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Meghalaya blockade cuts off parts of northeast

The northeastern states of Tripura and Mizoram, and southern Assam remained cut off from the rest of India following a blockade of the National Highway (NH) 44 in Meghalaya, official said here on Wednesday.

Govt working to ensure normalcy in Manipur after blockade call

The Centre is making effort to ensure that normal life is not affected in Manipur following a call for indefinite ban on vehicular traffic on national and state highways in Naga-dominated areas in the state from Thursday.

Egypt pushes for ending Gaza `inhumane` blockade

Egypt is continuing its efforts to put an end to the "inhumane blockade" imposed by Israel on the Gaza strip, Egypt`s foreign ministry said Sunday.

Syrian woman survives 700 days of blockade

Over the course of the 700-day blockade, her world shrunk to her living room and her kitchen. She survived by eating plants and reading books. She refused to look in the mirror, because seeing her withered state might break her spirit.

Non-stop blockade in poll-bound Bangladesh enters 2nd day

At least 10 people were injured in a triangular clash among workers of ruling Awami League and main opposition BNP and police in northern Bogra district.

Opposition enforces nonstop blockade in Bangladesh, 1 killed

One person was killed on the first day of opposition parties` countrywide nonstop blockade in Bangladesh to foil the January 5 general election.

New blockade hits Bangladesh as economy suffers

Bangladesh opposition parties on Tuesday called another nationwide transport blockade aimed at toppling the government, despite fears by business groups that the impoverished nation`s economy is being crippled.

Opposition in poll-bound Bangladesh announces fresh blockade

Opposition parties in Bangladesh today announced a fresh 72-hour nationwide blockade from Saturday to press for their demands, including postponement of the January 5 general elections.

Economic blockade lifted in Meghalaya

All Assam Minority Students` Union (AAMSU) today called off the economic blockade which was affecting goods movement to Garo Hills region of Meghalaya, citing "positive response" from the state government.

Economic blockade begins in Manipur

The indefinite economic blockade called by two student bodies to demand that 7000 students be allowed to appear in the Class-X Manipur board exam began from Thursday midnight.

Drivers` calls off strike, blockade continues in Manipur

The strike by the All Manipur Petroleum Tanker Drivers` Union was called off following release of the kidnapped driver.

Blockade affects traffic on NH-52 in Assam

Vehicular traffic was affected on NH-52 Monday following a road blockade called by six organisations to protest against the abduction of a businessman in Assam`s Sonitpur district.

Flood-hit people block NH-31 in Assam

Flood affected people in Kamrup district today blocked NH31 demanding distribution of flood relief materials and immediate repair of river embankments.

Blockade hits train services in Lower Assam

Train services were affected in Lower Assam today following an eight-hour rail blockade called by the All Assam Koch Rajbongshi Students` Union (AAKRSU).

Chidambaram appeals to UNC to call off blockade

Appealing to the UNC
to call off its 74-day economic blockade on two national
highways in Manipur, Home Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday said.

Wokers launch fresh blockade in Rourkela

224 arrested
persons, including Independent MLA George Tirkey, staged a
hunger strike in jail.

Blockade affects train services in Rangiya

Train services at Rangiya station were affected following a `rail roko`
agitation by candidates appearing for Group-B examinations.

Workers launch fresh blockade in Rourkela

Workers of a refractory unit
and their family members launched a fresh road blockade on
NH-23 at Lathikata near here today even as 224 arrested
persons.

NH blockade enters 65th day, JJDC calls bandh

A local
committee has called for a 120-hour bandh in Jiribam sub-
division of Imphal East district from October 8.

Telangana strike paralyses transport services

Sporadic incidents of violence marked the road blockades called by Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) to intensify the stir.