मुंबई में बंद बना नाक का सवाल
Feb 20, 2013
Can politics of intimidation still work?
Nov 28, 2012
Cities | Mid-day.com | Wednesday February 12, 2014
Around 6,000 workers and more than 200 top leaders of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) went into hiding yesterday, fearing preventive arrests by the police.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 12, 2013
Wholesalers in the city would continue to observe bandh against the local body tax (LBT) even as associations representing retailers called off their strike on Saturday.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday April 8, 2013
Traders body Federation of Association of Maharashtra (FAM) on Monday said it will go ahead with its indefinite Maharashtra bandh plan if the state government did not resolve the issue of local body tax (LBT) by next week.
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Thursday February 21, 2013
In an attempt to save the day, around 200 undergraduate medical students substituted those employees who went on a two-day strike. Duties such as cleaning the wards, delivering tea and packed food from the canteen to the wards, and other tasks were d...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta (With Inputs from Agencies) | Wednesday February 20, 2013
The two-day Bharat bandh called by 11 major trade unions from today paralysed banking services across the country and shut down public transport in cities. Industry body Assocham said that the loss to GDP could be about Rs 26,000 crore, higher than i...
India | Reuters | Wednesday February 20, 2013
Many banks were closed and public transport disrupted on Wednesday because of a strike by trade unions protesting against high prices but New Delhi and Mumbai were mostly unaffected and financial markets were open.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Ashish Mukherjee | Wednesday February 20, 2013
The two-day Bharat bandh called by 11 major trade unions from today paralysed banking services across the country and shut down public transport in cities. Factories in Noida came under attack and a trade union activist died in violence in Ambala. Un...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday February 20, 2013
India's financial sector was crippled on Wednesday as all banks, insurance companies and commercial establishments in Mumbai remained shut on the first of the two-day nationwide strike, organisers said.
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Tuesday February 19, 2013
As the country prepares for the nationwide bandh on February 20 and 21, called by trade unions in banking, insurance, public sector undertakings, transporters and unorganised sectors it seems that the city won't be drastically affected by the two-day...
Cities | Reported by Miloni Bhatt, edited by Samira Shaikh | Wednesday November 28, 2012
Young women in Mumbai debate today's bandh in the town where two girls were arrested for Facebook posts.
India | As told to Amit Chaturvedi from ndtv.com | Wednesday November 28, 2012
Shaheen Dhada, the girl arrested for a post on Facebook against the Mumbai bandh after Bal Thackeray's funeral, speaks about the incident. This is her blog as told to NDTV's Amit Chaturvedi.
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday November 28, 2012
The Shiv Sena has called for bandh in Palghar district today in protest against the suspension of two policemen for arresting two young women for an anti-bandh post on Facebook on the Sunday that Shiv Sena leader Bal Thackeray's funeral shut Mumbai d...
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Tuesday November 27, 2012
The Bombay High Court has transferred the judge who sent two girls to judicial custody last week, and granted them bail on a bond of Rs 15,000 each last week. The girls had been arrested for their Facebook posts against the Mumbai 'bandh' - a day aft...
Cities | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Tuesday November 20, 2012
Two young women, faces covered with bright dupattas and fear palpable, say they regret posting on Facebook about the shutdown of Mumbai on Sunday during Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray's funeral.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday November 19, 2012
Press Council of India chief Markandey Katju today demanded "immediate" action against police personnel for reportedly arresting two women in Mumbai protesting the shutdown in the city on Bal Thackeray's demise on social networking site Facebook.
Cities | Reported by Rashmi Rajput; edited by Mala Das | Tuesday November 20, 2012
On Sunday, a 21-year-old Mumbai woman shared her views on the shutdown of the city as Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray's funeral was being held. Her friend "liked" her post. At 10.30 am on Monday, they were arrested, were ordered by a court to serve 14 ...
Cities | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday November 19, 2012
With taxis and autorickshaws back on the streets and businesses and markets open, life in Mumbai is back on track. The Shiv Sena clarified on Sunday that it hasn't called for a bandh. "The shutdown call is purely voluntary. We have not called for any...
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Thursday September 20, 2012
Large parts of India where the Congress is not in power were hit today by a strike or bandh against the government's recent decisions to increase diesel prices, and allow Foreign Direct Investment or FDI in multi-brand retail. Industry assocation CI...
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 20, 2012
The nation-wide bandh called by the BJP-led NDA and other Opposition parties to protest fuel hike and FDI in retail evoked little response in Mumbai on Thursday owing to Ganesh festivities across Maharashtra.
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Friday June 1, 2012
"Why didn't they save their own property? This (damaging buses) indicated that even though the buses are public property and in spite of the recent fare hike, they don't mind damaging them. Why didn't they instruct their men not to damage the buses? ...