Shops, banks and factories sit idle as 11 major trade unions walk off the job, demanding a minimum wage and stronger labor laws
Feb. 28, 2012
Danish Siddiqui / Reuters
Workers from the National Federation of Indian Railwaymen shout slogans during a protest rally in Mumbai on Feb. 28, 2012. Millions of workers of all political hues went on strike across the country on Tuesday to express their anger at soaring food prices and to back demands for improved rights for employees, trade unions and political activist.