DNA: Bharat Bandh hits normal life; Bengal, Kerala among most affected

A day-long nationwide strike today impacted normal life in various parts of the country with coal production, banking operations and transport services being hit the most, while violent clashes erupted in West Bengal resulting in arrest of over 1,000 persons.

State-wide bandh on special category status to AP begins
State-wide bandh on special category status to AP begins

The day-long state-wide bandh called by YSR Congress over the special category status issue for Andhra Pradesh began on Saturday with party workers and leaders staging protests in front of bus deports belonging to the State Road Transport Organisation (APSRTC).

Patel Community Protestors destroy public property in Ahmedabad, Surat
Patel Community Protestors destroy public property in Ahmedabad, Surat

Patel Community protesters demanding OBC reservation on Tuesday set two motorbikes on fire and damgaged public property at Shahibaug area of the city after the release of their leader Hardik Patel.

Assam: Curfew imposed after disturbances during bandh

A bandh called in Assam's Dibrugarh district on Monday saw clashes between two groups leading to the imposition of indefinite curfew in one police station area and night curfew in another, an official said.

Congress gives state-wide bandh call on Aug 20

Congress in West Bengal today gave a call for a state-wide bandh on August 20 to protest against "ongoing terror and violence" by ruling Trinamool Congress.

WB: Bandh in Sabang block to protest student's lynching

Congress on Saturday called a 12-hour bandh at Sabang block in West Midnapore district to protest against the alleged lynching of a student in Sabang college.

AIIMS issue: Youth injured, 35 detained as Jammu bandh enters fifth day

A youth was injured in a clash and 35 people were detained in Jammu, which witnessed a shutdown for the fifth consecutive day on Tuesday as the protests demanding an AIIMS here continued unabated.

AIIMS issue: Bandh continues in Jammu for third day, Section 144 imposed

Jammu witnessed a shutdown for the third consecutive day today as part of agitation being carried out by an amalgam of over 70 organisations to press for setting up an AIIMS in this region of the state.

Jammu bandh over AIIMS turns violent, police use force to disperse protesters​; Oppn targets BJP
Jammu bandh over AIIMS turns violent, police use force to disperse protesters​; Oppn targets BJP

Violent protests broke out in Jammu as a three-day shutdown called from Friday to press for setting up of AIIMS in the region disrupted normal life and opposition parties took to streets accusing ruling BJP of "betrayal".

RJD bandh cripples life in Bihar

Normal life was disrupted in Bihar today as shops, educational institutions and some trains were forced to stop functioing as lathi-wielding mobs took to the streets over the day-long state bandh called by RJD.

West Bengal: 12-hr bandh affects life in Terai-Dooars

A dawn-to-dusk bandh today affected life in Terai-Dooars area of Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar districts

VHP bandh hits normal life in trouble torn Mango

A bandh called by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Tuesday affected normal life in Mango area here where prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC have been clamped following a clash between two communities over an eve-teasing incident.

Security tightened ahead of Odisha bandh

Security was tightened in Bhubaneswar and about 40 Youth Congress workers were taken into custody by the police on Thursday ahead of the 12-hour Odisha bandh called by Congress on Friday.

Congress calls Odisha bandh on June 26

Accusing BJD government of failing to act against those responsible for mismanagement in Lord Jagannath's Brahma Paribartan, the Congress on Wednesday called for Odisha bandh on June 26.

HC summons top Meghalaya officials on bandh issue, issues directive

The Meghalaya High Court on Wednesday threatened to cancel licenses of medical stores, hotels and taxis for denying services to citizens by shutting down, peeved at how a bandh sponsored by an outlawed militant outfit could paralyse life in the state.

24-hr bandh hits normal life in Imphal

Normal life was affected here during a 24-hr state-wide bandh called by three organisations on Saturday.

AGP to observe 10-hour Assam bandh over LBA today

Opposition Asom Gana Parishad on Thursday began observing a 10-hour Assam bandh to protest against inclusion of the state in the Land Boundary Agreement between India and Bangladesh.

Bandh in Nadia's Nakashipara over Panchayat Pradhan's murder

A 12-hour bandh was on Sunday observed in Nakashipara block of Nadia district by CPI(M) in protest against the murder of a Gram Panchayat pradhan belonging to the Marxist party.

No bandh will be allowed in Bengal: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday opposed the bandh called by Left parties and BJP on April 30 and warned that the administration will take strong action against those participating in the shutdown.

Bandh over Cauvery issue cripples normal life in Bengaluru, other parts
Bandh over Cauvery issue cripples normal life in Bengaluru, other parts

A 12-hour dawn-to-dusk shutdown was underway across Karnataka on Saturday in support of building a reservoir dam across Cauvery river at Mekedatu for hydro-power and drinking water supply in the old Mysore region.