JD(U) says purpose of bandh not to oust government

JD-U on Friday said that the purpose of nation-wide agitation was "not ousting the government" but to bring people together against its "anti-national" policies.

CPI(M) silent on whether it would vote against the UPA govt

The CPI(M)-led Left Front on Thursday held a 12-hour bandh in West Bengal against FDI in retail.

Good response to bandh in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had requested the NDA leadership to spare Bhopal from bandh, which will be observed in the state capital on September 24.

Will not tolerate anti-people decisions, Mulayam tells UPA

In a veiled threat to the UPA, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday said his party will not "tolerate" anti-people decisions.

Bandh witnesses good response in Gujarat

Educational institutions, retail shops, malls, industrial units, banking operations and even transport almost came to a standstill in Ahmedabad.

Left front called band cripples normal life in Tripura

Shutters of shops were down as markets remained closed and vehicles remained off the roads.

Bharat bandh fails to evoke any response in Sikkim

Schools and colleges in the state remianed open and vehicles were seen plying as usual on the roads, officials said.

Mixed response to bandh in Goa

The NDA-led bandh against diesel price hike, FDI in retail and cap on subsidised LPG evoked a mixed response in Goa, which is currently ushering in the ten-day Ganpati celebrations.

Bandh to protest diesel price hike, FDI evokes mixed response

The opposition-sponsored Bharat Bandh against Centre’s decision to hike diesel price and allow FDI in multi-brand retail evoked strong response in most parts of the country on Thursday.