Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 2, 2015
A day after extending support to the August 4 bandh call in Tamil Nadu by some political parties on the issue of prohibition, CPI today demanded a nation-wide ban on liquor and said the Centre should immediately bring in an ordinance in this regard.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 31, 2015
AIIMS Coordination Committee (ACC) on Thursday decided to go ahead with a three-day bandh in Jammu after rejecting the Central government's announcement of "AIIMS-like facilities" in the region.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 27, 2015
RJD President Lalu Prasad and several of his supporters were arrested in Patna on Monday while trying to enforce the day-long Bihar bandh called by his party as the shutdown adversely affected life across the state.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 27, 2015
Normal life was disrupted in Bihar today as shops, educational institutions and some trains were forced to stop functioing as lathi-wielding mobs took to the streets over the day-long state bandh called by RJD.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 26, 2015
Normal life was affected across Odisha today due to a dawn-to-dusk bandh called by Congress protesting alleged mismanagement in Lord Jagannath's Brahma Parivartan rituals and demading a judicial probe into the episode.
Jammu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 17, 2015
Reiterating its commitment towards the establishment of AIIMS in Jammu, BJP on Tuesday termed the three-day bandh call from June 19 as an attempt by some "vested elements" to mislead the public and disturb the situation ahead of the upcoming Amarnath yatra in the state.
Jammu News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 16, 2015
A three-day Jammu bandh from June 19 has been called by an apex body of civil society groups here to protest the reported move to shift a proposed unit of the premier medical institute from Jammu to Kashmir Valley.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 28, 2015
A day-long bandh greeted Home Minister Rajnath Singh when he visited Jammu on Wednesday to address a rally as part of 'Jan Kalyan Parv' to mark the first anniversary of BJP government at the Centre. The bandh, called by various organisations to protest the shifting of proposed All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), came as a setback for t...
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Monday May 25, 2015
32 trucks on the busy Grand Trunk Road in Bihar's Gaya district have been set on fire, reportedly by Naxals following a two-day bandh call in the region.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 7, 2015
Opposition Asom Gana Parishad today called a 10-hour Assam bandh today to protest against inclusion of the state in the Land Boundary Agreement between India and Bangladesh.
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Friday May 1, 2015
Transport unions and workers went on a strike across the country on Thursday, but in West Bengal, this took a back seat. The CPM and the BJP separately organised a bandh against what they claimed was violence by Trinamool cadre during the recent civic polls. The bandh turned into a direct face-off between the ruling Trinamool on the one hand and th...
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Tuesday April 28, 2015
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has appealed to the Left and the BJP to call off their separate statewide bandh on Thursday to protest "rigging and murder of democracy" in the just-concluded civic elections.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 24, 2015
A day-long bandh in Jammu today hit the city's transport and businesses after various political and social groups called for a strike over the reported shifting of AIIMS from Jammu to Kashmir Valley.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh (With PTI inputs) | Wednesday April 22, 2015
The ruling BJP's call for a nationwide beef ban has alarmed its own members and workers in Meghalaya, where party president Amit Shah is likely to be greeted today by a protest "beef party."
Karnataka News | Written by Maya Sharma (With inputs from PTI) | Saturday April 18, 2015
Many commercial establishments remained shut in various parts of Karnataka today after a bandh was called by Kannada organisations to protest Tamil Nadu's opposition to Mekedatu drinking water project across the river Cauvery.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 18, 2015
Normal life in Karnataka is likely to be affected today as pro-Kannada outfits have called for a statewide dawn-to-dusk bandh to protest Tamil Nadu's opposition to Mekedatu drinking water project across the inter-state river Cauvery.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 23, 2015
The DMK today alleged that Karnataka releases water from Cauvery only when there is surplus water available for Tamil Nadu and not as per the orders of the river dispute tribunal, and its party chief M Karunanidhi said that they support the March 28 bandh over the Mekedatu dam row.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 22, 2015
A bandh was today observed in Maharashtra after a call from the Left parties to protest the murder of veteran Communist Party of India or CPI leader Govind Pansare, with Republican Party of India (Athawale) or RPI(A) leader Ramdas Athawale seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI probe into the case.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 20, 2015
Two policemen were injured in a pressure bomb blast triggered by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bijapur district today, police said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday December 26, 2014
A 12-hour bandh has been called by tribal organisations in six north Bengal districts tomorrow to protest against the attack and killing of adivasis by National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) in Assam.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Siddharth Ranjan Das, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday November 12, 2014
A team of doctors from Delhi's AIIMS hospital are in Chhattisgarh today for investigations after the death of 11 women after a government-run sterilisation camp. Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday and expressed concern over the botched sterilisations, which was linked to target-driven mass surgeries by a sus...
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 4, 2014
The dawn-to-dusk bandh called by AIADMK in protest against the conviction of J Jayalalithaa in a disproportionate assets case disrupted normal life in Puducherry today.
Bangalore News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 31, 2014
Security has been tightened by police in Bangalore who have mobilised "maximum amount" of force in the wake of a 'city bandh' tomorrow called by Kannada outfits to protest against the rising incidents of sexual offences against women and children.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 12, 2014
A day-long Telangana bandh called today in protest against the passage of a Bill in Lok Sabha to transfer some mandals of the newly-created state to Andhra Pradesh to aid the construction of the Polavaram project went off peacefully, police said.