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Bharat bandh


Bharat Bandh today: Bhim Army's Chandrashekhar Azad to lead protest against SC quota order

February 23, 2020 8:41 am

Bharat Bandh today, 23rd February 2020: In its order on February 9, the Supreme Court had ruled that states are not bound to provide reservation in appointments and promotions and that there is no fundamental right to reservation in promotions.

Grameen Bharat Bandh: Commuters face the heat in Punjab, Haryana

January 09, 2020 8:16 pm

Four trains originating from Amritsar had to be cancelled, while 16 others had to be diverted. Most train diversions were in Amritsar region.

Nobel laureate Michael Levitt, wife stopped in Kerala backwaters

January 09, 2020 4:02 am

The couple boarded the houseboat Tuesday evening from Kumarakam near Kottayam and it was intercepted by CITU supporters at R block region in Vembanad lake Wednesday morning.

Strike call by trade unions: The response

January 09, 2020 5:03 am

Normal life was hit in Assam as vehicles remained off roads and markets were shut due to the strike.

Bengal sees bandh violence, 170 held

January 09, 2020 3:54 am

The strike was called by trade unions INTUC, AITUC, HMS, CITU, AIUTUC, TUCC, SEWA, AICCTU, LPF, UTUC, along with various sectoral independent federations and associations.

Bharat bandh: Violent protests in Bengal, mixed response in other states

January 08, 2020 9:29 pm

Transport and banking services were affected in most states while protesters were detained in West Bengal, Tripura and Tamil Nadu.

Trade union strike evokes mixed response in Tripura, over 130 detained

January 08, 2020 8:13 pm

Additional Director General of Tripura Police Rajiv Singh informed the no major violence occurred during the strike in the state apart from some clashes at Kailashahar in Unakoti district where over 130 people were detained including — 75 from CPI(M) and 55 from BJP.  

Bharat Bandh: Honda's plant, units of component makers hit in Manesar-Bawal industrial belt

January 08, 2020 4:13 pm

The strike, however, had no impact on the production of auto majors Maruti Suzuki India, Hero MotoCorp and Honda Cars India at their plants in various parts of the country.

Bharat bandh by Left 'cheap politics': Mamata Banerjee

January 08, 2020 4:33 pm

"CPIM has no ideology. Planting bombs on railway tracks is 'gundagardi'. In the name of the movement, commuters are being beaten up and stones are being pelted. This is 'dadagiri', not a movement. I condemn this," Mamata Banerjee said.

Banking services affected owing to nationwide trade union strike

January 08, 2020 1:19 pm

Multiple banking activities in bank branches of various PSU banks such as cash withdrawal and deposits have been affected due to the strike across the country.


Bharat Bandh: Normal life hit in Kerala, WB, Assam

January 08, 2020 9:52 pm

Banking services such as cash withdrawal were impacted in some public sector lenders while rail and road traffic was hit in Assam, West Bengal and Left-ruled Kerala as 10 major trade unions went on a day-long strike on Wednesday against the Centre's "anti-people" policies.

Bharat Bandh: Rahul Gandhi leads protest in Delhi; violence reported in Bihar, Gujarat

September 11, 2018 6:53 am

The Congress had called for a Bharat bandh on Monday to protest against rising fuel prices as well as the fall in the value of the Rupee in comparison to the US Dollar.

Bharat bandh on September 2: Trade Union strike throws normal life out of gear

September 02, 2015 4:33 pm

The nation wide strike called by the trade union workers affected transport, banking operations and other services in various parts of the country.


Central trade unions call for a Bharat bandh

June 22, 2020 6:06 pm

The central trade unions have accused the government of ignoring its demands on minimum wage, universal social security, workers’ status, including pay and better facilities.

Express Eye for Detail Ep 5: Political war over Vijay Mallya, Kerala nun rape case and rising fuel prices

June 22, 2020 6:16 pm

Why are the Congress and the BJP fighting over Vijay Mallya? Is the Kerala nun's rape case the biggest blot on the church in India? And what did a Bharat bandh this week really achieve? Arun George answers the big questions of the week.

Bharat bandh: Protest turns violent in some states, politicians blame each other

June 22, 2020 6:16 pm

Led by the Congress party, a united Opposition called for a Bharat Bandh on Monday over rising fuel prices and falling value of the rupee. The protest turned violent in some states, causing damage to public property. While Congress President Rahul Ga

Photos Of The Day: Curfew Imposed In MP’s Morena District

April 03, 2018 8:11 pm

Appealing for calm, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that the Central government has filed a review petition in the Supreme Court. “Our government is committed to protecting the rights of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes,” he tweeted in the wake of violence.