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 civi...
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...
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 ...
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 expresse...
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.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 12, 2014
Telangana is facing a day-long bandh today which has been called in protest against the passage in Lok Sabha of a Bill to transfer some villages of the newly-created state to Andhra Pradesh to aid the construction of the Polavaram project.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Friday July 4, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has flagged off a new train to Katra, the base town for the Vaishno Devi shrine, on his first visit to Jammu and Kashmir after taking over as Prime Minister. He has a packed schedule in the state today, and there is massi...
India News | Friday July 4, 2014
Narendra Modi has flagged off a new train to Katra, the base town for the Vaishno Devi shrine, on his first visit to Jammu and Kashmir after taking over as Prime Minister. He has a packed schedule in the state today, and there is massive security ami...
South | Press Trust of India | Friday May 30, 2014
The bandh called by Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) to protest against Centre's ordinance transferring some villages and Mandals of Khammam district to the residuary Andhra Pradesh to facilitate Polavaram project passed off peacefully in Telangana an...
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday May 29, 2014
The day-long shutdown called by TRS president K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday protesting the Centre's ordinance to hand over 200 villages of Telangana to Andhra Pradesh for Polavaram irrigation project, affected normal life.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 29, 2014
TRS president and Telangana Chief Minister-elect K Chandrasekhar Rao has called for a shutdown in the region today in protest against the Centre's reported move to issue an ordinance merging certain villages in Khammam district into residuary Andhra ...
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 23, 2014
Normal life was paralysed in Haflong and some other parts of Dima Hasao district today following a 24-hour-bandh called by North Cachar Hills Indigenous Student Forum (NCHISF) and North Cachar Hills Indigenous Women Forum (NCHIWF).
Noida News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 13, 2014
Shops and business establishments mostly remained closed in Noida's Dankaur and surrounding areas in response to a bandh call demanding arrest of those involved in the recent murder of a trader on Monday.
Elections News | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Wednesday April 16, 2014
An aggressive rebuke by Rahul Gandhi today sponsored a new political controversy with the BJP issuing a sharp retort. Mr Gandhi, 43, in an unusually direct comment about his political opponent, said today, "Modi-ji, Hindustan ko ullu banana bandh k...
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 11, 2014
Assam is set to hold the second of the three-phased Lok Sabha polls in the backdrop of a bandh in Autonomous District (ST), one of the three constituencies, capping a high-pitched campaign.