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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
January 08, 2020 8:13 pm
Additional Director General of Tripura Police Rajiv Singh informed the indianexpress.com 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
September 03, 2015 7:03 pm