Bharat Bandh

After 10-day long agitation, farmers to hold Bharat Bandh on June 10

After 10-day long agitation, farmers to hold Bharat Bandh on June 10

As a mark of protest, the farmers also stopped the supply of farm products such as vegetables, grains and milk to cities across the country for 10 days since June 1.

Jun 10, 2018, 00:34 AM IST
Class 10, 12 exams postponed in Punjab to be held on April 27: CBSE

Class 10, 12 exams postponed in Punjab to be held on April 27: CBSE

While Class 12 students were supposed to appear for the Hindi exam, language exams of French, Sanskrit and Urdu were scheduled for Class 10 on April 2.

Apr 10, 2018, 19:57 PM IST

Bharat Bandh live news updates: Protests gain momentum in Bihar, other states step up security arrangements

The Bharat Bandh has been called by anti-reservation groups against caste-based reservations. 

Apr 10, 2018, 06:38 AM IST
Bharat Bandh on April 10: Section 144 imposed in Nainital, ban on processions

Bharat Bandh on April 10: Section 144 imposed in Nainital, ban on processions

The district administration has put a complete ban on processions and 'dharna'. Strict action will be taken against lawbreakers, added the district administration.

Apr 10, 2018, 00:17 AM IST
Bharat Bandh on April 10: Section 144 imposed in Jaipur, security tightened in Alwar

Bharat Bandh on April 10: Section 144 imposed in Jaipur, security tightened in Alwar

Earlier on Monday, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued an advisory to all states to take necessary precautionary measures in the view of Bandh.

Apr 09, 2018, 21:54 PM IST
Dalits fleeing UP village? Residents say they are in fear, cops rule out claim as false

Dalits fleeing UP village? Residents say they are in fear, cops rule out claim as false

The additional director general of police, Meerut, Prashant Kumar denied all allegations and said that the police are acting against only those who are accused.

Apr 09, 2018, 21:18 PM IST
Bharat Bandh on April 10: Section 144 to be imposed in Bhopal; schools to remain open

Bharat Bandh on April 10: Section 144 to be imposed in Bhopal; schools to remain open

As many as 6000 police forces will be deployed. The schools will, however, remain open. The police department will also keep a tab on social media.

Apr 09, 2018, 19:54 PM IST
All you need to know: April 9, 2018

All you need to know: April 9, 2018

Apr 09, 2018, 18:22 PM IST
Bharat Bandh on April 10: Home Ministry issues advisory, asks states to tighten security

Bharat Bandh on April 10: Home Ministry issues advisory, asks states to tighten security

The development comes following the circulation of several posts and messages on social media and WhatsApp groups about another Bharat Bandh on April 10.

Apr 09, 2018, 16:25 PM IST
Another Bharat Bandh on April 10? Madhya Pradesh police geared up to tackle the situation

Another Bharat Bandh on April 10? Madhya Pradesh police geared up to tackle the situation

Madhya Pradesh's DGP has appealed for peace.

Apr 09, 2018, 12:55 PM IST
Congress to observe fast on April 9 at Rajghat for 'communal harmony'; Rahul Gandhi to take part

Congress to observe fast on April 9 at Rajghat for 'communal harmony'; Rahul Gandhi to take part

Rahul Gandhi had on Friday directed party leaders to organise fasts across the country to promote harmony.

Apr 08, 2018, 19:53 PM IST
Congress, SP, BSP raking up Dalit issue, Babasaheb Ambedkar's ideals for political gains: Ravi Shankar Prasad BJP

Congress, SP, BSP raking up Dalit issue, Babasaheb Ambedkar's ideals for political gains: Ravi Shankar Prasad BJP

His statement came hours after BSP supremo Mayawati claimed that Bharat Bandh called by Dalit groups has left the BJP scared.

Apr 08, 2018, 17:27 PM IST
Scared after Bharat Bandh success, BJP attacking Dalits across India, alleges Mayawati

Scared after Bharat Bandh success, BJP attacking Dalits across India, alleges Mayawati

Mayawati alleged that many Dalit leaders and members of their families are being arrested by administrations in BJP-ruled states.

Apr 08, 2018, 11:50 AM IST
Now Hindu group writes letter in blood to PM Modi, demands withdrawal of SC/ST Act review petition

Now Hindu group writes letter in blood to PM Modi, demands withdrawal of SC/ST Act review petition

This comes days after the violent Bharat Bandh protests by that claimed at least 10 people, and injured 65 including policemen.

Apr 07, 2018, 16:22 PM IST
Dalit party writes letter to PM Modi, President Kovind in blood against SC order

Dalit party writes letter to PM Modi, President Kovind in blood against SC order

This comes even as the central government has filed a review petition against alleged dilution of SC/ST Act by the Supreme Court.

Apr 05, 2018, 17:13 PM IST
Dalit protests: BJP will neither withdraw reservations, nor allow anyone to do so, says Amit Shah

Dalit protests: BJP will neither withdraw reservations, nor allow anyone to do so, says Amit Shah

BJP chief Amit Shah on Wednesday clarified that the central government would neither scrap the policy of reservation for SC and ST communities in education and jobs.

Apr 04, 2018, 19:35 PM IST
Amit Shah blames opposition parties for death of 10 persons during Bharat Bandh

Amit Shah blames opposition parties for death of 10 persons during Bharat Bandh

Assuring support to minorities, Amit Shah said that the BJP government will neither remove reservation nor will let anyone end it. He was speaking at a public meeting in Bhawanipatna in Odisha.

Apr 04, 2018, 15:05 PM IST

Vantage Point: Former untouchables, contemporary invisibles: Why the SC/ST Act matters, and why the Supreme Court needs to ensure justice

The SC has pulled a balancing act before with empowering laws. It needs only to look at dowry if it wants to ensure justice with the SC/ST Act.

Apr 04, 2018, 13:59 PM IST
Bharat Bandh: Curfew continues in Rajasthan's Hindaun; flag march by police in MP's Gwalior

Bharat Bandh: Curfew continues in Rajasthan's Hindaun; flag march by police in MP's Gwalior

While curfew was clamped in Rajasthan's Hindaun city, the police conducted a flag march in Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior city on Wednesday.

Apr 04, 2018, 13:48 PM IST
Karnataka polls: Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Modi over Dalit protests, questions his silence

Karnataka polls: Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Modi over Dalit protests, questions his silence

Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday hit out at PM Modi for "not uttering a word" on the alleged 'atrocities' on Dalits and tribals.

Apr 03, 2018, 22:12 PM IST

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