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Bharat Bandh: Rail roko, demonstrations against tribal eviction order, UGC roster

The two ordinances would nullify the corresponding Supreme Court orders that could lead to the eviction of more than a million tribals from their land and greatly reduce the chances of SC/ ST/ OBC candidates getting appointed as university faculty.

Bharat Bandh today by tribal, Dalit rights outfits

In the national capital, the protesters are set to march from Mandi House to Parliament Street.


Bharat Bandh day 2: SBI branch attacked in Kerala; banking, transport services hit across country

A two-day Bharat Bandh call on January 8 and 9 was given by country's 10 major central trade unions, except RSS affiliate Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, to protest against the government's alleged anti-labour policies and unilateral labour reforms.

Day 1 of Bharat Bandh: Stray incidences of violence in Bengal; normal life hit in Kerala

The Bharat bandh 2019 has been called to protest against alleged anti-people policies of the central government.

Bharat bandh in Bengaluru, Mumbai highlights: Transport takes a hit, schools shut

Bharat bandh: The two-day strike, which began today, was called by trade unions to protest policies for workers adopted by the Centre.

Bharat bandh day 1 highlights: Train services disrupted in Kerala; sporadic violence in Bengal, Rajasthan

Bharat Bandh: Banking and postal services were affected across the country as a section of employees abstained from work, according to reports from various parts of the country.


Nationwide strike disrupts train movement in Kerala, commuters left stranded

Commuters found it difficult to commute from railway stations to their homes, as private, state transport buses, as well as autorickshaws and private cabs, remained off-roads.

Trade union strike today, tomorrow: To ‘ensure normalcy’, govt plans more buses, security, helplines

Among the demands put forward by the unions are minimum wage, universal social security, workers’ status and including pay and facilities for the scheme workers.

Labour unions gear up for strike

The labour unions’ demands include withdrawal of “anti-labour” changes in laws, immediate steps to control unemployment, minimum wages for all labourers, social security benefits such as employees provident fund to all labourers.

Bharat bandh Highlights: Seven killed; 1,700 anti-riot policemen rushed to violence-hit areas

Follow Bharat bandh Highlights: Violent protests were reported in parts of Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Punjab, while curfew was imposed in parts of Madhya Pradesh. 19 people have been injured in Gwalior and internet services have been suspended.

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

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

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


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Central trade unions call for a Bharat bandh

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

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

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

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.

Sitaram Yechury Explains The Logic Behind Bharat Bandh

10 central trade unions today went on a day-long nationwide strike to protest against changes in labour laws and privatisation of PSUs. Read here