Teacher's death: Indefinite Imphal-Moreh highway bandh begins

Members of the Joint Action Committee (JAC) on Thursday began an indefinite blockade of the Imphal-Moreh road here in protest against the alleged failure of the police to arrest the killers of school teacher T Haokip, police officials said.

Nepal's Madhesis call off blockade over charter

Nepal’s ethnic minority groups lifted a four-month-old blockade along a major trading point with India on Monday, saying it didn`t want ordinary people to suffer anymore, but vowed to carry on with its campaign against the new constitution.

Great dream of developing Nepal shattered by blockade: PM Oli

Nepal's Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli on Sunday said his "great dream" of developing the landlocked nation has been shattered by the blockade at the border trade points with India and the devastating April 29 earthquake.

Blockade against NHPC project

Construction work on the 2,000MW project at Gerukamukh has been stalled since December 2011.

Prachanda meets Chinese envoy, discusses blockade

Nepal's Maoist chief Prachanda on Saturday met Chinese ambassador Wu Xunthai and discussed the current political situation in the country including the hardships faced by the people due to blockade of a key border trade point with India.

Lift 'undeclared blockade' on border: Nepal to India

India should lift the "undeclared blockade" of a key border trade point with Nepal as the people are facing severe hardships due to scarcity of essential goods like fuel and cooking gas, a veteran politician said on Thursday.

Nepal imposes vehicle curbs amid fuel shortage due to blockade

Nepal on Sunday enforced an odd-even licence plate system for plying of vehicles on alternate days and asked international airlines to refuel planes abroad amid a fuel crisis due to the blockade of a key trade checkpoint with India by protesters opposing Nepal's new Constitution.

Blockades by LF against Land Bill in West Bengal

Blockades were put up at various places across Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar districts of north Bengal by CPI-M today to protest against the Land Bill.

Assam-based truckers launch indefinite blockade of Mizoram

A large number of vehicles were stranded in Assam and Mizoram on the border areas as a number of organisations in Assam's Cachar and Hailakandi district called for indefinite economic blockade of Mizoram from this morning.

WordPress blogs facing blockade in Pakistan

WordPress blogs facing blockade in Pakistan

WordPress blogs are currently not accessible in Pakistan and several local outlets have held the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) responsible for the blockade, a report said.

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.