to withdraw strike call

MUMBAI: The employees of the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST) have refused to call off their strike on Monda...Read More

Mumbai: BEST workers protest over salary deducted for Diwali bonus recovery

Mumbai: BEST workers protest over salary deducted for Diwali bonus recovery

Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) workers protested outside all the 26 bus depots in the city after Rs 500 wa...Read More

Mumbai: Hawkers set November 1 date for stir against ‘illegal’ action

Mumbai: Hawkers set November 1 date for stir against ‘illegal’ action

Mumbai: The Mumbai Hawkers’ Union, led by Shashank Rao, has called a protest on November 1 of all hawkers at Azad Maidan against the ille...Read More

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