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In Haryana’s ‘khapland’, a welcome upset: women lead rail roko agitation

February 19, 2021 11:08 am

The participation of women was especially impressive in Jind district, which is dominated by khap panchayats.

‘Rail roko’: Number of trains halted, but no untoward incidents, say rly officials

February 19, 2021 3:18 am

Passengers at the Chandigarh Railway station faced inconveniences as four trains including the Amritsar-Bandra (Pashim Express), the Nanded-Amritsar and the Chandigarh Unchahar Express were delayed.

‘Rail Roko’: Women lead protests in Haryana, dance to folk songs on railway tracks

February 18, 2021 8:38 pm

According to a senior police officer, protests were held at 45 places on railway tracks but they were mostly peaceful.

Farmers won't go back, will burn crops if forced to return to harvesting: Rakesh Tikait

February 18, 2021 5:12 pm

Thousands of protesting farmers Farmers on Thursday sat on railway tracks at many places in Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh as part of the 'rail roko' protest against the Centre's new agri laws.

Punjab BJP forms 8-member panel to start talks with protesting farmer unions

October 03, 2020 10:04 am

The panel was formed a day after farmers began staging indefinite dharnas outside the houses of 6 BJP leaders in Punjab.

Punjab: From today, ‘rail roko’ at 24 new spots, dharnas outside houses of 7 BJP leaders

October 01, 2020 3:24 am

While farmer organisations Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee (KMSC) and BKU(Ugrahan) had started a ‘rail roko’ at six places from September 24, it now continues only at two places – Ferozepur and Amritsar by KMSC.

NCP MLA's rail roko attempt at Kalwa railway station foiled

October 03, 2017 11:54 am

NCP MLA Jitendra Awhad had called for an agitation at Kalwa station on Tuesday to protest against the "casual approach" of railway authorities towards the safety of suburban commuters.

Cong workers stage 'rail roko' in Maharashtra against fare hike

June 25, 2014 12:48 pm

Congress workers staged the 'rail roko' from 10 AM and 11 AM.

CHOGM boycott: Pro-Eelam outfits call bandh in TN; normal life unaffected

November 12, 2013 10:59 am

People who preferred to commute through railway faced hardship as some political parties staged rail-roko


Cooch Behar: GCPA continues their 'Rail Roko' agitation

February 22, 2016 10:23 am

Cooch Behar, Feb 22 (ANI): The ‘Rail Roko’ movement by the Greater Cooch Behar People’s Association (GCPA) demanding ‘C’ category statehood or Union Territory status for Cooch Behar continued on Monday. One of the protestors said that no assurance has been given to them from the government. The GCPA members are agitating at the New Cooch Behar railway station, with many protestors squatting on the rail tracks.