Thursday, Sep 23, 2021

Bharat Bandh

A Year After 'Bharat Bandh', Protesting Farmer Unions Call For A Nationwide Shut Down On September 25

Aug 27, 2021 Jayanta Bhattacharya

This was announced on Friday, August 27, following a two-day peasants’ convention called by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) at Delhi’s Singhu border. The SKM is an umbrella of several protesting unions.

Bharat Bandh: Markets, Metro In National Capital Remain Unaffected

Mar 26, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

A senior Delhi Police officer said the situation is peaceful and remains under control, adding that no report of any untoward incident has so far been received.

Bharat Bandh: Trains Cancelled As Protestors Squat On Tracks, Disrupt Rail Traffic

The 32 locations where train movement has been disrputed fall under the Delhi, Ambala, and Ferozepur divisions of the railways.

Bharat Bandh: 'Satyagraha' Ends Atrocities, Arrogance', Says Rahul Gandhi

Mar 26, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Farmer unions protesting the three farm laws have called for a 12-hour complete 'Bharat Bandh' from 6 am to 6 pm on Friday to mark four months of the farmer agitation on Delhi's three borders.

Bharat Bandh: Malls, Markets, Highways To Remain Shut Today; Ambulances, Essential Services Allowed

According to the Samkyukta Kisan Morcha, the nationwide shutdown will start at 6 am and it will be in force up to 6 pm across the country on March 26

13 March, 2021

Farmers In For Long Haul, Plan To Intensify Protests, Call For Bharat Bandh On March 26

Lola Nayar

As part of the campaign against government policies, the farmers are also planning to mobilize students at the Delhi borders on March 23 to mark Martyrs Day.

11 March, 2021

Bharat Bandh On March 26: Farmers Call For Nationwide Strike As Their Protest Completes 4 Months

Outlook Web Bureau

On March 19, the farmers will observe 'Mandi Bachao-Kheti Bachao' day

26 February, 2021

Delhi Shops Stay Open During Trade Bandh Fearing Losses

Outlook Web Bureau

Although various market bodies said they support the cause for which the 'bandh' was called, they however, could not shut down their shops or outlets due to multiple reasons.

26 February, 2021

Traders In Odisha Support Bharat Vyapar Bandh; Shops Closed, Commercial Vehicles Off-Road

Outlook Web Bureau

The 6 am-6 pm strike is being observed for demanding simplification of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) procedure and the e-way bill mechanism, among other issues.

26 February, 2021

Traders' Bodies Split Over Joining Today's Bharat Bandh

Outlook Web Bureau

While CAIT claimed that more than 8 crore traders will join the Bharat Bandh, other traders' bodies said they have not extended support to the Bandh.

25 February, 2021

Bharat Bandh On February 26: Traders To Protest Against GST, Fuel Price Hike, E-Way Bill

Outlook Web Bureau

The All India Transporters Welfare Association has also decided to support CAIT in the Bharat bandh demanding the abolition of the new E-Way Bill or scrapping of certain rules.

17 December, 2020

Farmers' Protest: Traffic Disrupted As Thousands Stay Put At Delhi Borders


Farmers camping at Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur border points have led to the closure of several routes in Delhi

15 December, 2020

Exercise, Reading And Sewa: Farmers Settle Into Routine Of 'Protest Life'


'If the government doesn't meet our demands, we might just make our own huts and start living here,' one of the protesters said.

14 December, 2020

Anna Hazare Warns Centre Of Hunger Strike Over New Farm Laws


Hazare's demands include granting autonomy to the CAPC and implementing Swaminathan Commission recommendations

14 December, 2020

Next Date Of Talks Soon, Says Tomar Amid Farmers’ Daylong Fast


We are engaging with farmers to decide the date, says agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar

14 December, 2020

Ex-Diplomats Slam Canada, Say Farmers Hardened Stance Because Of 'Support'


Canada is trying to appease a section of the Liberal party's voter base and radicalising the Canadian youth, a statement by the group says.

13 December, 2020

'Do You Have No Shame?' Asks Amarinder On Kejriwal's Support To Farmers' Fast


Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh accuses Kejriwal of promoting his own interests

13 December, 2020

Farmers' Protest: Tomar Targets Opposition, Says It Has Become Its Nature To Oppose


Farmers may face difficulty in the short run but in the long run the reforms will prove beneficial, says agriculture minister.

Photo Gallery

Bihar Police personnel arrive at an election cluster before leaving for polling stations on the eve of the first phase of Bihar Panchayat Elections 2021, at Kudra block of Kaimur district.

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Assistant Professors from 12 different states display banners during the 24th day of their peacful protest to demand sustainability plan for young and highly qualified teachers, at Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi.

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A view of Udaypur beach near Digha in East Midnapore district.

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A glimpse of the India-Nepal joint military training exercise Surya Kiran XV, in Pithoragarh.

PTI Photo

Farmers and traders sell their buffaloes at a weekly animal market, after authorities eased covid-19 restrictions further, in Karad, Maharashtra.

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