Qatar defiant as Saudi extends deadline to resolve Gulf rift

Qatar appeared defiant as Saudi Arabia and its allies on Monday extended a deadline for Doha to accept a series of demands to lift a de facto blockade.

Jul 03, 2017, 09:03 AM IST

Saudi Arabia insist no blockade on Qatar as Gulf crisis simmers

Saudi Arabia`s regional rival Iran called for a permanent mechanism in the Gulf to resolve issues such as the current crisis.

Jun 13, 2017, 22:58 PM IST

Rail services hit after protesters stage blockade in parts of West Bengal

Protesters blocked railway tracks at Nungi and Akra stations in Sealdah-Budgebudge South section disrupting movement of local trains.

Apr 13, 2017, 16:23 PM IST

Despite appeal, Manipur blockade continues

The United Naga Council (UNC) has rejected Manipur`s new Chief Minister N Biren Singh`s appeal to end the economic blockade of the state.

Mar 16, 2017, 16:10 PM IST

Saudi-led coalition denies Yemen `blockade`

The Saudi-led coalition denied Tuesday it had imposed a "blockade" on Yemen, saying instead that it was controlling access to the country to prevent pro-Iran rebels from obtaining arms.

Oct 25, 2016, 19:07 PM IST

Bodoland campaigners block highways in Assam

Several organisations led by the All Bodo Students' Union (ABSU) on Tuesday blocked national highways at several points in Assam to restart the movement for creation of a separate Bodo state.

Aug 30, 2016, 20:57 PM IST

Manipur's Moreh town on brink of starvation following blockade

Thousands of tourists, traders and local residents were stranded in Manipur's Moreh town, reeling under a severe shortage of essential food items and life-saving medicines, as a result of an indefinite highway blockade.

Aug 16, 2016, 21:52 PM IST

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.

Mar 03, 2016, 14:40 PM IST

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.

Feb 08, 2016, 21:44 PM IST

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.

Dec 13, 2015, 21:46 PM IST

Blockade against NHPC project

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

Oct 11, 2015, 00:30 AM IST

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.

Oct 10, 2015, 21:37 PM IST

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.

Oct 01, 2015, 22:50 PM IST

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.

Sep 27, 2015, 16:24 PM IST

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.

Jun 02, 2015, 15:07 PM IST

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.

Apr 27, 2015, 15:47 PM IST
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.

Mar 23, 2015, 12:02 PM IST

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.

Sep 24, 2014, 14:47 PM IST

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.

Sep 03, 2014, 01:26 AM IST

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.

Aug 11, 2014, 03:28 AM IST