Jharkhand bandh called by the CPI (Maoists) to protest against police firing in Garwah district early this month evoked a mixed response in the mineral-rich Kolhan region of the state with stray incidents of violence reported from some places.
The 12-hour Assam bandh called by the Opposition Asom Gana Parishad and the Assam Tea Tribes Students` Association, to protest against yesterday`s police firing in Golaghat in which three persons were killed, paralysed normal life across the state.
Shops in many parts of this Cauvery delta area town remained closed Monday following a bandh call given by the Cauvery River Rights` Retrieval Committee demanding the constitution of Cauvery Management Board.
Normal life was affected in Arunachal Pradesh following the 36-hour state-wide bandh called by the All Arunachal Pradesh Students` Union in protest against the non-fulfilment of its various charters of demands.
Barring some minor incidents of violence, normal life came to a standstill in Dimapur, the commercial hub of Nagaland, following a 12-hour bandh called by the Nagaland Foothill Road Coordination Committee (NFHRCC) on Monday.
The 24-hour shutdown sponsored by the proscribed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) in the Khasi?Jaintia Hills region of Meghalaya to protest against the recent National Green Tribunal (NGT) ruling on banning of rat-hole mining passed off peacefully with no untoward incident, officials said.
TRS president and Telangana Chief Minister-elect K Chandrasekhar Rao has called for a shutdown in the region tomorrow in protest against the Centre`s reported move to issue an ordinance merging certain villages in Khammam district into residuary Andhra Pradesh.
Normal life was paralysed in Haflong and some other parts of Dima Hasao district on Friday following a 24-hour-bandh called by North Cachar Hills Indigenous Student Forum (NCHISF) and North Cachar Hills Indigenous Women Forum (NCHIWF).
The Orissa High Court on Wednesday asked the opposite parties to get instructions from the state government over a PIL seeking to declare all strikes by different bar associations of the state as "illegal".
Yeola town in Nashik district observed a bandh today to express disappointment over NCP`s decision to field its Minister and local MLA Chhagan Bhujbal in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, and demand that he contest from his present Assembly seat.
Attacking the Congress-led UPA government for granting special category status to Seemandhra and ignoring a similar demand of Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today gave a Bihar bandh call on March 1.