Andhra Pradesh News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 29, 2015
The day-long state-wide bandh called by YSR Congress over the special category status issue for Andhra Pradesh began today with party workers and leaders staging protests in front of bus deports belonging to the State Road Transport Organisation (APSRTC).
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Friday August 28, 2015
Fresh battle lines have been drawn in West Bengal with chief minister Mamata Banerjee today criticising the Left parties for clashes in Kolkata yesterday, threatening to 'finish' such protests in a minute. Her warning comes as the Left said that their shutdown on September 2 would be historic.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Pandey | Wednesday August 26, 2015
The brief detention of Hardik Patel, 21, has triggered tension in Gujarat, with buses and police jeeps set on fire in some parts of Ahmedabad and Surat.
India News | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Edited by Surabhi Pandey | Wednesday August 26, 2015
Some time after he was detained and released by the police last night, 21-year-old Hardik Patel appeared in a video message and called for a bandh in Gujarat. Speaking in Gujarati, he also appealed for calm.
India News | Reported by Manish Kumar, Written by Suparna Singh | Wednesday August 26, 2015
During his massive rally, in which Hardik Patel issued an ultimatum to the BJP government in Gujarat, the 21-year-old received a shout-out from Bihar. Unsurprisingly, Nitish Kumar, the state's Chief Minister, backed Mr Patel on his demand for government jobs and college seats in Gujarat to be set aside for the caste of Patels or Patedars as part of...
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 26, 2015
21-year-old Hardik Patel, who was briefly detained over his hunger strike to demand OBC reservation for the Patel community, called for a state-wide bandh on Wednesday to intensify the agitation.
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Wednesday August 19, 2015
The West Bengal police booked state Congress chief and lawmaker Adhir Chowdhury for attempt to murder and for assaulting government officials and preventing them from entering office during a 12-hour bandh called by his party.
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Tuesday August 18, 2015
West Bengal Congress chief and Congress lawmaker, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury today tore off his shirt and dared the police to fire at him after they lathicharged his supporters during a 12 hour shutdown called by the party today. But his protest, at Behrampore in Murshidabad district, was ridiculed by chief minister Mamata Banerjee, as aping former c...
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Saturday August 8, 2015
A 12-hour bandh or shutdown called by the Congress is in place in West Bengal's West Midnapore district to protest the killing of a third-year college student allegedly by members of the Trinamool Congress' youth wing.
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.