Train services were disrupted in Bihar as the opposition BJP, protesting the denial of special category status to the state by the Congress-led UPA government at the centre, resorted to a rail blockade.
About 500 CPI activists, including CPI state secretary D Pandian, were arrested here on tuesday for trying to block trains, demanding continuous release of water to Tamil Nadu.
Congress leader Keshava Rao on Sunday said the
Andhra Pradesh Government cannot "suppress" the Telangana
The railways succeeded in running over 50 passenger and express trains on the second day of `rail roko` agitation over Telangana statehood demand.
The two-day Telengana agitation beginning on Saturday is likely to affect services of about 40 trains.
spearheading the ongoing agitation for statehood, on Tuesday
postponed the ‘rail roko’ scheduled between October 15 and 17.
Ahead of the three-day `rail roko`
authorities in the state deliberated
upon an elaborate action plan to tackle the proposed stir.
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Day in Pics: 27th January
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