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Bharat bandh


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

March 06, 2019 3:47 am

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

March 05, 2019 9:20 am

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

January 09, 2019 8:55 pm

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

January 09, 2019 8:59 am

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

Nationwide strike disrupts train movement in Kerala, commuters left stranded

January 08, 2019 2:31 pm

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.

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

January 09, 2019 8:59 am

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

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

January 08, 2019 4:20 am

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

January 08, 2019 3:37 am

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

January 09, 2019 8:59 am

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.

Out of my mind: A simple lesson

September 16, 2018 1:55 am

Factional splits are the norm rather than exceptions in Indian politics. This is not because there are deep ideological differences among the parties. The trouble is that they are all alike.


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

January 08, 2019 2:40 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

September 14, 2018 3:20 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

September 10, 2018 1:40 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.