Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Outlook.com

Bharat Bandh

Bharat Bandh: Nationwide Strike Enters Day Two, Here's All That Has Happened

Bharat Bandh: Nationwide Strike Enters Day Two, Here's All That Has Happened

A joint forum of central trade unions including INTUC, AITUC, HMS, CITU, AIUTUC amongst others is protesting against the government policies affecting workers, farmers, and people. Bank unions are protesting against Centre's move to privatise two public...

29 March 2022
Bharat Bandh: Two-Day Strike Called By Trade Unions: Here's All You Need To Know

Bharat Bandh: Two-Day Strike Called By Trade Unions: Here's All You Need To Know

The strike was called to protest against government policies affecting workers, farmers, and people. 

28 March 2022

Language Row: Bandh Call Evokes Mixed Response

Members of different non-tribal organisations led by BMMAM took to the streets in Ranchi and other districts to try make the bandh a success.

NEWSFLASH: ULFA (I) Abstains From Calling Bandh On R-Day Amid Covid-19

NEWSFLASH: ULFA (I) Abstains From Calling Bandh On R-Day Amid Covid-19

ULFA (I) abstains from calling bandh on Republic Day due to COVID-19 situation.

23 January 2022

The NEWS

In case you missed it: News and newsmakers from India over the past week

Advertisement
28 September 2021
‘Bharat Bandh’ Has ‘Unnerved’ BJP: Akhilesh Yadav

‘Bharat Bandh’ Has ‘Unnerved’ BJP: Akhilesh Yadav

The Samajwadi Party head Akhilesh Yadav accused BJP of ‘working at the behest of capitalists’.


27 September 2021
Bharat Bandh: Farmers Happy With 'Good Start' To Nationwide Strike Call

Bharat Bandh: Farmers Happy With 'Good Start' To Nationwide Strike Call

Reports from states claim farmers have blocked highways at various places, while traders in many small towns and cities have kept the shops closed in support....


27 September 2021
'Bharat Bandh': Delhi Metro Station Near Tikri Border Closed Down

'Bharat Bandh': Delhi Metro Station Near Tikri Border Closed Down

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited said the metro station in Haryana has been closed due to the security reasons.


27 September 2021
Bharat Bandh Observed By Farmers Amid Tightened Security In Dehi

Bharat Bandh Observed By Farmers Amid Tightened Security In Dehi

Protesting farmers blocked several highways, leading to traffic advisories by police in Delhi and states like Haryana and Punjab.


27 September 2021
Bharat Bandh: Farmers Block Highways To Demand Repeal Of Farm Laws, Security Beefed In Delhi

Bharat Bandh: Farmers Block Highways To Demand Repeal Of Farm Laws, Security Beefed In Delhi

Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait said that he is ready to agitate for 10 years but will not allow 'black' legislations to be implemented.


Advertisement

27 August 2021
A Year After 'Bharat Bandh', Protesting Farmer Unions Call For A Nationwide Shut Down On September 25

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

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...


26 March 2021
Bharat Bandh: Markets, Metro In National Capital Remain Unaffected

Bharat Bandh: Markets, Metro In National Capital Remain Unaffected

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.


26 March 2021
Bharat Bandh By Protesting Farmers

Bharat Bandh By Protesting Farmers

Protesting against the three new agriculture laws, farmer unions have called for a dawn-to-dusk Bharat bandh on Friday.


26 March 2021
Bharat Bandh: Trains Cancelled As Protestors Squat On Tracks, Disrupt Rail Traffic

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.


26 March 2021
Bharat Bandh: 'Satyagraha' Ends Atrocities, Arrogance', Says Rahul Gandhi

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

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...


26 March 2021
Bharat Bandh: Malls, Markets, Highways To Remain Shut Today; Ambulances, Essential Services Allowed

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


Advertisement

13 March 2021
Farmers In For Long Haul, Plan To Intensify Protests, Call For Bharat Bandh On March 26

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

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

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

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


26 February 2021
Delhi Shops Stay Open During Trade Bandh Fearing Losses

Delhi Shops Stay Open During Trade Bandh Fearing Losses

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...


26 February 2021
Traders In Odisha Support Bharat Vyapar Bandh; Shops Closed, Commercial Vehicles Off-Road

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

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...


26 February 2021
Bharat Bandh: 8 Crore Traders On Strike To Protest Fuel Price Hike, GST Amendments

Bharat Bandh: 8 Crore Traders On Strike To Protest Fuel Price Hike, GST Amendments

The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) had announced a bharat bandh on February 26 to protest against the rising fuel prices and “draconian”...


26 February 2021
Traders' Bodies Split Over Joining Today's Bharat Bandh

Traders' Bodies Split Over Joining Today's Bharat Bandh

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

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

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...


17 December 2020
Farmers' Protest: Traffic Disrupted As Thousands Stay Put At Delhi Borders

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'

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.


Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement