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Bharat bandh


Once a weapon in its arsenal, bandhs now a no-no for TMC

March 29, 2022 1:49 pm

Opposition hits out Mamata-led party’s ‘double standards’, claims TMC changes stance on strikes as per its convenience.

Bandh affects public transport, banking services in many states

March 29, 2022 1:29 am

As the two-day strike called by All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC), the joint forum of central trade unions, began, protests were held in many states, banking services were affected and public transport was thrown out of gear.

Two-day Bharat Bandh called by trade unions hits essential services in several states

March 28, 2022 1:57 pm

The strike by central trade unions comes at a time when the economy is slowly recovering from the impact of the lockdowns imposed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Bharat Bandh: Only 33% of TNSTC buses operational in Tamil Nadu

March 28, 2022 12:44 pm

Many commuters, including students, office-goers, mothers with young babies and senior citizens, were left stranded at various bus stands since early morning on Monday.

Bharat Bandh supporters put up blockades across Bengal to enforce nationwide strike

March 28, 2022 10:37 am

A joint forum of central trade unions has given a call for a nationwide strike on March 28 and 29 to protest against government policies affecting workers, farmers and people.

Bharat Bandh highlights: 'No work, no pay' ineffective on strike in Kerala; banking, transport services hit in several states

March 29, 2022 10:41 pm

Bharat Bandh highlights: The joint forum of central trade unions has said it will stage a 'dharna' at Jantar Mantar from 11.30 am onwards.

Bharat Bandh on March 28, 29: Banking, transport & other services likely to be hit

March 28, 2022 8:28 am

The decision comes following a meeting on March 22 where the trade unions said that they would protest against the Centre’s “anti-worker, anti-farmer, anti-people and anti-national policies”.

Bharat Bandh: Rail, road traffic hit as farmers protest at 550 spots in Punjab

September 28, 2021 10:04 am

The SKM said the Bharat Bandh call received an “unprecedented and historic” response from more than 23 states and not a single untoward incident was reported from anywhere.

Bandh disrupts life in farm stir centres, gets mixed response in other states

September 28, 2021 10:04 am

The bandh was almost complete in Punjab where protesters blocked rail and roads at 550 places and markets remained shut in state, barring in Mohali district bordering joint capital Chandigarh.

High security in NCR amid Bharat Bandh call

September 28, 2021 8:20 am

While the Bandh did not have any major impact in the city, traffic was affected for a short while in the morning, with barricading and vehicle checks done at the Delhi-Gurgaon border.


Bharat Bandh: Protesting farmers block roads, highways; rail services hit

March 26, 2021 1:50 pm

The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), a coalition of farmers’ unions, have called for a nationwide strike in protest against the three recently passed farm laws. The strike, which began at 6 am, will extend until 6 pm, the union said.

Farmers hold nationwide protest, demand revocation of farm bills

October 22, 2020 10:18 am

Bharat Bandh, Farmers Protest Today: At least 31 organisations, under the banner of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), are participating in the agitation.

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.